News & Announcements

2019-20 Snow Bulletin

With winter quickly approaching, we invite parents, guardians, students, staff, and other community members to review our district memo regarding weather-related delays, closings, and cancellations. Clicking on this announcement's headline from our website will redirect you to this information. You can also access it by visiting the District's homepage and going to Our District > Superintendent's Page > Weather-Related Closings/Cancellations Memo
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Superintendent Parent Council

The public is invited to attend the first meeting of the PASD Superintendent Parent Council on Monday, November 18, 2019, at 6 PM to be held in the Central Office Board Room. The purpose of the meeting is to create open lines of communication between district parents and the district administrative leadership team. Topics of discussion will include communication procedures, safety programs, and academic standards. Parent input is important as the district moves to continuously improve our programs and facilities. If you are planning to attend, please contact Doreen Gotwald at 814-938-5151, ext. 5001 or at dgotwald@punxsy.k12.pa.us
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Veterans Day

There is no school on Monday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day. We thank all of our military veterans for their service to our nation! Happy Veterans Day!
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Official PASD App

Stay up-to-date with the latest school news, events, announcements, cafeteria menus and more! When you open the app for the first time, the onscreen menus will walk you through setting it up--you can choose to customize your app experience with content from the District, High School, Elementary School, a combination, or all three! Search for "Punxsutawney Area School Dist" in the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store on your mobile device and download it today! For more information, click on this announcement's headline or visit the Latest News section! (Please note: this does not replace our pre-existing text alert system--we will continue using SchoolMessenger for PASD text alerts.)
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2019-20 PASD Text Alerts

PASD uses SchoolMessenger to send text alerts with special announcements, emergencies, delays, closings, and other important notifications. PREVIOUS USERS, PLEASE NOTE THIS IMPORTANT CHANGE FOR THE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR: if you have already registered to receive our district text alerts prior to 10/01/19, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-REGISTER THIS YEAR!  You will continue to receive PASD text alerts for the 2019-20 school year. If you were previously registered to receive PASD text alerts, but you wish to stop receiving these messages, you can text STOP to the number 67587. If you are new to the district or if you did not register for the text alert system prior to 10/01/19, you can register for our SchoolMessenger text alert system by clicking on this announcement's headline and following the directions on our registration page.
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PASD Campus Entrance Gates

Please click on this announcement's headline for more information regarding the new entrance gates that will be used during "off hours" on our campus (at the High School and Elementary School entrances).
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School Bus Stop Parent Waiver

It is required for students K - 3 to have a parent or guardian present at the bus stop. Parent/Guardian waivers are available. Please contact the Transportation Office at 814-938-5151, ext 1116 for paperwork or questions. New paperwork needs submitted for students who had a waiver for the 2018-19 school year.
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