Schools: Perkiomen Valley
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.
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.
State representatives with Perkiomen Valley constituents will feature Pennsylvania's agriculture secretary on a May 23 experts' panel in Collegeville to discuss the spotted lanternfly infestation.
Both parent-led organizations at, and schools in, the Perkiomen Valley, Spring-Ford, Pottstown, and Pottsgrove school districts and elsewhere are eligible to apply quickly for health program grant money.
Expect later-than-usual school openings today (March 1) in the Perkiomen Valley, Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Spring-Ford Area, and Boyertown Area districts.
The works of 13 talented student artists at Perkiomen Valley High have been selected to compete in an annual juried art show that runs March 3-28 at the art gallery on the Arcadia University campus.