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PGHS Newsletter - January 27, 2023


TODAY is the last day for customized yearbooks!! Reserve your copy at


Celebrate your student's journey with a yearbook ad! Create and purchase online by 1/31/23 (Graphic says 11/30 - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/31!!)


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K.I.C.K Club Event

Are you interested in giving a K.I.C.K. to Valentine's Day!? Then K.I.C.K Club has an event for you! Join us after school on Wednesday, February 1st for a Valentine’s Day card-making event. This event is open to everyone and will count as community service hours for Key Club and NHS. The cards will be donated to a local nursing home, soup kitchen, and also to first-responders. We hope to see you for K.I.C.K's card-making event on Wednesday, February 1st after school in Room 16!
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1. Attention students: Course selection meetings begin in February. Please begin to think about your classes for next year. Discuss options with your teachers and parents. All students will meet with his/her counselor in February.

2. If you are interested in attending Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center for the FIRST year, you MUST apply on WMCTC's website. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ebert.

3. Juniors, please reach out to Mrs. Crowell to schedule your junior meeting with your counselor.

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Pottsgrove will be hosting SAT School Day on Wednesday, March 22nd. Students can be registered by making a payment through The cost is $60.00 (or $8.00 if you qualify for the free and reduced lunch program). The deadline to register is Friday, February 10th.

In addition, Pottsgrove will be offering an SAT Bootcamp in preparation for the test. For more information, click the following link: SAT Bootcamp

Please email Mrs. Childs at if you have question


The financial aid process can be daunting for students and parents. Included in this newsletter is a presentation to read through for the information and steps for understanding and working through the financial aid process for college. Click on the link below to access:

Two important resources for students and parents are:

*Scholarship Bulletin - available on the PGHS webpage, the guidance webpage and in Naviance - scholarship links and information for 22-23

*PHEAA website -

PA Student Aid Guide

Please contact your student's guidance counselor for any questions regarding the information on financial aid.


Pottsgrove's German American Partnership Program is excited to announce

our next German exchange!

Our German sister school is visiting Pottsgrove this spring, from March 18th – April 2nd.

We are searching for host families to complete the adventure for these German exchange students!

All interested students are encouraged to apply!

You do not need to speak German, as they are all fluent in English.

Come on out to our informational meeting on Wednesday, January 25th, at 5:30pm in LGI 308!

Or email Frau Gundrum at for more information!

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Class of 2023: Order your Caps and Gowns Today!! Click here: Cap and Gown Orders

Remember: *You MUST order online, By February 28th,

*You will pay $0, this includes a cap, gown, and tassel

*You will need to include your height, weight, and gender.

*All orders will be sent to the HS not to your address. They will be distributed by Mrs. Grubbs

*Order received after March 6th will include a $10 late fee.

Order your Announcements and Gear Today!! Click here: Announcements and Apparel

Remember: * Announcements MUST be ordered four weeks prior to graduation, or

NO later than May 6th.

*All other apparel can be ordered up to two weeks prior to graduation, or

NO later than May 13th.

*All orders WILL be sent to the HS not to your address. They will be distrbuted by Mrs. Grubbs

Need help placing your order!!!

Remember: * Josten's will be hosting Zoom Sessions to help with orders.

* Zoom Sessions will be held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from


* Zoom links for the meeting will be posted in Schoology and sent out

through Remind, prior to themeeting.

* Josten's can also be contacted through our Rep: Mark Judy @ 610-755-



Just a reminder from our school nurse that proof of an 11th physical exam is needed for our juniors. The physical exam must be signed by a doctor and dated within one year of entering 11th grade. Anyone not turning in a private physical exam will be scheduled for a physical exam with the school doctor on January 24 or January 31, 2023.




1/31/2023 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM High School School Physicals


2/7/2023 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Operations/ Facilities Committee Meeting

2/7/2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School Board Meeting

2/8/2023 Early Dismissal

2/8/2023 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Athletic Booster Club Meeting

2/14/2023 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Curriculum, Integration, & Technology Committee Meeting

2/20/2023 SNOW MAKE-UP DAY - Early Dismissal

2/21/2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Policy Committee Meeting

2/21/2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School Board Meeting

2/27/2023 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM HS PTSA Meeting


Please check out the fresh articles on Pottsgrove High School's student online newspaper, The Falcon. These include student highlights, fall and winter sports recaps, and much more! The Falcon is written, edited, and designed by the Pottsgrove journalism students. Click the image above to take a look!!


The early afternoon activity bus will now be picking students up at 3:45 pm, Monday through Thursday. This will be a CMD bus that will pick students up at the HS cafeteria entrance. Students must be there at 3:45 pm as they have other stops throughout the district. Additionally, in order to ride this bus, students MUST have a Falcon Shuttle Pass from the teacher or student activity director that they were with after dismissal time.

The second activity bus for sports activities picks up at the gym entrance at approximately 5:45 pm, Monday through Friday. This bus only runs during the sports season, and when school is in session.


All seniors must have a signed transcript release form on file. Please turn the signed form into Mrs. Crowell in the guidance office. In addition, please encourage your student to sign up for the senior meeting by stopping in the guidance office or emailing their counselor directly.


PGHS Students are assigned to guidance counselors based on last name. Please see the alphabetic breakdown to find which counselor to contact for your student, should you need to do so.

A-E: Mrs. Jill Bossler

F-Le: Mr. Stephen Kincaid

Li-Ror: Mrs. Kyra Ebert

Ros-Z: Mrs. Lisa Childs

Click Here for Athletics Information

Click here to learn about Athletic schedules, meetings, and other important information.

Mission of the Pottsgrove School District

The mission of the Pottsgrove School District is to educate and inspire all students to excel as productive, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners.