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Work stoppage to continue Monday

Posted: Feb 23 2018 - 4:34 PM

CHARLESTON — Leaders of the two state teachers’ unions announced the afternoon of Feb. 23 that the statewide teacher and service personnel work stoppage will continue on Feb. 26. They said all 55 county locals authorized the stoppage. They...

MHS students walk out in support of teachers

Posted: Feb 21 2018 - 1:25 PM

MORGANTOWN — Morgantown High School students made it clear they support their teachers by staging a walkout Feb. 21.“Teachers deserve what they’re asking for,” Seth Dorkins, 15, said.It was a high energy atmosphere as students cheered whene...

Preston County Schools will be closed Feb. 22-23

Posted: Feb 21 2018 - 12:57 PM

KINGWOOD — Preston County Schools will be closed Feb. 22 and Feb. 23, according to a letter to parents and guardians written by Superintendent Stephen L. Wotring. The letter, also posted on the Preston County Schools Facebook page, states...

Mon County schools to close for teacher strike

Posted: Feb 21 2018 - 8:25 AM

MORGANTOWN — Around the county those involved in the upcoming strike Feb. 22 and 23, met to sort out details, including the Monongalia County Board of Education, teachers and service personnel. Tuesday, Monongalia County’s Board of Educatio...

Bloom talks 1990 teacher strike, walkout

Posted: Feb 19 2018 - 4:53 PM

MORGANTOWN — The former University High School guidance counselor turned Morgantown City councilman and now Monongalia County commissioner never thought he’d see another teacher strike in the Mountain State. Tom Bloom tol...

Preston schools plan for 2018-2019 school year

Posted: Feb 17 2018 - 12:27 PM

KINGWOOD — The last bell hasn’t sounded yet for Preston County Schools for the 2017-‘18 term, but work has already began on the calendar for the coming school year. State laws don’t allow much flexibility, Preston School Superintendent...