Meet Junior!

The Junior’s Book Nook Club is a monthly after-school program at Franklin Elementary. Junior is a therapy dog trained to work with elementary students. During the program, students will read to and interact with Junior and work on crafts with monthly themes. During January, students made valentines for the residents at local nursing homes. Future projects include random acts of …

Celebration of the Arts wrap-up

This is just a small peek at what you missed if you couldn’t make it to the Celebration of the Arts on Saturday. We plan to have just as much fun at our next special event, A Night At the Races. It will be held on Saturday, October 5th, at the Carousel of Pottstown. Mark your calendars now! More information …

The Gene Whistler Women’s Sports Fund

At the April 25th Foundation for Pottstown Education’s Board of Directors meeting, the board approved the renaming of the Women’s Sports Fund as the Gene Whistler Women’s Sports Fund in recognition of the former Pottstown High School teacher and coach.  This past August, Gene passed away leaving a legacy in the world of local sports. She was a celebrated coach and …

We are SO CLOSE!

As we approach the end of another fiscal year on June 30, 2024, I am thrilled to share some exciting news with you: thanks to the incredible support from our community, we have reached an outstanding milestone! We’re now at 90% of our fundraising goal for this year. With just a few weeks left in the fiscal year, we’re reaching …

$60K grant helps make Pottstown school libraries more diverse

The Foundation for Pottstown Education Awarded a Grant by the Justamere Foundation for the six Pottstown School District Libraries The Foundation for Pottstown Education is proud to announce the receipt of a $60,330 grant to enable the purchase of a diverse collection of books for all six of Pottstown School District Libraries.  This generous grant was provided by the Justamere …

IMPACT 2023

The Foundation for Pottstown Education’s annual appeal will be held during the month of October.  The goal for IMPACT 2023 (formerly Amazing Raise) is $100,000.  A Challenge Gift has been offered again this year by anonymous donors.  If 100% of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, 100% of the Pottstown School Board of Education members, 100 Pottstown School District employees and …

FOUNDATION FOR POTTSTOWN EDUCATION RECEIVES $77,000 JUSTAMERE FOUNDATION GRANT SUPPORTING CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION

The Foundation for Pottstown Education recently received a $77,000 grant from the Justamere Foundation which will provide equipment for Pottstown High School’s Career and Technical Education programs.  The funding will provide new equipment for the Healthcare Technology, Automotive Technology and Construction Technology programs. Through this grant the Healthcare Technology now has a Sectra Visualization Table. The Sectra Visualization Table is …

FPE Early College Program Graduates 13 PHS Class of 2022 Students and Recruits 21 for Cohort
X PHS Class of 2024

In 2014, the Foundation for Pottstown Education started funding a new program that would help toencourage more Pottstown High School students to enroll in college. This program is called thePottstown Promise Early College Program and provides funding for PHS juniors and senior to enroll inthe Montgomery County Community College where they can earn up to 30 college credits.Since its’ inception, …

5/26 Emergency Fund

Donations can be made by navigating to the Donate page. Select “Greatest Need” and place 5/26 Emergency Fund in the comments. Thank you for your support.