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Kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year begins Jan. 19, 2016

Registration for kindergarten students for the 2016-2017 school year will begin at each P-H-M elementary school on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. This registration opportunity is for youngsters who live within the P-H-M district and who will be five years old on or before September 1. A parent or guardian must appear at the school in person to register their child. Parents, before you go to ...

Ms. Twibell accepts National Blue Ribbon award in Washington ceremony

Keely Twibell, principal of Prairie Vista Elementary School is in Washington, D.C. to attend events surrounding the National Blue Ribbon Schools award ceremony and accept the school’s award. Traveling with Ms. Twibell is third grade teacher Mrs. Cathi Gage, who was honored to make the trip and represent her colleagues at the ceremony. The National Blue Ribbon awards ceremony is conducted by the U.S. Department ...

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. Each fall the Speak Up survey is posted online so students, parents, teachers, school staff, and the general public can share their views on technology in schools. The Speak Up survey has three primary objectives: To provide a means for local schools and districts to easily ...
Principal Twibell with students

Prairie Vista Named 2015 National Blue Ribbon School

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that Prairie Vista Elementary School is among the 335 schools (10 in Indiana) named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School. Prairie Vista is being recognized for being an “Exemplary High Performing School,” per the Department of Education’s classifications. This makes the second time that the Penn-Harris-Madison elementary school has been awarded this national honor; the first award ...

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 yellow buses started to roll and School Year 2015-2016 was underway! Today was the first day of school for grades 1-12 at Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation. We welcomed back more than 10,600 students to our 15 schools. About 700 kindergartners, members of the future Class ...