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Bittersweet Media Aide Patricia Heidkamp Named P-H-M 2016 Classified Employee of the Year

Bittersweet Principal Mr. Bob Thompson, P-H-M Classified Employee of the Year Ms. Patricia Heidkamp, and Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker Media Aide Patricia “Tricia” Heidkamp didn’t have a clue that she was the reason behind today’s (Thursday, April 28, 2016) school assembly. Bittersweet Principal Mr. Bob Thompson kicked off the assembly and then handed it off to Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker. Tricia was completely surprised when ...
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The votes are in: P-H-M Education Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Gala a success!

The Gala took place Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Palais Royale Ballroom and PHMEF Executive Director Mari Linn Wise reports, “It was a smashing success!” Friends of the school district gathered to celebrate the P-H-M Education Foundation’s two decades of accomplishments—having a great time and raising even more funds while they were at it! The evening’s Roaring 20’s theme came through with plenty of ...
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Parents cast your vote & help raise money for Bittersweet Elementary!

Parents, show your support for P-H-M’s elementary school leadership AND help raise money for Bittersweet Elementary School! At the P-H-M Education Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Gala on April 23, P-H-M principals will perform Vaudeville-style acts, competing against other P-H-M school teams. All the acts will be unique and definitely entertaining, but only one team—the one with the most votes—will win the PHaMmy award! Here’s how you ...
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Bittersweet Teams Earn Spell Bowl Honors

P-H-M’s 30th annual Elementary Spell Bowl took place Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Nearly 200 third, fourth, and fifth grade students took the stage at Penn High’s Center for Performing Arts, all prepared to do their best in regulated competition. Bittersweet Elementary spellers had a strong showing, placing at two of three grade levels! The Bittersweet Third Grade Team finished in a four-way tie (along with ...
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P-H-M Receives “Best Community for Music Education” Designation

Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation learned today (Thursday, March 24, 2016) that it has been honored with the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. P-H-M is just one of 13 Indiana school districts and 476 districts across the country receiving this prestigious award in 2016. The Best Communities Music Education (BCME) designation is awarded to districts ...
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