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.
The coronavirus put the same damper on plans to honor Pottsgrove High's graduating athletes as it did on spring sports. That didn't keep the Booster Club from providing a well-deserved tribute to students.
A letter by Pottsgrove schools Superintendent Dr. William Shirk said the district values the differences in its communities, and urged all involved to stand "against any and all acts of racism."
A YouTube-produced video, promoting its June 6 virtual graduation celebration for the Class of 2020, includes Pottsgrove High senior Ryan Romig among many others soon-to-graduate across the nation.
The Pottsgrove school board pledged to approve a no-tax-increase budget next year. An error made by the state Department of Education, however, may force a $150 per property tax increase anyway.
Under an interim one-year contract with Chartwells, its food services provider, the Pottsgrove school board tonight will consider a no-price-increase '20-'21 budget for breakfasts, lunches, and a la carte items.
The Memorial Day holiday altered its schedule by 24 hours, but the Pottsgrove School District's meals distribution program is open again Tuesday (today) to benefit students age 18 and younger.
More than 700 additional meals were distributed by the Pottsgrove School District on Monday, as compared to the number handed out during the previous week, its statistics show.