ThinkStretch Program Parent MeetingsParent meetings to discuss our new elementary Summer Learning ThinkStretch Program have been scheduled. These meetings are for parents of current Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade PASD students that would like to hear information on the workbook-based summer learning opportunity. We hope that our parents are able to attend one of the sessions! Sessions will be held:
Monday, April 27 @ noon
Thursday, April 30 @ 6:00 p.m.
Contact Shari Weber @ 938-5119 w/ questions.
Kindergarten Registration Packets
Kindergarten registration packets for the Punxsutawney Elementary Schools may be picked up April 20th-April 30th at your child's home school. Registration packets and registration appointments are necessary for kindergarten registration. Appointments may be scheduled by calling the Elementary Guidance Office at 938-1003 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM from April 20th-April 30th. To attend kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old before June 1, 2015; there will be no exceptions. If parents are not able to pick up a registration packet, a family representative may do so. Registration packets and registration appointments will not be available before April 20th. Additional information will be available when the registration appointment is scheduled.
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.
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.
School Reach Parent Center
Student Transportation Forms
There is a significant change to the transportation provided by the Punxsutawney Area School District for students that ride different buses on bus passes.
Click here to download and print copies of the new Student Transportation Form, Alternative Bus Stop Request Form and Daily Bus Pass Form.
Change of Address Form
In an effort to enhance the safety and security measures the district has in place for our students, address changes will no longer be accepted through phone calls, emails, or personal notes. Please use this link for a copy of the Punxsutawney Area SchoolDistrict Change of Address Form.
Community Links and Parent Resources
Look for the COMMUNITY channel at the top of this page to visit two new pages designed for parents, students, and visitors to our community! The Community Links page gives you shortcuts to some of our local organizations and attractions. You can also access this page by clicking HERE. The Parent Resources page provides links to various online sources that parents can use to help their students with homework, provide extra practice at home, or explore other learning opportunities. This page can also be accessed by clicking HERE.
Dr. Wolfe has added a set of links to his welcome page in an effort to give community members another opportunity to share thoughts, concerns, and suggestions on how we can improve our educational system. Please click HERE to visit his page and provide your input. You will need to first register as a user with our website.
PASD Featured in Documentaries
The Punxsutawney Area School District was recently featured in a series of documentaries by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. These documentaries highlighted our District's successful implementation of the Classrooms for the Future Initiative and the continued development of technology in education. You can view these documentaries by clicking HERE.