Celebrate Youth 2018 a Resounding Success

Worth the wait A cloudy morning did nothing to deter the hundreds of youngsters who waited patiently in line for their chance to enjoy the 11th annual Celebrate Youth Festival hosted by the Youth Services Sy...

Job, School Connection Picks Up STEAM

There’s as much woo-hoo as how-to in science class this summer. At least when that science class is part of a county-wide initiative to encourage students from grades four and up to consider careers in Science,...

Chef Shares Recipes for Succcess

Chef Chris Kefauver won’t fib. He makes visits to local middle and high schools in order to recruit students to the Culinary Arts Program he chairs at West Virginia Northern Community College’s Wheeling camp...

They Marched

They didn’t mind the hours of travel or the protesters who were protesting against them. They had something to do, and that was the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C., this past Saturday. Two of t...

Communication Key During First Year

It is a public school system that begins working with children as early as age 3, and it is a district that educated a little more than 5,300 students during the recently completed academic year. Along with ...

‘Students First’ Motivates Saunders

When he was a kid, he was usually the muddiest ballplayer on the field who couldn’t wait to get back to fishing after the game, and he continued his athletic career at Wheeling Park High School. And then Wal...

Woodsdale Students Code Robots to Victory

Pictured above Left to Right: Campbell Koegler, Alex Taylor, Grant Kenamond, Kathryn Prather, Max Hill Four of these five fifth graders prefer C3PO over R2D2, and they know more than most do about robots. ...

Nick Nardone Shares Memories of His Father

No attractive way exists to explain what Lou Gehrig’s Disease does to the afflicted. In the beginning, daily activities like walking and running suddenly become more challenging because of weakness in the le...

Ohio County Schools: Where I Grew Up

Sometimes people walk into your life and turn right around and walk away out of your life. However, there are some select few special people who stay with you forever. Those are the ones who plant seeds of know...

Enjoy and Support Ohio County Strings

  Music is in the air at Wheeling Park High School’s Performing Arts Center. March 9 is the Patrick Latos Memorial Scholarship concert at the Wheeling Park High School JB Chambers Performing Arts Cen...