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Jasinski Crowned 2018 JM Queen of Queens

Alexa Jasinski was named the 2018 John Marshall High School Queen of Queens during the annual pageant on Friday. Seven senior girls competed for the school’s crown on the stage of the Center for Performing Arts in Glen Dale. Rose Cunningham was voted Miss Congeniality by all participants while Cunningham was also selected Second Runner-Up…

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Strings Program to Host Benefit Concert

The Marshall County Strings Program will present “A Night at the Movies” on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 6:30 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature cinematic music from popular soundtracks including “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “The Avengers,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Moana.” Donations will…

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2018 JM Queen of Queens Pageant Planned

The annual John Marshall High School Queen of Queens Pageant is Friday, February 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the school’s Center for Performing Arts. This year’s pageant features seven senior girls competing for the crown and the honor of representing the Monarchs in the OVAC Queen of Queens Pageant in July. Each contestant will…

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Students Get Ready for SAT

The SAT is a college readiness test preparing high school students for their start of college. The junior class and a select group of seniors at John Marshall High School will be taking the SAT for free this year, in place of a state standardized test. John Marshall High School Principal Cassie Porter believes the…

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Go Red for Women Day Observed at JMHS

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds.  However, research shows education and action can help prevent 80% of cardiac and stroke events. That’s why John Marshall High School junior and senior Therapeutic Services students encouraged their…

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K of C JM Student of the Month Announced

The Knights of Columbus Student of the Month for December is John Marshall High School freshman Jordan Cunningham. Jordan is a well-rounded student involved in volleyball, 4-H, Meals on Wheels and works in a soup kitchen. JM Assistant Principal Geno Polsinelli believes Jordan is a model student. “Her work ethic and her social and leadership…

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Furbee and Menendez JM’s January CTE Students of the Month

Zakery Furbee and Kyrie Menendez have been selected as Career & Technical Education Students of the Month at John Marshall High School for January. Furbee is a senior in the Welding Technology program and is the son of Todd Furbee and Melisa Rose. He plans to work for the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 83 after…

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Marshall County Special Olympics Event a Slam Dunk

More than 140 Marshall County Special Olympians participated at the county’s 3rd annual basketball competition on Wednesday in John Marshall High School’s gymnasium. Students from all Marshall County elementary, middle and high schools hit the hardwood along with a few graduates to compete in dribbling, shooting and passing events. More than 80 peer tutors from…

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December JMHS CTE Students of the Month Named

Brian Dabrawsky and William Holmes Jr. have been selected as John Marshall High School’s December Career & Technical Education Students of the Month. Dabrawsky, a senior in the Collision Repair program, will take the skills he has learned in the classroom and use them when he becomes a Diesel Engineer.  “I have learned from Mr.…

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JM English Teacher Wins Two National Awards

John Marshall High School English teacher Jonna Kuskey has earned two national awards. The first honor is a literacy award through nomination. With “The Penguin Award” nomination comes a grant of $2,500. Kuskey’s grant idea is influencing students to read more non-fiction texts. Students, teachers and parents can enjoy a free book and meet three…

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