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News & Announcements

Punxsutawney Girls Softball moves onto Semi-Final Round of State Playoffs

SOFTBALL STATE PLAYOFF UPDATE:
The Lady Chucks Softball Team will enter the Semi-Final Round of the PIAA State Playoffs against either Mount Pleasant or Avonworth at 1PM on Monday, June 14, at St. Francis University. All Tickets for the Punxsy girls state playoff game must be purchased online. Tickets will be available on PIAA website. Click on this announcement's headline to go to the PIAA ticket website. Once at the website choose softball, then click 3A and choose the Punxsy vs Cambria Heights. Go, Chucks! Punxsy Proud!

Punxsutawney Area High School Track

Starting Friday, June 11th the high school track will be open for the community to use from 7 am to 7 pm. Security gates will close at 7pm as well. Access to the track may vary due to construction projects on school parking lots this summer.

PA Broadband Survey

In an effort to identify the level of Internet access and connectivity that residents have within our school district community, we invite the community to complete a short survey. Click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our website to learn more and to access the survey. The survey will be open until June 11.

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Attention Parents, Guardians, and Community Members: The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a temporary FCC program designed to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic. Through EBB, eligible households could TEMPORARILY receive up to $50/month discount for broadband services and a one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider. Please note: This is not a school-affiliated program.  This is a temporary program through the FCC.  If you have questions, please use the contact the program directly.  For more information, please click on this announcement's headline or visit our LATEST NEWS section.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020

Punxsutawney Area School District students may be eligible for temporary benefits provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020. For more information, please 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.

Parent Guide to Special Education

Parents/Guardians are encouraged to review the Pennsylvania Parent Guide to Special Education for School-Age Children. This document is designed to explain important information "so parents will feel comfortable and can better participate in the educational decision-making process for their child." To access this document, please click on this announcement's headline.
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