Stories From 2016’s Graduating Class

This is a compilation of stories submitted by some of this year's local graduating class.  We look forward to hearing more from these talented young adults in the future and we look forward to receiving...

An Open Letter to Future Seniors

Alex Coss is a senior at John Marshall High School. This story originally appeared on the JMHS Blog. In my life I make decisions every day. Some may be as simple as what to wear or as difficult as what I...

A Broken PROMISE

The PROMISE Scholarship is a $4,750 scholarship awarded to West Virginia graduating seniors who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and earn an ACT 22 composite score with a minimum of 20 in English,...

Standardized Tested

Kallie Richards is a senior at John Marshall High School. This story originally appeared on the JMHS Blog. Standardized testing... I'm truly convinced that for me, it's the most challenging thing in the...

Speak Up

I proposed a question to a few close friends before deciding how I was going to unmask my story. How would you describe Madelynn Wood? Kallie Richards answered, “Funny, kind, extremely outgoing, and...

Write Blogs!

This article appears on Weelunk via a partnership with the John Marshall High School Blog. “Every voice matters, and blogs have the ability to make the voiceless heard.” With the ever increasing use...

There is Only The Commons

If I asked any John Marshall High School graduate from 1968 until 2015 where they ate lunch, I would get a specific answer. They wouldn't have to think about it. They wouldn't have to try to remember. They...

In My Own Words

Weelunk.com is proud to call John Marshall High School a partner.  Look forward to many more blog entires like these from JMHS students, teachers and staff. Each summer, when teachers and students walk...

I’ll Be There for You… Always

  Apparently it's a rarity-- the friendships we have now will be short-lived -- at least that's what we're told.  Sad but true.  Right? We make friends; we love friends.  We lose friends, it's part...

Remembering Abby Frohnapfel

When I got the call as I was waiting in line for a concert in Pittsburgh, I had no idea how much one piece of information could change my life. Like a pebble tossed into a pond, what happened sent a...

The Making Of An Unlikely Hero

Mike Anderson didn’t know what to do after graduating from John Marshall High School, and that wasn’t the school’s fault or his parents fault’ or his friends’ fault. “Naw,” Anderson admitted....

John Marshall HS Introduces School Blog

After much discussion with students, teachers, administrators, parents, and community members, we have identified two growing problems in our high school. The first is that our students do not seem to have...

A Bit of Magic in Wheeling

Another New Business Opens in Downtown Wheeling A new store, Clutch Gaming, opened in downtown Wheeling recently and is the brainchild of recent West Liberty University graduate Devin Harrison of Valley...