Paw Paw High School (West Virginia)

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Paw Paw High School in Paw Paw, West Virginia serves grades 7 through 12 with approximately 100 students enrolled and over 20 faculty members. It is one of the two high schools in Morgan County along with Berkeley Springs High School in Berkeley Springs.

Paw Paw High School is a part of the Paw Paw Schools complex which also consists of Paw Paw Elementary School. Its principal is Melinda Kasekamp, and the assistant principal is Amber Guthrie.


Paw Paw High School's mascot is the pirate.

Paw Paw High School sports include

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Volleyball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross-Country

Extracurricular activities include STEM Club, Pirate Marching Band, Student Council, National Honor Society, and Anime Club.

Josh Delawder, member of the Paw Paw High School Class of 2000, broke the West Virginia State Interscholastic High School Boys Basketball all-time scoring record on February 9, 2000, breaking the record set 52 years before by former Major League Baseball player Paul Popovich who scored 2,660 points at Flemington High from 1955 to 1958. Delawder scored 32 points in a 69-55 win against Mount Savage, MD, and went on to finish his high school career with 2,965 points.

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