High school student Rania Zuri has made it her mission to end book deserts in West Virginia. Book deserts are places without libraries and bookstores, threatening literacy rates for young children. A senior at Morgantown High School, Zuri founded the LiTEArary Society to provide books to preschool children across West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, the Monongalia County school superintendent earlier this month sent a letter to the county’s principals asking that Pride flags be removed from classrooms. Since then, community members have spoken at two county board of education meetings in favor of returning the flags to classrooms. As Chris Schulz reports, most recently students have taken matters into their own hands.
Also, in this show, the Autumn Harvest Festival is a yearly tradition. Agriculture and community are the focus of this event which has been celebrated for over three decades. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the festival returned this past weekend to Willow Bend Road, near Union, West Virginia. But as Brian Allen found out the return was bittersweet with the organizers.
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