Pottstown High School

Pottstown High School

Pottstown High School 

750 N. Washington Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Phone: (610) 970-6700
Fax: (610) 970-1363

Mrs. Danielle McCoy, Principal

Mrs. Elizabeth Bernhard, Secretary 

PHS News


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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Routine Search Conducted Today

Today a search was conducted at Pottstown High School. No dangerous items were found.
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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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PHS Football Team Honors Fallen Trojan

The coaches and players of the 2021 Pottstown High School Football team are honoring Mr. James " Butch" Leveille, former player and Trojan Football Head Coach. A special decal bearing his name will be worn on the players helmets.
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y art

YWCA Tri-County Area’s Week Without Violence Art Contest

The art contest is open to all 5th through 12th grade students in Berks, Chester, and Montgomery counties.
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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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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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Parent-Teacher Conferences

This year t he Pottstown High School will be holding parent-techer conferences on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Individual conferences will be scheduled for 15 minute sessions in the afternoon from 12:35 until 2:50 p.m. and in the evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Please complete this form.

The purpose of this conference is to review your student's grades, questions and concerns. Thank you for the opportunity to visit your child's teachers on Thursday, September 23, 2021.
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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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Neighbors Share Some Pride

After competing in the annual Pottstown, Pottsgrove cross country meet both teams and coaches share some time together playing Ultimate Frisbee. Participating in athletics helps to build character, integrity, resiliency and lifelong friendships. 
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Destyn Snyder

PHS Grad at the center of things

While a student at Pottstown High School Destyn Snyder, class of 2019 was at the center of both academic and co-curricular activities.
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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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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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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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Lamoni Green

PHS Grad Lamoni Greene heads to Nashville for national competition

When Lamoni Green heads to Nashville later this month for a national competition, she’ll take with her the love and best wishes of an entire community of friends and neighbors in Pottstown.
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Darius Smallwood

Smallwood Mercury Area Male Athlete Of Year

Darius Smallwood capped his scholastic athletic career at Pottstown by ascending the loftiest of heights this spring.
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Darius Earns National Honors

Congratulations to Darius Smallwood, Pottstown High School Class of 2021. Darius earned national honors at the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation Outdoor National Track Meet held in Eugene Oregon.
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PHS Engineering Student

PHS Engineering Students Earn State Award and Blog Recognition

Congratulations to PHS Engineering students and their teacher Mr. Andy Bachman on earning fourth place in the statewide Governor's STEM Challenge.
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Pottstown High School Class of 2021 graduation in a year like no other

Perhaps the most welcome aspect of Pottstown High School's graduation ceremony Wednesday night was how normal it seemed.  
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Pottstown Area Athletic League offering Lacrosse and Field Hockey

Pottstown Area Athletic League offering Lacrosse and Field Hockey clinics.
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Darius Smallwood

Pioneer Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week

Please see the link below, which will show you the PAC's Athlete of the Week! A very big congratulations to Darius on setting a new school record in the 800 meter race.
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senior awards

Pottstown High School celebrates Senior Acceptance Day

Pottstown High School recently hosted a Senior Acceptance Day in celebration of seniors accepted to a college, trade school, military, or internship.
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Darius Smallwood and Jahzeel Watson

Smallwood/Watson Bring Home Medals From States

Congratulations to PHS Trojan seniors Darius Smallwood and Jahzeel Watson on their outstanding performances at the PIAA State Track Championships.
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Sports Physicals

2021-2022 Sports Physicals

These physicals are for any student entering 7th grade to 12th grade who are interested in playing a sport.
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Darius Smallwood and Jahzeel Watson

PHS Track Stars Qualify For States

Congratulations to PHS senior track stars Darius Smallwood and Jahzeel Watson,their performance at the PIAA District I Track Championships earned them a place next week at the state championships.
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 Nada Elgendy

Bachman Announces STEM Academy Acceptance

Pottstown High School engineering teacher Mr. Andy Bachman had a big smile on his face when he announced congratulations to PHS student Nada Elgendy for her acceptance to the Exelon STEM Summer Leadership Academy. He said,this is an exciting learning experience that will help guide Nada's future plans.
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Keystone Testing

Upcoming Keystone Testing at PHS

Please see the reminders below regarding Keystone Testing, which starts next Monday, May 17th. Students not taking a Keystone exam should follow their normal schedule.
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Reilly Owens

Trojan Lacrosse Alumni Take It To The Next Level

Pottstown High Girls Lacrosse has had a history of outstanding players. Thanks to Coach Brandy Scherer for sharing news of a few of our alumni presently displaying their talents while earning their college degrees.
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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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Naomi Parson

Naomi Awarded Scholarship

Thanks to our College and Career Counselor Susan Pritt for sharing the good news. Congratulations Naomi Parson on being awarded a $1,000 Pennsylvania Association for College Admissions Counseling Scholarship!!
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Bobby Shantz Day

Bobby Shantz Day

Bobby Shantz will be making his annual appearance at Shantz Field on Monday, May 10th for the game between our Pottstown Trojans and Perkiomen Valley Vikings. If you are able, come out at 3:30 to meet the legend and get an autograph.
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Allteam sports

Trojans Earn Mercury Winter Sports All Area Team Honors

Congratulations to student athletes earning Mercury All Area Team honors. They represent our school and community.
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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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All Academic

Student Athletes Earn Honors

Congratulations to Trojan student athletes who were recognized by the Pioneer Athletic Conference for their academic and athletic achievement and honored for their civic responsibility.
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Lacrosse Senior Night

Please click here to see the pictures from the Lacrosse Senior Night.
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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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DECA, an organization aimed at creating leaders and entrepreneurs within student bodies, encouraged its state qualifiers to compete in the Annual State Career Development Conference online.
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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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Trojan Girl wrestlers

Trojan Girl Wrestlers Making History

Congratulations to Pottstown High School girl wrestlers,Julianna Figueroa, Zoe Earle,Mia Bumbarger and Xiyah Robinson, who are pioneers in helping to promote girls wrestling as a sanctioned sport by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association.
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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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Alyssa Dultz

PHS Grad Stays On Mission

Alyssa Dultz Pottstown High School class of 2018 is living up to the school district mission of "Preparing each student by name for success at every level".
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CyeNyla Hall

Next Stop Haverford College

Congratulations to Pottstown High School Senior CyeNyla Hall on receiving a full ride from the Questbridge National College Match to Haverford College.
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Christian Albert

Student Commit Continue Education

Congratulations to Christian Albert and Darius Smallwood on signing National Letters of Intent to continue their education and athletics. Christian will attend Gwynedd Mercy University majoring in Business and participate in Cross Country and Track. He is a three sport athlete and a Distinguished Honors student.
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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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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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Arden Moore

PHS Teacher a Frontline Hero

Congratulations to Pottstown High School teacher Arden Moore! Arden was selected as a Frontline Hero by the Philadelphia Phillies! Frontline Heroes will be honored with a big "sign of gratitude" from the Phillies and their fans.
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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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Kishan Patel

Hard Work Pays Off With $25K Scholarship

Pottstown High School senior Kishan Patel is another example of hard work paying off. As an honor student, one of the Senior Student Representatives to the school board and an advocate for state reform of educational funding system his days are filled with work.
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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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Female wrestlers

Trojan Female Wrestlers Win Battle In Gettysburg

Pottstown High School female members of the wrestling team traveled to Gettysburg to take part in an all female dual meet tournament. They teamed up with Gettysburg High School to take on teams from ten other schools from across the state in three rounds of competition.
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Trojan Wrestlers Pin Down Academic Honors

Congratulations to members of the Pottstown High School Trojan wrestling team who are proving that hard work pays off on the mat and in the classroom. Nine members of the team earned academic honor at the end of the second marking period.
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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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Trojan Football Scores in the Classroom

Congratulations to members of the Pottstown High School football team who were recognized for their academic success in the classroom. They were selected to the EasternPAFootball.com All Academic Team which recognizes High School athletes who demonstrate academic excellence in the classroom.
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PHS Marketing Students Shine In Competition

Pottstown High School marketing students ( DECA ) under the direction of sponsors Kevin Pascal and Victoria McShea, participated in the Annual District 8 Career Development Conference. DECA is a noteworthy career and technical student organization that is conducted through high schools and colleges.
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CTE culinary arts

What Is Cooking On The Front Burner

Thanks to Pottstown High School Director Of Career Technical Education, Dave Livengood the culinary arts students have a brand new line of equipment to help them develop the skills they will need to enter the workplace.
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Jahzeel Watson

Jahzeel Watson Earns Mini-Maxwell Honors

Congratulations to PHS football player Jahzeel Watson on being honored with the Mini-Maxwell Award. Jahzeel has proven time and again on the field and in the classroom that hard work pays off.Trojan Proud to say he represent our school and community.
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Slept Well Tonight

We can sleep well tonight Zach Griffin Pottstown High School class of 2020 stands ready to protect our freedom.
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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 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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winter sports

Restart of Pottstown School District Winter Sports

Happy to announce the restart of Pottstown School District Winter sports. See link to all updated schedules. Thank you for supporting our student athletes as they represent our school and community. Athletic Schedules Link to website.
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Mason Pennypacker

Mason Pennypacker Protects and Serves

Congratulations to PHS grad Mason Pennupacker on being sworn in as the newest member of the Manheim Borough Police Department. 
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mlk art

Martin Luther King Youth Arts Competition

1st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On the Creative Market Blog - More than Just a Day Off: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
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Watson Named To All State Team

Congratulations to PHS Senior Jahzeel Watson on being named to the PA Football Coaches 4A Select All State Team. He earned second team at the wide receiver position. Jahzeel embodies the true meaning of student athlete, not only is he outstanding on the field but is an honor student who demonstrates good citizenship. He represents family,team,school and community with Trojan Pride and Honor. Another example of Hard Work Paying Off.
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Girls All area soccar

Girls Named To All Area Team

Trojan Proud of the Pottstown High School players named to Mercury All Area Girls Soccer Team. Zoe Earle. Juliana Figueroa and Yasmin Paez were all named to the Honorable Mention All Area Team.  
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Football Players Named All Area

Congratulations to the student athletes on the Pottstown High School Football Team that were named to The Mercury All Area Team. Jazheel Watson,2nd team offense. Named to the Honorable Mention Team Jared Hewitt and Sincre Strimpel. Their hard work has paid off on the field and in the classroom. They are preparing to take their place as leaders in our community. Share the news of another reason to say Proud to be from Pottstown.
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Boys Soccer All Area Players

Trojan Proud of Pottstown High School Boys Soccer Players Dylan Maximenko and Jamaal Pratt on being named to The Mercury All Area Honorable Mention Team.They represent another example of hard work paying off.Learning the lessons that will lead to future success on the field and in the classroom.
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Hockey Players Earn Honors

Trojan Proud of Pottstown High School Field Hockey players, Destri Roye, Courtney Bratten, Taetum Robbins, who earned Mercury All Area Honorable Mention honors. They are another example of our student athletes who put in the work to excel in the classroom and on the playing field. Thanks for giving us another reason to 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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Senior Portraits - Class of 2020

Class of 2021
Pottstown Senior H.S.
Dates: Mon. - Fri., Oct. 12th – 16th
Location: Auditorium
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PAC 10 announcement

PAC 10 Announcement

The Pioneer Athletic Conference understands the importance that athletics plays in the life of our students and the positive impact these sports have on our schools, districts, and community. More +
Troiad yearbooks

PHS Yearbook needs your pictures and stories

PHS Yearbook advisor Mrs.Yoder needs your help ASAP. Due to school closure and cancellation of student activities there are many pages that need to be filled in this year's book. Great opportunity for you to be part of the staff. Please send her pictures and stories of activities, accomplishments, future plans, coping COVID19. Use your imagination ( so long as you are school appropriate) Email to [email protected] Deadline for submission is April 17th. More +
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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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PHS Career and technical Education Level 2 & 3 Application

All students interested in taking a level 2 or 3
Career and Technical class need to fill out an application.
The application has 2 parts; online form and a written form. Both sections need to be completed and the written portion is to be handed into the front office. Students should then register for the class in March during registration.
Please contact Mr. Delaney if you have any concerns or questions.  

High School Dress Code Guidelines

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.

Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship Opportunity

The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety and PulsePoint have teamed up to improve cardiac arrest survival.  The Easiest Scholarship Ever has officially launched. Throughout the month, every month, upload the most pictures of AED devices to the PulsePoint Foundation app, and you could win $250! The scholarship is open to all high school junior and seniors in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and don't forget to register on our website. It's on! https://gotaed.wpengine.com/scholarship/

Electronic Devices

Electronic Devices

Click HERE for PSD policy regarding electronic devices.

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Volunteer Information

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

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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