Members of the Pottstown community turned out in force Sunday, depositing boxloads, cart-fulls, and in at least one case a truckload of food donations to keep school district students fed for coming weeks.
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.
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.
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 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."
Pottstown High School football players who worked hard on the field during the season, and who also are proving to be outstanding learners, recently were selected for All-Academic Team honors.
A 15-year drought of cheer championship competition has ended at Pottstown High School. Its Trojan cheerleading squad placed fifth overall at the recent Pioneer Athletic Conference Cheer Championships.