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  • Take the Speak Up survey - because your opinion counts!

      Speak Up is a national research initiative that seeks to gather widespread input on the topic of educational technology...

  • ISTEP and IREAD testing dates released

    Parents of 3rd through 8th graders and Penn sophomores, the Indiana Department of Education has released the testing windows for ISTEP and IREAD for...

  • Pearson Reading Street Website

    Click on the link below to access the Pearson Reading Street Website:

  • Looking Ahead to 2015-2016

      As an “A”-rated school district, Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation excels at providing an excellent...

  • A Great Start to a New School Year!

    Alarm clocks were set early. The weather cooperated beautifully. Children got themselves ready for school while parents snapped photos. Then the...


The safe transportation of students is a responsibility shared by the P-H-M administration, transportation staff, drivers, parents and students.

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Penn-Harris-Madison has developed school safety plans and a crisis management plan and we utilize an ongoing process to update district-wide safety plans that includes in-service training.

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P-H-M students have healthy new choices in their school cafeterias.

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The Safe School Helpline® is a confidential way to report student concerns about threats, suicide, drugs, bullying or anything that threatens the safety of our schools. Available 24/7.

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The Indiana Department of Education’s Compass website provides extensive data on Bittersweet Elementary School including demographics, test scores, and enrollment.

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Bob Thompson - Principal of Bittersweet Elementary School

Welcome to Bittersweet Elementary School's website and we hope you enjoy viewing all the wonderful activities that are going on here!  At Bittersweet students are recognized for making good academic and behavioral choices. Bittersweet students follow their PAWS: Polite, Accountable, Wise choices & being Safe. We want to recognize students who are making good choices every day. This positive peer pressure helps reinforce our expectations.

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