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Morgan County announces vaccine registration schedule

The Morgan County Health Department (MCHD) with assistance fromthe Morgan County EMA, is leading the Morgan County efforts to vaccinate eligible residents against COVID-19. The goals of Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccine distribution are to save lives and to have K-12 students back in school full ...

Local school board member represents district

More than 500 public school boards from around the state of Ohio were represented at the Annual Business Meeting of the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Delegate Assembly Oct. 29, 2020. Delegates, who met virtually, considered the OSBA legislative platform, which communicates to ...

Honor Roll

Matamoras Elementary school honors for the second nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year: Principal’s roll (4.0) Sixth grade — Zerik Rinard Fifth grade — Mikayla Bennett Fourth grade — lzak Rinard Honor roll (3.5-3.99) Sixth grade — Evie Armstrong, Addison Viney Fifth grade ...

Donation

Photo provided Malta Dynamics is helping welcome back students from holiday break by donating another 5,000 masks to schools in Washington, Morgan and Noble counties. At the beginning of the school year 1,500 masks were donated to area schools and Malta Dynamics is continuing to help keep ...

O’Neill Senior Center Schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Jan. 4-8, 2021. *Space for each event is extremely limited. Call 740-373-3914 to reserve a spot. Monday, Jan. 4 9 a.m. – Cooking with Becky 2 p.m. – Trivia Tuesday, Jan. 5 9 a.m. – Taped Files: Henderson ...

Smith

Delmer Smith recently celebrated his 100th birthday. He lives at The Pines and is a WWII vet who served in the Pacific.

WVU-P program to offer special ed specialization

In Summer 2021, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will begin offering a special education specialization to students and alumni of the Elementary Education program. With a special education specialization, students will sit for a certification exam for elementary, middle and high school ...

Waterford FFA aquaponics

Photos provided The Waterford FFA and the greenhouse classes of the Waterford Agricultural Education program have been busy growing and harvesting lettuce in their greenhouse. The lettuce is grown with the use of aquaponics which is defined as a system of aquaculture in which the waste ...

WSCC recognizes their 38 fall graduates

Washington State Community College is pleased to recognize the Fall 2020 graduating class. The college granted 38 students a total of 29 degrees and 14 certificates. Laura Barnes-Marietta, OH Kathryn Bowers-Parkersburg, WV William Brannan-Belpre, OH Jacob Brannon-Elizabeth, WV Tara ...

WSCC acknowledges student academic achievements

Washington State Community College is pleased to recognize the students who have earned a place on the President’s and Dean’s lists for the 2020 Fall semester. Students must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and attain a 4.0-grade point average (GPA) to receive President’s List honors ...

Marietta College professor continues to expand her field

After more than three decades of sharing her expertise with students in the classroom, Grace Johnson, McCoy Professor of Management and Accounting, also shows them the importance of growing her expertise through continued research. She recently had two articles published in two different ...

Academy immerses future leaders in success models

Transformational change is coming to Ohio’s community colleges with the help of 44 fellows who recently graduated from a new statewide leadership academy, including two administrators from Washington State Community College. Assistant Dean for Transfer and Assessment David Scheimann and Dean ...

Girl Scouts make touchless hand washing station

Two Girl Scout Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 51198 of Marietta, Ohio made a Touchless Hand Washing Station for Broughton’s Nature Preserve. Girl Scouts of America has different levels depending on school grade. Starting at the youngest, Daisies, the girls advance to Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, ...

First Responders Children’s Foundation delivers $200K in toys

First Responders Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports children of first responders and their families, delivered over $200,000 worth of holiday toys to The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, to be distributed as part of their annual Dream Tree ...

WSCC a part of Building Rural Innovation cohort

Washington State Community College has been selected as one of five rural community colleges from across the nation to form the inaugural cohort of the Building Rural Innovation, Designing Educational Strategies (BRIDGES) initiative. They will work over the next three years to design, test, and ...

Parlimentary team competes

Photo provided From left: Mr. Hartline-Coach, Jacob Huffman, Emma Hartline, Josie Burke, Grace Huck, Mackenzie Suprano, Ashlee Wagner, Mackenzie Cary and Mrs. Coleman. The Waterford FFA Chapters Parliamentary Procedure Team recently competed in two different contests that lead them to ...

Waterford FFA holds citrus sale

The Waterford FFA Chapter concluded its Citrus Sale for the year. The chapter has approximately 35 members and sold around $20,000 in gross sales, equally around $571 gross, per member sold: Jud Cooper, 4th place and top first year member (FFA Jacket Winner); Madi Hiener, 3rd place; Ashlee ...

Wreaths Across America

Photo provided Belpre Rotary Club and Belpre Area Veterans observed a Wreaths Across America memorial event Saturday, Dec. 19 at Cedarville Cemetery, off Cross St. on Cemetery Drive in Belpre. The memorial service was highlighted by the laying of wreaths at graves of 18 Revolutionary War ...

WVU-P honors grads

West Virginia University at Parkersburg recognized Fall 2020 graduates with a virtual commencement ceremony available for streaming on the university’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. The college plans to award 247 certificates, and associate and bachelor’s degrees to 225 students this ...

MCF donates $2.K in gifts

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, the world will readily welcome in a new year and Marietta Community Foundation will be saying goodbye to three of their current board members while welcoming new board additions. Dr. Bret Frye, Chairman of the Foundation’s Board, Marcy ...