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  • Focus on Wellness

    Educating the whole child goes well beyond books and papers. Students in all Mingo County schools enjoy a nutritious breakfast and lunch at no cost of their own thanks to the Community Eligibility Option. A grant provides fresh fruits for snacks to most elementary students, with school-made food served at nearly every lunch. Students are encouraged to take charge of their own well-being at an early age, with the Mingo County Diabetes Coalition partnering with schools to promote before or after school walks and 5K runs within the community.

    Board seeking applicants for vacancy

    The Mingo County Board of Education is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the board. Details can be found in this press release.

    New Office Hours

    The Mingo County Board of Education offices in Williamson, WV, will be operating under new hours effective Monday, June 16, 2014. They are, daily:

    • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • (closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)

    2014-15 School Calendar

    The 2014-15 school calendar for Mingo County Schools has been approved by the West Virginia Department of Education and is now official. The calendar was developed by a committee of Mingo County Schools employees and reflects input from the public in the online survey, two public meetings, and written comments. The calendar can be found here.

    Upcoming events

    Thursday, August 14, 2014
    First day of school for students (1st - 12th)
    Thursday, August 14, and Friday, August 15, 2014
    Kindergarten and Pre-K home visits
    Monday, August 18, 2014
    First day of school for Kindergarten students
    Friday, August 22, 2014
    Orientation for parents of Pre-K students
    Monday, August 25, 2014
    First day of school for Pre-K students

    News and updates

    Sunday, August 17, 2014
    The Williamson Daily News reported on Tug Valley student Kyle Evans' win at the 2014 IBO World Target Archery Championship in New York.
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    The school lunch and breakfast menu for August 2014 is now available from Child Nutrition.
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Professional and service employment and contracted services opportunities have been posted by Human Resources.
    Friday, May 30, 2014
    The Charleston Gazette featured a story about Mingo Central science teacher Sonya Picklesimer, written by Mingo Central student Faith Hensley.
    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Mingo County Schools announces that Scarlette Ann Moore (Burch Middle School) has been named Mingo County Teacher of the Year, and Julius Hatcher III (Williamson PK-8 School) has been named Mingo County Service Personnel of the Year for the 2013-14 school year.
    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Sawyer Hinton, a 3rd grade student at Lenore PK-8 School, was honored as the 3rd/4th grade state winner of the West Virginia Young Writers Contest during 2014 Young Writers Day at the University of Charleston.