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Safety Improvements A Concern for Local Schools

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — A new, national direction focused on school safety is at the top of the agenda after the tragic events in Newtown, Conn., in Decembe. more »»

Educational Opportunities Abound in Ohio Valley

February 27, 2013 In the early morning hours at Wheeling Park High School, students crack the books before other schools have even opened their doors. more »»

Universal Pre-School Establishes Foundation for Education

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Ohio County Schools officials believe their Pre-K program serves as a model within West Virginia and helps students establish the foundation they need for a lifetime of education,... more »»

Internet a Powerful Tool for Students of All Ages

February 27, 2013 The Internet is becoming a powerful tool in the education world, as schools look to harness its possibilities to help both traditional and non-traditional student. more »»

Middle Schools Expand Focus on Student Progress

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Local middle schools in the Ohio Valley are heading in a new direction by expanding their offerings and their focus to become more involved in students’ educational careers before they... more »»

Technology Helps Schools Keep Parents in the Loop

February 27, 2013 Technology has been a blessing to the realm of parent-teacher communication. First it was phone lines running into each classroom. more »»

Ohio Schools Changing to Meet Demands of Nation

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Local school districts in Ohio are experiencing changes in educational standards and the increasing use of technology in order to meet the demands of the world’s evolving workforce. more »»

Adults Take Advantage Of Educational Opportunities

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — One of the key phrases in education today is to be a lifelong learner, and with Ohio Valley’s population aging, what new directions are available locally for those looking to continue... more »»

Colleges Give Older Students Options

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Local higher education institutions are giving older students with careers, families or just the spark to learn something new options to go back to college. more »»

Colleges Seek to Match Degrees With Job Market

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — With multiple two- and four-year colleges and universities within an hour’s drive of Wheeling, children growing up in the Ohio Valley have plenty of options to continue their education... more »»

Valley Colleges Vary in Approach to Higher Education

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Some local colleges and universities have abandoned a “one-size-fits-all” model when it comes to higher education, while West Virginia Northern Community College says it will continue to... more »»

High-Schoolers Graduating as College Sophomores

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — High school students in the Ohio Valley are entering a new direction of higher education preparation by being able to earn enough college credit to potentially enter college as a... more »»

The Linsly School: Preparing Students For Success in College and Beyond

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — For the 66 college-bound seniors at The Linsly School, and for many seniors in schools all throughout the Ohio Valley, a waiting game has begun: the majority of students planning to... more »»

Seniors Need to Learn To Protect Against Scams

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Senior citizens can become easy victims to scam artists. more »»

Non-Traditional Forms of Education Can Help Children to Succeed

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Non-traditional forms of education, such as Kindermusik or Montessori School, are a key to helping children succeed throughout their educational careers. more »»

Welding Classes Open Doors for WPHS Students

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Whether it’s pipeline work for the natural gas and oil industry in Appalachia, underwater welding on the Gulf of Mexico or ship building halfway across the world, the welding technology... more »»

Robotics Program at WCD Teaches Science, Engineering

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — Wheeling Country Day School is heading in a new direction for educational excellence with its newly implemented robotics program. more »»

West Virginia Is Reforming Public Education

February 27, 2013 WHEELING — The state’s education system appears to be headed for a major makeover this year, as Gov. more »»

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