The mission of the Punxsutawney Area School District is to prepare students for the future by enabling them to acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become productive and responsible citizens.

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    Athletics Special Announcements
    Please note the following PASD athletic cancellations, postponements, etc.:
    • The JV Football game scheduled for October 5 vs. DuBois has been postponed.  No Makeup date at this time.
    • The Girls Golf match (originally scheduled for September 30) has been rescheduled for Monday, October 5 at 3PM in Punxsy
    • The JH Soccer tournament at DCC on October 3 has been postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, October 10.
    • The JH Soccer game on October 6 at St. Marys has been postponed and rescheduled for October 15.
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    Winter Sports Sign-ups
    Winter Sports signups will be held on Monday, October 12, at the High School (grades 8-12) during activity period (10:20 am) in the cafeteria and at the Middle School (grade 7) at 2:35 in the gym.  If you can't make the meeting, you can pick up the forms from the Athletic Office at the High School, the Middle School Office or on the school district's webpage under Athletics.  Practice begins on Monday, November 16.  All forms MUST be turned in by Friday, Nov. 6.
    The following are the winter sports:
    Boys Basketball – grades 7-12
    Girls Basketball – grades 9-12
    Cheerleading – grades 7-12
    Indoor Track – grades 9-12
    Wrestling – grades 7-12
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    Get Text Alerts on Your Phone!
    The Punxsutawney Area School District is now using a new system for school alerts regarding emergencies, delays, closings, and other important notification events.  The new system is called SchoolMessenger and it is now open for registration!  PLEASE NOTE: All registrations received prior to September 1, 2015, have been cleared from the system; therefore, you must complete the new registration survey in order to receive notifications for the 2015-2016 school year!  Click HERE for more important details and to reregister.    
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    HRA Program Informational Videos
    ATTENTION FULL TIME EMPLOYEES: Please watch the videos below for more information on the wellness and HRA program.  Click on the links to view each video on YouTube.
    Also, if you missed the meeting on May 18, you can click on the link below to download an informational document regarding the HRA.
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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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    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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    Jeff Tech Offers ED2GO Program
    Jeff Tech offers a number of online, interactive courses, led by expert instructors.  These courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.  For more information, visit http://www.ed2go.com/jefftech/
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    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.    
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    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.
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    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 HEREThe 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.   
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    Community Input
    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.
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    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.
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