Pocahontas School Sign

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Pocahontas School has a new electric sign on the south side of the school building, near the main entrance.

The attractive sign is being used to inform the public about school events.

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Principal Jason Rakers said the sign was a community effort, led by the school’s PTO. He said they held numerous fundraisers for two years to fund the purchase.

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Many residents and organizations from throughout the Pocahontas area contributed for the marquee. A committee designed the sign.

Rakers said an active PTO is very important to a school. “A school without active parents is doomed,” he commented.

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The sign cost $12,308, all paid for through fundraisers and donations.

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