A free-to-the-public community education and activities fair held Saturday at The Hill School served as a preface for even bigger, and far more extensive, acts of hometown caring planned for this Friday.
Fourth graders in the Pottstown School District were the happy recipients recently of brand-new backpacks from the Costco Warehouse store in Limerick. This marked the second year in which the retailer made such a donation to the school district.
More than 350 fourth grade students in the Pottstown School District have received new copies of Webster's Dictionary For Students as a gift from the Pottstown Rotary Club.
Pottstown's newly renovated Barth Elementary School will be the focus of attention for school board and council members alike during a Tuesday joint meeting at the West Walnut Street building.
A Girl Scout troop in the borough helped fill a need by collecting uniform clothing items. They were distributed by the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities, and are being worn today as classes start in Pottstown schools.
Pottstown High School English teacher Cal Benfield was recently recognized as one of 23 top finalists in competition for the Voices of Inspiration Award for Teaching Excellence.
Pottstown's Barth Elementary School was the only one in Pennsylvania to receive a $5,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation For America's Libraries to purchase library materials.
The school was the winner among six Montgomery County competitors in a contest to see whose students showed greatest improvement in wearing seat belts during the just-ended academic year.