Monday, Nov. 5
Schmucker Middle School, 56045 N Bittersweet Rd.
Once again Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation schools, in all grade levels tested, scored above Indiana’s averages. The variance between P-H-M’s pass rate over the state is at least 10% or higher across all grade levels and subjects.
For grade 10, 75.6% of P-H-M students passed the ELA test and 58.4% passed the Math portion. The district’s overall pass rate for grade 10 was 56.4%.
For grades 3-8, 78.0% of P-H-M students passed the ELA test and 74.8% passed the Math test. P-H-M’s overall district pass rate for grades 3-8 was 68.3%.
Students in Grades 3-8 and students enrolled in Biology at Penn will take ILEARN Indiana’s, new computer-adaptive standardized test, this spring (April 22 – May 17) replacing the state’s previous test, ISTEP+. To see what subjects students will be tested per their grade level, please click to visit the IDOE website.
Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R, 2nd District) visited Walt Disney Elementary school this morning to observe and learn more about P-H-M’s school breakfast program. Walt Disney is among P-H-M’s 12 schools, nine elementary schools, that serve breakfast. At Disney, students come in the morning and pick up their meal bags and head to the classroom where they eat their breakfast comfortably in their classrooms before the start of school.
The first day back for the school of the 2018-19 school year for Penn-Harris-Madison schools was Wednesday, August 22. Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker and Penn Principal Sean Galiher were up early to do live interviews on local South Bend TV stations.
Dr. Thacker then began his annual 15 schools in 3 days tour. Longtime Board Member Larry Beehler accompanied Dr. Thacker on the first two days. Take a look at their visits …
Walt Disney and Meadow's Edge, 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Monday – Friday)
Schmucker, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
Session 1: June 11 – June 29, 8:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
Session 2: July 9 – July 27, 8:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
Penn High School was proud to have 17 students earn valedictorian honors and two students earn salutatorian honors for the Class of 2018 during Commencement held on Friday, May 25, 2018.
One of those 17 Valedictorians, Renee Yaseen, attended Walt Disney Elementary School. She also attended Northpoint Elementary and Discovery Middle School.