It's that time of year.
For whatever reason, spring is award season.
So, the Pottstown School Board meeting Monday was full of them.
First and foremost was the high schools Air force JROTC program winning the Outstanding Unit Award for the 18th straight year.
|The district's music department receives its award.|
And then Tom Kelly from Zeswitz Music presented the district's music educators
with an award from the National Association of Music Merchants, naming them as one of only 400-plus districts in the entire country to be recognized for their music program.
State Sen. Bob Mensch presents Jeff Sparagana with
a proclamation from the state Senate.
Then it was on to the annual Teachers of the Year ceremony.
Some of the students and teachers who went on the recent AP Government trip to Eastern Europe reviewed their travels and lessons learned.
Then the school board did some quick stuff, like adopted its second consecutive budget that will not raise taxes as well as vote to make human resources director Stephen Rodriguez the interim superintendent and guarantee him a job as assistant to the superintendent when a new superintendent is found.
Polly Weand was not happy, and said so.
But what I found interesting about last night's meeting, for what that's worth, is that everyone on the ongoing discussion about funding, salaries and teacher contracts seems to be coming closer together in terms of position, even if from different perspectives.
Let's see if it turns into anything.
Anyway, here are the Tweets: