Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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Wyoming County School’s Diedre Cline is one of 27 school superintendents making NEEDS Project Presentations this Monday and Tuesday. These school districts are vying for millions in state funds.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Board of Education voted on Tuesday to mandate elementary and middle school students return to five days a week of in-person instruction by March 3.The board also voted for high-schoolers to return to the classroom in counties that are not marked red on the Department of Health and Human Resource County Alert map.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Wyoming County Schools has canceled its free summer school program because of funding cuts and a harsh winter.Schools Superintendent Frank Blackwell tells…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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