All schools and all offices will be closed Wednesday, November 22 - Friday November 24, 2017, for Fall Break.  Students return to school on Monday, November 27, 2017.   

Title I Second Saturday Series for

Saturday, Dec. 2 (note date!)

"Differentiated Instruction for
21st Century Learning"

for grades: K-6 
Alisa Braddy and Denise White


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Athens Student Wins First Place in State Fire Safety Poster Contest

For the second time, William Daniel Bryant, a fifth grade student from Athens Elementary School won first place in the state for his Fire Safety Poster.  In a surprise ceremony today at Athens School, West Virginia Fire Marshall Kenneth E. Tyree first informed Bryant and the student body that he was one of twelve (12) finalists in the state. 


Mercer County Schools Announces
Reading Bee Honorees​

PRINCETON, WV, October 25, 2017:  The annual Reading Bee was held today in the Basic Science Center at Bluefield State College.  Students, parents, teachers, and supervisors all assisted with the competitions. 


Bluefield High Students Participate in
Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy

Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy engages students in monthly Leader Labs which focuses on important leadership skills that students can use to create student-led Community Impact Projects.  Their approach is to engage students in what interests them.  


Mercer County's Title 1 Program

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