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Newspapers to publish book about Warren High School

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The 128-page “Warren Warriors” will be the fourth in the series published this fall by The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times. Pre-orders are available.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times will next feature Warren High School in its anthology of history books of local high schools.

“Warren Warriors,” a 128-page hard-back book, is the fourth in the series and will be published this fall by the newspapers.

“Warren High School and the Warren Local School District are steeped in a rich tradition of education in Washington County,” Art Smith, book editor, said.

Other books are “PHS 100,” “PSHS 50,” and “MHS Tigers” about Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg South High School and Marietta High School, respectively. The newspapers also produced reprints of “Wood County Remembered” and “Washington County Remembered” in addition to several books about popular attractions and destinations in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

“Warren Warriors” is currently being designed and will feature hundreds of historical photos of the school, stories about the creation of the school, as well stories about the students and faculty that have called the halls of Warren home since 1961.

A prominent chapter about in the book includes notable graduates of the school, students who have their marks in the world and the communities in whatever their endeavors may be. To nominate someone as a notable, email Smith at asmith@newsandsentinel.com and state why the graduate should be a notable, what year they graduated and their accomplishments.

“The newspaper feels that the historical books we produce are a valuable way of providing our readers information important in their lives,” said Jim Spanner, publisher of The News and Sentinel and The Times. “They give enjoyment to the readers who know they were part of the history of their schools.”

Historical photos can also be shared either by email to Smith or mailed to The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, 519 Juliana St., Parkersburg, WV. 26101.

The book will feature photos of the school in 2021 and include photos of the move to the brand-new Warren High School, of which “Warren Warriors” will be published shortly after the new school opens. The expected delivery date is late September.

Discounts are available by pre-ordering the books on the newspapers’ online book store at http://www.newsandsentinel.com/books. Shipping is free.

Past books are also available at the online store.

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