From the classroom to our community
At Martinsburg High School, our school motto is, “Enter to
Learn, Go Forth to Serve.” For more than
130 years, this institution has taught the value of not only education, but the
importance of community. It is with this
in mind that we present, “Bulldogs United: From the Classroom to Our Community.” Martinsburg High School has
continuously worked hard to give back to our local community. Through Bulldogs United we continue to seek
opportunities to reach out to our community and provide learning experiences
for our students to gain a greater understanding of what it means to “Go Forth
Student Council Members make Christmas Ornaments for Elmcroft
School Student Council members brought in gifts and craft supplies in order to
make ornaments for the residents of Elmcroft Assisted Living. Student
Council members under the direction of Ms. Foreman and Ms.
Kissner will be visiting Elmcroft next Wednesday to deliver their
ornaments and gifts.
Voice of Democracy Winner-Jacob Antolini
Jacob Antolini won the VFW Post and district level for the Voice of Democracy Award
Martinsburg High School Students collect gifts for less fortunate classmates
Martinsburg High School sophomore Emily Dodds decided to help put presents under the Christmas tree for fellow teenagers who may not have a gift for Christmas. It wasn’t long before a couple of her friends offered help and the gifts starting pouring in.
Traveling Science Show at Berkeley Heights
Show, sponsored by Science National Honor Society, spent the afternoon at
Berkeley Heights interacting with all 1st and 3rd grade classes. Experiments
performed included making slime, dry ice bubbles, learning about robots, and
SCA Members Holiday Boxes
Martinsburg SCA Members stuffing holiday boxes for Richwood High School students that were affected by the flood.
College Week at Rosemont Elementary
Martinsburg High School Students visit Rosemont Elementary School during college week
Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival
Many Martinsburg High School Groups participating in the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival Parade.
Science National Honor Society's Traveling Science Show
The Science National Honor Society's Traveling Science Show did two shows at Rosemont Elementary with their first grade students. The goal
is to increase student engagement in science through hands-on experiments.
Climbing New Heights
Leadership class took students from Burke Street School and a few from MHS to climbing new heights for a rock climbing experience
Fields of Faith
Fields of Faith is an annual community event where local
students from Martinsburg and other eastern panhandle schools gather to
share their testimonies of their faith and bring hope to other students.
DECA Trash Pickup
DECA donates their time for cleanup of Orchard View Intermediate School
Stilley Reads to Tuscarora Students
Senior Offensive Lineman, Adam Stilley, volunteered to read to 3rd
grade classes at Tuscarora Elementary School.
MHS Football Read to Veterans
Members of the MHS Football team volunteered to read to
veterans at the Martinsburg Veteran Affairs Center. Our student athletes really enjoyed this
experience and we look forward to participating again next year.
United Way Day of Caring
The Leadership class is participating in the United Way Day of
Caring on September 13. This is a community wide day of giving back and
helping those in need. Our students will be working at the Public
Library, on the corner of King and Queen Streets, doing "yard work"
in the community square. Several students are going to the Norborne
Pre-School to help with cleaning out storage areas, and the rest of the group
with be going to the Senior Center to help paint the exercise room.
Mega Food Drive
The Leadership Class is participating in the Mega Food Drive. This food drive is the biggest food collection effort in the Eastern Panhandle. We are competing with the other county high schools to collect the most food items. Last year we won the contest with over 1100 pounds of non-perishable food items. All items are donated to CCAP Loaves and Fishes and helps support hundreds of families in need of food assistance.
Support Program for Richwood High School Class of 2017
The Leadership Class
is also participating in a support program for the Senior Class of 2017 from
Richwood High School. These students and others, lost their high school
in the historical flooding this past June. Right now we have volunteered
to give emotional support and friendship...kind of like a Pen Pal program...to
the seniors. We hope to help them get through this difficult school year
as they are housed in an old elementary school and funeral home in Richwood,
WV, until they can move into trailers this spring. We have offered other
support as needed in the months to come.
Military Appreciation Night
On Friday night, August 26th, Martinsburg High School
honored our active military and veterans at the football game against Eastern
High School. All four branches of our military were recognized for their
contributions to our freedom. The Martinsburg Football Team wore
camouflage jerseys to honor those who have served and who are currently serving