Pottsgrove schools were prepared to be closed Tuesday as the result of a threat received Monday morning at the high school. They canceled those plans after a suspect from outside the district was apprehended.
Pottsgrove School Director Patti Grimm, and the district's many music teachers, separately received awards for their efforts and excellence in ensuring students' successful education.
Candidate Joe Vecchio, who is running uncontested in the November general election for a seat on the Pottsgrove school board, so far also is the only applicant for the same seat's interim vacancy.
Pottsgrove school directors Tuesday gave conditional approval for an annual trip to Wallops Island, authorized a mentor for a teacher, and said yes to four professional services contracts.
He or she, if chosen Oct. 26 by the Pottsgrove school board, will fill the vacant seat of former director and president Robert Lindgren for possibly only two meetings. Applicants will be sought over the next two weeks.
Pottsgrove school board members, according to their Tuesday meeting agenda, are scheduled to discuss how, if at all, they intend to address the vacancy left by the resignation of member Robert Lindgren.
Eric Daney, assistant principal at Pottsgrove High School, will be inducted this weekend into the Albright College Athletic Hall of Fame in Reading. He was a championship-winning swimmer there.
The "America's Got Talent" grand finale winner Dustin Tavella, a Stowe native and Pottsgrove High grad, will now prepare for a Las Vegas show featuring his magic that will begin Nov. 4.