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Student Artist Rayah Coomes, "Leaning Back," Gold Key Winner
Penn’s talented student artists are once again being recognized for their amazing talents.   This year Penn has a total of 100 Scholastic Art Award winners overall (click to see the full list of winners below):   12 Gold Key winners...
Indiana Graduates Prepared to Succeed
Penn-Harris-Madison schools are focused on continuous academic improvement that results in academic success for all students.   Standardized testing, or summative assessment, is one measure of academic success, but it is not the only measure....
Teachers within the P-H-M School corporation come from all walks of life. While some come straight out of college, others transition to teaching after having worked in other career fields.    First year Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS...
Penn students look at microscope
So much of what needs to be examined in the field of Biology needs to be examined under a microscope. While the first microscope was invented around 1590, microscope technology has been evolving ever since.    Sara Cole, the director of...
 Zichu Wang, Allison Yu & Penn Principal Sean Galiher
  Penn High School is thrilled to learn that once again Penn students have been named Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.   The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County announced today the names of four students who have been...
The Sounds of the Season Concert is scheduled for Dec. 8-10
“Sounds of the Season: Wintertide Awakes”, will be presented Dec. 8-10 at the Penn High School Center for the Performing Arts.   The performances on Thursday, Dec. 8, and Friday, Dec. 9, are set to start at 7:30 p.m.   The...
Penn Debate Team takes first place in competition on Dec. 3, 2022
Penn's Debate Team placed first in an Indiana Speech & Debate Association Tournament held Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Penn High School.   Penn beat out Chesteron, Munster and Crown Point. Debate Coach Mr. Jeremy Starkweather...
All-State Jazz Ensemble selection Jacob Retek, center, with Penn Advanced Jazz Instructor Aaron Griesser, left, and Penn Principal Dr. Sean Galiher.
Jacob Retek, a senior band member at Penn High School, has been selected for the Indiana All-State Jazz Ensemble in the Alto Saxophone 1 spot. This ensemble will perform at the Indiana Music Education Association State Conference in Fort Wayne held...
Freshmen students with staff at the Freshmen Frenzy 2022
The Showcase will be held from 6–8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5 (”Snow Day” will be Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6–8 p.m.)   Penn High School’s exceptional learning opportunities and programs will be on display for...
Penn Dance/Poms Team
Students in grades PreK - 8th can take advantage of a one-day Penn Dance Clinic. DATE: Saturday, December 3, 2022   TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.                (Pre-K and K 10:00 a.m. – 12:00...

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