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Rupert Elementary School Teacher Feature
Laurie Gresko
Laurie Gresko
Years in Pottstown:    16 years.
Education Background:    Bachelors in Psychology/ Early Childhood Education from Immaculata University
Other job experience you'd like to share:   Mental Health Supervisor at Creative Health Services; Kohls.
Any other information you would like to share:   Married with two children who share the same birthday but are not twins. Any other information you'd like to share: I am the 8th of 12 children and am my moms favorite.
Dress Code Guidelines
The Pottstown School District will have new dress code guidelines for the upcoming school year.  The purpose is to ensure an environment supportive of student learning. Please click on the link below for the grade level you are interested in.
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Rupert's 90th Anniversary FREE Fun at Rupert's 90th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, September 8, 2018
11:00am- 2:00pm
Games, Food, and Fun!!!
There will be FREE games, inflatables, dunk tank, DJ, food trucks and the building will be open for everyone to tour! 

Gentry Khilew Brownie Mt. Killimanjaro No Mountain High Enough To Stop Pottstown Pride
Pottstown High School 1986 grad Gentry Khile Brownie used some of his Old School Trojan Tough Pottstown Pride that helped make him an outstanding high school wrestler to take on Mount Kilimanjaro,the tallest free standing mountain in the world.His goal was to reach the top on his 50th birthday.

Emanuel Wilkerson and Danielle McCoy Emanuel Wilkerson to step down from Pottstown School Board
Emanuel Wilkerson, who was elected to the Pottstown School Board at age 18, has announced he will resign his seat in the fall. Wilkerson, now 21, will attend Temple University next semester where he will study, to no one’s surprise, political science and pre-law. “It’s with great sadness that I announce that I will stepping down from the Pottstown Board of Education. It has been my honor to serve the students, staff, and community of Pottstown,” he posted on his Facebook page Friday. Click here to read the full story.

Theresa Morasco Middle School Gets Another Boost Of Energy
The talent joining Pottstown Middle School continues to abound! Ms. Theresa Morasco joins our middle school team and will be teaching 5th grade. Ms. Morasco is thrilled to join the middle school and brings an infectious and enthusiastic love of learning to the classroom that will be electric for all students! She earned degrees from Holy Family University (Bachelor's) and Cabrini College (Master's) and holds certifications in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English as a Second Language, and a Reading Specialist. With her varied certifications, Ms. Morasco has literally taught every grade, K-12! She brings experience from Philadelphia public and charter schools. Please join us in welcoming Ms. Morasco to the Pottsown Middle School and the Pottstown Community!

Iris Bucci Bringing Energy To The Middle School
Did you ever have a teacher whose energy and enthusiasm is encouraging and motivating from the moment you walk in the room? Well, let us introduce Ms. Iris Bucci! Ms. Bucci is an outstanding addition to our 8th grade team and will be teaching Communications & Writing. She was with us last year in a long-term substitute role in 6th grade and prior to that she had experience at Great Valley, Tredyffrin/Easttown, and Lower Merion as well as teaching adult English language classes in Costa Rica. She utilizes creative and engaging instructional approaches to enhance her students' personal and academic lives. Please join us in welcoming Ms. Bucci to the Pottstown Middle School!

Lincoln Elementary School teacher Denise Schleicher Author, Author
Congratulations to Lincoln Elementary School teacher Denise Schleicher, for authoring a children's book that uses a city's reaction to an "ugly" Christmas as the way to help teach the importance of empathy. Denise brings care and understanding to her classroom everyday and is making a difference in the lives of her students. Thanks for giving us another reason to say Proud to be from Pottstown. Click here to read the full story

Matt Miller Welcome Matt Miller
Mr. Miller was born and raised in Huntingdon Pennsylvania and graduated from Huntingdon Area High School in 1997. After several years as a manager in campus dining services for Aramark Inc., he decided to return to college and pursue his education career. Mr. Miller attended West Chester University where he earned a degree in Health and Physical Education and teaching certification.
In 2010 he began his education career in Philadelphia at Maritime Academy Charter School, where he taught, coached, and served as Athletic Director. Mr. Miller taught both Health and Physical Education classes to students in grades four through twelve from 2010-2014 while serving at Lead Health and Physical Education Teacher, Athletic Director, and Head Cross Country and Track Coach. 

Classroom Assignments
Student room assignments for 2018-19 can be found on the school district website using the Parent Portal Home Access Center link.  This will show students 18-19 homerooms and schedules that have been entered into eSchools. Classroom list will also be posted to the home page of the district site at Pottstownschools.org during the week of August 6th. 
Assignments are subject to change. If you need assistance in connecting to the Home Access Center, please send an email to accesshelp@pottstownk12.org. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. We are looking forward to an outstanding year of working together to help each student by name prepare for success at every level.  

Eric Santiago Welcome Home Mr. Santiago
Please join us in welcoming Mr. Eric Santiago to the Pottstown Middle School team! Mr. Santiago has been hired as the 5th/6th grade Emotional Support Teacher. He is a 2010 graduate of Pottstown High School and is both proud and excited to return and give back to his alma mater. He comes back to Pottstown after obtaining his education degree from West Chester University. Most recently, he has filled some long-term substitute assignments in the district and we are thrilled to welcome him on board full-time! Please help us welcome Mr. Eric Santiago

Peak LOGO Register for PEAK Pre-K Counts
 Register now for 2018-19 School Year for PEAK Pre-K Counts. School begins August 27th. Click on this link to all important information.

books Library Summer Programs
Want something fun to do, for free, almost every day of the week this summer? Check of the schedule of special programs being offered Monday through Thursdays by the Pottstown Regional Public Library. The post Library Hosts 4 Days Of Special Programs Weekly appeared first on The Post.

Don't go hungry this summer!

Free meals
Text "FOOD" to 877-877 or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY 
for free summer meals in your neighborhood.  

vaccinations 2018 School Vaccination Requirements
Click HERE for more information on the vaccines your child needs to attend school.
Cycle Days
Today:  8/14/2018  
Upcoming Events
PHS Marching Band Camp
Mon Aug 6 2018
to Mon Aug 20 2018

ROTC Summer Program
Mon Aug 13 2018
to Thu Aug 16 2018

New Teacher Induction
Wed Aug 15 2018
New Teacher Induction
Thu Aug 16 2018
Recruitment Event
August 20, 2018
3PM – 5PM
*Please arrive by 3PM

Pottstown Administration Building
Board Room
230 Beech Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

  RSVP to Nick Barba

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Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Pottstown School District, in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, will not discriminate in educational programs which it operates, or in admission or enrollment procedures on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, age, national origin, or handicap.  We assure that procedures and practices are followed to provide equal access to all programs.  Any questions concerning the application of Title IX, compliance or complaints may be referred to Deena Cellini, Compliance Officer, at 230 Beech Street, Pottstown, PA 19464. Telephone 610-970-6657.
Notice of Special Education Services
According to state and federal special education regulations, annual public notice to parents of children who reside within a school district is required regarding child find responsibilities. School districts (SDs), intermediate units (IUs) and charter schools (CSs) are required to conduct child find activities for children who may be eligible for services via Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For additional information related to Section 504/Chapter 15 services, the parent may refer to Section 504, Chapter 15, and the Basic Education Circular entitled Implementation of Chapter 15. Also, school districts are required to conduct child find activities for children who may be eligible for gifted services via 22 Pa Code Chapter 16. For additional information regarding gifted services, the parent may refer to 22 PA Code Chapter 16. If a student is both gifted and eligible for Special Education, the procedures in IDEA and Chapter 14 shall take precedence.
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