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Mingo County unveils consolidated K-8 school

Williamson Daily News photo Pictured above is Principal Leah Wireman standing in front of the entrance to the newly consolidated Burch PK8.
Williamson Daily News photo
Pictured above is Principal Leah Wireman standing in front of the entrance to the newly consolidated Burch PK8.

DELBARTON, W.Va. – Last Thursday, newly consolidated Burch Pre K-8 opened the doors to welcome elementary and middle school students to new facilities, renovations and opportunities.

“There is excitement in the air from everyone,” Principal Leah Wireman stated as she proudly showed off the new facilities created to house the elementary students and staff that moved from the old Burch Elementary School.

Other new additions to the school include new office space, computer labs and a courtyard. “We hope to put planters in this area and grow fruits and vegetables,” Wireman said as she pointed out the new courtyard.

“Of course, everything was done in Burch blue,” Wireman laughed as she walked down the new elementary school hallways. “We just couldn’t be happier,” she continued.

Plans to consolidate the elementary and middle schools in the Delbarton area began in 2014…

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