Punxsutawney Middle School, containing grades four through seven, shares the campus area with the Punxsutawney High School. The Middle School complex is the newest building in the school district and houses the district's Natatorium, which is used by students and the community throughout the year.  Middle School students have swimming classes, and the pool is open for the public during non-school hours for adult swim times as well as family swim events.  Visitors are welcomed to the entrance of PAMS by a specially-created Phantastic Phil. 

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  • food drive Let’s Put a Lid on Hunger by Helping Feed Families & Friends

    November 17-21, 2014

    7th Grade Community Service Project

    marks its 17th year!

             The seventh grade class at Punxsutawney Area Middle School completes a community service project by holding a canned food drive to benefit several local food pantries.  We feel it is very important for our students to be involved in our community, to learn caring and compassion, and to show a willingness to help others less fortunate.  We ask that student in grades 4, 5, 6, and 7 who are able to do so, please bring in canned goods, paper products, and any other nonperishable items to help us stock the food pantries for the upcoming holiday/winter seasons. (No glass items, please)

     In honor of our 17th year carrying out the food drive, the goal this year is to collect 17,000 cans/nonperishables!   

    1.    KICK OFF EVENT---Penny Wars NOV 3-7– Each grade will participate and proceeds will be used to purchase cans.

    2.    Pool party for grades 4-7 on November 17th from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.  Admission: 1 canned or nonperishable item per student.  (We will gladly accept more!)

    3.    Double Day – Wednesday, November 19 – faculty/staff will match each donated item brought in this day

    4.    INTER-Grade Competitions---grades/team may have their own competitions

    5.    On November 26 there will be a free dance for students in 6th and 7th grades who participated in the food drive. The dance will be held from 12:30 – 2:00 P.M.


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    Coats for Kids (Free) Sale
    There will be a (free) Coats for Kids sale on Friday, November 21 from 5-7 PM at the First Church of God in Punxsutawney.  The "sale" will take place in the youth wing of the church (in the back of the building).
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    Athletic Apparel Available to Order
    The Athletic Office is taking orders for “Punxsutawney Chucks” apparel.  Click here to visit the Athletic page where you can download the Order Form.  Orders and full payment are due in the Athletic Office by 3:00 pm on Tuesday, December 2.  The delivery date will be Wednesday, December 17. Please pick up your orders in the high school Athletic Office after 2:00 pm.  All orders MUST BE picked up by Monday, December 22, by 3:00 pm.  If you have questions, call Lisa in the Athletic Office at 938-5151 Ext. 1550.
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    SIS Portal Now Open
    The Parent/Student Portal in CSIU is now open.  The CSIU Portal provides parent/guardian/student access to grades and a variety of other student-related information.  To access the Portal, use the corresponding links in the Shortcuts section to the left or click HERE.
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    Get Text Alerts on Your Phone!
    The Punxsutawney Area School District uses SchoolReach for school delay/closing notifications as well as for attendance and other important notification events.  PLEASE NOTE: registered users from LAST SCHOOL YEAR will be cleared from the system.  If you wish to receive text alerts again this year, you will need to REREGISTER for the 2014-2015 school year!  Click HERE for more important details and to reregister.    
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    Follow PASD on Twitter!
    The Punxsutawney Area School District now has an official Twitter account that will be used to broadcast important announcements and notifications to the public.  The PASD Twitter account will also be linked with SchoolReach to distribute important information.  Follow us on Twitter: @PASDofficial.  
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