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 …

Three inductees will join more than 165 others in the Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame in May 2018.

The 2018 class includes the late Arthur Gochman of Academy Sports + Outdoors, Stan Jurga of All-Star Sporting Goods and Barbara Longstreth of Longstreth Sports. They have made significant contributions to the industry and will be inducted with this distinguished honor during the 54th Annual NSGA Management Conference & 20th Team Dealer Summit in Bonita Springs, Florida. “The 2018 inductees have helped …

J.P. Mascaro and Sons Educational Fund Provides EITC Funding to the Foundation for Pottstown Education

Picture: (L-R) Lindsay Mascaro Ptaszenski, Dumpo, Joe Rusiewicz, Katie Mascaro Rudinski The J.P. Mascaro and Son Educational Fund recently donated $5,000 to the Foundation for Pottstown Education through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit program. This funding will support the approved EITC programs offered by the Foundation such as the Early College Program offered in cooperation with the …

Gala Event

The Third Annual Foundation for Pottstown Education Gala was held on Saturday March 3, 2018.   Thanks to more than 90 people attending, three terrific Sponsors, twenty Silent Auction Donors and 187 of the most talented performers and crew, we raised more than $12,000 in support of promoting opportunities for the students and teachers of the Pottstown School District! Guests were …

FOUNDATION FOR POTTSTOWN EDUCATION PUBLISHING AN ALUMNI DIRECTORY

The Foundation for Pottstown Education is currently working with Publishing Concepts Inc (PCI) on updating the Alumni Directory that was last published in 2009.  Postcards and email to Pottstown High School Alumni will be sent beginning Friday February 9, 2018. The Foundation would like to encourage all alumni to respond to the mailings.  While there will be options to purchase …

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, …