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Pittsburgh research firm names several Monongalia County Schools to its ‘best of’ list for West Virginia

By Jim Bissett, The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Natalie Webb laughed as she wrapped up the phone call Wednesday morning.

“I’m going to have to let you go if you don’t need anything else,” the principal of North Elementary School said. “I have two second-graders waiting for me for lunch.”

The North students weren’t doing socially distanced dining with the North administrator due a punishment.

Rather, it was a reward – for good behavior.

“This is what we do,” Webb said. “I want our kids to have good experiences with the principal.”

She even used an apt metaphor, given the school’s green-thumb status.

North is known for its interlocking vegetable gardens, and what is grown outside often ends up inside, on the lunch menu…

To read more: https://www.dominionpost.com/2021/09/22/pittsburgh-research-firm-names-several-mon-schools-to-its-best-of-list-for-w-va/

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