PAHS, home of the Chucks, sits atop the town of Punxsutawney in north central Pennsylvania and houses grades 8-12.  We are proud to once again be on the forefront of education in the 2013-2014 school year by continuing the 21st Century Learning Initiative in grades 9 through 12.

PAHS Announcements

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    Keystone Testing at PAHS
    Keystone Literature testing for select juniors will be on Wednesday, December 3, and Thursday, December 4.  All testing will take place in rooms 229/230 and will begin at 8:32. On Wednesday, the periods will be: 1-A-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 with testing during A-2-3. Mr. Reitz’s 2nd period should report to room 220 and his 3rd period should report to room 215. On Thursday, the periods will be: 1-A-3-2-4-5-6-7-8 with testing during A-3-2. Mr. Reitz’s 3rd period will report to room 215 and his 2nd period will report to room 220.
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    Thanksgiving Break
    There is an early dismissal on Wednesday, November 26.  Students will be dismissed from PAHS at 12:15.  There is no school on Thursday, November 27th,  Friday, November 28th, or Monday, December 1st.  Enjoy the holiday break!
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    Alumni Day at PAHS
    PAHS will welcome back the Class of 2014 on our annual Alumni Day (Friday, December 19, 2014 from 2:15pm-3:00pm).  
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    November Students of the Month
    Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as Students of the Month for November:

    8th grade-Shayla Graham and Matthew Thom
    9th grade-Molly Shepler and Ethan Bish
    10th grade-Kimberlee Shoemaker and Lucas Ambler
    11th grade-Kaylee Cowan and Sterling Grisso
    12th grade-Alyssa Hein and Kameron Rummel
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    Daily Announcements
    Missed an important announcement from the P.A. system or from the video announcements?  You can click here to read the full list or you can access it from the RESOURCES link in the channel bar above.  Announcements are updated daily! 
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Around the District

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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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