Pocahontas leaders change student suspensions to unexcused absences

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Pocahontas County Schools Superintendent Lynne Bostic wrote a letter on Wednesday to parents regarding students suspended for protesting academic cuts at their school. She informed them that the suspensions would not be recorded on their records and would instead be recorded as unexcused absences. “Our administration is hopeful that this good […]

Pocahontas students suspended for protesting academic cuts

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV On Monday morning just after 9am, the students of Pocahontas County High School (PCHS) walked out of their classrooms and assembled in front of the school. They were voicing their displeasure and disagreement with proposed budget cuts affecting academic teaching positions in science and math.  All year long, this group of […]

Pocahontas students walk-out of classrooms to protest proposed academic cuts

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV On Monday morning just after 9am, the students at Pocahontas County High School walked out of their classrooms and assembled outside the school. They held signs saying, “Hand off my education”, “Education matters”, “No education=no students”, and “Stop the RIF.”  The students are protesting proposed budget cuts which could eliminate academic […]