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Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 GFWC Woman’s Club of Harpers Ferry Carrie Schilling College Scholarship. The scholarship is for $1,000 and is open to persons living in the 25425 zip code who plan to major in arts and humanities, environmental studies, or public service. Please contact the high school guidance counselor for […]

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Shepherd University is proud to announce the winners of the Common Reading/One Book, One Community 2011-12 student essay contest, in which 79 students entered. First place went to Rebecca McCoy for Black Friday. McCoy received a $250 gift certificate to the Shepherd University Bookstore. Second place went to Summer Williams for I Believe in Today. […]

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Shepherd University’s debate and forensics team won nine awards at the state championship in Parkersburg on Feb. 23-24. John Isner, Parkersburg, received three awards: first place for the Lincoln-Douglas debate, third place for the LD Speaker awards, and sixth place for Extemporaneous Speaking. Timothy Jacob Leonard, Wheeling, received four awards: quarter finalist, fifth place for […]

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Students from Driswood Elementary’s second grade classes presented two autograph quilts to the Rev. and Mrs. Charles Reinhold of Servant Church. They in turn will donate the quilts to the Willow Tree Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. The students read The Quilt Story by Tomi DePaola and learned about making quilts from their teacher, […]

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‘Growing Up Wild’ workshop focuses on young children

Over 100 pre-kindergarten classroom professionals from the Eastern Panhandle joined together to explore nature and the “Growing Up Wild” program for young children ages 3 to 7. This unique training opportunity was planned by the collaboration partners of Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan County Schools’ Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program and was facilitated by RESA 8 in conjunction […]

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The Arts & Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County has awarded seven grants, totaling $4,350.00, to teachers, artists, musicians and writers in Jefferson County in its annual arts education funding. The Teaching Arts Creatively program, founded by former board member Quincy Northrup, has awarded over $90,000 over the past ten years for arts education projects in […]

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Do you know a science teacher who is significantly impacting the lives of his or her students in kindergarten through 12th grade? The West Virginia Academy of Science is taking nominations for science teacher of the year. One West Virginia teacher will be selected from the ranks of K-12 teachers and awarded $300 by the […]

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The Hedgesville High School Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Award. The award will be presented Saturday, May 19 at the annual banquet held at Hedgesville High School. Outstanding alumni nominees must be: 1) a graduate of Hedgesville High School 2) Be outstanding in their community service/work 3) Be outstanding in their […]

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The Shepherd University Writing Tutor Program, part of the Academic Support Center (ASC), was recently reaccredited by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), a national organization that provides professional development for college professionals active in college tutoring programs. The program is reaccredited every five years. By following CRLA training standards, Shepherd’s Academic Support Center […]

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