Members of a fifth-grade class at Pottstown Middle School walked for miles on a cold Saturday, and collected a goal-busting $1,600, to support creating a well for water in a North African village.
The central college and all its campuses, including the Pottstown facility, will suspend classroom instruction March 23-29, and use that time plus spring break to prepare for remote learning if needed.
With four presumptive coronavirus cases now announced in Montgomery County, Pottstown and Pottsgrove school district administrators said they are taking all possible precautions to keep families safe.
Two more weeks remain to see about 130 works by students in Montgomery County Community College’s seventh high school exhibition in Pottstown. Ten local artists were among its prize winners.
Eleven public school districts and education providers across western Montgomery, eastern Berks, and northern Chester counties won more than $2.2 million Wednesday in state school safety funding.
Some smoke and odor emanating Tuesday morning from a mechanical air handler at Pottstown High School prompted the arrival of first responders and a temporary relocation of those in the building.
Students in the Owen J. Roberts, Perkiomen Valley, and Phoenixville Area school districts will get added computer training thanks to $35,000 grants arriving soon from the state Education Department.
Students who are part of or associated with the Pottstown High School wrestling team were among its athletes recognized during the second marking period for "distinguished honors" or "honors."