Sour Patch Kids Seniors claim victory over Jolly Rancher Juniors

Recent School News Stories

Reopening school amid the Coronavius pandemic

September 3, 2020

"This will be a year like we've never experienced before," said Dr. Thomas Lesniewski, superintendent of Punxsutawney Area School District.

The Show Must Go Online: Variety Show advisors, directors announce plan for virtual show

April 17, 2020

The advisors and directors of the Variety Show met Thursday over Zoom with the senior class to detail their plans for a virtual Variety Show.

All PA schools closed for remainder of school year

April 9, 2020

All schools statewide will stay closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year under an order Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera signed Thursday.

Students voice school spirit concerns, reflecting need for change

Recent Features Stories

The One Where They Open a Coffee Shop

March 1, 2020

Ever since Ginger Snapped closed last year, Punxsy residents craving coffee either had to choose a chain like McDonald’s or count their losses. But on Friday, Feb. 28, independent coffee returned to Punxsy.

“Just Jillian”: the struggles and successes of 2020’s Groundhog Queen

February 18, 2020

On Groundhog Day, the world was watching PAHS senior Jillian Petroff.

It’s not just Phil — who are Groundhog Day’s other furry forecasters?

February 7, 2020

While Phil is America's longest-predicting groundhog, he's certainly not the only one.

Cross Country sends off four of their very own to States

Recent Sports Stories

April 3, 2020

State playoffs, all the hard work and dedication led up to this one game. The Punxsy girls basketball...

Cheerleading squad takes on districts

January 10, 2020

The PAHS cheerleading squad competed Saturday in the District 9 Competitive Spirit Championships at DuBois Area High School.

Punxsy boys soccer enjoys best season in school history

November 19, 2019

The Chucks boys soccer team ended the 2019 season with the best record, most goals and highest state playoff placement of any squad in Punxsy history.

Ask the Staff – Introduction

What’s your “Level of Concern?”

April 14, 2020

Parasite exposes the greed and desperation of income inequality

Parasite exposes the greed and desperation of income inequality

February 21, 2020

It isn’t often that a foreign film wins Best Picture at the Oscars — in fact, before 2020, it was never.

Spinning Out tackles controversial issues using figure skating

Spinning Out tackles controversial issues using figure skating

January 22, 2020

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