All across the three elementary schools in the Pottsgrove School District, national Read Across America Week involved dozens of guest readers, pajamas and other unusual wear, and contemplative time for reading everything.
West Pottsgrove, Ringing Rocks, and Lower Pottsgrove elementary schools are hosting fun activities and reading, reading, reading Feb. 27 to March 3 to observe National Read Across America Week.
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 string was silly. The face-off was silly too. In fact, silliness was part of all the fun Wednesday at Ringing Rocks Elementary School. It celebrated student success in raising funds for the Parent-Teacher Association.
The memory of Pottsgrove visual and performing arts teacher Andrea L. Forrest, who passed away Tuesday, is being honored by a scholarship created by her family. A celebration of her life is planned for a future date.
Lower Pottsgrove, West Pottsgrove, and Ringing Rocks elementary schools have been recognized for the success of their behavior intervention and support programs for students.
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.
Noelle Stahl, kindergarten student, has already accomplished in just a few years what takes some adults a lifetime to master: the ability to encourage, and revel in, helping others.