News & Announcements

Official PASD App

Stay up-to-date with the latest school news, events, announcements, cafeteria menus and more! When you open the app for the first time, the onscreen menus will walk you through setting it up--you can choose to customize your app experience with content from the District, High School, Elementary School, a combination, or all three! Search for "Punxsutawney Area School Dist" in the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store on your mobile device and download it today! For more information, click on this announcement's headline or visit the Latest News section! (Please note: this does not replace our pre-existing text alert system--we will continue using SchoolMessenger for PASD text alerts.)

Punxsy Athletics on Twitter

The Punxsutawney Area School District's Athletic Office now has its own Twitter account! Follow @PunxsyAthletics for school sports announcements, cancellations, updates, etc.

PASD Campus Entrance Gates

Please click on this announcement's headline for more information regarding the new entrance gates that will be used during "off hours" on our campus (at the High School and Elementary School entrances).

School Bus Stop Parent Waiver

It is required for students K - 3 to have a parent or guardian present at the bus stop. Parent/Guardian waivers are available. Please contact the Transportation Office at 814-938-5151, ext 1116 for paperwork or questions. New paperwork needs submitted for students who had a waiver for the 2020-21 school year.

New Visitor Management System

Beginning February 5, 2019, Punxsutawney Area School District will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System in all schools to help strengthen campus security. For more information, please click on this announcement's headline or visit the District Homepage under OUR DISTRICT > SCHOOL SAFETY.

Safe2Say Something System

PASD has recently launched the Safe2Say Something anonymous reporting system which is designed to help the well-being of our students, teachers, and administrators. For more information on this new system, please click on this announcement's headline or visit the District homepage and access OUR DISTRICT > SCHOOL SAFETY.

School Resource Officer Program

Beginning February 1, 2019, PASD will have a Punxsutawney Borough Police Officer present at both PAHS and PAES for the safety and security of both students and staff. For more information on this new SRO Program, please click on this announcement's headline or visit the District Homepage and access OUR DISTRICT > SCHOOL SAFETY.

SchoolCafe.com Available Online!

SchoolCafe.com is an interactive website that allows parents and students to check out valuable information related to school breakfast and lunch items, including nutritional information, ingredients, and more! Click on this announcement's headline for more information.

Public Use of HS Facility

Click here to download/view a letter from the superintendent regarding changes to the public use of the High School's facilities.
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