The Sky is Falling!
POTTSTOWN, PA – As reported today on WFMZ-TV and The Mercury’s website, students at Rupert Elementary were evacuated this morning after part of a second floor ceiling collapsed. As the collapsed occurring during non-school hours, no children were hurt (thank goodness!).
You can watch the WFMZ video here:
The online edition of The Mercury also has some video and a write-up:
And, of course, all the latest information on the event can be found on the Pottstown School District website.
We’d also be remiss if we didn’t share with our readers some highlights from the devilicious March 10 public school board Neighborhood Schools Committee meeting:
“Former board member Robert Morgan said during his time on the board Rupert was always described as a few steps away from falling down.”
“Doug Rohrbaugh, a principal in the Crabtree Rohrbaugh architecture firm, said from his examination, Rupert is structurally sound.”
The full Mercury article which detailed the March 10 meeting can be found here.
There’s also this February 22 letter to the editor submitted by former school board member Barry Haring:
And who remembers this little advertising chestnut that appeared on The Mercury’s op-ed page in January this year:
Need we say more?