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.
Friday night's Senior Tribute Parade was a horn-honking, flag-fluttering, deliberately slow-moving way to tell Pottsgrove High School's 2020 graduating class it held a special place in community hearts.
No decisions have been made. The superintendent says a pandemic-related summer meals program involves "a lot of moving parts." He acknowledged Tuesday, though, that it's been under discussion.
Property owners probably will never think of paying school district taxes as a joyful task. The Pottsgrove school board, though, hopes to at least lessen the pain of payment in the virus outbreak.
Pottsgrove High teachers have helped their learners through difficult educational times the coronavirus outbreak has wrought, but students Tuesday said the teachers' best gift was their obvious caring.
Pottsgrove High School (Pottstown PA) Class of 2020 Valedictorian Hannah Waldt, and Salutatorian Abigail Dzordzorme, were caught off guard Monday afternoon, when a surprise parade stopped at their homes.
Area school districts all communicated with parents, students, and employees Thursday on how they would comply with the state order to close for two weeks, and hopefully stop coronavirus in its tracks.
A substantial portion of Pottstown School District funding depends on U.S. Census-based government grants and subsidies. The district said Thursday it will actively promote public census participation.