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Students at two Barbour County schools may be going there for the last year when classes start next week.

Barbour County Superintendent Joe Super has proposed the closing of Mt. Vernon Elementary and Volga-Century Elementary Schools after this school year is over.

The two schools have lost almost one-third of their enrollment over the past decade.

Student from those schools would be sent to Philippi Elementary.

A public hearing has been set at each of those three schools. The public hearings will be at Volga-Century Elementary School on September 16 at 6 p.m.; at Mount Vernon Elementary School on September 18 at 6 p.m.; and at Philippi Elementary School on September 24 at 6 p.m.