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Here at the PHMS website we hope you can become better informed of upcoming events and get school related information you may need.

Prairie Heights is looking for substitute teachers and aides. If you have an interest in subbing for us please fill out an application, which can be found on our Corp website, and submit it to the superintendent's office.



Due to safety issues, balloons will no longer be allowed on the school bus.


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. Andy Arndt, Principal - 351-2334 or extension 6500
Mr. Brad Jones, Assistant Principal - 351-2346 or extension 6510
Mrs. Deb Snyder, Athletic Director - 351-2382 or extension 6815
Mrs. Karla Koomler, Counselor - 351-2347 or extension 6620
Mrs. Val Heinlen, Secretary - 351- 2377 or extension 6540
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
Ms. Amy Young, 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


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Prairie Heights Middle School now has a Homework Help program. Homework Help is held on Mondays and Wednesdays from  3:30-4:40 in the Middle School Media Center. Teachers are the only ones who can assign students to Homework Help. If you feel your student would benefit from the Homework Help program you need to contact the teacher of the subject where your student is struggling. After talking with the teacher, if the teacher feels the student needs additional help, they will assign Homework Help. If you have other questions regarding Homework Help please call Mrs. Fulton at 351-3214 extension 6708 or email her at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 


IPFW's Division of Continuing Studies is hosting Summer Reading Skills Online Programs that begin every week throughout the summer. These individualized programs include engaging instruction, independent reading in great books and a skilled and encouraging teacher. Phonics, fluency, comprehension, love of reading, textbook skills and speed reading are covered. Programs are broken out into the following categories: program for 4-year olds/children entering kindergarten, children entering 1st grade, entering 2nd grade, entering 3rd grade, entering 4th grade, entering 5th grade, entering grades 6-8 and entering grades 9-12. For more information have your student stop by the office for a flier or call the Institute of Reading Development at 1-800-964-9974, Monday-Friday from 8 AM-9 PM and Saturday from 8 AM - 5 PM.

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

The last student day is Thursday, May 25.
The last staff day is Friday, May 26.

 Quarter 4 Report Cards will be mailed home sometime during the week after school is out.

 

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS BANQUET IS TONIGHT, MONDAY, MAY 22, in the MS cafeteria from 6:00-7:00 PM. 

 

 

 

 

DAILY BULLETIN

 

MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

 

PRAIRIE HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

 

 

Menu:

 

Baked Chicken

 

French Fries

 

Green Beans

 

Strawberries & Blueberries

 

Scooby Doo

 

Choice of Milk

 

TODAY IS AN “A” DAY.

 

 

 

ALL STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

The LAST STUDENT DAY is THIS THURSDAY, MAY 25.

 

 

 

 

BOYS TRACK TEAM: TURN IN UNIFORMS ASAP!

 

 

 

There is a MS Theatre meeting for any student or parent who wants to help with our MS theatre productions. The meeting will be held TODAY, Monday, May 22 after school in in the elementary school CAFETERIA NOT MR. ELLERT’S ROOM.

 

 

 

The Spring Sports Athletic Banquet is TONIGHT, MONDAY, MAY 22.  It will be held in the MS cafeteria.

 

 

 

Any students who want to run cross country during the 2017-18 school year, who have not yet signed up, see Mrs. Heinlen during lunch this week to sign up.

 

 

 

Cahoots Coffee Café, 218 W. Maumee, Angola, is sponsoring a free art program featuring classes on painting, cooking, pottery and much more. Classes will be held every Saturday from June 10- August 5 from 10 AM-Noon. Sign up for classes will be on Wednesday, May 24 at 5 PM. Call 260-624-2399 if you have any questions.

 

 

 

LCYC of LaGrange is sponsoring a Free Summer Drama Camp for students entering the 5-8 grades in the 2017-18 school year from July 17-21, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Howe Military School Auditorium. If you are interested pick up a flier in the office.

 

 

 

The Cole Center Family YMCA in Kendallville is sponsoring their “Safety Around Water” program for kids completing grades K-12 and adults. For more information pick up flier during lunch.

 

 

 

5TH GRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

If anyone has a band form for next year bring it to Mrs. Heinlen.

 

 

 

8TH GRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Anyone interested in HS cheerleading, please report to the HS east gym today at 3:30 PM.

 

 

 

Any 8th grade student interested in participating in summer theatre with the high school theatre program, see Mrs. Heinlen!  She has an information sheet for you to take home to your parents, and a sign-up sheet for you to put your contact information on.  Don't miss out on this opportunity to get a jump start in high school theatre!

 

 

 

Any 8th grade girl interested in participating in summer workouts and playing HS basketball next year, there will be a meeting during the second half of your lunch TODAY, Monday, May 22.  Also you will have an opportunity to meet the new coach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A note for all parents: If you need 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 a 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. If you have had a Panther PAW account in the past, you do not need to sign up for a new account each year. The account will follow your student through their senior year in high school.

 

LUNCH AND MILK PRICES FOR THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR:
MILK - 50 CENTS
ELEMENTARY LUNCH - $2.25
MIDDLE SCHOOL LUNCH - $2.35

HIGH SCHOOL LUNCH - $2.45
REDUCED STUDENT LUNCH - $0.40

ADULT LUNCH - $3.30

 

 

 

 Eat Breakfast at School!

 

Mornings can be really crazy, the alarm doesn’t go off, the kids don’t want to get up, there’s no time to eat breakfast before the bus comes, or they’re just not ready to eat. Or, maybe your teenager grabs a can of soda and a candy bar on the way to school. If this sounds like your house, we have good news for you.

Breakfast is served at school! School breakfast will energize your child’s day and provide them with a healthy start. A nutritious breakfast helps students be more alert so they can learn more in class, and has plenty of vitamins and nutrients for a strong and healthy body.

Breakfast at school is affordable, too. If you qualify for free or reduced price meals, you also qualify for the breakfast program, with no additional paperwork. You can’t find a healthy breakfast at such a low cost anywhere else.

So help your child start the day right with school breakfast!

 

Desayuno en la Escuela!

 

Las mañanas pueden ser algo difíciles…la alarma no suena…los niños no se quieren levantar…no hay tiempo para desayunar, el bus ya va llegando…o quizás los niños no tienen hambre. O tal vez el joven se lleva un chocolate y una soda para comer en camino a la escuela. Si esto pasa en tu casa, ¡tenemos buenas noticias!

¡Los niños pueden desayunar en la escuela! Sus niños pueden comenzar el día saludablemente al comer el desayuno en la escuela. Un desayuno saludable ayuda a los estudiantes estar más alertos, y así aprender más. El desayuno tiene vitaminas y nutrientes para un cuerpo fuerte y saludable.

Y el desayuno en las escuelas no cuesta mucho. Si ya calificas para comidas gratis o comidas a precio reducido, también calificas para el Programa de Desayunos Escolares, y no tienes que llenar más formularios. No encontrarás un desayuno saludable a tan bajo precio en otro lugar.

¡Ayuda a tu niño a comenzar el día bien con desayunos escolares!

 

 


 

 

 









 

Whether you are finishing a semester or beginning a new trimester, we are here to help you with your math and science questions.  Rose-Hulman’s Homework Hotline is a FREE service with student-tutors available Sundays – Thursdays, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (ET).  You can call a tutor at 877-Ask-Rose (877-275-7673) or chat with a tutor at AskRose.org.  You can also email tutors by visiting AskRose.org, at any time and they will respond during operating hours. No matter if you need a strong finish or a great start, now is the time to do so and we are here to help.  Interested in more information about us? Check out AskRose.org 

 


Fremont CommunitySchools/Head Start, serving Steuben & LaGrange counties, is accepting applications for fall enrollment for children ages 3 through 5. Children must be 3 years old by August 1st, 2017 to be eligible. For an application, please call 260-495-4775 or 1-800-551-9819.  

 

 

 

Have you heard about the Cash for College contest? Students in every grade can enter to win money for a school 529 savings account to start paying for college! What a deal! Visit www.LearnMoreIndiana.org to learn about the details and for more money saving tips, and what else you can do to make your college education affordable. Or, your parents can start an account with a small deposit of $10. Your savings account can grow, free of taxes. Tell your parent/guardian to visit www.collegechoicedirect.com to start saving today.

 

 

 

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 .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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