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News & Announcements

Athletics Updates and Rescheduled Events

(UPDATED 9/28/22 at 3:25PM)
Due to anticipated weather conditions, Girls Tennis w/ St. Marys today at home on 9/28/22 has been cancelled. Make up date to be determined. For an up-to-date list of rescheduled athletic events for PAHS Teams, please visit Athletics-->Athletic Office-->Sport Cancellations/Updates or you can click on this announcement's headline to go to that page directly.

2022-23 Athletics Live Stream Schedule

Our Chucks Athletics Live page is back for the 2022-23 school year! When there are online live streams of your favorite Chucks athletic events, you'll find the links and information there! Click on this announcement's headline to access the page or you can click on Athletics-->Athletics Live Stream Schedule.

Get PASD Text Alerts

PASD uses SchoolMessenger to send text alerts with special announcements, emergencies, delays, closings, and other important notifications. PREVIOUS USERS, PLEASE NOTE: if you have already registered to receive our district text alerts, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-REGISTER THIS YEAR!  You should continue to receive PASD text alerts for the 2022-23 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 previously, you can register for our SchoolMessenger text alert system by clicking on this announcement's headline and following the directions on our registration page.

PASD Parent Advisory Council (PAC)

This year, PASD has a goal to create a Parent Advisory Council (PAC) for any district parent or guardian who wants to share their input/perspectives on current district initiatives or upcoming programs. This voluntary council is a formal mechanism for parent voices to be part of district policy discussions and decision making. This council will meet three times during the school year. The first meeting will be in October. If you are interested, please contact Shelley Smith at [email protected] or 814-938-5151 ext. 5001 by September 30, 2022.

Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Breakfast and Lunch Menus are available online! 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.

Elementary Open House

Attention Punxsutawney Elementary School Students and Parents/Guardians: PAES Open House is coming up soon! For specific dates and times for your grade level's Open House, please click on this announcement's headline.


On September 6, 2022, the PASD School Board updated the PASD Health and Safety Plan regarding isolation and quarantine guidelines. To view the entire updated ESSERS Health and Safety Plan, click on this announcement's headline or visit our COVID-19 Updates Page (Our District-->PASD COVID-19 Updates).

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 Instead, we will be using 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

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]
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