BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The list of schools designated as Purple Star Schools includes many in the Eastern Panhandle.

This week, Morgan County Schools announced Pleasant View Elementary and Warm Springs Intermediate Schools had earned the designation.

The West Virginia Department of Education says a number of schools from the Eastern Panhandle also earned the designation, including several from Berkeley County.

Bedington Elementary School Berkeley
Eagle School Intermediate School
Gerrardstown Elementary School
Hedgesville High School
Hedgesville Middle School
Marlowe Elementary School
Martinsburg High School
Mill Creek Intermediate School
Mountain Ridge Intermediate School
Musselman High School
Musselman Middle School
Orchard View Intermediate School
Opequon Elementary School
Rosemont Elementary School
Spring Mills High School
Spring Mills Middle School
Tomahawk Intermediate School

The Purple Star School designation is for schools that “continually show dedication to supporting military children.”
The West Virginia Department of Education reports the total number of Purple Star Schools in West Virginia is now 200.
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Martinsburg is home of the 1-67th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia National Guard.