LADY CHUCKS SOFTBALL WINS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Congratulations to the Lady Chucks Softbal team-- the 2018 PIAA Class 4A
Softball State Champions! With their 2-0 win over Bethlehem Catholic,
the Lady Chucks close out an impressive season with an overall record of
18-3 and also earning the titles of District IX and Central Penn League
Champions! Go, Chucks!
Summer Food Service
Punxsutawney Area School District's Summer Food Service offers free lunch to all children 18 and under! (Adult meals available for $4.) This service is offered at the High School Cafeteria from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Schools or families can use any of the following methods to locate sites that serve free meals to children during the summer:
Free and Reduce Meal Application Site:
Bell Township and Parkview Honored
Two elementary schools in the Punxsutawney Area School District were honored as Distinguished Title I Schools and received Keystone Awards for Academic Excellence – High Achievement. Those schools included Bell Township and Parkview Elementary Schools. Representatives from both buildings attended the Title I Improving School Performance Conference in Pittsburgh and accepted the awards for the schools and district.
Pictured are (Seated, l/r): Jodi Bartlebaugh, 3rd Grade Teacher, Becky Peterson, Learning Support Teacher, and Sherri Spicher, 1st Grade Teacher. (Standing, l/r): Brian Campbell, PDE’s Director of the Bureau of Curriculum, Assessment, & Instruction, Dr. Sharon Weber, Principal, Tessa Ellis, 2nd Grade Teacher, Angie States, Title I Teacher, Krista Lowry, Kindergarten Teacher, and Susan McCrone, PDE Chief, Division of Federal Programs.
Pictured (l/r): Brian Campbell, PDE’s Director of the Bureau of Curriculum, Assessment, & Instruction, Dr. Sharon Weber, Principal, Angie States, Title I Teacher, and Susan McCrone, PDE Chief, Division of Federal Programs.
Bell Township SPP Ranks Highest in PA
Congratulations to Bell Township elementary school for the highest School Performance Profile in Pennsylvania! We are number 1! (Pictured above, left to right: Jodi Bartlebaugh, Tessa Ellis, Sherri Spicher, Krista Lowry, Angela States, Rebecca Peterson, and Dr. Sharon Weber)
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.