School board members are rarely happier than when young students demonstrate how well they’re learning. That was true again Tuesday, as Ringing Rocks pupils read book reports aloud to smiling Pottsgrove directors.
The Pottsgrove Board of School Directors voted Tuesday to raise the annual salary of Superintendent Dr. David Finnerty by 2.8 percent, retroactive to the July 1 start of the 2022-2023 academic year.
Ron Linke, most recently the business administrator in the Pottsgrove School District, has accepted a position with North Penn schools. Applications for are his successor are being received through Wednesday.
The Pottsgrove School District is among hundreds across Pennsylvania that, effective Saturday (Oct. 1), will participate in a universal free breakfast program launched by Gov. Wolf and paid for by $21.5 million in state food services funding.
Melody Dunn, an administrator with experience at two elementary schools and also a professional musician and music educator, has arrived at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School as its new assistant principal.
Pottsgrove Names New Administrators, Support Staff
Pottsgrove school board members, when they meet Tuesday at 7 p.m., will be asked to consider a lengthy post-summer list of personnel actions, including several in the district administrative ranks.
Under the four-year labor agreement with the Pottsgrove Education Association, the Pottsgrove School District will pay teachers and other professionals raises equivalent to 3.5 percent a year.