Students from Pottstown High School’s Business, Marketing, and Accounting programs scored a major educational homerun on their field trip to Citizens Bank Park and the University of Pennsylvania.
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
A Pottstown alumna donated 40 childrens' books to Barth Elementary.
Pottstown High School graduate Marie Delvecchio gained her appreciation and reading skills as a young student at Barth Elementary School. Although it has been years since graduating from Pottstown High School, she found a way to show her gratitude to her former school and hopefully provide necessary reading materials for today’s students with her donation of over 40 children’s books which will be used to supplement classroom materials. Marie said, “I am thrilled to be able to come back to my former elementary school and hopefully do something that will lead today’s students on a successful and happy adult life.” Barth Principal Ryan Oxenford said, “Mrs. Delvecchio’s donation helped to expand our library collection and added much needed …
Friday, April 26, 2013
The accompanying data gives a detailed look at academic performances, the makeup of the student body, and those students deemed economically disadvantaged.
U.S. News recently released their yearly high school rankings, and though Pottstown High School did not perform well enough to be ranked, the accompanying data gives a detailed look at academic performances, the makeup of the student body, and those students deemed economically disadvantaged. The total enrollment for the high school is 826 students, and the school has a staff of 60 teachers, which breaks down to a 14:1 teacher/student ratio. By grade, the student body looks like this: The student body is comprised of 51-percent male students to 49-percent female students, and half of the entire student body is listed as minority students, with the largest percentage being African American students at 40-percent of total enrollment. …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The free event will showcase food and dance from several cultures.
If you like ethnic food and entertainment, then Pottstown High School has you covered. On April 30, the high school will host a one-hour event titled "Flavors of the World," sporting a variety of foods and dances from several different cultures. Sponsored by the school district's Diversity Committee, the event will feature food prepared by the high school's culinary arts department, as well as entertainment by the Pottstown Dance Theatre and the Centro Cultural Latinos Unidos. The event is free to the public, and will run from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @PottstownPatch See also:
Friday, March 29, 2013
Seven students from Pottstown and Pottsgrove School Districts scored big with the judges at the Pennsylvania High School and Middle School Computer Fair.
Seven local students recently wowed the judges at this year's Pennsylvania High School and Middle School Computer Fair. The Pottstown and Pottsgrove students competed against their counterparts from five other school districts in a competition that highlights computer knowledge and application skills, including animation, logo design, web design, programming, graphic design and digital movie creation. “We had an impressive array of projects entered in the competition and congratulate all of the winners,” said Gail Kennedy, Director of Technology and Information Services for the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. Those winners include: The above students will now go on the state competition at Dickinson College on May 21 and 22. Subscribe…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Pottstown Business Technology students came home with a handful of awards.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Pottstown High School Business Technology students showcased their talents at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit Annual Computer Fair.
Pottstown High School is helping to build the leaders of tomorrow.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Some Pottstown Advanced Computer Applications students toured two local businesses.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
After three terms and 13 years, Robert Hartman Jr. said he will soon be done serving the board.
He has decided that 13 isn't so lucky after all. After dedicating three full terms to the Pottstown School Board over the course of 13 years, Robert Hartman Jr. said he'll not seek to be reelected in the next election. According to an article in the Pottstown Mercury, Hartman has said he will not seek a fourth term. “I’ve heard that other people may be interested, and it’s not fair for them not to know,” Hartman said to the Mercury. Hartman has been on the board since 2001. He was voted in with the second highest vote count for the five running candidates. He replaced John Oister, according to the Mercury's report. Hartman also served, according to the board's website, on the Facilities Committee as well as the Finance/Personnel Committee…