Schools: Perkiomen Valley
A peaceful but emotion- and passion-filled rally of more than 250 people converged Sunday in Schwenksville to show and voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement and an end to racism.
Six local school districts are among more than 700 designees recently identified by the NAMM Foundation as the "Best Communities for Music Education" across the nation during 2020.
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.
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.
Students in the Owen J. Roberts, Perkiomen Valley, and Phoenixville Area school districts will get added computer training thanks to $35,000 grants arriving soon from the state Education Department.
Both private and public acknowledgments are planned for the 2019 Hall of Fame class in the Perkiomen Valley School District, before and during the Oct. 18 high school homecoming football game.
It took $6 million and about eight months, but the renovations at Perkiomen Valley's South Elementary School in Trappe are officially completed. The occasion was marked by a ribbon-cutting Thursday.
Two Schwenksville residents and Perkiomen Valley High grads, getting ready for their sophomore year in college, have been named recipients of Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation scholarships.