Work progresses on state’s first two-county consolidated school
Exponent Telegram - 11/2/13
Construction of the new Leading Creek Elementary School building is expected to begin this week as site preparation work comes to a close. The school will consolidate Alum Bridge Elementary in Lewis County and Troy Elementary in Gilmer County, said Steve Casto, office administrator for Lewis County Schools. The new school will be the first-ever consolidation of schools from separate counties in West Virginia, said Dr. Joseph Mace, Lewis County superintendent of schools...
Lewis and Gilmer Counties Bridge Gap
Charleston Gazette - 10/20/13
In November, workmen will begin laying the foundation of Leading Creek Elementary School -- a school that will serve as the foundation for the future of West Virginia's educational landscape, one that "blurs the lines" between county school systems.
Analabs is Expanding
Register-Herald - 10/13/13
A local business is almost doubling its size in a move that officials hope will create jobs for southern West Virginia.
Analabs Inc. of Crab Orchard recently had a ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the expansion of the business to include organic analysis.
Construction Underway at State's First Inter-County School
WV Public Broadcasting - 08/07/13
The newest experiment in public education is in its early phases for two state counties. That experiment includes the building of a brand new facility that will house the consolidation of two elementary schools, but this experiment is testing more than just new efficiencies. It’s testing how well county school systems can work together to support a common goal: providing a quality education.
Green School Saves Money - Eastwood uses half the power of the 2 previous schools.
The Dominion Post - 06/26/13
Eastwood Elementary School is living up to its “green school” title. Monongalia County Schools Superintendent Dr. Frank Devono said the school’s energy bill for just one month was $5,000 less than each of the bills for Mylan Park and Skyview elementaries, two of the district’s other newer schools. Devono lauded Eastwood’s energy efficiency at Tuesday night’s board of education (BOE) meeting. Even at peak usage, Eastwood still used half the electricity of the other schools. Devono said the savings were so shocking, the Mon Power meter reader checked it twice because he thought something was wrong. The 71,541-square-foot school sits at the intersection of W.Va. 705 and Mileground Road. It opened April 3 to about 480 students, mostly from shuttered Easton and Woodburn elementaries, in pre-K through fifth grade.
Mingo Central High School receives an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects - WV
Williamson Daily News - 06/10/13
Williamson Shriver Architects, Inc. was awarded an Honor Award for Excellence in Architectural Design for the design of Mingo Central High School. Teresa Jones, Principal at MCHS, told architect Ted Shriver, “I never lose that ‘Aha’ moment when I come up the hill to the school.”
Williamson Shriver Architects, Inc. was awarded an Honor Award for Excellence in Architectural Design at the annual AIA-WV Design Awards and Scholarship Gala held in Charleston on Saturday April 13th, 2013.
Eastwood Elementary School in Morgantown, WV will open on April 3rd.
The Dominion Post - 02/28/13
Morgantown, WV — No doubt calendars at Easton and Woodburn elementary schools — as well as Monongalia County Schools’ central office — have a big, red circle around Wednesday, April 3. That, according to architect Ted Shriver, is the day the above-mentioned schools will come together for their first day in the new Eastwood Elementary.
New Marsh Fork School Building Earns High Marks
The Register-Herald - 01/10/13
Marsh Fork, WV — Marsh Fork Elementary School students’ first day back was a hot topic Tuesday at the Raleigh County Board of Education meeting. John Canterbury, a teacher at Marsh Fork, spoke to the board about how much the new school means to the Coal River Valley community. Admittedly tearing up as he spoke, he said three of his students sat in their new classroom and cried Monday.
New $4.4 Million Design Approved for Berkeley Springs High School Gymnasium in Morgan County
Berkeley Springs, WV — The Morgan County School Board approved a new west entry design for the Berkeley Springs High School Building C (gymnasium building) NEEDS project that is estimated at $4,338,175. The action came at their December 4 meeting.
November 16, 2012 - Calhoun County Schools Breaks Ground on a New Arnoldsburg Elementary School
Preston County Schools doing classroom work
The Dominion Post - August 1, 2012
KINGWOOD — A new building that will house pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classrooms is going up at Kingwood Elementary School. There’s also work being completed inside the school that is on track to be done in time for the Aug. 16 start of classes. Glenn Hardesty, clerk of the works for Preston County Schools, said painting will start inside the school Thursday and doors are arriving Monday.
Spring Mills High School to open in 2013-2014
Martinsburg Journal - July 31, 2012
SPRING MILLS - One year ago, ground was broken for the building that would later officially be named Spring Mills High School. Now the walls are up, the roof is on and the first coat of paint has freshly dried.
Site work to begin on new Gerrardstown Middle School in the next month
Martinsburg Journal - July 29, 2012
GERRARDSTOWN - Driving down W.Va. 51 in Gerrardstown, hundreds of acres of orchards can be seen, along with a view of Mountain Ridge Intermediate School. The road that enters the school's property and wraps around to the back will soon extend between the play fields into a driveway for Gerrardstown Middle School.
Gilmer-Lewis Inter-County School Project is on track
The Inter-Mountain - July 10,2012
Members of the Lewis County Board of Education met with representatives of Williamson-Shriver Architects on June 27 to discuss the progress being made on the Gilmer-Lewis intercounty school project, which will be the first of its kind in the state.
Spring Mills Primary School Awarded LEED Gold Certification as established by the USGBC
June 18, 2012 (Martinsburg, WV) --- Charleston architectural firm Williamson Shriver Architects, Inc. announced yesterday that its recently completed Spring Mills Primary School project has been awarded LEED Gold certification as established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).
New Marsh Fork Elementary School in Raleigh County is shaping up.
The Register-Herald - 04/18/12
The Raleigh County Board of Education and Greg Williamson, of Williamson-Shriver Architects, noted at Tuesday’s meeting that the new Marsh Fork Elementary School is beginning to shape up.
Spring Mills Primary School Awarded a Merit Award for Sustainable Design
Spring Mills Primary School was awarded a Merit Award for Sustainable Design from the West Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Read full release by clicking link below.
Spring Mills Primary School in Berkeley County, WV educates its children and their families about living green at home.
Williamson Shriver Architects created a handout to give to the families of Spring Mills Primary School in order to educate them about living green at home. The concepts in the handout reinforce the educational curriculum and features that have been developed for the school.