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Middle School Direct number 351-3038
Mr. Damon Witherspoon, Principal 351-2334
Mr. Robby Morgan, Assistant Principal 351-2346
Mrs. Karla Koomler, Counselor 351-2347
Mrs. Val Heinlen, Secretary 351- 2377
Mr. Brandon Rumsey, Athletic Director 351-3214 ext. 6815
Mrs. Deb Notestine, Attendance 351-2039
Mrs. Pam Wingstrom, Nurse 351-2041
Mrs. Chris Ream, Treasurer 351-2362
Mrs. Emily Miller, Speech 351-2044
Mrs. Sue Rhinesmith, Food Service 351-2070
Mrs. Deb Tipton, Psychologist 351- 2060
Welcome to Prairie Heights Middle School! PDF Print E-mail
Here we hope you can become better informed of upcoming events and browse through some of the work the students have produced. This site will also contain information about the staff, and news about the students as they continue to learn and grow.

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL OFFICE IS OPEN FROM 7:00 AM-3:30 PM.

MS Volleyball practice began on Monday August 11. Practice will be held Monday through Friday from 3:30-5:30 PM in the MS Gym.

Cross Country practice began on Wednesday, August 20 and will last from 3:30-4:45. Practices will be held Monday through Thursday each week.

PICTURE DAY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. ORDER FORMS WILL BE SENT HOME WITH STUDENTS BEFORE PICTURE DAY.

 

 

DAILY BULLETIN

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

PRAIRIE HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

Menu:

Hot Dog on Bun

Harvest Fries

BBQ Beans

Mandarin Oranges & Pineapple or Juice

Choice of Milk

 

ALL STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

On Saturday, the middle school Cross Country team competed in their first race of the season at the Prairie Heights Panther Run. Both teams performed extremely well placing in the top 5 in all team races. Out of 13 schools running in the race the JV girls team placed 4th, the varsity girls placed 5th, and the varsity boys ran some fantastic times placing them 3rd overall! Placing in their races and earning medals for the girls were Angel Hicks 15th JV, Brooke Dirr 7th JV, and Kyler Hall 14th Varsity. Placing for the boys in the varsity race were Mike Perkins 16th, Allan Steele 12th, and Josh Davenport 6th. Wonderful job runners! Keep up the hard work and you will all have a great season!

 

If you want to attend our first Panther Pride Sports Rally of the year, to support the soccer team, tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 3 your signed form and $1.00 need to be turned in by the end of the day today, Tuesday, Sept. 2. If you don’t turn in a signed form and your $1.00 you can’t attend the rally.

 

Open gyms for 5th & 6th grade girls interested in playing in the NCBL basketball league begin Wed., Sept. 3. Return your permission slip to Ms. Kugler by the morning of Sept. 3 if you want to attend.

 

Attention Spellers. The PH Spell Bowl team will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays until 4:15 PM in Ms. Motz’s room, room 605.

 

Any 5th grader or new student interested in signing up for student council should pick up a form in the cafeteria.  If you were in student council in the past, you are still a member and do not need to sign up again.

 

Sports pictures will be taken after school on Wed., Sept. 10 for all fall athletes. Your coaches will have order forms.

 

The Steuben County YMCA is sponsoring a 10 week Youth Volleyball Clinic instructed by Olympic Gold Medalist Lloy Ball beginning Sept. 14. This clinic is for students in grades 5 & 6 only. If you are interested pick up an informational sheet during lunch.

 

The middle school picture day will be Tuesday, Sept. 23. Order forms will be sent home before picture day.

 

It’s time again for the annual Punt, Pass and Kick Competition for boys and girls ages 6-15.  The event will be held at the Angola Kids League Filed at 580 Water St., Angola on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10:00 AM. For more information call the Angola Parks and Recreation Dept. at 260-665-1588. You must have your birth certificate with you to prove your age in order to participate.

 

The Cole Family YMCA in Kendallville is sponsoring a girls’ youth basketball program for girls in grades 5 & 6. If you are interested, pick up an informational sheet during lunch.

 

 

 

 

 

 



PARENTS OF STUDENTS IN GRADES 7 & 8 CAN SIGN THEIR STUDENT UP FOR INDIANA'S 21ST CENTURY SCHOLARS PROGRAM. TO SEE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE, AND TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION, GO TO Scholars.IN.gov. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS YOU CAN CALL 1-888-528-4719 OR EMAIL This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

A note for all parents: To sign up for Panther PAW, our program that allows parents to view their student's grades, lunch account balance, etc., you will need to create a new account. To create your account, go to the PHMS website (www.phms.ph.k12.in.us) and click on Panther PAW in the Quick Links box on the right side of the screen. The information you need will be found in this link. Make sure you click on the "Create Account" box to create your new account. You can, at the same time, sign up for school messenger in order to get alerts from the school regarding delays, closings, etc. If you have trouble creating your account for any reason call PH Tech at 260-351-3214 x4600. If there is no answer please leave  message.  If you do not have a home computer, you can set up and access your student's account from a computer here at school or at your local library.


BREAKFAST AND LUNCH PRICES FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR.
ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST IS $1.50/MIDDLE  & HIGH SCHOOL BREAKFAST IS $1.55.
ELEMENTARY LUNCH IS $2.10/MIDDLE SCHOOL LUNCH IS $2.20/HIGH SCHOOL LUNCH IS $2.25.
ADULT BREAKFAST $1.80/ADULT LUNCH IN EITHER BUILDING IS $2.95.
MILK/JUICE IN EITHER BUILDING IS $0.40.
IF YOU QUALIFY FOR REDUCED BREAKFAST IT IS $0.30 AND REDUCED LUNCH IS $0.40.

 

 

GET YOUR H.S.E. (HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA) THROUGH THE STEUBEN COUNTY LITERACY COALITION. TO SIGN UP FOR FREE CLASSES CALL (260) 665-1414. CLASSES ARE HELD IN ANGOLA AT 1208 S. WAYNE ST., MONDAY-WEDNESDAY FROM 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM AND FROM 4:00 - 8:00 PM AND IN FREMONT AT THE FREMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY MONDAY - WEDNESDAY FROM 4:00 - 8:00 PM. 

 

Visit the LearnMoreIndiana.org for information about how to attain your goal of attending college.
 

Direct dial numbers for the middle school are as follows:

Weather Phone: Call 351-3004 for fast, reliable information regarding school delays and closings. As soon as a decision is made regarding school delays or cancellations, the voice mail is updated.

Middle School Direct number 351-3038
Mr. Damon Witherspoon, Principal - 351-2346 or extension 6500
Mr. Robby Morgan, Assistant Principal - 351-2346 or extension 6510
Mrs. Karla Koomler, Counselor - 351-2347 or extension 6620
Mrs. Val Heinlen, Secretary - 351- 2377 or extension 6540
Mr. Brandon Rumsey, Athletic Director - 351-3214 extension 6815
Mrs. Deb Notestine, Attendance - 351-2039 or extension 2560
Mrs. Pam Wingstrom, Nurse - 351-2041 or extension 2570
Mrs. Chris Ream, Treasurer - 351-2362 or extension 6550
Mrs. Emily Miller, Speech - 351-2044 or extension 2520
Mrs. Sue Rhinesmith, Food Service - 351-2070 or extension 2670
Mrs. Deb Tipton, Psychologist - 351- 2060 or extension 6555

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAILY BULLETIN

TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014

PRAIRIE HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

Menu:

Chicken Fajita Wrap w/Onions & Green Peppers

Garden Peas

Seasoned Rice

Pineapple & Mandarin Oranges

Choice of Milk

CHARGES ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED. MAKE SURE ALL PREVIOUS CHARGES ARE PAID.

 

ALL STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The all school awards program will be held on Friday, June 6 from 8:15/8:30-10:15/10:30. Parents are welcome to attend.

 

Athletic physicals for the upcoming 2014-15 school year will be given on Thurs., June 5, beginning at 3:00 PM at the HS training and locker rooms by the east (small) gym. No appointments are necessary. Physicals will be given on a first come, first served basis and will be over when the last person in line has had their physical. Physicals will be $20 each.

 

Today is the last day for our extended schedule. Tomorrow we will return to our original daily schedule.

 

Registration forms for the girl’s Summer Basketball Camp are due on Friday. Turn them in to Mrs. Heinlen in the office.

 

If you need a June menu, you can pick one up during lunch.

 

If you need a soccer registration form, Mr. Witherspoon will have some at lunch.

 

Mr. Fisher’s 8th period class needs to report to the media center on Wed. & Fri, June 4 & 6.

 

The LaGrange Communities Youth Centers, Inc. is sponsoring summer day camps from July 21-25 for students in grades 5-7. If you are interested pick up a registration form during lunch.

 

Any 6th or 7th graders who are interested in trying out for next year’s cheerleading team need to see Mrs. Moore, room 903 in the 5th grade hallway, for an informational packet. The second cheerleading clinic will be held tonight, Tuesday, June 3rd from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.  Try outs will be held on Thursday, June 5th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM in the MS choir room. You MUST have a physical on file before you can try out.

 

The LaGrange County 4-H is sponsoring a “Fore-H” Junior Golf Clinic, for students in grades 5, 6, 7 & 8, from June 16-19. Anyone who is interested in the clinic needs to pick up a flier during lunch.

 

There will be a dance for 7/8 graders on Thursday, June 5 from 3:15-5:00 in the MS café. You may dress up for this dance, but all clothing must be school appropriate. ONLY PHMS students can attend.

 

The Sturgis Elks Lodge #1381 is sponsoring a Youth Triathlon at the Sturgis Community Pool on Saturday, June 21. If you are interested pick up a brochure during lunch.

 

5TH GRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

6TH GRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

7TH GRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

8TH GRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The 8th grade family night & awards program will be held tonight from 5:30-8:00 PM in the MS cafeteria.

 

Any 8th grader student who is 15 years old or older who is interested in Drivers Ed., Drive Right Academy is offering the bookwork class at PHHS for 2 weeks from June 9-June 20 from 8-11 AM. in Room 103.  You MUST be present for ALL days in order to pass the class. To take the class, register online at www.driverightinc.com. If you have any questions contact Mrs. Huss in the HS front office or call her at 351-3214 x4530.

 
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