Fifty-three middle school students were recognized for the academic achievement and citizenship during their induction into the Junior National Honor Society. Thanks to Mr. Evan Brandt's Digital Notebook Blog, you can read all about another reason to say, Proud to be from Pottstown.
good luck to Pottstown Middle School student Evelyn Estes. She is
learning that hard work pays off and spells success. Evelyn is a two-time
Middle School Building Spelling Bee champion who represented Pottstown at the
Discover Lehigh Valley Spelling Bee Competition held on the Lehigh University
campus. In head-to-head competition with 95 other students from Southeast
Pennsylvania and New Jersey that included a Preliminary Round 25 word spelling test and a additional 5
vocabulary questions, which required spellers to choose the best definition of a word
from four choices, Evelyn, who has been competing in spelling contests since
2nd grade, was among the top 44 semifinalists who will take part in the
Regional contest held at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA later
The Pottstown School Board Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution which “adamantly opposes” the closure of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA on North Adams Street.
School Board President Amy Francis, who noted she is “generations deep” in Pottstown, said she is “upset about YMCA’s decision to leave Pottstown. It will affect students so much and its trickle-down effects will be felt for a long time. This is yet another place where advocacy for Pottstown is needed” she said.
Advocacy, it appears, will now come from the school district, among other sources. Click HERE to read the full Mercury story.
A Board Workshop of the Board of School Directors of the Pottstown School District will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Library of the Pottstown High School.
Pottstown School District
School Board Secretary
Pottstown High School Senior Anthony Wiggins is a
man who wears many hats. He puts his Child Care classroom experience to good
use as an aide in the Pre K Counts PEAK classroom and can be seen as a member
of the football, wrestling and baseball teams. Anthony was one of the leads in
last year's all school musical and fills in as one of the Trojan Man mascots
when he is not in the role of a holiday time elf. Next year he plans to attend
Millersville University where he will major in Early Childhood Education. His
smile and friendly attitude invite all to say hello. Anthony is representative
of the multitasking, high achieving students in our schools. His hard work is
paying off and giving us another reason to say, Proud to be from