In print, and on the report.
The annual “better of” rankings of America’s excessive faculties from U.S. and World Report are in, and faculties from Monongalia County are once more heading that checklist for the state of West Virginia.
Morgantown Excessive Faculty and College Excessive are Nos. 1 and three on the checklist, respectively.
Charleston’s George Washington Excessive was ranked No. 2 within the state, with Harrison County’s Bridgeport Excessive at No. 4.
Hurricane Excessive of Putnam County Faculties accomplished the highest 5 on the checklist.
In neighboring Marion County, East Fairmont Excessive positioned at No. 14 within the rankings, adopted by North Marion on the No. 18 slot and Fairmont Senior, which ranked 22th.
Clay-Battelle made the highest 50 of West Virginia’s greatest excessive faculties, with a displaying of 43 on the U.S. Information and World Report’s rating.
“For us, it’s a validation throughout the board,” mentioned Eddie Campbell Jr., Mon’s superintendent of faculties.
“It’s an announcement of how we do enterprise within the county, from pre-Okay to 12,” he continued.
“We begin out with youngsters who’re 4 years previous and we stick with them and watch them stroll throughout that stage for his or her diplomas. Then, they go on and obtain extra after that. That’s what actually makes us proud.”
U.S. Information and World Report checked out 25,000 public excessive faculties throughout the nation and the District of Columbia for its rankings in that class.
Magnets, charters and STEM faculties are additionally thought-about of their respective classes.
The Early Faculty of Guilford in Greensboro, N.C., was listed by the publication because the nation’s greatest highschool.
In the meantime, Susan Moran, a secretary at Bruceton Faculty in Preston County, is finalist for State Service Personnel of the 12 months for 2024.
Moran, a longtime worker within the district, is homeless service supplier and was a key organizer within the improvement of a weekend backpack program that works with space church buildings and the Meals for Preston pantry.
The state Division of Training will announce the service personnel and Instructor of the 12 months recipients this night on the Clay Middle in Charleston.