Supporting the larger community: The Foundation for Pottstown Education

Foundation Forward is an email newsletter distributed to members of the Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation (PaPEF). The purpose of this publication is to share up-to-date information and resources relevant to your role as an education foundation supporter.  Spotlight on Success! Building a foundation, overcoming challenges  Founded in 1985, the Foundation for Pottstown Education – originally named the Pride of Pottstown Public Schools – has a long history that brought the foundation to …

Pottstown NAACP Recognizes the Efforts of the Foundation for Pottstown Education with a Donation In Support of District Students

The Pottstown NAACP recently presented a $1,000 check to the Foundation for PottstownEducation in support of the Foundation’s recent Chromebook Campaign. At a recent chaptermeeting, Pottstown NAACP’s President, Johnny Corson recognized the Foundation for its quickaction to raise funds supporting the purchase of Chromebooks for the students of the PottstownSchool District.On hand at the meeting was Foundation President, Dr. Tracey …

PHS Class of 2017 Alum Named to the Foundation for Pottstown Education Board of Directors

At the September 24, 2020 Foundation for Pottstown Education Board of Directors’ meeting, Kenil Patel, Pottstown High School Class of 2017 Alum, was elected to a three year term. Board Development and Governance Chair, Judy Green presented the motion to accept Patel’s nomination at the meeting, where he was elected unanimously. Kenil was also a member of the Foundation’s Early …

THE FOUNDATION FOR POTTSTOWN EDUCATION WELCOMES THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

At the June 25, 2020 Foundation for Pottstown Education Board of Directors’ meeting, three existing board members were nominated for an additional term and three new members were elected to serve their first term.  Elected to a third term were John Armato and Scott Detar while Alan Mitchell was elected to a second term.  Joining them as new board members …

THE FOUNDATION FOR POTTSTOWN EDUCATION MAKES INITIAL DONATION FOR CHROMEBOOKS OF $200,000

At the June 25, 2020 Foundation for Pottstown Education Board of Directors’ meeting, Foundation Executive Director Joe Rusiewicz presented Amy Francis, President of the Pottstown Area School District Board of Education a check for $200,000 to be used to purchase much needed Chromebook. In the presentation Rusiewicz stated “On behalf of the Foundation for Pottstown Education, we are pleased to …

Foundation for Pottstown Education Recognizes the Early College Program Class of 2020

Fifteen Pottstown High School seniors were recognized at the May 21, 2020 School Board meeting for successfully completing the Dual Enrollment, Early College Program.  These fourteen students were accepted in to the program in the fall of their junior year.  The Foundation began this program in the fall of 2014 with 68 students completing the program which provides the funding …

THE HILL SCHOOL MAKES MAJOR DONATION IN SUPPORT OF POTTSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENTS

The Hill School made a major contribution in support of the students of the Pottstown School District and the Foundation for Pottstown Education’s Chromebook Campaign with a $50,000 donation.  The Foundation announced the campaign on Wednesday May 5, 2020 with a goal of raising funds for 1,000 Chromebooks for the students of the Pottstown School District.  The donation was announced …

Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation will provide matching funds up to $100,000

POTTSTOWN, May 4, 2020—With the announcement of a $100,000 matching grant, The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation and the Foundation for Pottstown Education are providing a way for the community to help students in the borough continue their education during the coronavirus pandemic. Online instruction is already underway in the Pottstown School District, and approximately 25% of students do …