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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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    ACT at PAHS
    The ACT will be administered at PAHS on Saturday. For those taking the test, Sophia.org offers full-length practice exams and tutorials to help you prepare for the test! Click here to access their resources. Students taking the test need to bring a photo ID, pencils, admission ticket and calculators. Testing will be in Rooms 117 and 118. You should be here no later than 7:45 a.m.

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    PAHS College Fair
    The College Fair will be held in the cafeteria on Wed., Oct. 29th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. There will be approximately 50 representatives from various colleges, tech and business schools, and the military to answer questions about their programs. All students and parents are welcome. At 6:00 the same night, there will be a financial aid presentation in the auditorium. Seniors and their parents are urged to attend this informative presentation on the process of applying for financial aid for college.
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    Changes to Internet Filtering @ Home
    As a result of recent changes in the FCC's Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), Internet filtering at home is no longer required on PAHS students' school-issued MacBook computers.  The computers will still be filtered in school, but filtering at home is causing some issues with access to educational sites that are part of our curriculum.  A letter will be sent home with midterms detailing what this change means for your student, but you can also get more information from the Principal's page or you can download the letter by clicking HERE
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    PAHS: ONE TEAM! 
    Teachers at PAHS accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and collected a team donation to help bring awareness and raise funds for ALS research.  Check out our video below!  To learn more, visit: http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html
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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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    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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    PASD Comprehensive Plan
    The public is invited to review the PASD Comprehensive Plan throughout the month of October.  If you would like to review this document, please 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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