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Marshall Memo: Glass Show, Outer Space and Personnel Changes

Several matters dealing with the Marshall County Board of Education were approved at the board’s recent meeting. They were:

– Personnel Resignations:

Megan Pontus, Advisor, National Technical Society at John Marshall High School.

August Hanson, assistant Golf Coach at JMHS.

Neil McCormick, Assistant Boys’ Basketball Coach at JMHS.

Bryan Berger, Middle School Golf Advisor and Assistant Baseball Coach at Sherrard Middle.

Kylee Benson, Assistant Volleyball Coach at JMHS.

Ayla Greer, Technology Facilitator at Center McMechen

Lisa Bowers, Assistant Volleyball Coach (MS) at Cameron High.

– Employment/Transfer

Keenan Seditz, teacher of Music at Cameron High School.

Amanda Finley, teacher of Spanish, Sherrard Middle School.

Corinna Erbacker, teacher of Multi-Cat with autism at McNinch Primary.

Layne Martin, from Teacher of English, Cameron, High School, to Teacher of Multi-Cat w/Autism, CHS.

– Cook

Jordan Newhouse from Substitute Cook to Cook II at Moundsville Middle School.

Donna Gossett from Substitute Cook to Cook II, John Marshall High School.

Rebecca Luff from Cook II at John Marshall High to Cook II (half-time) McNinch Primary.

– Bus Operators

Christina Wetherell from Substitute Bus Operator to Bus Operator Route 77-22 (Stone Church/SH).

– Coaches/Advisors

David Schlieper, assistant Wrestling Coach at Cameron High. Citizen Coach,

Anthony Evick, assistant Swim John Marshall High. Citizen Coach.

John McCombs, assistant Girls’ Basketball Coach, Moundsville Middle. Citizen Coach.

Tracy Filben, Drama Club Adviser, John Marshall High.

Gregory Shutler and Walker Thomas, Lacrosse Advisors at John Marshall. Both Citizen Coaches.

The biggest event for this weekend will be the 43rd Annual Glass Show and presented by the Fostoria Glass Museum of America held at the Moundsville Event Center inside the former West Virginia Penitentiary.

The main shows for guess of all ages continues from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., today (Saturday) and 10 a.m. until 2.p.m., on Sunday. Admission is $8.

There are other attractions, one being a Glass Show Auction which is free. It will be at 5 p.m., on Saturday, with a preview of items at 4 p.m.

The flea market will also be free, it will be from 10 a.m. until noon.

Early admission to the flea market is available with a donation to the Fostoria Glass Society of America.

The Marshall County Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Marshall County Fairgrounds off 12th Street.

Monarch Stadium Ƶ Nights continue every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6-9 p.m. The public is invited to walk, run, kick field goals, and enjoy the facilities. No pets are permitted.

The Grand Vue Park “Space and Science Weekend” continues today (Saturday) and Sunday with science-based actives for guests of all ages.

The highlight event will be the StarWatch with the SMART Center. Guests can view the stars and planets above Grand Vue through state-of-the-art telescopes. More details can be found at grandvuepark.com

This Sunday the Cockayne Farmstead will host its annual Victorian-era Garden Tea Party from 2-4 p.m.

Guests are encouraged to dress Victorian-era clothes as they enjoy tea on the grounds of the farmstead and experience the re-enactment of the wedding of Birdie Cockayne to Dr. Thomas Meighen.

Reservations are available by calling 304-780-5655.

The Palace of Gold will host Sunday brunch on June 9 from 10-11:30 a.m. Guest will Enugu a vegetarian graving board and Indian-Street Food in the community’s rose garden with live music and tours of the Palace available after the brunch. Reservations can be made at palaceofgold.com.

A living history portrayal of Ulysses S. Grant by Kenneth J. Serfass will take place at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 6 p.m. on June 13.

The focus of his fascinating program will be Grant as General In Chief during the Reconstruction period after the Civil War.

The event is for adults and students with sponsorship by the Robert Baker Family. Additional information can be obtained by calling the library at 304-845-6911.


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