Welcome to the John Marshall High School blog for 2016-2017

Contributors will include Administration, Faculty, and Students.

Dedication to My True Friends

March 13, 2017

Ironically enough, one of the most important things I have learned throughout the course of high school doesn’t have anything to do with academics: it’s a life lesson. When I was younger, I used to think my high school friend group would be like the ones you see in movies where everyone likes each other…

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On the Move

March 13, 2017

  Moving can be exciting, or moving can be stressful, but most of the time it is both. In my case, moving has been quite challenging. Probably because I have lived in the same house for my whole life, and this type of thing has never came up before. The house we were moving out…

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Consider Traveling Abroad

March 13, 2017

Traveling to Europe is a wonderful and adventured filled experience. Going to different countries exposes you to their culture and different people. My group had the opportunity to travel to Italy and Greece. We were able to visit the Colosseum, the Acropolis, Pompeii, Florence, Vatican City, and many more. Every day I learned something new…

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Before We Were Monarchs

January 31, 2017

By:  Jennifer Yates Before we were Monarchs, we were Trojans, Rams, and Ironmen. John Marshall High School was established with the consolidation of Moundsville High School, Sherrard High School, and Union High School.  The tale of John Marshall High School, as told by a 45 year veteran of all things Monarch, includes information and recollections…

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The Best Big Brother

January 31, 2017

By: Hannah Hill Those who have grown up with a brother or sister know about all the fights and the hatred siblings have toward one another. They also know, siblings have those sneaky, little schemes they plan together without Mom or Dad knowing. We were partners-in-crime when we got in trouble running from Grandma and…

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JM National Honor Society Serves the Community

January 31, 2017

By Jonna Kuskey, English Teacher This column recently appeared in the Wheeling Intelligencer Recently, as the co-advisor of the John Marshall High School Justice Chapter of the National Honor Society, I updated our organization’s service activity log and decided Santa’s elves have nothing on these students.  Since July, John Marshall’s honor society members have volunteered…

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We are Not Promised Tomorrow – Sierra Porter

January 23, 2017

We Are Not Promised Tomorrow – by Sierra Porter If you know anything about me you most likely know that riding horses is a big part of my life. Most of my friends call me “cowgirl.” What most of my friends don’t know is my love for horses and riding never would have started without…

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