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JMHS Group Goes National

John Marshall High School had 28 students qualify for the LifeSmarts state competition. This program gives high school students a series of quizzes to test their knowledge of life skills. First, students took a pre-quiz and a Capstone quiz that combined all subjects. There were also five individual quizzes they had to take including personal…

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Strings Students Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony

John Marshall High School Strings students Andy Rice and McKenna Gump played during the 26th annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Side-By-Side Concert. The program gives aspiring young musicians the unique opportunity to rehearse and perform “side-by-side” with their Pittsburgh Symphony counterparts on the Heinz Hall Stage. Participants were selected for the event based on responses…

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McCardle and McKeag JM CTE Students of the Month

Hallie McCardle and Tristan McKeag have earned the title of John Marshall High School Career & Technical Education Students of the Month for February. Hallie, the daughter of Charles and Nadine McCardle, is a senior member of the Home Mechanics program.  She wants to earn a degree in Equine Business Management and become a horse…

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Annual Student Art Show Underway at Local Museum

Marshall County students once again have the opportunity to showcase their artistic talent at the 37th annual Marshall County Student Art Show, currently on display at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville. The exhibit features a variety of artwork such as paintings, drawings, photography and sculptures. Students participating in the annual event attend…

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Marshall County Schools Earns Spot on Annual AP District Honor Roll

Marshall County is one of only two counties in West Virginia to receive recognition from the AP College Board. Marshall County Schools sits among the 373 school districts in the United States and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll. The AP District Honor Roll…

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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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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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