Local education officials react to governor’s re-entry plan, more metric details released late Wednesday

CHARLESTON – Governor Jim Justice on Wednesday announced that by Aug. 14, county school boards must submit plans covering all possible re-entry options. During his…

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B-UHS senior’s portrait of Black suffragette to appear in First Lady’s White House exhibit
B-UHS senior Emily Adams displays her portrait of suffragette Coralie Franklin Cook, which was chosen to be displayed in First Lady Melania Trump’s ‘Building the Movement: America’s Youth Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage' exhibit.

B-UHS senior’s portrait of Black suffragette to appear in First Lady’s White House exhibit

BUCKHANNON – A Buckhannon-Upshur High School senior was chosen to have her artwork appear in a national exhibit honoring the 100th anniversary of the ratification…

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Get to know Communities in Schools facilitators, Krista Sappey, Justin Bowers and Katy Ross
Upshur County Principals join Superintendent Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus in congratulating three new facilitators hired during Tuesday’s Upshur County Board of Education meeting Tuesday. The trio will serve at Buckhannon Academy, Buckhannon-Upshur Middle and Buckhannon-Upshur High Schools with the Communities in Schools program. Upshur County Schools received $384,000 in grant funds for the program. Upshur County Schools welcomed Vicki Shannon, First Lady Cathy Justice’s Executive Assistant and Cynthia Sorsaia, Communities in Schools Support Coordinator to Tuesday’s BOE meeting. First Lady Cathy Justice offered her congratulations online for the grant award. The Communities in Schools initiative in West Virginia is a project of the First Lady.

Get to know Communities in Schools facilitators, Krista Sappey, Justin Bowers and Katy Ross

BUCKHANNON – A Communities in Schools grant in the amount of $384,000 was officially presented to Upshur County Schools Tuesday. West Virginia Communities in Schools…

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Upshur County Schools commends custodian who was instrumental in summer food delivery
Robert Westfall receives an Upshur Star for his dedication to helping deliver meals for students during the summer in Upshur County. Westfall’s commitment to the program was touted Tuesday during the Upshur County Board of Education meeting and Superintendent Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus presents the award to Westfall.

Upshur County Schools commends custodian who was instrumental in summer food delivery

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County School custodian/truck driver who has been with the school system for 27 years was awarded an Upshur Star by Upshur…

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BOE mulls re-entry framework as date for teachers, personnel to return to work looms
Dr. Jeffery Harvey, Upshur County Schools Director of Safety and Emergency Preparedness, shows a sample of items that can be used in the classrooms to help with social distancing during Tuesday’s Upshur County BOE meeting.

BOE mulls re-entry framework as date for teachers, personnel to return to work looms

BUCKHANNON – During Tuesday’s Upshur County Board of Education meeting, BOE members once again addressed the question that is in the forefront of everyone’s mind:…

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