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Morgan HS Drama Club to present ‘The Great Nursing Home Escape’ November 14

Take yourself out to the “ballgame” this year for the annual Drama Dinner Theatre.

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Wednesday 11/13/2019
Shrek Jr. performed this weekend by children’s theatre

The Carol Hammond Children’s Theatre will present their 4th annual production, Shrek the Musical Junior, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the James D. McKinney Little Theatre at Morgan High School, located at 800 Raider Drive, McConnelsville.

Posted: November 13, 2019
Wednesday 09/25/2019
Waterford Homecoming Court Announced

The Waterford football team will host Miller Friday night after the Homecoming Parade. The Homecoming dance will be held Saturday, Sept. 28.

Posted: September 25, 2019
Wednesday 09/18/2019
Inside Morgan High

Hello everyone and welcome back to Inside Morgan High! This week, I will be covering everything between September 18-24.

Posted: September 18, 2019
FAFSA Help Night hosted at Morgan High

Morgan High School will host a FAFSA Help Night in conjunction with Ohio University-Zanesville and Washington State Community College from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the library.

Posted: September 18, 2019
Wednesday 09/11/2019
Inside Morgan High

Hello everyone, and welcome back! I hope everyone had an awesome fair week this past week. I’m going to be updating you on events from September 11-17.

Posted: September 11, 2019
Wednesday 09/04/2019
Inside Morgan High

Welcome back to Inside Morgan High! This week, I will be covering events between September 4 and September 10.

Posted: September 04, 2019
Wednesday 08/28/2019
Inside Morgan High

To start us off, I’d like to welcome everyone back from summer break! I hope you all enjoyed your time with your family this year, and are finally ready to jump back into school.

Posted: August 28, 2019
4-H Club News


Posted: August 28, 2019
Wednesday 08/07/2019
4-H Club News


Posted: August 07, 2019
Wednesday 07/24/2019
4-H Club News

The Fishers and Farmers held a meeting at the Pisgah Ridge Schoolhouse at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 21, to discuss club topics such as a community service plan to help with concessions and to clean up after a movie on Friday, Aug. 2.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Wednesday 07/17/2019
4-H Club News

The Lucky Bucks met on July 14, at the Moore’s, with Karissa Cordray in charge of the meeting. The American Pledge was led by Levi Weber, and the 4-H Pledge was led by Hannah Newburn.

Posted: July 17, 2019
Wednesday 07/10/2019
4-H News

The Lucky Bucks 4-H Club met on June 23, at West Elementary, with president Karissa Cordray in charge of the meeting. Peyton Welsh led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Levi Getz led the 4-H Pledge.

Posted: July 10, 2019
Wednesday 07/03/2019
Zane State College expands College Credit Plus offerings to Morgan High School

Beginning in fall of 2019, Zane State College will expand its Ohio College Credit Plus Program (CCP)* offerings at Maysville Local Schools, Morgan Local Schools and Noble Local Schools. The approved accreditation change now allows Zane State College to offer 50-percent or more of a degree at these three locations. The approval was granted by the Higher Learning Commission.

Posted: July 03, 2019
Wednesday 06/26/2019
4-H Club News

The Fishers and Farmers 4-H group held a meeting at the Pisgah Ridge Schoolhouse at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, to go over business such as community service ideas and club fundraisers.

Posted: June 26, 2019
Wednesday 06/12/2019
4-H Club News

The Lucky Bucks held a meeting on May 19, at Embree Park, with President Karissa Cordray in charge of the meeting. Mac­Kenzie VanNess led the American Pledge, and Wyatt Johnson led the 4-H Pledge.

Posted: June 12, 2019
Wednesday 05/29/2019
4-H Club News


Posted: May 29, 2019
Wednesday 05/22/2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan elementary schools opened their doors to the Class of 2019 for a walk down memory lane. Graduates walked through the halls to see where their journeys began and receive a special greeting from kindergarten graduates.

Posted: May 22, 2019
Wednesday 05/15/2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan High School’s Concert Band received a “Superior” rating at the state competition on Saturday, May 4. Congratulations to our band!

Posted: May 15, 2019
Wednesday 05/08/2019
Grace Alderman award winners announced

The 2018-19 Grace Alderman Achievement Awards for Outstanding eighth-grade boy and girl have been awarded to Keira Knox and Zaiden Huck.

Posted: May 08, 2019
Wednesday 05/01/2019
Inside Morgan High

The Morgan High School Band is going to State Competition on Saturday, May 4. Good luck to our band!

Posted: May 01, 2019
Wednesday 04/24/2019
Inside Morgan High

The Health Technology Program is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive in the Morgan High School Auditorium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15. To schedule an appointment call Meg Suermondt at 740-962-2944 ext. 461 or call Abby Matheny at 740-621-0192. You can also schedule online at and use the sponsor code: MorganHS.

Posted: April 24, 2019
Wednesday 04/17/2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan’s Cosmetology junior class stylists are open for appointments. Salon times are 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. The senior class stylists are open for appointments Wednesdays through Fridays from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other days and hours are available upon request. To schedule an appointment, call the high school.

Posted: April 17, 2019
Wednesday 04/10/2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan Cosmetology’s junior class stylists are open for appointments. Salon times are 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday through Friday. The senior class stylists are open for appointments Wednesday through Friday from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other days and hours are available upon request. To schedule an appointment, call the high school.

Posted: April 10, 2019
4-H Club News

Chip-N-Dip 4-H Club held a meeting on Sunday, March 24, at McKendree United Methodist Church.

Posted: April 10, 2019
Wednesday 04/03/2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan’s Cosmetology’s junior class stylists are open for appointments starting Wednesday, April 3. Salon times are 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. The senior class stylists are open for appointments Wednesdays through Fridays from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other days and hours are available upon request. To schedule an appointment, call the high school.

Posted: April 03, 2019
Morgan West Elementary says it’s Spring Carnival time

Mark your calendars. It’s carnival time! The annual Morgan West Carnival fundraising event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Morgan West Elementary, 9675 State Route 37.

Posted: April 03, 2019
4-H Club news


Posted: April 03, 2019
Wednesday 03/20/2019
MVESC Awards Six Students with Scholarships

The Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center (MVESC) recently honored the Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award finalists from each of the 15 school districts in Coshocton, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum, and Perry counties and the Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District at the 30th Annual Student and Teacher Recognition Ceremony at Ohio University-Zanesville.

Posted: March 20, 2019
Wednesday 03/13/2019
Inside Morgan High

Congratulations to the Morgan Raider Band on earning an A-1 rating at competition on Saturday, March 9. The band will now go to the State Competition! Also, Morgan Choir received an A-2 rating at their competition.

Posted: March 13, 2019
Drama Club debuts its 52nd annual spring play

It’s show time! Morgan High School is about to premiere its 52nd annual spring play George Washington Slept Here with the most elaborate, and exquisite set they’ve have had yet!

Posted: March 13, 2019
Children’s theater workshop to be held Saturday, March 16

The Morgan County Children’s Theater has a new name. It is now The Carol Hammond Children’s Theatre (CHCT). This is the same group, same commitment to children, just a different name.

Posted: March 13, 2019
Wednesday 02/27/2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan Key Club members are selling Little Caesar’s Pizza kits for fundraising purposes. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be going towards the Senior Banquet. If you are interested, see a Key Club member before March 15.

Posted: February 27, 2019
Wednesday 02/13/2019
Inside Morgan High

The Believe Achieve Succeed After School Program Showcase has been re­sched­uled. The program will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. If you have any questions, contact Alyson White at the high school.

Posted: February 13, 2019
Wednesday 01/30/2019
Junior Fair Board News

The Morgan County Junior Fair Board met Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Morgan County Fairgrounds.

Posted: January 30, 2019
Wednesday 01/23/2019
Malachi Morrison recognized for superior academic achievement by The National Society of High School Scholars

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Malachi Morrison, from McConnelsville, OH, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

Posted: January 23, 2019
Wednesday 12/12/2018
Inside Morgan High

The Morgan High School Choir will be having its annual holiday concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday (tonight), Dec. 12. Morgan Band will also be holding their annual concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17. Everyone is welcome to attend both events which will be held in the high school auditorium.

Posted: December 12, 2018
Wednesday 12/05/2018
Morgan Local Schools Youth League to receive portable defibrillator

A Portable Defibrillator was recently presented to North Terrace Christian Preschool, and four additional area locations, including Morgan Local Schools Youth League who will soon receive a Portable Defibrillator of their own.

Posted: December 05, 2018
Wednesday 10/31/2018
Drama Club presents 5th Annual Dinner Theatre You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

It’s that time of the year again, The Morgan High School Drama Club is presenting to you the 5th annual dinner theatre production, the musical You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Posted: October 31, 2018
Inside Morgan High

Morgan Drama Club will perform You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at its annual Dinner Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 8. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and the show will begin at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased from a Drama club member or in the high school office.

Posted: October 31, 2018
Wednesday 10/17/2018
Inside Morgan High

Health Tech is still having a fundraiser to raise money for educational field trips and college visits by selling Rada Cutlery. If you would like to purchase an item from the fundraiser, see a health tech student. The fundraiser has been extended and will be due Friday, Oct. 26.

Posted: October 17, 2018
Wednesday 10/10/2018
Inside Morgan High

Last week was Homecoming week here at Morgan High School and many students presented their Morgan Raider pride all week long. Congratulations to our Home­coming Queen Avery Dillaha and King Wesley Pauley. After all the festivities that took place in the competition for the spirit stick, the senior class came out on top.

Posted: October 10, 2018
Wednesday 09/26/2018
Inside Morgan High

The 2018 Homecoming Court is comprised of Freshman Attendant, Emma Woodard; Sophomore Attendant, Madison Mummey; and Junior Attendant, Gabby Weiner.

Posted: September 26, 2018
Wednesday 09/19/2018
Inside Morgan High

Homecoming is just around the corner, and everyone has begun to get everything prepared for the big event. The Home­coming Parade starts at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, and will form at Malta United Methodist Church. Any groups within the community are welcome to be a part of the annual event. If you would like to be in the parade, contact Lorrie Bowman or Teresa Brannon, at Morgan High School, at 740-962-2944.

Posted: September 19, 2018
Wednesday 09/12/2018
FFA students visit Summer Camp, Ohio State Fair and Gun Club over the summer months

During the week of June 18 through June 22, 16 students from the Morgan FFA Chapter spent their time at FFA Camp Muskingum, in Carrollton, OH, along with their Ag advisor Mr. Bob Thurman.

Posted: September 12, 2018
Wednesday 09/05/2018
Inside Morgan High

The 2018-19 school year has begun, and the activities and athletic events have been set into motion. Here are some of the biggest occasions coming up in the next few weeks.

Posted: September 05, 2018
Wednesday 08/29/2018
4-H Club News


Posted: August 29, 2018
Wednesday 08/15/2018
Head Start Preschool Program ready

Washington-Morgan Community Action is accepting applications for its Head Start program for the 2018-19 school year. Head Start, a federally funded FREE preschool program, is a comprehensive development program that focuses on education, nutrition, health, and social development of young children.

Posted: August 15, 2018
Wednesday 08/08/2018
Morgan Local to host Open Houses next week

Each school in the Morgan Local District will be hosting an Open House for students to find their classrooms, meet their teachers and drop off school supplies.

Posted: August 08, 2018
Wednesday 07/25/2018
4-H Club News


Posted: July 25, 2018
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