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Punxsutawney Area School District

Punxsutawney Area School District



Municipalities encompassed: Jefferson County – Big Run, Punxsutawney, Timblin and Worthville boroughs; Bell, Gaskill, Henderson, McCalmont, Oliver, Perry, Porter, Ringgold, and Young townships
        Indiana County – parts of Banks, Canoe, and North Mahoning townships.

Schools: Punxsutawney Area High School
    Punxsutawney Area Middle School
    Bell Township Elementary School
    Jenks Hill Elementary School
    Longview Elementary School
    Mapleview Elementary School
    Parkview Elementary School
    West End Elementary School

School board members:
• Robert Pascuzzo, president (Wards 1 and 4) (term expires December 2017)
• Francis J. Molinaro, vice president (Wards 5 and 6) (term expires December 2017)
• Edward J. McGinnis (Oliver and Ringgold Township, Timblin and Worthville) (term expires December 2017X)
• James Baun (Banks and Canoe Townships) (term expires December 2015)
• James Scarantine (McCalmont and Young Townships) (term expires December 2017)
• Jack White (Bell and Gaskill Townships) (term expires December 2015)
• Penny Pifer (Henderson Township and Big Run) (term expires December 2015)
• Melissa Snyder (North Mahoning, Perry and Porter Townships) (term expires December 2015)
• Dr. Frank Bizousky (Wards 2 and 3) (term expires December 2017)

Meeting days and location: 6 p.m. executive session and 7 p.m. public session on the second Monday and fourth Wednesday of each month (Jan. 13, Jan. 22, Feb. 10, Feb. 26, March 10, March 26, April 14, April 23, May 12, May 28, June 9, June 25, July 14, July 23, Aug. 11, Aug. 27, Sept. 8, Sept. 24, Oct. 13, Oct. 22, Nov. 10 and Dec. 2, 2014), Punxsutawney Area School District Central Office Board Room on Beyer Avenue.

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Keith S. Wolfe
Business Administrator: Susan H. Robertson
Assistant Business Administrator: Robin Ishman
Solicitor: David L. Young, Esq.
Open Records Officer: Keith Wolfe
Secretary: Susan Robertson
Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction: Richard Galluzzi
Director of Instructional Technology, Technology Coordinator: Gerald G. Gigliotti
Director of Special Education: Kate Shaffer
Supervisor of Special Education: Natalie Enslen
Office of Pupil Personnel Services - School Psychologist: Erika Olson
Transportation Director: Cheryl Repik
Maintenance Supervisor: Phil Heitzenrater
Intermediate Unit affiliation: Riverview Intermediate Unit 6
Technical school affiliation: Jefferson County-DuBois AVTS
Budget: $38,583,599
Taxes:    24.670 mills real estate, Jefferson County
    88.930 mills real estate, Indiana County
    $5 per capita, Section 679
    $5 per capita, Act 511
    1 percent earned income tax
    600 mills occupation assessment
    1 percent real estate transfer tax

Total employees: 410
Employee bargaining units:  Punxsutawney Area Education Association, PESPA
Administration office: Central Office, 475 Beyer Avenue, Punxsutawney, PA  15767
Telephone: (814) 938-5151
Fax: (814) 938-6677

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