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    Students will be learning about the electives they may choose to take next school year at Mountaineer Middle.  The course descriptions are posted under the "Students" tab below.  You may also click here to access them.  Teachers will discuss these options with students.  A form will be posted on Thursday, April 22nd for students to choose their electives.  The form must be completed by the end of the day on Friday, April 23rd.  

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WV Golden Horseshoe Information

Last Updated: 1/15/2021 1:33 PM

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The West Virginia Golden Horseshoe is a contest for 8th-grade students in the state of WV.  It tests students' knowledge or facts about the state's history, economy, and current events.  Students participate in two tests to determine the winners.  Each county has a minimum of two winners.  There is a multiple-choice and an essay test. To learn more about the Golden Horseshoe, click here.  

Click here to access the multiple-choice portion of the WV Golden Horseshoe test through the Webtop portal  The WV Golden Horseshoe Multiple-Choice test will be given on March 18, 2021, for all 8th graders in Monongalia County.  In-person learners will take it at their home schools on this day.  Distance, WV Virtual, and pre-registered homeschool students must notify the school of their intention to take the test.   The test must be taken in person.  It will not be offered virtually.  To limit exposure for the distance, home-school, and WV Virtual students, the test for will be held at South Middle School on March 18, 2021, after regular school hours.  Students should bring a charged Chromebook if they have a school-issued one.  Students should arrive at 2:30 pm.  The test will conclude at 3:30 pm.  

Instructions on how to login will be provided by your WV Studies teacher.

Test Study Prep and Resources are provided by the WV Arts, Culture, and History website.  Click here to access.