United Hospital Center Infection Preventionist Annetta Payne said it’s important to make sure your kids know how to protect themselves from the germs they can bring home from school.
The Student Success Summit always lacked one thing, students. In it's fourth year. organizers decided to add that element with a Leadership Academy."We have 33 students from five high schools across the state," said Adam Green, from the West Virginia High Education Policy Commission. "They participated in a two day leadership academy to develop them as HEROs."
East Fairmont Junior High School students will be moving into their new home this school year.
On Tuesday evening, Barbour County Board of education held its third public meeting regarding the closure of two of its elementary schools.
Students at AB returned to campus over the weekend and were finding their way between classes Wednesday morning.
On Monday, staff at Alderson Broaddus University kicked off an afternoon of celebrations for its students, revealing the school's new welcome sign, and ushering it its first year as a university.
Maintenance crews worked hard all summer to get the building ready for opening day on September 3.
Nearly 65 percent of students in Harrison County Schools eat a hot school lunch. A typical lunch costs between $1.15 and $1.40 depending on the age of the student.
A welcome picnic, convocation, and a dance were also held on Saturday.
Barbour County middle school students are back in class, and thanks to the efforts of the Barbour All-County Sports Organization, they'll still be able to participate in sports this year.
Terra Alta East Preston School is under some major construction. The new addition that will house middle school students is still going up.
Schools is several local counties started a new school year August 22.
Buildings that stood as steel structures in May, are starting to take shape as students return.
Whether the schools in the county are ready or not, busloads of students will be showing up Thursday.
The school board enacted the code in response to complaints that teachers were not dressing appropriately.
Washington Irving Middle School football players now have a bus to take them to practice.
The number of kids who are walking to school has been decreasing for years. But Surin Vilain's kids, Corinne and Sydney, are getting to school just like he did.
While teachers in Lewis County were getting ready for the start of school this week, administrators started planning for an addition to Jane Lew Elementary School.
You could feel the back-to-school excitement Monday as numerous schools in north central West Virginia started the 2013-2014 school year.
A Lewis County church was helping kids get ready for their return to school this week.
Randolph County native Terry George previously served as county's assistant superintendent of operations.
With technology always changing, Superintendent Gary Price said it's something every school district needs.
Around 5,000 new incoming freshmen are moving into WVU's campus starting this weekend. 90 percent of them will be moving in Friday.
Many local students packed up their book bags Thursday morning and headed back to school.
Orientation weekend starts Saturday and classes at Wesleyan begin on Monday.
The summer of 2013 was a busy one for the Taylor County School Board.
For some parents the first day of school can be a stressful time. Thoughts can vary from "Will he or she keep their grades up this year," or "how can I tell if my child is excelling socially and academically?"
Elementary, middle, and high school students in Harrison County will welcome the first day of school on August, 15, 2013.
On most days of the summer, traffic moves fairly smoothly in downtown Nutter Fort. But for those who live near Nutter Fort Elementary School, the school year is a whole different ball game.
Kids will return back to school soon and it also means physicians will be making sure kids are up to date on their immunizations.
It's almost that time again. In just a few days, students will be heading back to campus. With a brand new school year, comes a brand new set of textbooks.
In addition to new lighting in every building, Doddridge County Middle School has a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system (HVAC).
Nutter Fort Elementary School opened up in 1993 and is one of the largest elementary schools in the state with nearly 1,300 students. Just 20 years later, the school is already getting a face lift.
Going back to school can be stressful but getting new back to school clothes is one of the best parts about the process.
Skyview Elementary hosts new student orientation before the first day of school.
Soon West Virginia University students will be flooding the streets of Morgantown. And they might notice that a few things have changed over the summer. The City of Morgantown released the '8 Things You
The counties in the area all have different dress codes, and it's important to remember what's acceptable and what isn't when you're getting your students ready for the first day.
Monday and Tuesday were Step Up Days for kids at Robert L. Bland Middle School in Weston, to help prepare them for the adjustment to a new school. But while the kids were learning the rules, and getting over their fears, parents were, too!
It won't be long before your kids are getting on the bus and heading back to school. Parents have begun the process of searching for backpacks, lunch boxes, notebooks and more.
The State Department of Education, community college system, and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission collaborate for the Student Success Summit.
Pleasant Day Schools in Morgantown said this time of year can be taxing on young kids as they change teachers and rooms.
The new addition to Terra Alta-East Preston Primary School won't be finished in time for the first day back to class.
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