Safety sensors within Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School are finely tuned, so re-roofing work atop the school building on Buchert Road prompted another false fire alarm Monday at 7:48 a.m.
A limited number of employees and others evacuated Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School on Wednesday after fire detectors that sensed heat from roofing repairs sounded alarms. No fire danger was found.
Contractor Weatherproofing Technologies Inc. has begun work to replace a portion of stone veneer facade on the outer gym wall at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School. Stacks of materials awaited Friday.
With several staff and students affected by either coronavirus symptoms or in quarantine because of exposure to others, administrators said they will close Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School for a week.
Ahead of Saturday's Pottsgrove High School prom, the school district is testing ticket-holders for coronavirus infection. Virus-positive students may be unable to attend the big dance.
All Pottsgrove School District students headed back to classes Monday, albeit virtually. Lower Pottsgrove Elementary parents celebrated the event by giving away needed supplies and fun books.