6th - 8th grade boys interested in basketball!
Anthony Schoo, of Grantsville, WV, is the son of Casey and Marissa Staples. He has been a member of eh cross-country, basketball, and wrestling teams.
Colby Lamb of Munday, WV, is the son of April Richards. He has been accepted to West Virginia University-Parkersburg. He has been awarded the G. Dave Ramezn Memorial Scholarship. He was a member of the 2022 SKILLS USA West Virginia Gold Medalist in Information Systems. He was a member of the Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center E-Sports and Track and Field teams. He was also a member of Mu Alpha Theta and the National Technical Honor Society. Colby has had a fascination with taking old computers and fixing them from the time he was a young child. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games and talking to friends. He plans to major in Information Technology and upon college graduation, he plans to find a job and live in the Parkersburg area.
Mr. Cosgrove’s Social Studies Awards Awards were given to 6th grade students for achievements during the 2022-2023 school year. Special awards included: The Spirit of Tuskegee Award/Citizenship Award and Excellence Award to Trevor Mayle (American Flag pin, Social Studies Medal and Tuskegee Airmen Bronze Coin from the U.S. Mint) Excellence Award as the co-top 6th grade social studies student to Trinity Probasco (American Flag pin, Social Studies Medal and 16th Street Baptist Church Bronze Coin from the U.S. Mint) Excellence Award as the co-top 6th grade social studies student to Mackenzie Wright (American Flag pin, Social Studies Medal and 16th Street Baptist Church Bronze Coin from the U.S. Mint) Certificates of Commendation (With American Flag pin, and Social Studies Medal) For recognition and appreciation for superior academic performance, effort, and conduct in the 6th grade Social Studies Classroom were awarded to: 2nd Period: Carissa Sands, Preston Sauer, and Lydia Starcher 5th period: Paislee Perkins, Regan Smith, Danika Starcher, and Kiera Trask 6th period: Trevor Mayle, Trinity Probasco, and Mackenzie Wright Certificates of Appreciation (With American Flag pin) for recognition and appreciation for academic performance, effort and conduct in the Social Studies Classroom were awarded to: 2nd period: Caden Osborne, Lilly Falls, Elizabeth Garrett, Riley Hupp, Olivia Sarratori, Paityn Roberts, and Izabella Zwoll 5th period Ryan Carpenter, Caiden Wolford, Mollie Perkins, Iyree Reynolds and Ellie Tawney 6th period Sam Bailey, Hanlea Campbell, Caylee Cottrill, Aleeya Hosey, Jace Lemon, Camry Parsons, Ryland Smith, and Avery Wood Empowerment Acknowledgements Leadership awards – For outstanding demonstrated leadership skills in the Universal Explorer’s Pathway:Tucker Sampson, Anessia Kerby, Hanlea Campbell, and Trinity Probasco STEM Achievement Award for superior work with drones, United States Space Force, and leaders in the technology division of the Universal Explorers awarded to Anessia Kerby and Tucker Sampson 7th Grade Acknowledgements This is the 23rd year Mr. Cosgrove has selected a Student of the Year. Last year, two students were selected as the Student of the Year. They were not recognized at the time and received their certificates this year. They also received Certificates of Commendation for their continued superior performance in the social studies classroom. Last year’s Student of the Year were: Kendall Snodgress and Jasmyne Tingler This year, Tucker Sampson, was selected as the Student of the Year—based on performance, conduct, and simply for being a great kid! Note: Funding for awards was due in part to a generous donation from Civil Rights Freedom Rider, Joan Browning.
Reminder: student devices (computer, charger and possible bookbag) need to be turned in before school is out. Please see the attached picture or information below for the schedule. Students will be called by AA to the library to return equipment. Please contact the school if you have any questions. Computer Collection Information 5th Grade - 5/22, 8am-3pm 6th-8th grade- 5/25 ,11:30am-3pm and 5/26 8am, – 11:30am 9th-11th - 5/24, 8am-3pm (or after last exam) and 5/25, 8am–11:30am
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Good morning, due to a mechanical issue bus 11 is running behind. Bus 23 will be picking up bus 11 students this morning. Thank you.
Calhoun County Middle/High School Class of 2023 presents: Valedictorian~Jaelyn Rose Jett Salutatorian~Levi Marshall Morris Salutatorian~Mason Eli Siwicki Congratulations on your accomplishments! Best of luck in your future endeavors!
Bradyn Toney, of Big Bend, WV, is the son of Bryan and Paige Toney of Grantsville. Brady was a student at Calhoun Gilmer Career Center where he studied mechanics at the Busted Knuckle Garage under Jim Snyder. Brady served as Honor Guard for CAP appearing at services and ceremonies. He also played baseball until an injury required more surgery. Brady plans to enter the workforce after graduation and then attend UNOH to study to be a diesel mechanic. His passion is to custom build cars from the ground up and plans to start with a 1969 Firebird because that was his Uncle Rick’s first car.
Marietta College is hosting a Sports Medicine Visit Day on September 20, 2023. This event is free and designed to expose students to the exciting programs of sports medicine and athletic training. The event will be hands-on and led by the staff at Marietta College. Please see Ms. Sampson for more details and help to apply.
Good morning, You may hear students talking about the our new alert system today. Calhoun County School is in the final stages of testing the system, provided by the COPS Grant, in our schools. This system will allow quicker response times for schools and first responders in case of an emergency. Evaluation of the system is starting, to ensure all the settings and various announcements are working.
REMINDER: High School Sports Awards Banquet Monday, May 22, 2023, @ 6:00 p.m. CMHS Auditorium There will not be a dinner; no need for athletes' families to bring food items.
REMINDER: Middle School Sports Awards Banquet Monday, May 15, 2023, @ 6:00 p.m. CMHS Auditorium There will not be a dinner; no need for athletes' families to bring food items.
Isaiah Boggs, of Orma, WV, is the son of Steve and Paula Boggs. He has been accepted to Marietta College, Marshall University, Glenville State University, and Fairmont State University. He plans to major in Education. He was a four-year member of the Calhoun varsity wrestling team and senior team captain. In his senior season, he was the AA/A Region IV Runner-up in the 126# weight class and a West Virginia State Wrestling Tournament Qualifier. His 5-year plan includes graduating from college and beginning his life as a history teacher.
Savanna Carpenter, of Orma, WV, is the daughter of Chris Carpenter. She is a High Honor Graduate and a member of Mu Alpha Theta. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and crafting. Following graduation, she plans to attend the LPN program at Roane-Jackson Technical Center. Once she completes the LPN program, she plans to work close to home as an LPN while continuing to work toward becoming a Registered Nurse.
Colin Jones, of Annamoriah, WV, is the son of Josh and Michelle Blair of Annamoriah, WV, and Darrick Jones of Oregon. Following graduation, Colin will be attending the Nascar Technical Institute Welding program in Mooresville, NC.
Owen Grose, of Nebo, WV, is the son of Angela and Richard Grose. He was a student at Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center. He played football, baseball, and basketball while in high school. He is going to work before attending BridgeValley Community and Technical College in the spring of 2024.
Emily Nicole Good, of Grantsville, WV, is the daughter of Jason and Stephanie Good. She has been accepted to West Virginia University, Glenville State University, and Galen College of Nursing in Tennessee. She has been working through her senior year with Calhoun County Committee on Aging. She is excited to pursue a career in nursing as an LPN and experience life outside of Calhoun County.
Brandon Marks, of Mt. Zion, WV, is the son of David and Tina Marks. Brandon plans on joining the workforce after graduation. He was a member of the basketball team and wrestling team.
Hope Day, of Big Bend, WV, is the daughter of Chris Day and Jessica Eagle. During high school, she has been a student at the Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center in the culinary lab. Following graduation, she plans to move to Tennessee take a gap year from school and then attend culinary school.