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News & Announcements

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration packets for the 2021-22 school year are now available. Registration packets can be picked up at the Punxsutawney Elementary School Office or the District Central Office (located on Center Street in Punxsutawney) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Any family member or friend is permitted to pick up a packet for an in-coming Kindergarten student. Children must be 5 years of age before June 1, 2021 to register for Kindergarten for the 21-22 school year. If you have any questions, please call the Punxsutawney Elementary School at (814) 938-5151 ext. 2139 during regular school hours.

PAES Kamp Kindergarten

Punxsutawney Area Elementary School will be hosting a FREE two-week camp packed full of fun and exciting learning activities and games to prepare kids for Kindergarten. Kamp Kindergarten will be held August 2-5 and August 9-12 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. For more information, click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our website.

Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Breakfast and Lunch Menus for both the Elementary and High School are available on the Cafeteria's webpage. From the District Site, you can click on SERVICES -> CAFETERIA to access the page, or you can click on this announcement's headline to go there directly.

2020-21 PASD Text Alerts

PASD uses SchoolMessenger to send text alerts with special announcements, emergencies, delays, closings, and other important notifications. PREVIOUS USERS, PLEASE NOTE FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR: if you have already registered to receive our district text alerts prior to 10/01/19, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-REGISTER THIS YEAR!  You will continue to receive PASD text alerts for the 2020-21 school year. If you were previously registered to receive PASD text alerts, but you wish to stop receiving these messages, you can text STOP to the number 67587. If you are new to the district or if you did not register for the text alert system prior to 10/01/19, you can register for our SchoolMessenger text alert system by clicking on this announcement's headline and following the directions on our registration page.

Great Webinars and Resources from PBS and PDE

Educators, parents, and caregivers are encouraged to check out Learning at Home, a great new collection of resources provided by a partnership between PBS and the PA Department of Education. Learning at Home offers a large variety of educational and entertaining videos, activities, and games to support learning at home. Throughout January and February 2021, they are also offering a six-part webinar series called "A Few of My Favorite Things." For more information, please click on this announcement's headline or visit our Parent Resources Page, located under the Community tab on our District Homepage.
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