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The Rainbow Fish, played by Emily Anderson, is sitting on a rock in her multicolored costume for the musical.

The Monarch Company of John Marshall High School is excited to present its fall production of The Rainbow Fish Musical, written by Austin Zumbro and directed by Tracey Filben. Performances will be held in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Come…

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interlocking J-M outlined in dark brown filled with light brown

The 26th annual John Marshall High School College and Career Fair on Thursday, November 7, 2019 isn’t just for high school students. This year JMHS counselors want to stress the fair, held in the school’s gymnasium from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, is open to the public. Organizers of the JM College and Career Fair…

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Pumpkins piled on each other.

Students of the John Marshall High School Chapter of the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) and Monarch Medical recently had a pumpkin painting party. Students created many different pumpkins including those painted to look like minions, giant strawberries, scary ghosts and many others. After the activity, students voted on the pumpkins and chose “Ed…

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Chance Johnson and Penny Gemensky hold their Students of the Month plaques.

Penny Gemensky and Chance Johnson have earned the title of John Marshall High School Career & Technical Education Students of the Month for October. Penny, the daughter of Scott and Fannie Gemensky, is enrolled in the Careers in Education program. She is a member of the Monarch Archery and Track teams. Penny plans to attend…

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Three JMHS freshman students receive their certificates for K of C Students of the Month

Article and Photograph by Leah Beaton, Junior WJMH Broadcasting Student This year, the Knights of Columbus will be recognizing three John Marshall High School freshman students every month. For September the Knights of Columbus JMHS Students of the Month are Natalie Briggs, Tyler Thomas and Hayli Whiddon. These students were chosen by their teachers for…

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The 2019 JM Homecoming Candidates include: Sitting from left: Madison Dobkin, Morgan Brisco, Abigal Martin, Whitney Coffield, Rebecca LeMaster, Anna Blake and Autumn Bonaventura. Standing from left: Creed Kidney, Ismeal Calzada, Malicky Schrumpf, Jace Boggs, Zachary Birkett and Justin Frohnapfel.

The 2019 John Marshall High School Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Friday, October 18, 2019 during halftime when the Monarchs host Brooke High School at Monarch Stadium. Kickoff is 7:00 pm. The annual Homecoming Dance, sponsored by the John Marshall High School Student Council, will be held in the school’s gymnasium on Saturday,…

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Zachary Loughman, a professor at WLU, shows students a python.

Approximately 20 West Liberty University faculty members “took over” John Marshall High School classrooms Friday as a part of the school’s 4th annual “Academic Invasion” by the Hilltoppers. Students were surprised, when they reported to class, to see their regular teachers had been replaced for the day. Professors taught a lesson in their subject matter…

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Concert flyer: Colored leaves (red and orange) on branches with Fall Concert, October 8, 2019, 7:00 pm, John Marshall Center for Performing Arts written in white.

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual fall concert on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature 180 middle and high school students, all dressed in festive costumes, performing a variety of music including Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and themes…

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Jessica Jasinski poses for a picture while holding her Student of the Month plaque.

Jessica Jasinski has been named Career & Technical Education Student of the Month at John Marshall High School for September. Jasinski is a senior in the Engineering program and is the daughter of James and Samantha Jasinski of Glen Dale. She is a member of Monarch Company, Monarch Choir, the International Thespian Society, the National…

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The JM football field turf is ready for this Friday's game. The 50 yard line JM logo is painted brown and gold.

The 2019 John Marshall High School varsity football home opener is this Friday, September 6, 2019 with kickoff set for 7:00 pm. Because portions of the new Monarch Stadium are still under construction, there are a few temporary changes for game day procedures at the Moundsville venue for the upcoming season. The first modification is…

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