Elizabeth B Barth Elementary

Elizabeth B Barth Elementary

Elizabeth B. Barth Elementary School

467 W. Walnut St., Pottstown, PA 19464
Phone: (610) 970-6676
Fax: (610) 970-4715

Mr. Ryan Oxenford, Principal 
 
 Mrs. Jodi Zechman, Secretary
 

Barth News

choir

You are invited for a night of FREE entertainment

You are invited to join us for a night of FREE choral entertainment presented by the Pottstown middle and high school choirs.
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SHREK

SHREK The Musical

Show times and dates for the Pottstown School District production of Shrek the Musical.
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pride

Fall Pottstown Pride 2021

Pottstown Pride, Fall edition 2021 shows we are on target with our district's mission. 
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Mom

Mom makes sure students stay warm

Many of us may remember when we were young being told to wear a hat in cold weather.
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parenting

This is a notification from Pottstown School District

Family Services of Pottstown will be offering the Triple P Program (Positive Parenting Program) in January.
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Covid

Virtual Setting for First Grade at Franklin

As a result of contact tracing, and in order to slow any more spread of COVID-19, we will be moving to a virtual setting for one of our 1st grade classrooms at Franklin Elementary School starting Monday, December 20th and continuing through the holiday break with a return to in-person class on Monday, January 3rd.
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covid

Covid-19 Update

The District has learned that a member of the audience at last week’s Band performance was confirmed positive for Covid-19.
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music

Join us for some holiday music

You are invited to join us for a night of FREE holiday music.
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search

Credible Threat Investigated

The Pottstown Middle School staff conducted a schoolwide search this morning as a result of a credible threat, which we responded to in cooperation with the Pottstown Police Department.
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calendar

2021-2022 Revised School Calendar

The School Board of Directors took decisive action at last night's meeting to support our students and our schools.
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virtual

Covid 19 Update

As a result of contact tracing, and in order to slow any potential spread of COVID-19, we will be moving to a virtual setting for two of our 5th grade classrooms at Pottstown Middle School starting tomorrow and continuing through the Thanksgiving break with return to in person class on Tuesday, November 30th.
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Covid

MCIC Covid-19 Town Hall

Montgomery County Immunization Coalition (MCIC) is hosting Covid-19 Vaccines for Children ages 5-11 Virtual Town Halls in November.
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sHREK

Coming Soon! Shrek the Musical!

Coming Soon! Shrek the Musical!

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drill

Security Drills November 1st - 5th

All districts are required to complete security drills twice per year when fully in session. However, the coronavirus pandemic is a safety concern by itself and we will be making accommodations to complete our obligations for the security drill, while also keeping our students within the current Department of Health guidelines.
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Sad News

Sad News

There was an incident in the community resulting in the death of two of our parents that has been classified as a murder-suicide by the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. The schools affected are Barth Elementary and Pottstown Middle School.

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message

Message to Parents

Yesterday we learned that one of our Pottstown High School students was involved in an off campus altercation which resulted in a gunshot wound to the buttocks from a small caliber pistol.
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announcement

School Building Telephones

Throughout the district we are experiencing intermittent phone disruptions at some of our schools resulting in dropped calls or other problems.
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ARt classes

ART Fusion 2021 Fall Art Enrichment Programs

Programs are available for teens and elementary students. Please click on the link below for class descriptions and the application. A Spanish version of the flyers are also available.
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flu clinics

Flu Clinics 2021-22 Schedule

The flu shot is offered at the Office of Public Health to individuals age 6 months and older. Flu Clinics - Fall 2021.pdf
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Meals

PSD Food Distribution

Remember that all Pottstown School District students are eligible so please do not hesitate to utilize this resource! Food security is extremely important during a pandemic and we want both you and your children tobe safe. If you have any questions please reach out [email protected]
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deck hockey

Fall Dek hockey registration is open now.

Fall Dek hockey registration is open now. Check out this great program!
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Flexible

Flexible Instructional Days (FID)

The last school year stretched us in ways we didn’t think possible. There is no question that our students are more technologically savvy than ever. While we are dedicated to In-person instruction five days per week, it is good to have options for inclement weather or other situations that would have caused us to cancel school and extend the school year.
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Covid 19 Update August 31, 2021.

As a result of contact tracing, and in order to slow any potential spread of COVID-19, the Office of Public Health for Montgomery County has recommended a virtual setting for one kindergarten classroom at Barth Elementary School for a period of two weeks starting Wednesday, September 1.
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Virus update

2 virtual classrooms due to close contacts

As a result of contact tracing, and in order to slow any potential spread of COVID-19, the Office of Public Health for Montgomery County has recommended a virtual setting for two of our 5th grade classrooms at Pottstown Middle School for a period of two weeks starting tomorrow.
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CONTEST

Vote for your favorite poster

Students from all around PA-including right here in Pottstown- are using art to show how inequitable education funding is harming them.  
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Survey

Masks Required Survey

Thank you to those that participated in our recent survey regarding mask requirements. Attached to this email, you can see the results.
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FACEBOOK MEETING

Pottstown to Require Mask

The consensus decision was reached during a public relations and community engagement committee meeting Aug. 12 at which seven board members agreed to move forward with the change.
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Book BAG GIVE AWAY

Higher Ground Church -Book Bag Giveaway

Higher Ground Church Is having a book bag and school supply giveaway on August 7th from 12 noon to 2pm.
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guidelines

Guidelines

“The health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff, and ensuring our kids get the instruction they need, are top priorities heading into the school year," said Montgomery County Commissioners' Chairwoman Val Arkoosh. 
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Vaccine Clinic

Vaccine Clinic

Pottstown Vaccine Clinic Public  by Bethel Community Church of Pottstown Pottstown Vaccine Clinic open every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM.  
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PAL

Pottstown Area Athletic League offering Lacrosse and Field Hockey

Pottstown Area Athletic League offering Lacrosse and Field Hockey clinics.
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Preliminary School Year Plan for 2021-2022

Preliminary School Year Plan for 2021-2022

Last week, I announced to the school board and shared publicly, the preliminary 21-22 school year plan to return to full time in-person instruction 5 days per week starting August 23rd 2021.
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Pottstown Vaccine Clinic

Pottstown Vaccine Clinic

There is now a vaccine clinic located at Bethel Community Church of Pottstown.
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Kristen Ellis

Celebrating National Library Week

As National Library week comes to a close we want to highlight our very own librarian team with a few of their favorite books.  
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Honor roll

Third Marking Period Honor Roll

Congradulations to all the students who are on the third marking period honor roll.
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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Pottstown Middle School Presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
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Food Distribution Alert

Food Distribution Program Alert

This morning, during their daily inspection our food service staff noticed packaging problems and some food spoilage with meals that are part of the food distribution program.
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MASK

Mask Compliance Required

As we look forward to the safe return of students to in-person class next week, we want to remind you that masks are mandatory. Every student and staff member is required to wear a mask at all times.  
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paperwork

Annual Student Update Reminder

As a reminder, we will begin the hybrid program return to school on March 22, 2021. In preparation for that return, all students are required to have the typical back to school paperwork completed. This is required for virtual and hybrid students. Please click on the link below for a short explanation and then click on the link below that to begin the process.
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testing

PSSA Testing Assessment Waiver

The federal government indicated they would not be waiving the PSSAs and other standardized testing requirements this year. Our state lawmakers are pushing back with a bipartisan effort to compel them to change their minds.  
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Ice Ride

"Ice Ride" Entertainment For a Stay at Home day

Thanks to Mrs. Katie German Pottstown Middle School Band Director and the 7/8 grade band for a virtual "Ice Ride" concert on a cold snowy day in February. 

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Townhall

The Latino Community & COVID-19

Local healthcare and community leaders will share the latest information on prevention, vaccines, and answer your questions and concerns.
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Congratulations on the 2nd Marking Period Honor Roll.

2nd Marking Period Honor Roll

Congratulations on the 2nd Marking Period Honor Roll.

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meals

Boxed Meals Friendly Reminder

Just a friendly reminder about the boxed meals. All hot items in the foil need to be cooked at 365 degrees for 15-20 minutes. If heating in the microwave, please remove items from foil before heating. Oven temperature may vary. Keep cold items refrigerated until needed.
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POTTSTOWN PRIDE

Pottstown Pride Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 edition of Pottstown Pride proves once again that Hard Work Pays Off. COVID could not slow down the work ethic of Pottstown School District students,staff and alumni. They make every second count. Read about all of their achievements and you will know why we say Proud to be from Pottstown.
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Honor Roll

Honor Roll Report - MP1 2020

PSD 2020-21 First Marking Period Honor Roll-revised   -    Congratulations to students who earned academic honors during the 1st marking period. COVID has given us all new challenges to overcome. Virtual or in person hard work pays off.
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Overview of the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

The opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program provides scholarships to eligible students who wish to attend a participating public or nonpublic school of their choice.
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Opt In

Opt In to Receive PSD Text Notification

You must be a parent or guardian listed to receive the text notifications.
Text yes to 87569 
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Elementary Dress Code Guidelines

Elementary 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 to view guidelines.


Upcoming Events

Volunteer Information

Please click here to see all that you need to become a volunteer for Pottstown School District.

Barth's Twitter

Educational Slip Permission Slip

Request for Excused Absence from school for a pre-planned non-school-sponsored educational tour or trip.
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