Do students have fun playing in a school band? Sure they do. And do they learn while they're at it? Yes, and it's apparently much more than music. Pottsgrove Middle School offered proof Wednesday.
A dump truck collided with a guardrail early Thursday morning on U.S. Route 422 in rainy weather, and overturned into the median at Mile Marker 175. Several fire companies and police units responded.
Pottsgrove's school board Tuesday approved a labor contract extension with the district's Teamsters-represented custodial and maintenance staff. It also congratulated six retirees, and eight employees receiving tenure.
With changes bringing even more digital education, the Pottsgrove school board Tuesday agreed to offer enhanced online tools for kindergarten through fifth-grade students and their families.
Pottsgrove administrators and its school board took cash from several savings accounts, trimmed costs, and found creative ways to make purchases, ensuring the district budget approved Tuesday carried no tax hike.
The Pottsgrove School District on Monday officially ended a coronavirus-related program giving meals to students they would have eaten in schools. There's no decision yet about the program's summer fate.
With photos. A two-car accident that occurred Monday afternoon shortly before 3:30 p.m. resulted in injury to one of its drivers, Lower Pottsgrove police reported at the scene.
Like elsewhere in Montgomery County this weekend, previously shuttered businesses in Lower Pottsgrove reopened to eager customers as the coronavirus lockdown ended. Things aren't normal just yet, though.