District News

You are invited: NYS Board of Regents graduation measures discussion

The Board of Regents will create a Blue Ribbon Commission to review the State’s high school graduation measures and reaffirm what it means to obtain a diploma in New York State. The Board of Regents and State Education Department are holding regional meetings to help inform the work of the Blue Ribbon Commission. Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to break into smaller groups to discuss and provide feedback to the Department.

Winter 2020 Pal-Mac Magazine Now Available

Winter 2020 Pal-Mac MagazineCheck out the newest issue of Pal-Mac Magazine 

 

Raptor Visitor Management System sign-in process updated

Visitors to school sites throughout the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District are likely familiar with the electronic sign-in process using the Raptor Visitor Management System. The visitor management system, which is aimed at enhancing building safety and more effectively tracking building visitors, has been in place for several years.

Pal-Mac Choirs to Host Artist in Residence Mr. Jason Holmes

The Middle School and High School Choirs are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a very special Artist in Residence here at Pal-Mac on February 5-6.

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

A Note From the Board: Stellar Accomplishments Highlight First Half

I hope you had a special holiday season filled with many great memories. As we turn the page to 2020, it’s hard to believe we are already at the midway point of the school year!

UPDATE to include information on services for Conrad - District Statement: Pal-Mac Middle School student passes in house fire

On the morning of Tuesday, December 17, we learned of the tragic passing of Pal-Mac Middle School student Conrad Button as a result of an overnight fire. Sadly, it is the district’s understanding that Conrad’s grandmother Mary Button also passed away as a result of the fire.

UPK 2020-2021 Registration

UPK 2020-2021 Registration is March 9th through March 11th & March 16th through March 18th, 2020.  Please call 315-597-3401 after February 1st, 2020 to make an appointment.  See "Quick Links" on the left side of the website page, click on "Universal Pre-K", for more information.

Boesel elected Pal-Mac Dollars for Scholars President Yost and Boesel

Mr. Michael Boesel has been elected President of Palmyra-Macedon Dollars for Scholars.

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.  

Area students honored at inaugural Wayne-Finger Lakes Superintendent Award Program Elizabeth Wieber and Superintendent Bob Ike

On Monday, November 25 Wayne-Finger Lakes region superintendents gathered to honor 23 deserving students at the inaugural Wayne-Finger Lakes Superintendent Award Program. The event was hosted by Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES in its conference center on the Newark campus.

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.

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.