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Weekly Health and Safety Update - September 16, 2021

Pal-Mac Health and Safety Update

Thursday, September 16, 2021 

 

Homecoming Spirit Shirts Available For Purchase Homecoming Shirt Logo

Pal-Mac Homecoming Spirit Shirts are now on sale.

Fall 2021 Pal-Mac Magazine

Pal-Mac Magazine Fall 2021 The newest issue of Pal-Mac Magazine is now available.

 

2021-22 Welcome Back, Pal-Mac Video

Welcome Back, Pal-Mac!

Welcome Back From the Board President Laura Arrington

Welcome to the start of another exciting school year. For those who may not know me, I am Laura Arrington, longtime Palmyra- Macedon Board of Education member, and board president for the upcoming year. I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve in this role.

Pal-Mac continues facilities planning process

Over the past several years, the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District has been evaluating future capital improvements throughout the district. At the August 2021 Board of Education meeting, a proposed scope of work was presented. The proposed scope of work was developed after input from a variety of sources including community members and staff along with a building condition survey conducted earlier this year.

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.

Two middle school students model resiliency and use creativity to show caring to others The Seagull Sisters

This is their story. In April 2020, at the start of the pandemic, like so many, Ellie was feeling lonely and sad to be separated from her best friend Payton. Instead of concentrating on what she could not do, she used her feelings and allowed them to inspire her to create. She wrote a song titled “After the Rain.” She put all of her feelings and frustration into the lyrics and the music she composed. 

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Order your Pal-Mac Spiritwear!

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.