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JM Principal Recognized as PLTW Outstanding Educational Leader

John Marshall High School Head Principal Cassie Porter received the highest honor given to Project Lead The Way educational leaders – PLTW Outstanding Educational Leader – at the Project Lead The Way national conference – PLTW Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana. PLTW recognized Porter in front of hundreds of attendees, including teachers from across the United…

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January JM K of C Students of the Month

The Knights of Columbus John Marshall Students of the Month for January are Audrey McCord and Joshua Fintel. John Marshall Assistant Principal Geno Polsinelli recognizes Audrey’s diligence. “Audrey comes highly recommended from her teachers, and she comes from a good family. The teachers mentioned that she is eager and willing to help students who are…

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John Marshall High School Receives Praise for Performance Ranking

During Tuesday evening’s Marshall County Schools Board of Education meeting, representatives from the West Virginia Board and Department of Education recognized six schools from the district for showing academic growth and meeting annual targets during the 2017-2018 school year. The state’s new accountability system for schools measures student and school performance based on multiple factors…

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JM Senior Becomes National Merit Scholarship Finalist

John Marshall High School senior Austin Williams has earned a spot among the distinguished National Merit Scholarship Finalists as a result of his combined scores in critical reading, mathematics and writing on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.  Williams is an AP Scholar who is enrolled in the Project Lead the Way Engineering Pathway.…

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Marshall County Young Writers Earn Awards

The 2019 Marshall County Young Writers Contest winners have been announced. Each of the original stories will be printed in the 2019 Marshall County Young Writers Anthology. Students will read their one-of-a-kind narratives during the annual Young Writers Tea this spring. Grades 1-2: First Place Second Place Third Place Honorable Mention   Zane Gast Reagan…

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Kesselring Crowned 2019 JM Queen of Queens

Jewell Kesselring was named the 2019 John Marshall High School Queen of Queens during the annual pageant Friday evening. Nine senior girls competed for the school’s crown on the stage of the Center for Performing Arts in Glen Dale. Claudia Callahan earned First Runner-Up while Kailey Filben was selected Second Runner-Up. Taylor Sessums was voted…

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JM Teacher Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

John Marshall High School business, marketing and accounting teacher Megan Pintus has been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Pintus was recognized as a LifeChanger for going above and beyond to create opportunities for students to succeed. She sees the value of achievement both in the classroom and in Career and…

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2019 JM Queen of Queens Pageant Planned

The annual John Marshall High School Queen of Queens Pageant is Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the school’s Center for Performing Arts. This year’s pageant features nine 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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January JM CTE Students of the Month Named

Justin Hall and Roy Rayl have been selected the John Marshall High School Career & Technical Education Students of the Month. Hall is a senior enrolled in the Broadcasting Technology program and is the son of Dennis Sr. and Tina Hall.  He will attend college to major in Broadcasting and Photography. Rayl is a senior…

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JM Students Nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

John Marshall High School seniors Abi Vargo and Austin Williams have been selected as candidates for the prestigious United States Presidential Scholars Program. Established in 1964 by Executive Order of the President, the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program recognizes and honors distinguished graduating high school seniors. While students are automatically eligible for nomination during their senior…

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