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Schools placed on lockdown after report of firearm in the vicinity

Posted: Apr 26 2017 - 2:38 PM

MORGANTOWN — Two Morgantown schools were placed on lockdown April 26 after a man was spotted with a gun outside a nearby home.According to a Morgantown Police Department news release: The administration at Suncrest Middle School reported so...

Director wants bus policy clarified

Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 5:55 PM

KINGWOOD — School bus pass policies may soon be streamlined in Preston County Schools.Transportation Director Tony Harris addressed the Board of Education on April 24 to bring to their attention the safety issues of over using bus passes....

Two UHS students heading to Calif. for DECA conference

Posted: Apr 24 2017 - 5:01 PM

MORGANTOWN — Two University High School Hawks will soon put their entrepreneurial skills and quick thinking to the test against thousands of other like-minded students.Chloe Mikorski and Sydney Antonik will be competing at the International...

Preston schools want to address concussions

Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 1:13 PM

KINGWOOD— Preston County Schools seeks to improve its methods for addressing concussions among all its students in addition to athletes.Preston high School Athletic Trainer Jeremy Dixon appeared before the board of education to present his...

Vaping is on the rise in Mon schools

Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 11:23 PM

MORGANTOWN— A recent report by Monongalia County Schools shows use of electronic cigarettes— commonly known as vaping— to be the most prevalent violation of the district’s drug policies.Mon County Safe Schools Coordinator Adam Henkins addre...

Students get new bikes from hotel

Posted: Apr 21 2017 - 10:09 PM

MORGANTOWN — Eight students at Ridgedale Elementary got new wheels April 21, thanks to employees of the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place.Hotel staffers built eight bicycles as part of a team-building service project in preparation fo...