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 …

Name the Newsletter Contest Winner Announced

Matthew Zaborsky, Joe Rusiewicz and Mr. David Maybre The Foundation for Pottstown Education has a new name for its quarterly newsletter thanks to Pottstown Middle School student, Matthew Zaborsky.  Beginning with the Fall 2017 edition, the publication will be named Pottstown Education News, PEN. One of Matt’s teacher, Mr. Maybry, encouraged two of his Middle School classes to enter the …

Gulati Family Foundation Provides Funding for Leadership Development

Through a donation from the Gulati Family Foundation to the Foundation for Pottstown Education, the Rupert Fourth Grade visited the brand new low ropes course at Althouse Arboretum to participate in a low ropes course. The low ropes course is designed to encourage leadership, expand communication skills, promote self-discovery, and increase self-esteem. Chuck Gulati, member of the Gulati Family Foundation Board and President …

Foundation for Pottstown Education’s Early College Program Receives Funding

Picture: (L) Pastor Carter Lester,  Pastor Karen Pidcock-Lester, David Allebach and Joe Rusiewicz The Foundation for Pottstown Education’s Early College Program was a recipient of $5,610 from The First Presbyterian Church in Pottstown Mary N. Porter Designated Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward County.  Co-Pastors Karen Pidcock-Lester and W. Carter Lester along with parishioner, David Allebach were on hand recently …

Alumni Honor Roll Ceremony Held

The Pottstown School District Alumni Honor Roll announces the 2017 honorees, Robert Smale accepting for his brother Jim Smale, Terry Zeigler, Jim Kerr and Bruce Moyer. This was the 32nd Annual Alumni Honor Roll Induction Ceremony which recognizes Alumni from the Pottstown School District who have distinguished services as an individual or as a member of a group making a …

Dr. Myra Forrest Scholarship

In March 2017, Dr. Myra Forrest retired from the Foundation of Pottstown Education after serving as its Executive Director and most recently as the Early College Program Coordinator.  Dr. Forrest was instrumental in many programs and projects with this Foundation, most notably, the Pottstown Promise Early College Program. Dr. Forrest is passionate about education and working to provide as many …

Foundation Summer 2017 Newsletter

Message from the Executive Director Well summer is over and the kids are back in school. We hope that you had an enjoyable summer and had a chance to relax and enjoy time with family. This summer has been a busy one for the Foundation for Pottstown Education as you will read in this newsletter. We are looking toward a …