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Trojans Open Winter Sports Season
basketball Trojan sports teams saw a lot of action on the opening weekend of the Winter season. Pottstown was well represented with hard play and good sportsmanship.The Boys Basketball team lead by new Head Coach Scott Palladino earned two victories in the Tip Off Tournament with a 76-58 win over Chichester and a 51-48 victory over Devon Prep. Floyd Dashiell was the leading scorer for the Trojan in both games. Donovan Towson, Robert Burress and Tre Bass added to the scoring and were strong on defense.
The Wrestling team split it's squad at the Pius Tournament. Seven wrestlers in the varsity wrestlersdivision scored 41 points for a 16th team finish,with Demond Thompson taking 3rd in the 138 pound class and Zack Griffin placing 4th at 195. Destyn Snyder lost a close 2-1 bout in the consolation semi finals.
 
Julianna Figueroa continues to earn respect from all for her Trojan Tough style of wrestling. Matt Deppen showing a lot of improvement went 2-2 and newcomer Jon Jon Oister picked up a win by pin and shows a great deal of promise. In the Exhibition class Trojans went 17-6 with 16 of the wins coming by pin. Zoe Earle,Travis Harvey, Jamal Pratt and Jacob Wise were a perfect 3 for 3 with all pins. Mia Bumbarger, Justice Harris, and Diego Jaime all picked up wins by pin.
 
The Girls Basketball team playing for new Head Coach Matt Morton dropped two games at the Twin Valley Tip Off Tournament. Leading the scoring for the Trojans, were Trinell Watson,Jailyn Hampton and Reilly Owens.  
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Rupert Elementary School Sharing Her Pottstown Pride
Pottstown School District Assistant Director of Technology Mrs. Carol Brightbill shared her Pottstown Pride with a national audience. Her " Ode to Pottstown" article and photos were published in the Educator Insights, a publication of the University of Phoenix. Carol's words and outstanding photos capture her pride in working with the dedicated members of the district, who are committed to providing students and community with educational opportunities, programs and facilities that give us reason to say Proud to be from Pottstown. Click here to see her story.


 
letter clip art Advocates Write Letter To Editor
Thank you to Advocates for Pottstown Education for submitting a letter to the editor to over 75 newspapers across the state. The letter calls for fair and equitable funding for all students.  Click here to read the letter.
 
We would also provide a link to find contact information for you state Senator and Representative. Click here to be taken to a page with this information.


 
Hockey team Trojan Hockey Player and Coach are All-Stars
Congratulations to PHS Senior Hockey player Da'zah Reguster and Head Coach Brandy Scherer for being named to participate in the Philly Senior All-Star game at Bryn Mawr College. Da'zah was one of 7 seniors that represented the Pioneer Athletic Conference. Scherer helped coach Thockey playerseam Liberty. 
 
Coach Scherer and Da'zah represented PHS with Trojan Pride and good sportsmanship and are proof that hard work pays off. Da'zah played a stellar game in the midfield helping her team (Team Liberty) to a 5-3 victory! Thanks for giving us another reason to say Proud to be from Pottstown.
 
The Senior All-Stars represent 51 teams from 14 area leagues. Fifty of the players have committed to continuing their education and playing field hockey in college; 42 to Division I programs, 2 to Division II, and 6 to Division III. 


 
Students at MCCC learning environmental Foundation Helps Middle School Students get Connected
The Foundation for Pottstown Education is now helping to fund a community collaborative program designed to teach students in the Pottstown Middle School about our local water environment. The Foundation is funding the program in cooperation with Green Valleys Watershed and the Montgomery County Community College. This program will provide students in the Pottstown Middle School Environmental Education Club an opportunity to learn about local waterways. Please click here to read the full story on Evan Brandt's Blog.



 
Student giving blood Making Every Drop Count
Pottstown High School students and staff understand, when it comes to donating blood every drop counts. There is always an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give during the holiday season to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies. Click here to read the rest of the story


 
year round school Pottstown Mulls Year-round Schooling
Still struggling with behavior problems at the middle school, the district is asking the community whether it would support the idea of year-round school there. School board member Raymond Rose recently made a presentation to the board's Community Relations Committee about the idea of having the middle school educate students for 45 days, followed by 15 days off.  Click here for full story from the Pottstown Mercury 11-23-18 article.


 
Zach Griffin High School Names November MVP
Congratulations to Zach Griffin on being named Pottstown High School Most Valuable Pupil ( MVP) for the month of November. He is a member of the band, football, and wrestling teams. Whether it is helping the hosting football team fold the American flag after a tough loss or fulfilling his commitment to the marching band by flying to Disney a day late so he doesn’t let the football team down during playoffs, Zach always makes us Pottstown Proud!


 
Ribbon for honor roll listings First Marking Period Honor Roll Listing
Congratulations to al Pottstown School District students who made the first marking period honor roll. Attached are the listings for all grade levels.
Please click this link to see the full listing





 
The Nutcracker The Soul of The Nutcracker
Higher Ground presents "The Soul of The Nutcracker on Sunday, December 16th. Click here for more information.




 
Free Toys Free Christmas Toys for Kids!
Available on a first come first serve basis, the Higher Ground International, Pottstown Campus is offering free toys for infants to 12 years old. Click here for more information.



 
Olivet Boys & Girls Club Afterschool Program Olivet Boys & Girls Club Afterschool Program
The Olivet Boys & Girls Club has an afterschool program at the Ricketts Center, 658 Beech Street. Please click this attached flyer for all the important details.


 
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