Warm Springs Intermediate School held its annual Science Fair during the week of December 15. Many ambitious and thoughtful projects were presented. WSIS Librarian Susan Thomas, coordinated the fair and Ciondy Smalley, Sara Wuertenberg and Molly Colyer judged the entries.
All WSIS fourth and fifth grade students were eligible to participate. These students received citations for their projects:
The Morgan County school board voted in favor of resolution calling for a temporary halt to official school testing under the No Child Left Behind Act while the West Virginia Department of Education prepares teachers for more rigorous test standards.
School officials backed the Assessment Moratorium Resolution on the recommendation of Superintendent David Banks, who said nearly every county in the state was sending the same resolution to state officials.
For the past six months students from Berkeley Springs High School in collaboration with Morgan County Partnership have been working to create an online magazine called The WV Zine.
This site is dedicated to providing the residents of Morgan County with information regarding school and community activities. Many of the activities are directed toward teens, and young adults but it also acts as a clearinghouse for parents.
During a pre-scheduled evacuation of Widmyer Elementary on November 25, 2008, students and teachers from Berkeley Springs High School successfully entertained over 400 kindergarten through second graders while they waited at the high school.
The collaborative effort between Berkeley Springs High School, Widmyer Elementary and the Morgan County Partnership made for a fun and entertaining afternoon.