Schools: Perkiomen Valley
As of 6 a.m., some parts of western Montgomery County received only a dusting of snow ... if that. Even so, PennDOT urged, be cautious while driving.
It's expected to cost $5,000 to fix damage caused during overnight Thursday or early Friday hours outside Perkiomen Valley Middle School West in Zieglerville. A vehicle was used to tear up athletic fields. Police are requesting public help in the incident.
The promotion of U.S. Navy chief information systems technician John Tiger to the rank of chief petty officer is a major accomplishment, the Navy said. Only one-in-five sailors earn it annually.
Perkiomen Valley High School's annual fall blood drive was another success, with 81 pints collected to restock emergency blood supplies.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to reduce standardized testing in the state by two days has struck a responsive chord with the union that represents teachers in Perkiomen Valley and other area school districts.
Starting in a new school can be tough on students. Parents can make it easier. Ensure incoming freshman, sixth graders and kindergarteners in Perkiomen Valley schools attend orientation.
Students who attend Perkiomen Valley, Spring-Ford, and Phoenixville high schools are among those most challenged in the nation to perform at higher academic levels, according to an annual Washington Post newspaper analysis.