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  •  Students signing commitment to attend MU

    The MU Cabell Commitment announcement held at HHS this morning was a game-changer! 💚🤍

    Marshall University President, Brad Smith, and his amazing wife Alys made a surprise visit to Huntington High School to announce something incredible. Starting now, any Cabell County School District graduating senior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher will automatically be accepted into Marshall University, no application needed!

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  •  HMS Golden Eagles Team Pic

    Huntington Middle Golden Eagles Soared to Victory and are Crowned Champions in County Novel Knock Out Competition

    Congratulations to the winners of the first annual Cabell County Novel Knock Out Competition! Students from various schools competed in thrilling battles, showcasing their knowledge and love for reading. They had to read three books and put their skills to the test at the county level.

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  • Picture of Gina Barnett at BOE meeting

    Cabell County Schools Assessment Update

    Update from Gina Barnett, Cabell County School Improvement Supervisor/County Assessment Coordinator. The assessment season is in full swing, and we wanted to keep you informed about the upcoming assessments for our students.

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  •  Taneisha Sturdavent and students picture with trophy

    Huntington East Middle School Wins County MATHia Challenge!

    The MATHia Challenge, a monthly event in our middle schools, recognizes exceptional growth in our math classrooms by awarding a Traveling Trophy to the students and teachers with the highest Syllabus growth and APLSE score each month. For February’s MATHia Challenge, the outstanding achievers were Teri Booten from Huntington Middle School 6th Grade, Meredith Withrow from Barboursville Middle 8th Grade, Taneisha Sturdavent from Huntington East 6th Grade and Caroline Kinder from Milton Middle 8th Grade. Taneisha Sturdavent, 6th Grade teacher at Huntington East Middle, and her students secured the esteemed County MATHia Trophy, reserved for the teacher and students exhibiting the most significant Syllabus Growth and APLSE score. Congratulations to all the winners for their remarkable achievements!

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  •  Cassandra Hall and students picture with trophy

    Milton Middle School Wins County Career Literacy Achieve3000 Competition!

    Career Literacy students continue to impress with their efforts on Achieve3000. The teachers with the most growth in Lexile last month and winners of the traveling trophy are Cassandra Hall (6th, Milton Middle School), David Watson (8th, Barboursville Middle School), Kerri Vannatter (6th, Huntington East Middle School), and Amy Johnson (8th, Huntington Middle School). The students with the most Lexile growth in the County earned the County Championship for the month of February...Cassandra Hall’s 6th graders! Congratulations!

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  •  Special Meeting Graphic

    Board Receives Updates on District Budget

    Huntington, Monday, February 26, 2024 - The board members of the school district convened for a special meeting to discuss the budget for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. This meeting marked the second of four budget work sessions aimed at providing the board with crucial information regarding the district's financial plan.

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Announcements

Success Stories

  • CMHS Pharmacy Tech Group Picture

    Success Story: Cabell Midland Pharmacy Technician Program

    Congratulations to the Cabell Midland Pharmacy Technician students who completed the program and took the Pharmacy Technician National Certification Exam (ExCPT) on Friday April 26, 2024. The completers were Ethan Hess, Rylee Wallace, Ava Litteral, Rebekah Hunt, Jessina Stender, Jasleen Kaur, Victoria McVey, and Zoey Scott. These students have met all requirements and are registered with the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy.“I am very proud of my students’ accomplishments and the hard work they put into completing the Pharmacy Technician program and passing the certification exam. I wish them all the best in their future endeavors,” Lisa Templeton MS, RN Pharmacy Technician Program instructor.

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  •  LPN program picture with BOE members

    LPN Program at CCCTC Celebrates Student Completers and NCLEX Success

    On November 8, 2023, the practical nursing students successfully completed their year-long program. Each student subsequently undertook the NCLEX examination to secure their nursing license, and impressively, every one of them passed on their initial try, with the minimum question requirement. Such an achievement is truly commendable and deserving of recognition. Each of these former students is employed as Licensed Practical Nurses and several are furthering their education, seeking to become Registered Nurses.

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  •  Group picture with BOE members

    Cabell Midland AFJROTC Receives Program Extension

    Thanks to the diligent efforts of Maj. Luke, CMHS and Central Office administration, and help from Senator Shelly Moore Capito and Congresswoman Carol Miller, the Air Force offered the program an extension that allows them an additional year and support to help reach the enrollment goal for the 2024-2025 school year.

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  •  Jonny Aya-Ay picture with board members

    Huntington High’s Jonny Aya-Ay Honored with Heisman High School Scholarship

    The Heisman Memorial Trophy is annually awarded to the most outstanding college football player in the nation. The Heisman High School Scholarship extends the Heisman prestige to our nation’s most esteemed high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities.

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  •  Students picture with BOE members

    Kaileigh Murphy and DJ Austin Awarded Andrew and Amy Vaugh Student Symphonic Fellowship with the WV Symphony Orchestra

    Two Cabell County students have been selected as student fellows for the WV Symphony Orchestra. Now in its 21st year, this program offers an immersive experience into all components of life in the symphony: performance, music selection, collaborations with the director and guest artists, and exposure to the administrative side of the symphony. Students will have the opportunity to meet, practice with, and learn from some of the best musicians in the state as part of this incredible fellowship. We could not be more proud Kaileigh and DJ for their hard work and dedication.

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  •  Kennedy's picture with BOE members

    CMHS Freshman Kennedy Fisher Won the 2023 Congressional App Challenge with her App All Inclusive Playgrounds in West Virginia

    When asked what inspired the creation of All Inclusive Playgrounds in West Virginia, Kennedy said, “I was inspired to create this app after volunteering for the past three years with my peers in the special needs classroom and at the Special Olympics. The app promotes social inclusion by enabling families and caregivers to find playgrounds within our state that are suitable for everyone. This app can help foster a sense of community and encourages playtime for children of all abilities, helping reduce social isolation and stigmatization.”

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  •  Chloe's picture with BOE members

    Huntington High’s Chloe Smalley’s Art Celebrated as part of West Virginia Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Poster Contest

    Chloe Smalley earned first-place in the 40th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission Poster Competition in the high school division. Her art is currently on display in the Great Hall of the West Virginia Cultural Center as part of their Black History Month celebrations. Her piece showcased highlights from Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

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  •  Contest Winners picture with BOE

    Young Illustrator’s Contest Winners with Cabell County Reading Council

    The Cabell County Reading Council hosted their annual Young Illustrator’s Contest in which students in grades K-12 are challenged to create art inspired by their favorite book. The winning pieces will be displayed at the Huntington Museum of Art for families and museum patrons to enjoy. We’re grateful to the CCRC for not only inspiring these artists, but doing so in a way that fosters a love of reading as well. We’d also like to extend our gratitude to the Huntington Museum of Art for hosting an exhibit featuring our student artists.

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  •  Tech Team with Board Members

    Hite-Saunders Tech Team creates Highlight Video for State of the Schools

    The incredible Hite-Saunders Tech Team created their school's highlight video for the State of the Schools presentation, a job well done. We are immensely proud of the Hite-Saunders Tech Team for their outstanding work in creating the school's highlight video. Not only did they deliver an amazing video, but they also went above and beyond by bringing popcorn and water for everyone to enjoy while watching the video.

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  •  Wanda Bailey and Kirstin Giles photo with BOE

    Cabell County Teachers Honored by West Virginia Reading Association at Annual Conference

    Several Cabell County teachers and staff were recognized for their exceptional work within the field of literacy at the WVRA’s annual conference in October. Congratulations to you all for this well-deserved recognition of your work with our students in the field of literacy. We are so fortunate to have you as part of the Cabell County Schools team.

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  •  Coach Tony Shacklford picture with BOE

    Tony Shackelford MSAC Coach of the Year: HHS Soccer

    Coach Shackelford was recognized by the Mountain State Athletic Conference as the 2023 Girls’ Soccer Coach of the Year. His Lady Highlanders had an impressive 18-4-1 season. We are so grateful to Coach Shackelford for his time, effort, and dedication to our students.

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  •  Coach Luke Salmons picture with BOE

    Luke Salmons MSAC Coach of the Year: CMHS Football

    Coach Salmons was recognized by the Mountain State Athletic Conference as the 2023 Football Coach of the Year. In addition to this honor, he also led the CMHS Knights to a fantastic 10-2 season and finishing first in the Mountain State Conference. Congratulations, Coach Salmons and the Cabell Midland Knights on a great season!

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  •  Group Picture with BOE

    Clay2Go Collaboration a Huge Success

    Throughout the month of November, thousands of students and many families attended the Clay2Go’s mobile exhibit hosted by Cabell County Schools at the Huntington Mall. This exhibit featured hands-on activities, engaging students in the concepts of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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  •  Marching Knights picture with BOE

    Cabell Midland Marching Knights named WV Marching Band Invitational State Champions

    Cabell Midland’s marching band was named state champions at the WV Marching Band Invitational. Over 30 bands traveled to Philippi, WV for the competition, and the Cabell Midland Marching Knights were awarded the following:

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  •  National Merit Semifinalists Picture with BOE

    National Merit Semifinalists Celebrated from Cabell Midland and Huntington High

    We are honored to celebrate with the families of several of our students who were recently named National Merit Semifinalist as part of the National Merit Scholarship Program. This honor is earned based upon the students’ scores on the SAT as well as their academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities, employment, and honors and awards received.

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  •  Skills picture with board members

    Students Receive SKILLS USA Honored at Fall Leadership Conference

    Cabell County Career Technology Center is proud to announce the following SKILLS USA chapter officers who received their statesman pin at the Fall Leadership Conference: Kenzie Morrison, Logan Hackney, Audrey Davis, Madison Shoemaker, Makayla McGlothin, Ayla MacPhee, and Rileigh Yeager. SKILLS USA mission is to empower students to become skilled professionals, career-ready leaders and responsible community members. We are very proud of these student leaders.

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  •  Kim Cooper and family picture with board members

    Fusion Center’s Commitment to Excellence Award for Mr. Kim Cooper

    Kim Cooper understands the mission and vision of the Fusion Center and the FLO Program and is an active participant in quarterly FLO meetings and the annual FLO Training Conference. Kim is also an active member of the newly established FLO Human Trafficking Working Group. Additionally, has welcomed the Fusion Center to Cabell County to train on important topics such as the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative and the Human Trafficking Program.

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  •  Barboursville Little League Softball team group pic with board members

    WV Little League Softball State Champions 9-11 Division: Barboursville

    This summer the Barboursville 9-11 Little League softball team worked hard to become the state champions, even traveling to Tennessee to finish in the top 4 teams at the regional tournament. All 12 players on the team are CCS students. We are so proud of their work on the field and in the classroom.

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  •  Gary Brydie and Board Members take picture

    Gary Brydie: WV Service Personnel of the Year

    Mr. Gary Brydie, bus driver at Southside Elementary, Huntington Middle, and Huntington High was awarded the title of WV Service Personnel of the Year at the WVDE Celebration of Excellence on Sept 12th.

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  •  Reem Nagib picture with Board of Education Members

    WV Adult Education ESL Student of the Year

    Reem Nagib was recently recognized by the WVDE as the WV Adult ESL Student of the Year. Ms. Nagib worked with the Cabell County ESOL program to go from barely being able to introduce herself to achieving ESL Level 4 in a single year.

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  •  Terri Young Photo with Board

    Stuff the Bus: Barboursville Walmart

    Barboursville Walmart hosted a back-to-school supply drive entitled Stuff the Bus, led by Community Champion Terri Young.

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  •  Proclamation Photo

    West Virginia's School Service Personnel Day, September 22, 2023

    We are thrilled to share the exciting news that our very own Governor Jim Justice has proclaimed September 22, 2023, as West Virginia’s School Service Personnel Day in the Mountain State!

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  •  MU Women's Soccer Team

    We Are...Marshall Women's Soccer to Elementary Schools

    During the 22-23 school year, the Marshall Women's Soccer team visited all of our elementary schools to offer high fives and encouragement to students as they began their day.

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  •  Guitar Origami photo

    Cabell Midland's Sarah Talkington's Art Makes Impression

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  • Huntington High Visual Arts Students Win Multiple Awards this School Year

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