Schools: Owen J. Roberts
Residents of Pottstown, Royersford, and Limerick have been honored for academic achievements during the latest semester, as reported through Friday by their colleges and universities.
The state Education Department awarded 10 separate grants Monday to schools or districts in western Montgomery and northern Chester counties, totaling more than $233,000, to be used for student safety.
Investing more money in hands-on education, like that offered by career and technical education programs in western Montgomery County school districts, can return huge dividends, a new report says.
Under two separate grant programs administered by Gov. Wolf, the state announced cash awards for 10 local education providers - the majority of them school districts - totaling more than $770,000.
The stick-to-it attitude of three Girl Scouts in the Owen J. Roberts School District ensured the Easter holiday was a happy one for local special needs children … although not quite like they planned.
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.
A total of 43 students western Montgomery County students, including those who attended Pottstown and Owen J. Roberts high schools, have been singled-out for praise regarding their accomplishments at universities and colleges.
A snow plow painted by student artists at Owen J. Roberts High School in Pottstown won the PennDOT District 6 "Fan Favorite" award Tuesday in its second "Paint The Plow" contest.