News & Announcements

PASD Comprehensive Plan 2022-2025

The school district’s comprehensive plan is an action plan that describes the local Board of School Director’s commitment to ensure that a quality education will be provided to each of its students. This plan guides PASD’s action over the next three years. A draft of this plan is available for public review prior to being presented to the School Board on August 9th for a vote. To review this plan, please click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our website. Any feedback on the plan can be directed to Dr. Curt P. Vasas, Assistant to the Superintendent at [email protected]

New Online Payment System for Student Cafeteria Accounts

The Food Service Department is excited to announce that we have upgraded our point of service software and computers. We will no longer be accepting online deposits via myschoolaccount.com. Instead, we will be using schoolcafe.com. For more information, click on this announcement's headline or visit our Cafeteria page by clicking on Services-->Cafeteria at the top of our site. The additional information is listed to the right under Parent Information, Notice Regarding New Online Payments, and schoolcafe.com

Act 55 of 2022-Student Enrollment for Special Education 2022-2023

Act 55 permits a student with a disability who was enrolled during the 2021-22 school year and turned age 21 during the 2021-22 school year, or between the end of the 2021-22 and the beginning of the 2022-23 school year, to attend a school entity during the 2022-23 school year and receive services as outlined on their most recent Individualized Education Program (IEP) with all the protections under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Click on this news and announcements headline for more information about Act 55 and to fill out the Act 55 Student Enrollment Notification Form.

New Student & 7th Grade Transition Day

Punxsutawney Area High School is hosting a New Student & 7th Grade Transition Day on August 15, 2022. This event is a student-only mini-camp to help new students and incoming 7th grade students to get a head start on life at PAHS! For more information on time, registration, etc. please click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our website. Please register for this event by July 29th!

Transportation Update

PASD Parents/Guardians and Students: please click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our website for important updates and information regarding bus transportation for the 2022-23 school year.

Free Lunch This Summer

Free lunches will be available throughout the summer for children ages 18 and younger. For more information, click on this announcement's headline or visit our Cafeteria page by clicking on Services-->Cafeteria at the top of our site.

PASD Special Education Plan

The school district’s special education plan is an action plan that describes the local Board of School Director’s commitment to ensure that a quality education will be provided to each of its students with a disability eligible for special education over the upcoming three years. This plan will be presented to the School Board on June 7th for a vote. To review this plan, please click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our website.

Mini Chucks Cheer Camp

The Punxsy Chucks Cheer Team is holding a Mini Chucks Cheer Camp in July for elementary students entering Grades 3-6. Registration will be held on Friday, June 3, from 10-12 pm and 5-7 pm. For more information and a downloadable registration form, please click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our website.
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