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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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5th graders & parents, sign up now for Instrument Selection Night!

Students who will be in 6th grade next year use the "Instrument Selection Night" as an opportunity to handle and test a variety of band and orchestra instruments. Professional music teachers are on hand to help “pair” each student with an instrument on which they will find great success in their middle school music experience! As students are making choices about music classes in 6th ...
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All P-H-M Schools earn an “A”

The Indiana Department of Education released 2015 school accountability grades today and all 15 of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation’s schools earned an “A”! The final grades were approved unanimously by the State Board of Education during the January 26 Board meeting. “This straight ‘A’ report card is a result of the hard work and dedication from principals and teachers to the staff, students and families at ...
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Penn-Harris-Madison ranks in Top 10 of public schools for ISTEP+ scores

With the Wednesday, January 6, 2016 public release of the 2015 ISTEP+ results, Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation saw a jump in its ranking among Indiana’s 293 public school districts. With a 81.4% pass rate for ELA (English/Language Arts) and a 78.0% pass rate for Math, P-H-M ranks 10th in the state! The District’s 2015 overall combined pass rate for both subject areas is 72.1%. Another highlight ...
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Coming soon: The YOUNG AUTHOR’S CONFERENCE for elementary boys and girls

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER for the Young Author’s Conference! The deadline has been extended until Friday, Feb. 26! Calling all young authors and their parents! P-H-M’s annual Young Author’s Conference will take place Saturday, March 12—and you won’t want to miss it. The morning program will be full of engaging activities, fun entertainment and creative challenges—along with opportunities to learn and share. We ...
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