News & Announcements

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.

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!

Fall Sports Packets

Fall Sports eligibility/physical packets and dual sport form will be made available in the following three ways: Pick Up & Drop Off Boxes in High School Office Lobby, on the Athletics Website (Athletics-->Athletic Office-->Athletic Forms), or you can access directly by clicking on this announcement's headline. ALL Forms need to be completed & returned to the Athletic Office by August 6, 2021. First Day of Official Practice: Football ~ Monday, August 9, 2021 / All Others ~ Monday, August 16, 2021.

LADY CHUCKS SOFTBALL D9 CHAMPS

Congrats to the members Lady Chucks Softball Team on winning their 6th CONSECUTIVE D9 Title! Next up for the team is the 1st Round of the PIAA State Playoffs against Ellwood City at 12PM on Monday, June 7, at Heindl Field in Dubois. Go, Chucks! Punxsy Proud!

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.

2021 Senior Walk

On Tuesday, May 18, the Class of 2021 continued the tradition of the Senior Walk. Click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section to watch a video highlighting this event.

Youth Arts Celebration 2021 Awards

The PAHS Art department is proud to announce that eight students received awards at the 2021 Indiana Youth Arts Celebration! Congratulations to Taylor Weaver, Grey Douglas, Alec Depp, Kaitlyn Lowmaster, Katelyn Griebel, Madi Barr, Bailee Fetterman, and Laci Lingenfelter! For details on their awards and photos from the event, please click on this announcement's headline or visit the LATEST NEWS section of our homepage.

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.
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