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Penn boasts 15 National Merit Scholar semi-finalists

Penn High School Principal Sean Galiher announced that 15 Penn High School students have been awarded National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist Designation, one of the largest groups ever to achieve the coveted academic status at Penn. Sakina Al-Fadhl, Ryan Cheng, Tanya Datta, Noah Durand, Hadley Jessop, Eshaal Kizilbash, Gwyneth Lannon, Reagan...Read more

Penn Early College Academy Receives Re-Endorsement WITH DISTINCTION

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) re-endorsed Penn High School’s Early College Academy as a Level 2 program WITH DISTINCTION . The status marks the quality and effectiveness of Penn’s Early College Academy in its commitment to implementing CELL’s Eight Core Principles...Read more

Penn English ASB Team repeats as state champions

The Penn High School English Language Arts Academic Super Bowl Team, coached by Candice Beelaert, repeated as the Indiana ASB State Champions. Eden Hartford (captain), Olivia Nijim, Maria Goffinet, Ashley Mead, Grace Wang represented Penn at the State Championship event. "I am so proud of this amazing accomplishment for the...Read more

Penn's Bowers named to GenEd Teacher Fellowship Program

Penn High School Social Studies instructor Eric Bowers has been selected to participate in the inaugural GenEd Teacher Fellowship Program sponsored by the Genocide Education Project (GenEd) . After a rigorous selection process, 16 highly qualified secondary-level educators from 14 states were chosen for the program. The group will embark...Read more

Penn honors Senior and Junior Academic Achievement Award winners

Penn High School principal Sean Galiher honored Seniors and Juniors who were named Academic Achievement Award winners for the 2021-2022 school year. Students earn the Academic Achievement Award for maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or better over four or six semesters, without receiving a D or an F. Take...Read more

Ten Penn students named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Penn High School Principal Sean Galiher announced that 10 students from Penn have been named National Merit Scholarship Finalists. Hala Ansari, Manaal Buchh, Marin Chester, Alexander Du, Salem Fitwi, Arthur Haines, Evan Nayee, Luca Nijim, Jeremiah Roach and Matthew Zhang are among 15,000 Finalists nationwide who will compete for one...Read more

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