PGHS NEWSLETTER

SPECIAL PROM EDITION 5-2-16

Check Out PROM Pics Throughout

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CLICK HERE TO Show Your Appreciation to Teachers/Staff

Please share your appreciation for our Teachers/Staff as we celebrate Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week next week at PGHS.

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Thanks to our PTSA for Funding Post PROM!

A special thanks goes out to our PTSA, under the leadership of President, Pete Robles, for funding our Post Prom. A huge shout out all goes out to Mr. Shuster, PGHS Teacher, for planning this special event. Thank you to all the parent, staff, and teacher volunteers who made this event possible.
PGHS Hosts Summit on Drug Prevention/Education

Click Here - Check ou the Summit on Drug Prevention/Education that is being hosted by Pottsgrove High School. Parents, community members, and all are encouraged to attend. You MUST Register to attend. Please register by going to this link.

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Mini-Thon Coming to PGHS

Check out the Pics from the Mini-THON Kickoff event below.


On May 14, 2016, our Key Club is hosting a Mini-Thon to raise funds for the Children's Hershey Hospital


PGHS is holding the first ever Mini-Thon on May 14, 2016. Funds raise by Four Diamonds Mini-THONS directly support the mission of Four Diamonds by providing financial, medical, and emotional support to pediatric oncology patients treated at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital and pediatric cancer research at Penn State College of Medicine.


Our Key Club is asking businesses in our community to help in anyway they can with donations. Some examples of how you can help our cause could be in the form of food for the event, donations of money, and/or donations of items we could use in the raffle basket.


If you are interested in supported PGHS Mini-THON, please contact our Key Clubs Advisors


Mrs. Reinhart jreinhart2@pgsd.org

Mrs. Steinmetz msteinmetz2@pgsd.org

Jordan Canny Student Rep jcanny@pottsgrovesd.org

Isabella Nelson inelson2@pottsgrovesd.org

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Welcome to New Attendance Clerk

It is our pleasure to welcome Ms. Leigh-Ann Spilman-Cooper (See pic shown right) to the position of Attendance Clerk. She will be working at the South Entrance and will be the person at the front desk to greet and welcome everyone to Pottsgrove.
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Important Events this Week

Monday: AP Chemistry, Environ. Science, and Psychology Testing

Tuesday: AP Comp. Science A and Spanish Language Testing
SAT Prep Class - 6:00 p.m.


Wednesday: AP English Literature Testing

SAT Prep Class - 6:00 p.m.


Thursday: Honor Roll Breakfast 3rd Period (11 & 12) Pride Period (9 & 10)

AP Calculus AB and Calculus BC Testing

Spring Choir Concert 7:30 p.m. Pottsgrove Middle School


Friday: AP German Language, U.S. History, Studio Art, and European History Testing

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Senior College Commitment/Service Day

Pottsgrove High School will be recognizing all Seniors who have been accepted to a college, university, technical school, or have committed to joining the military. Check out the flyer below to learn more about this special day. To print please click here.
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Congrats to PGHS Senior, Tess McNamara, for Representing PGHS at the Daughters of the American Revolution with Mrs. Scott, PGHS Social Studies Teacher

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Spring Keystone Exams Coming in Late May

Starting toward the end of May, high school students will be taking the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Keystone Exams. The Keystone Exams are Pennsylvania’s end of course assessments in Algebra I, Biology, and English Literature. Students currently enrolled in one of the related content area courses are required to take the Keystone at the end of the course.


The school will be running on a 2 Hour Delay during the Keystone Testing Window for those students not participating in the testing. Students that are taking the exam must report at regular time. Busing will be provided both times.



5/16/2016 - Monday - Algebra I Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers

5/17/2016 - Tuesday - Algebra I Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers

5/18/2016 - Wednesday - Literature Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers

5/19/2016 - Thursday - Literature Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers

5/24/2016 - Tuesday - Biology Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers

5/25/2016 - Wednesday - Biology Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers

Western Montgomery Career & Technology Center Updates

Upcoming Events


Car Show on Saturday, May 14, 2016



Check out the Western Center's Website at http://www.westerncenter.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

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Renovation Updates

The renovations has started in the old gym. The hallways near the loading docs are closed to students and staff. In addition, the old faculty room is closed to all Faculty/Staff. The Faculty Room has been relocated to Room 006.
PGHS Student Handbook

Click Here to read the 2015-2016 School Year Student Handbook

Grade Level Communication

One way that we communicate with an entire grade level is through the Remind App/Website. Please sign up for your Class below:


Class of 2016: Click Here to Register


Class of 2017: Click Here to Register


Class of 2018: Click Here to Register


Class of 2019: Click Here to Register

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Mark Your Calendars

5/2/2016 - Monday - AP Chemistry, Environ. Science, and Psychology Testing

5/3/2016 - Tuesday - AP Comp. Science A and Spanish Language Testing

5/3/2016 - Tuesday - SAT Prep Class - 6:00 p.m.


5/4/2016 - Wednesday - AP English Literature Testing


5/4/2016 - Wednesday - SAT Prep Class - 6:00 p.m.


5/5/2016 - Thursday - Honor Roll Breakfast 3rd Period (11 & 12) Pride Period (9 & 10)

AP Calculus AB and Calculus BC Testing


5/5/2016 - Thursday - Spring Choir Concert


5/6/2016 - Friday - AP German Language, U.S. History, Studio Art, and European History Testing


5/9/2016 - Monday - AP Biology and Physics C - Mechanics Testing


5/11/2016 - Wednesday - AP English Language Testing


5/12/2016 - Thursday - AP Statistics Testing


5/12/2016 - Thursday - College Commitment Signing Day - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


5/14/2016 - Saturday - Key Club Mini-Thon - Pottsgrove Middle School


5/16/2016 - Monday - Algebra I Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers


5/17/2016 - Tuesday - Algebra I Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers


5/18/2016 - Wednesday - Literature Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers


5/19/2016 - Thursday - Literature Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers


5/20/2016 - Friday - Student Directed Play - "Andy" - In the Gymnasium

Period 1 - 11th grade

Period 2 - 12th grade

Period 3 - 9th grade

Period 6 - 10th grade


5/24/2016 - Tuesday - Biology Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers


5/25/2016 - Wednesday - Biology Keystone Testing - 2 hour delay for non-test takers


5/25/2016 - Wednesday - Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center - Middle School Auditorium 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


5/26/2016 - Thursday - Class Awards Assemblies (following a regular day schedule) High School Gym

Freshmen - 8:27 a.m. - 9:17 a.m.

Juniors - 9:21 a.m. - 10:11 a.m.

Sophomores - 12:33 p.m. - 1:23 p.m.


5/27/2016 - Friday - Student Directed Play - "Andy" 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Pottsgrove Middle School Auditorium


6/8/2016 - Wednesday - Senior Finals


6/9/2016 - Thursday - Senior Finals


6/09/2016 - Thursday - Senior Awards - Pottsgrove Middle School 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


6/10/2016 - Friday - Senior Finals


6/14/2016 - Tuesday - Student 1/2 day

6/15/2016 - Wednesday - Student 1/2 day

6/15/2016 - Wednesday - Graduation

6/16/2106 - Thursday - Student 1/2 day - Student's last day

6/17/2016 - Friday - Last Staff Day

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