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Arena Scheduling Dates, Times Set

Arena Scheduling Dates, Times Set

Maddie Paugh and Contributing: Emily Paugh, Meg Walker

April 1, 2016


Filed under News, School News

In an effort to streamline the scheduling process and make students stakeholders in their academics, the Lewis County High School Curriculum Team will implement arena scheduling for the upcoming school year. After an absence of more than ten years, arena scheduling will return to LCHS. Separate dates...

Free ACT Prep Class Offered

Free ACT Prep Class Offered

April 1, 2016


Filed under Math, News, School News, Uncategorized

Students trying to qualify for the Promise Scholarship can get additional by attending a free John Ebert ACT Prep class, offered at various sites throughout North Central WV. The class focuses instruction on improving ACT math test scores by six questions. In order to prepare for the workshop,...

Water Bottle Filling Station Makes Us Smile!

Water Bottle Filling Station Makes Us Smile!

March 17, 2016


Filed under News, School News

Thanks to Jill Balser and a grant, LCHS now has water bottle filling stations. To date, using the newly installed machine has saved more than 350 plastic bottles from a landfill. "I like the fact that it is purified water," Katie Self, freshman, said. "It was very cold and refreshing," Jakob...

Journalism Students to Compete at UHSM

Alexis Hudson, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016


Filed under English, News, School News

Update The Lewis County High School Newspaper and Yearbook Staff traveled to Marshall University on March 18, 2016 to compete in the United High School Media. Many students from LCHS won awards in the competition. The awards follow: Newspaper- Online Issue Overall- 2nd Place Column Writing- 1st Pla...

Hot Topic: Apple v. Government

Hot Topic: Apple v. Government

Erica Vandall and Jacob Cruz

March 3, 2016


Filed under National News, News

  Debate: A person's right to privacy v. a government's right to protect its people. Personal freedom v. Government's duty Big Business v. Big G overnment Overview: These are all hot topic buttons being discussed about the recent government's plight to access personal information saved on the iP...

Teachers Participate in IPI Evaluations

Teachers Participate in IPI Evaluations

March 3, 2016


Filed under Departments, News, School News

For the third-consecutive year, LCHS teachers are participating in IPI Evaluations. IPI is a snapshot evaluation tool for LCHS teachers.  About a dozen teachers from the high school are certified to evaluate classrooms. Once a quarter, a team of evaluators visit classrooms dozens of times during...

Mr. Shamrock, Miss Lass Competitions Underway

March 1, 2016


Filed under Clubs, News

For more than twenty years, LCHS Clubs have been helping local families in need through the Mr. Shamrock and Miss Lass Competitions.  The annual event will be March 13 in the LCHS Auditorium. For the past decade LCHS Student Council and National Honor Society Members joined forces to co-sponsor the...

Snowstorm “Jonas” Pounds Community With Snow

Snowstorm “Jonas” Pounds Community With Snow

January 25, 2016


Filed under National News, News, Showcase

For more than 24 hours, the Lewis County community was hit with 20+ inches of snowfall January 22-23 from Snowstorm "Jonas." Snow started falling around 11:15 a.m. January 22 and picked up intensity throughout the day. By the time the snow stopped January 23, most parts of the county registered between...

More than 100 Participate in Computer Coding

More than 100 Participate in Computer Coding

December 15, 2015


Filed under News, Other Electives, School News

More than 25 percent of LCHS students participated in the national initiative, Hour of Code, which introduces students into the world of computer coding. The program was set up by TIS (Technology Intergration Specialist) Carrie Davis. Students learned coding basics by establishing parameters for...

School Awaits Result from Innovation Zone Grant

Jack Varah and Jake Rahming

December 14, 2015


Filed under Archives, News

More than a quarter million dollars is likely to be headed to LCHS in January as the school was awarded the WV Department of Education Innovation Zone Grant spend, pending board approval. $299,355.00 will be awarded to improve the academic atmosphere in the school in hopes that fewer students will...

Harman First LC Student To Be Microsoft Certified

Harman First LC Student To Be Microsoft Certified

December 11, 2015


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

History was made at LCHS as a sophomore business student passed the Microsoft certification exam. Benjamin Harman,earned LCHS's first Microsoft Office Specialist certification Dec. 11 by passing the certification exam for Microsoft Office Word 2013. Harman is a student in Ms. Sherrie McPherson's...

Cheerleaders Win AAA Region II; Set to Return to State Tourney Dec. 12

Cheerleaders Win AAA Region II; Set to Return to State Tourney Dec. 12

November 7, 2015


Filed under News, School News, Sports

  Another LCHS record is broken. For the first time in LCHS history, a team captured back-to-back regional titles. LCHS Cheerleaders won AAA Region II in what many fans say is one of the toughest regions in the state Nov. 7 at Hedgesville High School. Jefferson High School narrowly edged Mussle...

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