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 2015-16 school year by continuing the 21st Century Learning Initiative in grades 8 through 12.

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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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    Special Voting Meeting
    The special voting meeting of the Punxsutawney Area School Board scheduled for Tuesday, August 2, 2016 has been changed to Wednesday, August 3, 2016. The Purpose of this meeting is to consider electing an individual as superintendent.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room, 475 Beyer Avenue, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.  


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    Non-Home School Request

    Any PASD parent wanting his/her child to attend an elementary school within the district other than the child’s designated home school for the 2016-2017 school year, must complete and submit a Non-Home School Request Form.  Requests may be submitted to the Elementary Office at West End School (300 Center Street), Monday through Friday from 8:00 am-3:00 pm, until August 19th. All requests will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be in effect for only one school year.  Final decisions will be made and parents will be notified one week prior to the first student day of the 2016-2017 school year. Please call Kim at 938-3063 with questions.

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    New Student Registration
    All new students in grades K - 12 must register through our Central Registration office. Click HERE for more information.


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    Summer Food Service Program
    Free Summer Lunch for kids at the Punxsutawney High School Cafeteria.  June 6 through August 24, 2016(closed July 4).  Hours: Monday through Friday 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Free to anyone age 18 and under. Adult meals available for $3.75.  Food that's in when school is out.

    Schools or families can use any of the following methods to locate sites that serve free meals to children during the summer: 
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    ·  Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre                                         ·  Text  “MEALPA” to 877877 during the summer months             ·  Visit the  (note,this replaces the website)                                                ·  Use the site locator for smartphones -

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    Parking tags for the 2015-16 School Year will be given out Thursday, August 4th @ 7:30 am in the High School Office. You can stop by the office, starting July 25th, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 – 2:00 to pick up a registration form that can be completed and ready for distribution of Tags on Thursday. The following information will be needed:  plate number, license number, who it is registered to, color of vehicle and parent permission.

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    PASD Digest, Spring 2016
    The latest edition of the Punxsutawney Area School District's newsletter, PASD Digest, is now available online!  PASD Digest includes a message from our Superintendent and articles about exciting things going on in our schools!  To download a copy (PDF), click here: PASD Digest Spring 2016. You can also access this edition and past newsletters by clicking on the COMMUNITY channel at the top of the District homepage and then clicking on the NEWSLETTER page.  


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    AmeriCorps Positions Available
    Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps is recruiting for full-time AmeriCorps members to serve in the Punxsutawney School District.  Possible benefits include a living allowance, education award, three graduate credits, Act 48 hours, loan forbearance, student loan interest payment, health insurance and childcare assistance (if income eligible).  This is a great opportunity for individuals to gain experience and build a dynamic portfolio for future employment. For more information, visit Applications for 2016-17 should be available online in July.  If you have any questions, please call Mr. Travis Monroe 814 938-3063.


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    General Fund Budget for the Fiscal 2016-2017
    To view the General Fund Budget for the Fiscal Year 2016 - 2017 Click Here.


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