PGHS NEWSLETTER

February 8, 2016

PGHS Student Honored as Future Physician

Pottsgrove is pleased to announce that junior, Zipporah Witherspoon, was recognized for her excellence by the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists. Zipporah attended a medical academy this summer at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University Medical School. Congratulations and best wishes on your goals and dreams.
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10th Grader Earns PMEA District Chorus Honors

Congratulations goes out to sophomore, Alec Dorris, for his performance at the PMEA (PA Musical Educational Association) District Choral Concert. Alec competed against a large number of students and earned a spot in the prestigious choir. Ms. Hendler, Choir Director, attended the event on Thursday in support of Alec. Alec shared, "If you set yourself to doing something it's going to happen, you are going to make it and that is what happened to me." He went onto say, "I'm really excited to be in District Chorus. I've been really looking forward to this for a long time."
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Important Events this Week

Monday: 8th Grade Scheduling Night for 9th Grade 6:30 p.m. in HS Cafeteria

Tuesday:


Wednesday: Booster Club Meeting - High School Library - 7:00 PM


Thursday:


Friday: Teacher Staff Development Day - No Students

SAT Catalyst Bootcamp Coming to PGHS

Is your son or daughter preparing to take the New SAT this Spring? If so, they will want to enroll in the SAT Catalyst Bootcamp being held at Pottsgrove High School on Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28 from 9:00-1:00 p.m.


Reserve the date as registration materials will be out later this week.

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Western Montgomery Career & Technology Center Updates

Upcoming Events



Caribbean Buffet: March 7, 2016 4:30--7:30 p.m. See flyer below.


Welcome to the New Culinary Teacher Ms. Tina Arnt. Ms. Arnt comes with a depth of experience from Lancaster Career & Technology Center


WMTC Application Deadline is March 15, 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 next phasing of renovations has begun as the contractors renovate rooms 001, 002, 002A, 003, and 004. These rooms and the hallway (from Room 001-004) will be closed to students during the school day.


The next phasing of renovations will begin in March. This includes the renovation in our Aux. Gym and in April the contractors will begin to work on our auditorium.

PTSA Fundraiser A Sweet Deal for ALL

ATTENTION:

Every 1st Wednesday of each month from 6:00 am to 8:00 am, the Pottsgrove High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PGHS PTSA) will receive 10% from all purchases made by our High School Community & its Friends at Paradise Donuts!!

The shop is located in Sanatoga at 2170 East High Street near the old Kmart store.

Remember:

Say "Pottsgrove High School PTSA"; enjoy your delicious treats; and know that you just supported your PTSA, one bite at a time!

Thank you for your continuing support here at the Grove!

Important Reminders for 2015-2016 School Year

Important Updates Regarding Renovations and Start of School

  • Main Entrance: The School's Main Entrance will be the Gymnasium entrance from the south parking lot - the main lobby will be closed for construction
  • Parking: The parking lot in front of the school and district office is closed to high school students, visitors, and parents. All high school students, visitors, and parents should be parking in the south parking lot and entering through the new gymnasium entrance. Student Parking will continue to be held in the South Parking Lot - Parking Permits will be given out once school begins
  • Arrival/Dismissal: - From November 16, 2015 on, all buses will Pick Up/Drop Off at the Cafeteria Entrance.
  • Parent Drop Off will be at the 100 Wing Entrance, off of School Lane
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

2/10/206 - Wednesday - Booster Club Meeting - High School Library


2/12/2016 - Friday - Teacher Staff Development Day - No Students


2/15/2016 - Monday - No School - President's Day


2/22/2016 - Monday - PTSA Meeting - High School Library


2/27/2016 - Saturday - SAT Catalyst Bootcamp 9-1 (Cafeteria Entrance)


2/28/2016 - Sunday - SAT Catalyst Bootcamp 9-1 (Cafeteria Entrance)


3/7/2016 - Monday - Parent/Teacher Conferences - No School


3/9/2016 - Wednesday - Booster Club Meeting - High School Library


3/21/2016 - Monday - PTSA Meeting - High School Library


3/24/2016 - Thursday - Teacher Staff Development Day - No Students


3/25/2016 - Friday - No School


3/28/2016 - Monday - No School