District News

Engels named assistant principal at Pal-Mac High School Rodney Engels

On Friday, June 18, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District approved the appointment of Rodney Engels to the position of Pal-Mac High School Assistant Principal. Engels will replace longtime AP, Steve Sanzo.

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony to be live streamed

The Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony will be live streamed on Friday, June 18.

Final Weekly Health and Safety Update for 2020-2021 School Year

Pal-Mac Health and Safety Update

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:00 PM

 

Thank You, Pal-Mac Community Class of 2021 Graphic

One year ago, there was a question as to what events could happen for Pal-Mac students. State health guidelines to mitigate the impact of the global pandemic made the prospect of an in-person graduation unthinkable. Yet, school staff, families, and community members created a strong partnership to execute a graduation plan that would ensure the inclusion of family, a core value of Pal-Mac. 

Pal-Mac Dollars for Scholars celebrates record fundraising, scholarship distribution Dollars for Scholars Logo

It was a year of highlight achievements for the Palmyra-Macedon Dollars for Scholars program as the organization garnered a record fundraising haul from its annual phone-a-thon event, and distributed a record amount of scholarship funds to Pal-Mac students.

Updated Health Guidance Pertaining to the Wearing of Masks in Schools - June 7, 2021 Image of Mask

As of 1:15 PM today, Wayne County Public Health has rescinded its mandatory school mask order. What does this mean for Pal-Mac?

Pal-Mac High School Recognition Ceremony to be live streamed

Palmyra-Macedon High School will be celebrating the accomplishments of students at a recognition ceremony on Friday, June 4 at 1 p.m.

Pal-Mac Dollars For Scholars Virtual Awards Ceremony

The annual Pal-Mac Dollars For Scholars Awards Virtual Ceremony can be viewed online.

Pal-Mac holds signing day celebration Picture of Four Signees

On Wednesday, May 26, Palmyra-Macedon celebrated four student-athletes signing of National Letters of Intent of to continue their athletic careers at the college level.

Universal pre-k registration remains open Pal-Mac Primary School

Universal pre-kindergarten registration continues with multiple spots remaining for the afternoon session.

Pal-Mac voters approve 2021-22 school budget

Voters in the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District approved the 2021-22 district budget (330 yes votes to 81 no votes) on Tuesday, May 18.  

In the midst of a pandemic, Pal-Mac shows the power of perseverance Pal-Mac Logo

At a time when uncertainty remains a way of life during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, students throughout Palmyra- Macedon have found one constant, a caring group of roughly 400 Pal-Mac staff members working in unison to ensure they have the best educational experience possible.

Digital portfolios chronicle middle school life Students working on digital portfolios

Digital native. It’s a buzzword often used to describe the generation of students that currently roam the halls of the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District. The generation has grown up with technology at its fingertips, and it seems almost everything the generation now does involves technology in some way.

Spring 2021: Note from the Superintendent

In many ways, the last twelve months have been like a ride on the world’s largest wooden rollercoaster; at times the ride had rickety seats, lots of clamor, and numerous unexpected twists and turns.

Spring 2021 Pal-Mac Magazine

The newest issue of Pal-Mac Magazine is now available.

 

Pal-Mac High School announces Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Palmyra-Macedon High School is proud to announce the Class of 2021 valedictorian is Sophie Lyko and the salutatorian is Katie Schreib.

Hate has no home at Pal-Mac

Each day, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District works to foster an inclusive and welcoming learning environment. Harassment and bullying of any form, including hate speech and racist language, is not acceptable.

Palmyra 5th Grader Makes a Difference in Community Wood and McGinnis

With the help of his parents, Pal-Mac fifth grader, Nate Woods, came up with a creative and tasty way to benefit the Palmyra Community Center (PCC.) With frigid weather on his side, Nate handmade 108 molded “Hot Chocolate Bombs” and sold them to his neighbors and friends as a fundraiser. Prior to the start of his weekly PCC Youth Lacrosse League practice, Nate (who plays goalie) presented PCC Assistant Director, Jim McGinnis, with a check for $540.

A literal transformation: PMMS Media Center undergoing renovations to enhance student experience

Big changes are coming to the Palmyra-Macedon Middle School media center as the facility is undergoing a complete renovation, which will transform it into a cutting-edge learning hub.

Ongoing renovations to provide long-lasting benefits to areas surrounding PAC PAC Work

The areas surrounding the Performing Arts Center at Palmyra-Macedon High School are in the midst of a massive overhaul. The work will enhance the functionality of the facility and surrounding areas while creating a more inviting space to enjoy performances and events for students and community members.

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

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Free meal program continues, remote learners eligible

In a continued effort to assist families during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the free meal program implemented by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been extended through June 2021.

2020-21 Calendar Update

The 2020-21 school calendar has been updated. 

Note from the superintendent: Back to school 2020-21

Once upon a time, on the evening of Sunday, March 13, 2020, the reality of the State’s health emergency hit close to home. Ken Miller, Chairman of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors and Supervisor for the Town of Palmyra, declared a state of emergency for Wayne County. Subsequently, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District announced a district-wide closure of all schools. And . . . once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She entered the scene at Pal-Mac.

2020-21 School Calendar Available

As the 2020-21 Palmyra-Macedon Central School District academic year begins, the district would like to make the Pal-Mac community aware of important dates for the new school year. Due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID 19, the following dates are subject to change.

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. 

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.

2020-21 School Calendar Now Available

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

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.