PHS Principal Starts Podcast

Adam Wagner, Pettisville High School principal, told the Pettisville school board the school started a podcast.

Speaking during the Thursday, Nov. 17 board meeting, Wagner said the podcast is called “The Blackbird Word with Mr. Wagner.”

“We will feature staff and students, hopefully each week,” he said.

“The Blackbird Word with Mr. Wagner” is available for downloading from several Internet sources, including iHeart Radio, Podbean, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts.

Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal, said parentteacher conferences were held Nov. 3-4.

Attendance of parents of children in pre-kindergarten through third grade was 98%. Out of 169 students in those grades, parents representing 166 students attended.

Walvogel said the state third grade reading test was given in October.

“We are hoping to get results back by Christmas break,” he said.

The elementary school held a costume parade through the classrooms and school cafeteria on Friday, Oct. 28.

“It was fun had by all!” he said.

The fifth and sixth grades presented their operetta “Newsies, Jr.,” Nov. 11-12.

Waldvogel said the holiday concert for kindergartenersfourth grade will be held at 7 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Santa Claus will visit the school Thursday, Dec. 22, “to provide us with some words of wisdom and treat our students.”