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Neighborhood News

MCF launches spring grant cycle

While the weather has been nothing but sludge and ice, Marietta Community Foundation is forecasting brighter days ahead. With the Foundation’s 2021 Spring Grant Cycle application deadline approaching, nonprofits and members of Washington County can look forward to another large community ...

Virtual History Camp slated

The Castle Historic House Museum will present Virtual History Camp: Divided & United: 1860-1870s the weeks of Feb. 2-26. Activities will cover various topics related to the era of 1860-1870s, primarily the Civil War, with expert presenters from the region. According to Kyle Yoho, ...

Potomac State College names local student to their fall term dean’s list

Potomac State College Dean of Academic Affairs Greg Ochoa announces 250 students who earned a place on the Dean’s list for fall 2020. In order to be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours of graded courses, earn a 3.0-3.699 grade point average ...

Honor Roll

Washington County Career Center Washington County Career Center names students to its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year. Principal list (GPA 4.0): Taylor Addlesburger, Wyatt Allman, Alexis Antill, Cami Ayers, Bishop Blankenship, Phoebe Blankenship, Robert ...

Switzerland of Ohio District holds 2021 spelling bee

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Switzerland of Ohio Schools held the District Spelling Bee. There were students representing four of the elementary schools. Tiernan Kocher a 6th grader from Powhatan Elementary was the overall winner of the District Spelling Bee. Drew Miller an 8th grader from Skyvue ...

Watson selected for Marietta College lecture on Feb. 2

Dr. Bart Watson, Chief Economist at the Brewers Association, will deliver the 37th annual Milton Friedman Lecture via Zoom on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Watson will speak about “The Economics of Small Brewers,” at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in the free event should sign up at the Zoom webinar ...

Students of the month

Washington County Career Center The Washington County Career Center honors its January Students of the Month, Stephanie Carpenter and Dylan Cox. Carpenter is a Fort Frye senior enrolled in the Digital Marketing program, and she is the daughter of Tracy Carpenter of Waterford. She is a ...

Honor Rolls

St. John Central School St. John Central School honor roll for the second grading period of the 2020-21 school year. Principal’s list (all A’s) Grade 4 – Declan Schaad. Grade 5 – Adalyn Eichmiller, Maycee Lang, Brynnlee Pottmeyer. Grade 6 – Tyson Franchino, Reese Lang, Avery ...

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 ...