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COVID-19 Reopening Plan now available

In accordance with guidelines established by the New York State Department of Health (DOH), the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District has formulated a school reopening plan for submission to DOH, New York State Education Department (NYSED) and publication to the Pal-Mac community. The plan prioritizes in-person instruction as per NYS guidelines and offers two levels of programming: a full return to school (Level 1) or remote learning (Level 2).

Citizenship extends beyond the halls of Pal-Mac, digital citizenship is a must

As our country continues to be impacted by COVID-19, more interactions than ever are occurring digitally including among students throughout Palmyra-Macedon Central School District. 

Student Meal Program Update, Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Please find links enclosed with important information for the 2020-21 school year regarding the student meal program.

Jolly Roger 5K Goes Virtual

The Jolly Roger 5K is an opportunity to be active with family while remaining socially distant...as this year’s race will be VIRTUAL!

Free Summer Lunches Available

Free summer lunches are available for kids and teens in the Palmyra-Macedon Community. The meal program will be a grab and go. Parents are allowed to pick up lunches for their children. There will be no social gatherings or activities.

Palmyra-Macedon Central School District budget, bus purchase proposals pass

June 16, 2020 - Voters in the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District overwhelmingly approved the 2020-21 the district budget by a margin of 1,494 yes votes to 591 no votes. This year’s vote was conducted solely by absentee ballot due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. 

PAC closed for renovations

Effective immediately, the Performing Arts Center will be closed for renovations and will not be available for any events. Alternative spaces in the high school such as the gym and lower cafeteria can be suitable substitutions for events.

Letter on Racism

Dear Neighbors:


I have struggled in recent weeks about civil unrest in our country. I am aghast by the extreme racial violence. I am angry that individual cruelty has resulted in the death of human life. I am saddened by an enormous division that is clearly present. 

33rd Annual Dollars for Scholars event held virtually to honor Pal-Mac Class of 2020 Dollars for Scholars Logo

The 33rd Annual Palmyra-Macedon Dollars for Scholars program took on a different format this year as it was held virtually but the purpose remained the same, honoring Pal-Mac seniors. 

Dollars for Scholars - 2020 Virtual Celebration

Please find enclosed the 2020 Dollars for Scholars Virtual Celebration.

Spring 2020 Pal-Mac Magazine is now available
Pal-Mac Class of 2020 Virtual Scrapbook

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District is thrilled to celebrate the Class of 2020. One such way seniors are being celebrated is through a virtual scrapbook. Seniors were provided the chance to submit information to create this fun book of memories. Congratulations, Class of 2020! 

Brooks announced as new Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Student Learning Brian Brooks

At the March 17 Palmyra-Macedon Central School District Board of Education meeting, Mr. Brian Brooks was appointed to the position of Pal-Mac Superintendent for Instruction and Student Learning.

In the game of keeping active, eighth grader designs new PE game Austin Carrier

You don’t often think of physical education classes as an environment which stirs the creative juices of students, but for one Palmyra-Macedon Middle School student, that’s exactly what happened.

2020-21 School Calendar Now Available

On Tuesday, February 4, the Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2020-21 school year. 

Pal-Mac wins Utica National school safety award

For the fourth consecutive year, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District has been recognized with top honors as part of the 17th Annual Utica National School Safety Excellence Program. 

New bus behavior program rolling out at Pal-Mac

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District is in the beginning stages of implementing a new model for school bus behavior to improve the overall transportation experience for students and drivers.

David Giordano Memorial Fund Established David Giordano, photo courtesy of Nazareth College

Family and friends have partnered with the Rochester Area Community Foundation to raise funds to support athletic facilities improvements

Future of athletic facilities discussed at December Board of Education meeting

The December Palmyra-Macedon Board of Education meeting featured an update on improvements to district athletic facilities from Deputy Superintendent Ralph Brongo.  

Schmandt named Chapter 5 Athletic Administrator of the Year AD Tom Schmandt

Palmyra-Macedon Central School District Athletic Director Tom Schmandt has been awarded the New York State Athletic Administrators Association (NYSAAA) Chapter 5 Athletic Administrator of the Year.

Middle school teacher Teresa Gross receives Golden Apple Award from WROC-8

Palmyra-Macedon Middle School teacher Teresa Gross received a huge surprise on Wednesday, September 25 as she was presented with a Golden Apple Award from WROC-TV anchor Lia Lando.

Pal-Mac offers Driver Ed program, DMV permit testing offer at HS

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District offers a variety of programs to benefit students outside of the classroom, including two safe driving related courses at the high school.

Student Survey Guiding Program Expansion

In 2013, the Wayne County Partnership for Strengthening Families collaborated with school districts throughout the county to administer its first Risk and Protective Factors Survey (Evalumetrics Youth Survey). The county-wide survey, created to gather information anonymously from students to identify critical health behaviors such as mental health challenges and substance abuse, has been an invaluable tool to districts throughout the county including the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District.

New Game At School: Pal-Mac Welcomes Students To The Hottest Trend In Youth Sports

In recent years, the sport of competitive video gaming known as Electronic Sports (Esports) has seen its popularity explode. Esports has burst onto the scene locally with the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District formalizing a team of its own in March 2019.

Keep contact information updated to stay informed

Throughout the year, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District communicates important announcements and updates to parents and guardians with a mass messaging system, SchoolMessenger.  This tool plays a vital role in keeping district families aware of important information, special events, and school closings.

Upgrades to athletic facilities topic of planning meeting

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District took the first steps last spring in developing a plan to enhance athletic facilities to better serve student-athletes and the community by holding a facilities planning discussion with district stakeholders.