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Foundation Announces Cohort VI for Early College Program

The Foundation for Pottstown Education recently announced the fifteen Pottstown High School students who have been accepted in to the Early College Program. This program enables these students the opportunity to take college courses at the Montgomery County Community College during their junior and senior years. Students can earn up to 30 credits and complete their first year of college …

Franklin Elementary School 3rd Graders Go Outback

More than 70 Franklin Elementary third graders learned about table manners, etiquette, and nutrition on a recent field trip to Outback Steakhouse. The funding request submitted by one of Franklin’s third grade teacher, Mrs. Darla Stout, was approved by the Foundation Board in the amount of $497. The students were able to tour the facility to see how a restaurant …

AP Testing

The Foundation for Pottstown Education approved a funding request from High School Counselor, Michael Pagano, which covered part of the fees associated with the Advanced Placement (AP) testing. The amount of this year’s funding was $3,075 and enabled 68 Pottstown High School students to take these tests. Some students take more than one test. Through the tests the students can …

7th Graders Fly At I Fly

Seventh grade teacher, Mrs. Kim Petro submitted a funding request in support of the 7th grade field trip to I Fly in King of Prussia. The Foundation Board approved the request in the amount of $3,850, which paid half of the entry fee for each of the 140 students. The students attended this trip in May. Trained and reviewed STEAM …

Middle School Environmental Science Club Attends PEC

For the second year, the Foundation approved funding requested by Middle School Teacher and Environmental Science Club Advisor, Mrs. Ginger Angelo. The Board approved $3,000 enabled 50 Middle School Students to attend the three day two night camping experience at the Pocono Environmental Education Center through funding provided for STEAM grants. While at the PEC, the students had the opportunity …

The Foundation For Pottstown Education Awards The Third Forgiveable Home Loan To A Pottstown School District Employee

Rupert Elementary 3rd Grade Teacher, Jamie Fazekas is the third Pottstown School District Employee who has been awarded a $10,000 forgivable loan through the Foundation for Pottstown Education Residency Program. This program provides eligible applicants who work for the Pottstown School District, up to $10,000 in the form of a forgivable loan. The funds can be used for closing costs, …

Foundation for Pottstown Education Announces Annual Support Campaign

For the first time in the 33 year history of the Foundation for Pottstown Education, an Annual Support Campaign is being formalized.  The goal of this year’s campaign is to not only raise $75,000 but also to raise awareness of what the Foundation does for the students of the Pottstown School District. Dr. Tracey Brown, President of the Foundation states …

Rupert 4th Grade Completes Ropes Course Tour

Through funding provided by the Foundation for Pottstown Education more than 70 fourth grade students from Rupert Elementary School visited the brand new low ropes course at Althouse Arboretum.  The low ropes course is designed to encourage leadership, expand communication skills, promote self-discovery, and increase self-esteem. Each program is tailored to your groups specific needs based on ages and abilities of the …

PHS Cross Country Team Camp

Pottstown High School Cross Country Team was able to participate in a training camp this past summer thanks to donation provided by the Foundation for Pottstown Education. Twenty five athletes and two of their coaches attended Camp Canadensis in the Poconos spending four days training, kayaking, rock climbing and accumulating more than 30 miles of running. It was not all …