District News

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 its students outside of basic classroom education.  Two such programs are focused on driving safety, Driver and Traffic Safety Education Program (Driver Ed) and on-site New York State Department of Motor Vehicles permit testing, both offered at the high school.

Process for weather-related school closures

As temperatures begin to cool, we all know what will soon be on the way – snow.  As such, now is a great time to remind the Palmyra-Macedon community about the process for school closures due to inclement weather.

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.

Cyber security update

In recent weeks, school districts and other public sector agencies across New York State and the nation have been the target of cyber-attacks. The attacks have resulted in system disruption, data loss and credential theft. 

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.

Safety remains a priority for District

As the new school year begins, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District is continuing its commitment to constantly seek new opportunities to enhance district safety procedures and streamline emergency protocols.

District expands social media presence

The Palmyra-Macedon Central School District is growing its social media presence by launching official accounts on Instagram and Twitter to better communicate with the community.

2019-20 Pal-Mac school calendar available

As the 2019-20 Palmyra-Macedon Central School District school year begins, the calendar for the new year is on the minds of many.  

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.