Three local school districts, including Pottstown, found few flaws among their teachers, even though 20 percent or more of students don't meet math or reading standards. That's a problem, PA's education secretary claims.
Yet another local news outlet, this one also available only online, has begun reporting on Pottstown and Pottsgrove school district business, and that of several municipal governments.
He and 22 others across Montgomery County, selected from among almost a thousand nominees, were honored for "teaching excellence."
Camp Invention, a recreational summer camp in which kids learn more about science and technology, is coming June 20-23 to Rupert Elementary School. Enrollments are being accepted now.
May is the "Month of the Young Child," and there were children galore Sunday to prove it, all attending a community event sponsored by Pottstown Early Action for Kindergarten Readiness.
An area congressman and one of Pennsylvania's U.S. senators will sponsor a U.S. Service Academy Day on Saturday at an Allentown high school.
Pottstown's Diamond Credit Union has offered its support to the Pottstown School District's Reading Olympics program for six consecutive years.