Beginning of Year Information at a Glance

The beginning of the 2017-2018 school year is just around the corner. Please remember the Indiana State Department of Health requires parents/guardians to provide their child’s full immunization record to the student’s school health office on or before the first day of school, August 23, 2017. Click here for details on Kindergarten immunization requirements. See the list below for important Bittersweet dates and events to ...
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PHMEF Awards more than $16,000 in Spring Grants

The Penn-Harris-Madison Education Foundation recently announced the recipients of the Spring 2017 grants—with grants totaling $16,640! Traditional Grant Recipients Kelso’s Kit: Tools for Kids – Horizon Elementary – Joann Hartline’ Grade K-5 — 300 students; Awarded: $636.73 Kelso’s Kit includes 23 comprehensive lessons that help children make good choices and solve conflicts on their own. The kit will give classroom teachers and/or college practicum students ...
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Spotlight on Bittersweet Elementary

The regularly scheduled meeting for the Penn-Harris-Madison Board of School Trustees was held Monday, May 8 at Bittersweet Elementary School. Every year, the Board chooses three to four schools to hold their Board meetings. The school meeting sites are a way for Board members to not only visit the schools, but to give the schools a chance to highlight their successes. Bittersweet Principal Bob Thompson ...
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2017 Silver Mile results

The Silver Mile was held this past weekend (Saturday, May 6). The first place overall male race winner was Colton Shail, Junior track and cross country runner at Penn High School, with a time of 16:29.9. First place overall female was Erin Moore, 13-year-old Niles student, with a time of 20:07.6. Meadow's Edge Elementary earned the top participation P-H-M school prize and will receive a ...
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Running is Elementary

Runners Brave Weather for Running is Elementary Race

“Running is Elementary” took place on Monday, May 1 for the 9th consecutive year! Almost 700 students from all 11 P-H-M elementary schools participated in the 1 mile run on the Penn cross-country course located behind Elm Road School. Although the weather was windy, cold and rainy, the runners’ spirits were high and full of excitement as family, teachers, staff and friends cheered them on ...
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