Pine Forge Academy is bringing students back to campus Aug. 24 and has invested in ultraviolet light devices, in part, to scrub the air inside its rooms and kill pathogens like coronavirus.
Pottstown's school board, in a live broadcast meeting scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m. on its Facebook page, is expected to vote on the superintendent's recommendation for an online-only first semester.
With the deadline extended for parents to submit return-to-education options for their Pottsgrove students, the school board postponed an earlier-announced special meeting from tonight to Aug. 4.
Pottsgrove school parents have received more time, and more information, with which to make choices on students' return to education options. The deadline for parental intentions is now Tuesday (Aug. 4).
Pottsgrove School District Superintendent Dr. William Shirk again took aim Tuesday at providing answers to questions many parents seem to be asking about the return-to-education options.
Having discussed student return-to-education options during its Wednesday town hall meeting, the Pottsgrove School District on Thursday opened a webform to gather parents' choices data.
For viewers of Wednesday's virtual town hall on Pottsgrove School District reopening options, a surprising number of questions got answered. Some answers, however, prompted more questions. (Includes a 2.1-hour video of the town hall session)
For a return to education, Pottsgrove schools on Monday proposed a hybrid mix of in-school attendance and online learning, or all-online sessions with live and recorded content and teacher availability.