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Pal-Mac's 'SADD' reminding students to be safe at prom, one message at a time


Goldie Prom


With the 2022 Palmyra-Macedon Prom just a few days away,  a group of Pal-Mac students are getting the word out to other students to have a great time at prom year, but to remember to be safe. Click on this article learn more about their creative effort to get the word out.

2022 Prom Information

Information about this year's Prom is now available


2022 Prom Information

Pal-Mac High School to present 'Rumors'



Students at the Pal-Mac High School will proudly present Neil Simon's "Rumors" on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) Find out more about the show, including  ticket information,  by clicking on this article!

Pal-Mac student-athletes go for gold at Wayne-Finger Lakes Special Olympics


The athletes


Several Pal-Mac student-athletes stepped up on the big stage on Friday, May 13 as part of the Wayne-Finger Lakes Special Olympics in Sodus, and back at home in Palmyra. Click on this article for a full recap!

Pal-Mac student-athletes to compete in Wayne-Finger Lakes Special Olympics


The group

Several Pal-Mac student-athletes will be representing the district on the big stage as part of the Wayne-Finger Lakes Special Olympics! Learn more by clicking on this article!

Class of 2022 Valedictorian, Co-Salutatorians recognized

The class

The Valedictorian and Co-Salutatorians for the Class of 2022 have been announced!

Pal-Mac recognizes teachers, staff during Appreciation Week


Thank you


This week is both teacher and staff appreciation week, and we would like to say thank you to all of our wonderful staff and teachers at Pal-Mac for all they do to make it a positive learning environment for every student!

Click on this article to view a special message from our administrators!

Pal-Mac music program honored with award for eighth-consecutive year

The award


The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District has yet again been honored with an award for its music program's commitment to education and access, among other goals. Click on this article for an in-depth look at what our program is all about.

Alumni Feature: Dave Pollot, 1998 grad

Dave Pollot

1998 Pal-Mac graduate Dave Pollot is putting his creative twist on classic paintings, and he's getting national attention. Come take a tour inside his gallery space as we feature him in this Alumni Feature!

Several Pal-Mac athletes sign Letters of Intent to compete at the collegiate level

Athletes signing

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District would like to congratulate five student athletes on signing their Letters of Intent Tuesday afternoon to compete in their respective sports at the collegiate level. Click here to learn more about our athletes, and where they're heading!

Pal-Mac Select Choir to perform in New York City


The select choir hangs out in the band room

The Palmyra-Macedon Select Choir will take the big stage in the Big Apple this weekend! Learn more about the performance by reading this article.

"Senior Spotlights" highlight the Class of 2022

A congratulations banner for the Class of 2022

Seniors at the Pal-Mac High School are taking the spotlight through the end of the year! Check out our Senior Spotlight series by clicking on this article!

Al Chez and The Brothers of Funk join Middle, High School bands as part of Jazz Night


Al Chez (Center) pictured with Intermediate School students

The Pal-Mac Middle and High School Jazz Ensembles will be hosting national recording artist Al Chez and his band, The Brothers of Funk on Wednesday, April 6. Click on this article to learn more about Chez, and the performance!

Meet Pal-Mac's 2022 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme candidates!

Chance Hager, Jackson Bay, Owen Crane


 Congrats to Pal-Mac's 2022 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) candidates.Click on this article to learn more about them!

Pal-Mac High School Choir teacher receives "Golden Apple Award"


Pal-Mac High School to welcome national recording artist Al Chez for free concert

Flyer for the Al Chez performance


The Pal-Mac Middle and High School Jazz Ensembles will be hosting national recording artist Al Chez and his band, The Brothers of Funk on Wednesday, April 6. Chez and his group will take the stage in combined performances with both bands as part of a free and open to the public concert Wednesday night. Click on this article to learn more about Chez, and the performance!

High School, Middle School musicians honored as part of All-County Band

High School selections


Students from both the Pal-Mac Middle and High Schools took the stage over the weekend to perform as part of the All-County Band concert. Take a look!

‘It makes me even prouder to be Ukrainian’ Pal-Mac High School teacher part of student drive for Ukrainian relief efforts

Pal Mac Proud logo

Students in the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District took part in an effort to donate goods to ongoing relief efforts in Ukraine. Take a look inside the effort, and the teacher who helped lead the charge, by clicking on this article.

Students take the spotlight during Personal Project Community Showcase


Students present during the community showcase


The halls at the Pal-Mac High School were transformed into a show on Wednesday March 16. It was part of International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme’s Personal Project Community Showcase.


Click here to learn more about the showcase!

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS entertains on the Pal-Mac Stage!

Cast and crew of Little Shop of Horrors

This year's high school musical performance took place on March 11 and 12th.

Community Connections accepting applications for sneaker distribution campaign

Flyer for the sneaker distribution

The Community Connections sneaker distribution campaign has begun for this year. Click here to learn more.

Pal-Mac senior runner to compete in New York State Indoor Track Championships

Ailena Reynolds-Diaz

Pal-Mac senior track athlete Ailena-Reynolds Diaz will be competing in the New York State Indoor Track Championships this weekend. Check out our interview with her as she talks everything from her preparation down to reflecting on career which has spanned six seasons.

From the Desk of the Superintendent: Update on masks in school (2/27/2022)

Read this bulletin from Superintendent Dr. Robert Ike regarding a change in the current New York State mask mandate in schools.

Pal-Mac girls basketball team prepares to defend Sectional Championship crown


The Palmyra-Macedon girls varsity basketball team is getting ready for postseason play, which includes a shot at repeating as Section Five Class B1 Champions. 



Varsity boys basketball coach Trevor Sanders named Section 5 Class B1 Coach of the Year

Coach of the Year

Palmyra-Macedon varsity boys basketball coach Trevor Sanders Friday was announced as the Section Five Class B1 Coach of the Year. Check out our interview with him.

Pal-Mac wrestler heads to New York State Championships

Wrestler Brett Rooks


Junior wrestler Brett Rooks will represent Pal-Mac in the New York State Championships next weekend. Check out this article to learn more about Rooks, and what's on his mind as he heads to the big stage.

Palmyra-Macedon CSD funding & NY State mask requirements February 2022

This article breaks down some of the questions you may have about the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District's funding as well as New York State's current mask mandate for schools.

Varsity swim coach Jason Stevens named Section 5 Class B Coach of the Year

Head coach

Long-time varsity swim coach Jason Stevens has been named Section Five Class B Swimming's Co-Coach of the Year. Hear what the coach says he's most proud of.

Video Health Update from Pal-Mac Superintendent Dr. Ike Feb.9, 2022

Click on this article to view a video health update from Dr. Ike

Pal-Mac swimmer sets record in Sectional Preliminary meet

Record swimmer, Jackson bay

Check out the story behind senior swimmer Jackson Bay's record-setting swim Tuesday night.

Pal-Mac High School band rocks the house during "Cabaret Night" performance Saturday night

band rocks out


Did you feel the beat?


The music was rocking Saturday night as the Pal-Mac High School Band put on its "Cabaret Night" performance in front of a crowd at the Performing Arts Center. Check out a recap of the night plus take a look at how the show came together in this article.

Pal-Mac High School band presents "Cabaret Night" on Saturday

Flyer for cabaret night

Want to rock out to a wide variety of songs and artists? Well, you'll want to check out the Pal-Mac High School band's Cabaret Night performance this Saturday! Watch a behind-the-scenes video in this article!

Attention! Afterschool activities canceled for Feb.3,2022 / No class Friday, Feb.4

Our graphic announcing a Snow Day for Friday, February 3. 2022

All afterschool activities are canceled for today, Thursday, February 3, 2022. Students should go home when school is dismissed today.


In addition, due to the expected snowfall and the challenging weather conditions that will result, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District will be closed Friday, February 4, 2022

Pal-Mac gives back: Performing Arts class builds, gives stage set to Sodus School District

The group does more work on the table

A group of Pal-Mac High School students teamed up with their teacher to build a number of wooden set pieces to be used in a musical in the Sodus School District. The group tells us the effort was more than just about putting everything together.


View how the project all came together here.

From the Desk of the Superintendent - Update on mask mandate in schools

Earlier this evening a New York State Supreme Court Judge in Nassau County struck down the Governor's mask mandate. Following the ruling, Governor Hochul released a statement indicating that her team would be “pursuing every option to reverse this immediately.” 

UPDATED HEALTH GUIDELINES for the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District - January 8, 2022
Online tutoring tool now available at Pal-Mac Paper Logo

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District is excited to announce the launch of an online learning tool for students in grades 6-12; this new tool is known as Paper.

Pal-Mac monitoring social media trend

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District is aware of a social media trend circulating throughout the country which threatens violence in schools.

2021-22 process for weather-related school closures

Please review the information below regarding school closures due to inclement weather for the 2021-22.

Newark Pilots establish Pal-Mac Dollars for Scholars scholarship DFS Logo

Steve and Carol Szatko, owners of the Newark Pilots Baseball team, have established a Palmyra-Macedon Dollars for Scholars scholarship in the amount of $500. The newly created scholarship will be presented to a graduating senior at the Pal-Mac Dollars for Scholars Awards Ceremony which is held annually in June.

IB Education for all students set Pal-Mac apart IB Logo

All students will receive a world-class, relevant education. That’s the mission of the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District each and every day.

Additional Pal-Mac logo approved Additional Red Raider Logo

At the September Board of Education meeting, an additional Pal-Mac logo was approved.

Fall 2021: Note from the Superintendent Pal-Mac Logo

Do we truly know the difference between presence and belonging? Is it simply enough to be present and in attendance? It is not. Humans need a sense of belonging.

Pal-Mac enhancing use of ParentSquare app for 2021-22 school year ParentSquare Logo

After a successful rollout of the ParentSquare App last school year, the district will be transitioning much of its correspondence for the 2021-22 school year to the ParentSquare App.

Palmyra-Macedon Central School District 2021-22 Reopening Plan

Enclosed is the 2021-22 Palmyra-Macedon Central School District Reopening Plan. The plan represents continuing efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our schools. Doing so decreases chances of quarantines and school closures.

Time to gear up with the Pal-Mac online apparel store Pal-Mac students wearing apparel

Order your Pal-Mac Spiritwear!