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Horizon Elementary School Principal Tressa Decker welcomes students back on the 1st Day of School

First Day of School for P-H-M Schools

More than 10,000 Penn-Harris-Madison students in grades 1-12 headed back to school today (Wednesday, August 23, 2017) with tons of excitement for another year of #PHMExcellence! Here’s a snapshot of the First Day from across the District … (be sure to click to view the photo gallery at the end of this story) Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker and new Penn High School Principal Sean Galiher ...
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Supt. Dr. Jerry Thacker addresses P-H-M faculty and staff

Kicking off 2017-18 School Year with #PHMExcellence

This morning Penn-Harris-Madison Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker welcomed back nearly 1,500 teachers, administrators and classified support staff during the annual Kickoff Breakfast (click here to see the photo gallery below). As part of building excitement for the new school year, Dr. Thacker always takes time to praise staff and student achievements from the past year. Some of the many EXCELLENT accomplishments of P-H-M teachers, students ...
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New P-H-M elementary school teachers

PHM Welcomes New Teachers

Next Wednesday, Aug. 23 is the first day for grades 1-12 (Thursday, August 24th for Kindergarten), but today Penn-Harris-Madison’s newest teachers had their first day of school! It was a busy New Teacher Orientation Day for this group of creative, talented and energetic teachers. This year P-H-M hired 41 new elementary, middle and high school teachers, as well Exceptional Education professional staff. These newest teachers ...
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Watch the Solar Eclipse safely

One of the most exciting celestial events is coming up the afternoon of Monday, August 21 and P-H-M wants our students to be prepared and experience the Great American Solar Eclipse. What makes the Great American Solar Eclipse so great? This is the first major total solar ceclipse across the continental U.S., West to East Coast, since June 8, 1918! The northern Indiana area is ...
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Sign up announced for Penn Girls Basketball League

All female P-H-M students grades 3-8 are invited to participate in a community-sponsored girls basketball league. The league begins on Sunday, September 10 and sign-ups are Sunday, August 27 in the Penn High School Arena from Noon – 2 p.m. The "Junior League" is for grades 3-6 and the "Senior League" is for 7th and 8th graders. Click here for the Junior League (Grades 3-6) ...
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