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Sandra Pertee selected as new Wayne County Superintendent of Schools

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The 3-2 vote came following a nearly two-hour executive session according to a news release from the Wayne County Board of Education. More>>

St. Albans, WV mother says more flexibility needed in voucher program

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Each year the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services distributes clothing vouchers to over 100,000 students. More>>

Last minute push underway in Kanawha County, WV to get schools ready Video included

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While students in Kanawha County, WV are enjoying the last few weeks of their summer vacation, construction crews are scrambling to finish some major renovations.
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Marshall University Visual Art Center nearing completion

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Marshall University's new Visual Arts Center is nearing completion. More>>

New Marshall University students attend orientation

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Soon-to-be freshman at Marshall University got acquainted with their new surroundings Thursday at Marshall Orientation. More>>

School bus announcements released for Kanawha County, WV

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School bus announcements have been released for Monday, Jan. 27. More>>

UPDATE: University of Charleston resumes normal operations on Thursday

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The University of Charleston announced they will be closed on Monday Jan. 12 due to the ongoing State of Emergency. More>>

College Bowl Sunday Will Be Held at 25 Locations in West Virginia

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Students preparing for college will have a chance to get free help applying for financial aid. The College Foundation of West Virginia will host the annual College Bowl Sunday this weekend at 25 locations More>>

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  • WVU Tech STEM summer camp helps grow students

    WVU Tech STEM summer camp helps grow students

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-06-25 00:24:16 GMT
    The StEM program offers a summer camp that is a little different then the rest. The StEM program offers a summer camp that is a little different then the rest.
    Hair cells, blood spatter, and fingerprints...things that are more likely to be found at a crime scene than a summer camp. The STEM program held at West Virginia Tech is a little bit different than your run of the mill camp for high school students.
    Hair cells, blood spatter, and fingerprints...things that are more likely to be found at a crime scene than a summer camp. The STEM program held at West Virginia Tech is a little bit different than your run of the mill camp for high school students.
  • Charleston student named victorious in regional spelling bee

    Charleston student named victorious in regional spelling bee

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-03-25 22:59:37 GMT
    Seventh grader, Varun Kukkillaya, from John Adams Middle School in Charleston, WV is the new 2014 Gazette-Mail Regional Spelling Bee champion.  After 20 grueling rounds on Saturday he became victorious
    Right now a local seventh grader is basking in the glory of earning the title regional spelling bee champion.
  • Teachers and students have a long road ahead to catch up on missed school

    Teachers and students have a long road ahead to catch up on missed school

    Thursday, January 30 2014 7:10 PM EST2014-01-31 00:10:11 GMT
    Kimberly Swindell is a 6th grade math teacher at Poca Middle School.  She exclaims it feels great to finally be back in school saying, "it seems like forever.  You don't expect to get a month off in January".
    Between the chemical leak and near constant winter weather, most classrooms sat empty this month.  Now teachers and students are eagerly playing catch-up.