Cultivating Success in Education

Student Feedback Plays Key Role in 1-to-1’s Future

WHEELING — Teachers and administrators in Ohio County Schools believe the school system’s 1-to-1 Technology Integration Pilot Program is working. They believe that because the students tell them so. The Ohio County Schools 1-to-1 initiative was implemented at the start of the 2018-19 ...

WVNCC Expands Programs, Space While Keeping College Affordable

WHEELING — West Virginia Northern Community College has made great strides in recent years to help Ohio Valley students achieve their career goals. The college worked to grow its programs and expand its learning space, all while keeping the cost of its education affordable, Northern ...

Linsly School Cultivates Success in College Counseling

WHEELING — Starting in the freshman year and continuing through the senior year, The Linsly School’s four-year college counseling process is a recipe for success. In fact, 100 percent of Linsly’s graduating senior class is accepted into and attends a four-year college or university. ...

St. C. Marching Band Earns ‘Superior’ Rating

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — After three years of being a bridesmaid, the St. Clairsville High School Marching Band finally became a bride last fall. The 83-member unit, under the direction of Justin Schwertfeger, earned the program’s first Superior rating following three consecutive years of ...

WPHS Speech Team: 39 Championships, And Looking for 40

WHEELING — It’s a topic worthy of oration, yet there is little debate on the facts. Arguably, the Wheeling Park High School Speech Team has been the most successful competitive high school team in West Virginia — if not the nation— for nearly 40 years. With 39 consecutive state ...

Martins Ferry City School District’s STEM Academy Remains Active

MARTINS FERRY — The Martins Ferry City School District’s Science Technology Engineering and Math Academy has come a long way in the past four years since its beginnings with a Qualified Zone Academy Bond loan of $1.5 million in 2015. Today, the high school library is a center of hands-on ...

Bethany College Launches Dynamic New Strategic Plan

BETHANY — Ranked as one of the “Best Regional Colleges” by The Princeton Review, Bethany College seeks to educate effective, honorable, humane and intelligent citizens who believe in, and will promote, the creation of a world of worth and value. In recent months, Bethany has set a bold ...

Many Benefits Offered Through Exercise Science Lab at Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — The nearly $500,000 Raymond C. Stewart Exercise Science Lab has been up and running inside the Bridgeport Exempted Village Schools building since the start of the school year. “The Raymond Stewart Exercise Science Lab has offered our students the opportunity to prepare for ...

John Marshall High School Steel Band Ensemble’s Success Story

GLEN DALE — John Marshall High School students took a recent opportunity to pursue a chance at success — and they ended up getting invited to join music’s greats in Chicago at the Midwest Clinic, International Band and Orchestra Conference. Band director Tracey Filben said the high ...

Union Local Jets Band’s Success Leads to Special Events

MORRISTOWN — A string of recent accomplishments is evidence that the Union Local Jets Band program is soaring to new heights with the hard work of the students and leadership of director April Linard. This past November four members of the UL Marching Band were selected to march in the ...