Category Archives: Schools and Education

Martinsburg Parade Highlighted by St. Joseph School Float

Courtesy Photo St. Joseph School in Martinsburg participated, for the first time in recent years, in the 34th annual Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival. Father Eric Hall, pastor, rides with…

St. Joseph Catholic School, Huntington, Seventh-Grader Wins National Essay Contest

HUNTINGTON—St. Joseph Catholic School in Huntington is proud to announce that seventh-grader Caleigh Morris recently won the 2013 Olive Garden Pasta Tales National Essay Contest. In the spring of 2013,…

Corpus Christi School to Hold Race for Education

WHEELING—Corpus Christi School in Wheeling will be having its third annual Race for Education to raise funds for the school. The race will be held Oct. 25 in Garden Park…

Seven Diocesan Catholic High School Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

By Martina Hart WEST VIRGINIA—Seven seniors attending Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston were recently named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. They are Charleston Catholic High School seniors Dawna…

Bishop Bransfield Rededicates Family Center at Our Lady of Peace School in Wheeling

Tim Bishop Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the Peace Family Center at Our Lady of Peace School in Wheeling Sept. 27. The bishop was joined by Father Dennis R….

St. Agnes Parish and School in Charleston Celebrate Completed Renovations

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield joined the community of St. Agnes Parish and School in Charleston Sept. 14 to celebrate Mass and bless the recently renovated buildings. “It…

Catholic Schools Are ‘Bully Proofing’ Students This Year

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—With the start of a new school year, Catholic schools are “Bully-Proofing Youth.” The program, presented by therapist Jim Bisenius, helps equip students of various ages…