More than 50 graduates of high schools in the Pottstown and Royersford areas have been honored for academic achievements, as reported through Thursday by their respective colleges and universities.
Schools: Owen J. Roberts
Seventeen high school seniors, who collectively attend five schools within The Posts' circulation area, have been named as semifinalists to compete for National Merit Scholarships next spring.
Seven area school districts have issued Thursday closure announcements. One delayed opening for two hours. One is on a flexible, remote schedule. MCCC is remote only for Thursday.
Four area school districts open their doors Monday morning for the first time in the new academic year. Others are coming back after opening a week earlier. For all those at risk, please drive safely.
Parents of children attending area school districts should be wary, the Internal Revenue Service says. New scams abound involving federal Child Tax Credit payments for eligible families.
A total of 34 students from the Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Owen J. Roberts, Spring-Ford Area, Perkiomen Valley, and Daniel Boone school districts participated in 2021 all-star honor orchestra and band performances recently released to video.
Pennsylvania's School Boards Association said Tuesday that more than 80 percent of all districts in the state have publicly called for charter school funding reform. That majority should not be ignored, it claimed.
The annual rankings of high schools across the nation was released Thursday by U.S. News and World Report. Of eight schools within The Posts' coverage areas, Spring-Ford Senior High topped the list.