WVSOM granted HLC accreditation

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) has been granted full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Although HLC accreditation is not required of WVSOM, securing the institutional accreditation has been part of the school’s strategic plan. “We are thrilled to receive HLC accreditation. WVSOM has been fully accredited More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Annual Literacy Night at EGMS engages students and families

The annual literacy night at Eastern Greenbrier Middle School (EGMS) was held on Nov. 18. This year’s theme was centered on The Hunger Games book series by Suzanne Collins. Students, parents, and staff who attended More...

Eastern Greenbrier Middle School
NAME: Wiley Byers
GRADE: 7th Grade
PARENTS: Curtis and Joyce Byers
CITY: Lewisburg
GRADE POINT AVERAGE: 3.7
Favorite Quote: “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog”
COACH’S COMMENT: “What a pleasure to Coach. Wiley is so eager to learn. His thirst for Wrestling Knowledge and his Hard work will make him a success throughout the season. 
He is also one of our Captains because he is a true leader.”
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Wrestlers of the Week

Eastern Greenbrier Middle SchoolNAME: Wiley ByersGRADE: 7th GradePARENTS: Curtis and Joyce ByersCITY: LewisburgGRADE POINT AVERAGE: 3.7Favorite Quote: “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size More...

Owen Haynes (left), Elijah Green and Rowdy Stout - boys show the book they picked out at RIF
By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Frankford Elementary Reading is Fundamental

Frankford Elementary is in its 37th year associated with Reading is Fundamental (RIF). Several years ago this program was funded by the federal government with matching funds but these funds have been eliminated. More...

Marianne E. Layer
By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Marianne E. Layer named Dean of Transfer and Pre-Professional Programs at New River CTC

Marianne E. Layer has joined New River Community and Technical College in the new position of dean of transfer and pre-professional programs. Layer will be responsible for oversight of all matters related to the More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Elect Her-Campus Women Win returning to Lewisburg, program seeks to change the face of politics

Elect Her-Campus Women Win, the only program that trains women students to run for student government and future political office, will head to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) in January More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

New River CTC announces Spring Semester Community Education Classes in Lewisburg

The New River Community and Technical College Office of Workforce Education in Lewisburg, will offer an array of classes at the Lee Street Complex (former Lewisburg Elementary School) for the 2015 Spring Semester. Instructor More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

State Certificate Program recognizes Ag Education achievements

A growing consumer demand for locally produced foods is creating a job market for West Virginia workers in dozens of fields, and state officials have started a program that will help recent graduates and business More...

Students at Greenbrier East HSTA partnered with WVU Extension Families and Health to raise diabetes awareness and promote faculty health at Greenbrier East High School. WVU Extension and WVU School of Public Health are currently conducting a research program through a WVU Public Service Grant by conducting A1C tests and surveys throughout West Virginia. HSTA advisor Shane Hanna and Kay Davis, WVU Extension Agent, conducted A1C tests and surveyed participants and HSTA students prepared A1C kits and hosted a diabetes resource display featuring recipes and health tools for faculty. For more information about HSTA, contact Shane Hanna at Greenbrier East High School; and for information about diabetes program like Dining with Diabetes and Diabetes Prevention Program, contact Kay Davis at Greenbrier County WVU Extension Service at 304-647-7408. Pictured: HSTA students Madison Withrow (left), Alexandra Boone, Alysan Miller, Tiana Turner and Josie Hanna.
By admin On Monday, November 24th, 2014

WVU and HSTA promote diabetes awareness

Students at Greenbrier East HSTA partnered with WVU Extension Families and Health to raise diabetes awareness and promote faculty health at Greenbrier East High School. WVU Extension and WVU School of Public Health More...

Danielle Brown
By admin On Monday, November 24th, 2014

New Director at Tutoring Center

Danielle Brown The Tutoring Center Foundation is pleased to introduce new Executive Director, Danielle Brown. Danielle has been with The Tutoring Center since 2011 and took on the role of Executive Director in July More...