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The Parkersburg News and Sentinel is dedicated to the education of the children in our community. Newspapers are an invaluable resource for teaching concepts and skills in all subject areas and grade levels. Teachers find newspapers to be excellent teaching tools to help students improve reading and writing skills, build better vocabularies, develop creative abilities, develop real-life skills and so much more.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and this website, offer a wealth of resources to help teachers convey how important it is to understand current events as well as the news process. In addition to the resources offered in this online section, educators are also encouraged to use the following.

Read the News
Newspapers start fresh everyday and are a great way grasp current events. Contact our Circulation Department about having newspapers delivered to your classroom. Much of the newspaper is added to this website each day. Use the news pages to learn about what is going on your community.

Explore the past
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel has been reporting the news for more than 100 years. There are dozens of historical front pages available on this site.

Come visit us
We frequently conduct tours of our facility at 519 Juliana Street. Contact Art Smith at (304) 485-1891. ext. 281 to set up a tour for your class. The tour last about an hour and covers the complete process of producing a daily newspaper.

Send us your news
The News and Sentinel gets news from a variety of sources, including students and teachers. You can submit news by using our Virtual Newsroom.

Explore your community has pages that profile the communities of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The section includes pages for every school in the valley.





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