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 …

FOUNDATION FOR POTTSTOWN EDUCATION RECEIVES DONATION TO PURCHASE CHROMEBOOKS FOR USE BY POTTSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENTS

The educational playing field for the Pottstown School District just became a little more level, thanks to a donation received by the Foundation for Pottstown Education.  The Foundation recently received a $60,000 gift from an anonymous donor in support of purchasing Chromebooks for the Pottstown School District.  The Chromebooks would enable students in families who do not currently have access …

FOUNDATION FOR POTTSTOWN EDUCATION APPROVES FUNDING FOR DISTRICT LIBRARIES

The Board of Directors of the Foundation for Pottstown Education recently approved funding requests which will provide assistance to all six of the School District Building Libraries. The funds were made possible through the generosity of the Foundation donors and total more than $3,000. Each of the Librarians was asked to submit a request to the Foundation explaining the proposed …

FOUNDATION FOR POTTSTOWN EDUCATION SUPPORTS FOOD DRIVE

The Board of Directors of the Foundation for Pottstown Education recently approved a motion to donate $2,000 to support a food drive spearheaded by Mrs. McCoy, Principal of the Pottstown Senior High School.  The monetary donation was approved unanimously through an electronic vote on Saturday, March 14,, 2020.   The funds were donated by the Foundation as part of the initial …