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eLearning Day for April 8, 2024

eLearning Day for April 8 due to Solar Eclipse

At the P-H-M Board of School of Trustees meeting on Monday, February 26, district administration made a presentation to the Board regarding the total solar eclipse taking place on Monday, April 8. As part of the presentation, district administration announced that for a variety of reasons Monday, April 8 will be an eLearning Day. If the district has used all of its allotted three eLearning ...

2024 Penn Musical, “The Music Man”

Penn's school musical this year is "The Music Man." You won't want to miss Penn's talented student performers as they act out the play that follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone ...

FIRST-IN District Robotics Competition, March 2 & 3

The 2024 FIN Mishawaka FRC District Event will once again be held at Penn High School March 1st - 3rd (open to the public on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3). The event will be held in Penn's Main Arena. See below for a daily schedule: Saturday, March 2 10:30 - 11:00 a.m., Opening Ceremonies 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Qualifying Matches (No matches ...
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2024 Young Authors’ Conference, Books & Bots

This year P-H-M Education Foundation’s Young Authors’ Conference is partnering up with the Next Gen Robotics event to bring you Books & Bots! This event blends literary innovations with robotic creations. It’s a wonderful opportunity for P-H-M students in Kindergarten - 5th grade. Click here to view photos on Facebook from last year’s Young Authors’ Conference; click here to view photos of the 2023 Next ...
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Running is Elementary Date Announced, May 6, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that the P-H-M Education Foundation is providing funding for the 15th annual Running is Elementary program! SAVE THE DATE! The date is May 6 (Rain Date May 8). All P-H-M 4th & 5th grade students are invited to participate. Students will practice at their home schools with the culminating run at Elm Road Elementary School. More details will follow so ...
Mrs. Julia Rulli's 4th grade class

You Are Loved!

Fourth grade teacher Mrs. Julia Rulli wants all her students to feel valued for their unique gifts believing when children feel loved and respected, they learn and grow to their fullest potential. This is how Mrs. Rulli and her students came up with this year’s classroom theme, “You are Loved!” Mrs. Rulli bought each of her student’s a t-shirt to help remind them of this ...
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2024 Middle School Instrument Selection Night

Every P-H-M 5th grader who will be attending a P-H-M middle school as an incoming 6th grader in the Fall 2024 has the opportunity to join an instrumental music class, which includes either band or orchestra. “Instrument Selection Night” is when students and families get to make their choice! Fifth graders at Northpoint, Mary Frank, and Horizon Elementary Schools will attend Discovery Middle School for ...
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Penn Orchestra Performs Elementary School Pops

"Captain Jack Sparrow" made an appearance at Penn High School today (Tuesday, January 30) performing the Pirates of the Caribbean theme song for 4th and 5th grade students. This mini concert is a great way to introduce students to instruments they might not be familiar with as they think about what possible instrument they might want to pursue in middle school. In P-H-M middle schools, ...
Snoopy, Charlie Brown and Linus on stage

Horizon Celebrates “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Third grade students got into the Holiday Spirit with their performance of "A Charlie Brown Christmas," directed by Mr. Jon West. This 30-minute stage adaptation of the classic animated TV special featured Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and the gang discovering the true meaning of Christmas These talented young actors, with infectious enthusiasm, brought the Peanuts gang to life, spreading holiday cheer to a captivated audience ...

What Fans Need to Know Before Heading to Penn Homecoming Parade & Game

Friday, September 29 is Penn's Homecoming Parade, Fun Zone, Food Trucks & the Penn football game versus St. Joe. The P-H-M Education Foundation is once again sponsoring all the fun and new this year--FIREWORKS after the football game! The entire P-H-M community is invited to come out for this fun-filled family event. All the fun starts with the Homecoming Parade. Be sure to grab your ...