Although several Pottsgrove School District residents voiced strong opposition, its Board of School Directors updated its Health and Safety policy Tuesday to include state-ordered protective masks without exemptions.
After several terms as a Pottsgrove Board of School Directors' member, officer, and president, Robert Lindgren said Tuesday he was resigning from the school board to accept a new job in Virginia.
Pottsgrove school board President Robert Lindgren advocated a plan to require universal masking in schools for at least 30 days. It was the best way to ensure students were educated in person, he said. His colleagues agreed, 6-1.
Teachers, staff members, and other Pottsgrove School District employees will be welcomed back to their first staff day in the district Tuesday, with a breakfast at the high school and ceremonies at the stadium.
Pottsgrove school board members have agreed to a 2021-2022 meeting calendar that again includes visits to Pottsgrove Middle School, and Lower Pottsgrove, Ringing Rocks, and West Pottsgrove elementaries. It's what "normal" once looked like.
In a sweeping motion covering more than a dozen personnel items, the Pottsgrove school board Tuesday gave its approval, without comment, to several changes in the district leadership team.
The Pottsgrove Board of School Directors will provide a YouTube "view-only" option for those who want to watch its Tuesday meeting from a distance. The ability to ask questions or offer comments won't be available.
Township commissioners, who earlier said they want to move a police officer out of Pottsgrove High and into street patrols, is sending a "revised" proposal for a school resource officer to the district.