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  • The mission of the Punxsutawney Area School District is to prepare students for the future by enabling them to acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become productive and responsible citizens.
     
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    New Student Registration
    All new students in grades K - 12 must register through our Central Registration office. Click HERE for more information.

     

     
     


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    PASD Pool Announcements

    FRIDAY (9/22) IS MOVIE NIGHT AT THE PASD POOL from 6:30Pm to 8:00 PM.   $4 individual admission or $6 family admission. Bring a raft to float on and watch the movie!

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    PA ABLE Savings Program Event

    The Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program (PA ABLE) is a state-offered program that gives individuals with qualifying disabilities a tax-advantaged way to save or invest without impacting their government benefits.  There will be an informational session on Tuesday, October 17th at 7PM at the DuBois Rec & Respite Club (presented by The Arc of Jefferson and Clearfield Counties).  Click here to download more information about this event.

     

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    Follow the Middle School on Twitter!
    The Punxsutawney Area Middle School now has its own official Twitter account that will be used to share announcements and notifications via social media to the public.  We will also continue to use SchoolMessenger to distribute important information such as closings, delays, etc..  Follow the Middle School on Twitter: @punxsyMS  

     

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    PIMS Announcement

    Attention parents/guardians: if you have a student in the Punxsutawney Area School District and you or your spouse are an active duty member of a branch of the United States Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard) including full-time National Guard please contact:

    Cynde Peles

    PIMS Coordinator

    814-938-5151, ext. 5009

    cpeles@punxsy.k12.pa.us

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    Get Text Alerts On Your Phone!
    Please read this information carefully--our registration process has changed!  
     
    Internet Explorer Users: please use Chrome, Safari, or Firefox to access and complete the registration.  Internet Explorer does not currently work with our registration survey.  We are working to resolve this issue ASAP.  
     
    The Punxsutawney Area School District uses SchoolMessenger to send text alerts regarding special announcements, emergencies, delays, closings, and other important notification events.  In order to receive these notifications, you must register at the beginning of each school year.  PLEASE NOTE: All registrations received prior to September 14, 2017, have been cleared from the system; therefore, you must complete the new registration survey in order to receive notifications for the 2017-2018 school year! 
     
    This year, the registration survey has changed.  We have added options to allow you to choose which type of alerts you would like to receive.  When you register, you will now have the options to receive ALL district text alerts or you can request to only receive text alerts from specific building levels (Elementary, Middle School, and/or High School).  Please follow the directions in the survey to add these options when you register.  
     
    Click HERE for more important details and to reregister for SchoolMessenger.  Please allow 1-2 school days for your registration to be added to the system.  

    Have you registered for text alerts and still have not received any of our notifications? Text YES to 68453 to opt-in. (You must have registered first before you opt-in.)  
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    Occupation Tax Exoneration Info

    For information regarding changes to the Per Capita and Occupation Taxes beginning in 2017, please download the following documents: 

    Per Capita and Occupation Tax Info 

    Local Earned Income Tax Information

     

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    Non-Home School Request

    As in the past, any Punxsutawney Area School District parent who would like his/her child to attend an elementary school other than the child's designated home school during the 2017-2018 school year must complete and submit a Non-Home School Request Form.("Home School" is the school the child should attend according to residence.)  PLEASE NOTE: The process in which to submit Non-Home School Requests has changed.  Requests may be submitted online beginning at 8:00 AM on or after June 26, 2017.  You can access the new, online request form by clicking on the link below:

    Non-Home School Request 

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    PASD Consolidation Process
    We invite you to review the current progress of PASD's Consolidation Process.  The PASD School Board has approved HHSDR to conduct the study and we will be updating the information regularly.  To download a copy of the current information in the process, visit the informational page here.

     

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    Free & Reduced Meal Applications
    Applications for free and reduced meals will now be completed through a website called paschoolmeals.com.  To register and complete an application for free and reduced meals, please click here.     

     

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    Follow PASD on Twitter!
    The Punxsutawney Area School District has an official Twitter account that will be used to broadcast important announcements and notifications to the public.  PASD also uses SchoolMessenger to distribute important information.  Follow us on Twitter: @PASDofficial.  

     

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    Student Transportation Forms
    There is a significant change to the transportation provided by the Punxsutawney Area School District for students that ride different buses on bus passes. Click here to download and print copies of the Student Transportation Form, Alternative Bus Stop Request Form and Daily Bus Pass Form.    
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    Change of Address Form
    In an effort to enhance the safety and security measures the district has in place for our students, address changes will no longer be accepted through phone calls, emails, or personal notes. Please use this link for a copy of the Punxsutawney Area SchoolDistrict Change of Address Form.

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    Community Links and Parent Resources
    Look for the COMMUNITY channel at the top of this page to visit two new pages designed for parents, students, and visitors to our community!  The Community Links page gives you shortcuts to some of our local organizations and attractions.  You can also access this page by clicking HEREThe Parent Resources page provides links to various online sources that parents can use to help their students with homework, provide extra practice at home, or explore other learning opportunities.  This page can also be accessed by clicking HERE.   

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