Both Pottsgrove High School and the Pottsgrove School District offices on Kauffman Road in Lower Pottsgrove re-opened for student and public use Thursday night, after a 32-hour electrical shutdown due to electric transformer repairs.
Both Pottsgrove High School and the school district offices are closed Thursday as a result of electrical transformer problems Wednesday. High school classes will be conducted virtually. All other Pottsgrove schools are operating.
Damage Wednesday inside an electrical transformer that fed power to Pottsgrove High School could not be immediately repaired. Power was cut, and school officials decided to dismiss students at mid-morning.
Lightning in the skies caused the stadium to be emptied just before the football game between Pottsgrove and West Philadelphia Catholic was started.
Pottsgrove High School's Falcon Marching Band, a proven group of championship winners in years past, is ready to again demonstrate its quality this season. To be fully prepared, students are attending Band Camp this week
More than 90 members of this year's graduating class at Pottsgrove High School, and dozens of other juniors, sophomores, and freshmen, were named Wednesday to its fourth quarter honor rolls.
Todd Van Horn, the well-loved and respected Pottsgrove High School dean of students, and wrestling and lacrosse coach, who died last October is remembered as part of the school orchestra's spring concert.
Pottsgrove's school board gave approval Tuesday to changes in coronavirus masking and capacity rules that affect younger children at recess, athletes in competition, and larger events like graduation.