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Pottstown schools OKs 3-year teacher contract, Mercury 8-23-16

By Evan Brandt


Just in time for the start of school, the school board voted 7-1 Monday night to approve a three-year contract with the teachers union that will cost taxpayers more than $1.3 million by the end of the third year.


The primary aspect of the contract — approved by a vote of the membership of the Pottstown Federation of Teachers earlier Monday — is a re-arrangement of the pay scale to provide higher pay benefits to teachers earlier in their careers at Pottstown.


Pottstown School District, teachers union agree on new contract, Reading Eagle 8-23-16

By Gabbie O'Grady


Pottstown School District teachers have a new three-year contract with a new salary schedule, but no across-the-board salary increases.


The pact reached between the school board and Federation for Pottstown Teachers, the district teachers union, was announced at Monday's school board meeting.


Community Eligibility Provision Program
All enrolled students of PSD are eligible to receive a nutritional breakfast and lunch at no charge.  Click HERE to learn more. 
PSD 2016-17 Homeroom Listing
Click HERE to find your child's homeroom. 
Celebrating Traveling Trojan Nation

In the Pottstown School District, we are proud of our past and confident of our future. We proudly display our We Are Pottstown Pride wherever we go. Take a look at this short video of some of the places and things the Trojan Nation has being doing this summer.  Click HERE for video.  

2016-17 School Year Update

July 14, 2016

Dear Partners In Pottstown Education:

As we begin the 2016-17 school year I am excited to support the school district as Acting Superintendent.  Many of you may know me as the former principal at Pottstown High School.  The past three years I have served in the central office recruiting talented teachers and support staff as well as supporting the education programs throughout the district.  During this transitional time we will continue in the district’s mission to "prepare each student by name for success at every level”. We believe our students are the future leaders of tomorrow, and the entire PSD staff looks forward to partnering with you to ensure their success!


Important information for the 2016-2017 school year:


NEW HOURS OF OPERATION- Based on concerns expressed by parents about dropping off students in multiple schools, we modified our Hours Of Operations to support the needs of our families.  Please see below for the changes at the elementary, middle, and high schools.



Hours of Operation for Students


Middle School Grades 5/6/7/8

7:50 AM – 2:25 PM

High School Grades 9-12

7:55 AM – 2:40 PM


8:40 AM – 3:10 PM


RECORDS UPDATE- In case of an emergency, and  in order to provide effective communication it is vital that you update and return the student information forms.  Please be sure to include a cell phone number if you wish to receive text message updates.  Also, please be sure to include a current email address.  Providing  an email address is the only way you may gain access to your child’s grades and attendance information online.

Enjoy the rest of your summer, and we look forward to seeing you on the first day of school for students, August 29, 2016!   “Proud to be from Pottstown.”


Stephen Rodriguez

Acting Superintendent

Photo Contest: Celebrates the Positives of the Greater Pottstown Community
The Tri County Community Network wants to show it's Pottstown Pride. You can be part of the fun and may even win a prize. See link below for all the details. Lets tell our story, have some fun and show our Pottstown Pride.  Snap, Submit What Makes You Pottstown Proud.
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Cycle Days
Today:  8/24/2016  
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In the Spotlight
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Pottstown School District 2016-17 School Year Calendar 
 Pottstown School District 2016-17 Six Day Cycle Calendar

Click here to learn more about how PSD is supporting our families and our community through their Safe Routes to School initiatives.

Let's Put the Lights Back! For generations, the town has come together under the lights.
Click here for ways to donate.

Momentum is published four times during the year by Partners for Success, a collaborative of area organizations with a common desire to celebrate the stories that make us proud of Pottstown.  Click HERE to read more.

   Casual Dress Days 5-24-16
Click HERE to dress down
   and save the lights! 

Find out about how to volunteer in our schools. Changes to the Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) impact the requirements for individuals permitted to serve as a school volunteer, effective immediately.
Click HERE to learn more. 

The Pottstown School District has developed an emergency plan for sheltering or evacuation of students in the event of an incident at the Limerick Generating Station. Click HERE to learn more.
Seniors can make a difference. If you are 60 years of age or older and pay property taxes, you can support our schools and get a reduction in school property taxes. Click HERE to learn more.

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