Beth Christian Broschart

Jess Scott holds her new book, ‘Miss Penelope Thundertoes Changes Her Mind.’ The book is geared for children aged 3 to 8 -- but it’s also for anyone who has a love for pigs.
Beth Christian Broschart

Wesleyan professor pens children’s book, ‘Miss Penelope Thundertoes Changes Her Mind”

BUCKHANNON – Jess Scott, a professor at West Virginia Wesleyan College, has penned a children’s book she hopes will keep kids oinking with fun – but really ‘Miss Penelope Thundertoes Changes Her Mind’ is for swine enthusiasts of all ages. […]

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The Battle of Yorktown was one of the projects featured at Saturday’s Upshur County Social Studies Fair. Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School 6th grade students Kaitlin Davis, Isabella Bowers and Kaylee Fisher said they were inspired by the movie ‘Hamilton.’
Beth Christian Broschart

Upshur County holds school social studies fair

BUCKHANNON – When temperatures dip below zero, most people opt to curl up at home by the fire — but on Saturday, Upshur County families braved the freezing temperatures to bring their students to Buckhannon-Upshur High School so they could […]

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Upshur County Schools accepting input before finalizing 2022-23 calendar

BUCKHANNON – The proposed school calendar for 2022-2023 has been drafted and interested residents will have the opportunity to provide input at two Upshur County Schools Calendar Proposal Hearings. The Upshur County Board of Education invites all interested persons to […]

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Upshur Schools crowns standout stars

TENNERTON – Upshur County School Administrators, school staff and Board of Education members delighted in learning about the accomplishments of all the Upshur Stars at

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Paisley Holley, who attends Washington District Elementary School, where she is in 4th grade, completed a project about killing germs. Paisley will advance to the regional science fair as her project captured 2nd place in the chemistry category.
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Students go hands-on for Upshur County Science Fair

BUCKHANNON – More than 40 Upshur County elementary and middle school students gathered Saturday at Buckhannon-Upshur High School to share their science fair projects and compete for a spot in the upcoming regional science fair, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12, […]

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Upshur County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus and Foundation for Better Schools in Upshur County President and Founder Don Nestor await the election results in the courthouse Saturday night.
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Education officials react to rejection of effort to build a new high school

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County residents let their voices be heard and rejected the Upshur County bond call proposal in a vote that culminated Saturday. The final tally was 767-3,451 against constructing a new comprehensive career and technical high school and […]

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