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AFT-WV Family Fun Day: Marshall Game and Tailgate -UPDATED

*AFT-WV will be hosting our annual Marshall University tailgate on Saturday, October 1st starting 3 hours before kickoff.*

Your Marshall Thundering Herd plays host to Gardner-Webb on Saturday, October 1st (kickoff time has not been announced yet).  For $15 per person, AFT-WV members can purchase a ticket and a pass to our tailgate for free food, drinks, and music along with great fellowship with union brothers and sisters. 

AFT-WV COPE Endorsements for the 2022 General Election

The AFT-WV COPE (Committee on Poltical Education) met via Zoom on July 9, 2022 and endorsed candidates for the 2022 General Election. Endorsements are made based on voting records (if applicable) and/or questionaire answers related to education isssues only. 

Winners Announced! 2022 AFT-WV Student Artist Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 AFT-WV Student Artist Contest!

High School:

1st- Jamie Wilcoxen, Parkersburg South High School/ Wood County (Teacher: Abbie Burge)

Honorable Mention- Michael Murphy, Morgantown High School/ Monongalia County (Teacher: Sam Brunett)

Middle School:

1st- Lucille Dahle, Suncrest Middle/Monongalia County (Teacher: Larry Bright)

Honorable Mention: Athena Cheng, Suncrest Middle/Monongalia County (Teacher: Larry Bright)

Elementary School:

Legal Update on COIVD Concerns #4

AFT-WV’s initial strategy to seek relief for our members at the local level via the grievance procedure continues.  After the Circuit Court basically affirmed our legal opinion that the Governor has the constitutional authority to implement safety measures via the color-coded school map during a state of emergency, we have sought to remedy various COVID-19 related concerns using this venue.