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
Ms. Amy Yoder, Speech 351-2044
Mrs. Sue Rhinesmith, Food Service 351-2070
Mrs. Deb Tipton, Psychologist 351- 2060
Welcome to Prairie Heights Middle School!
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.
PRAIRIE HEIGHTS IS LOOKING FOR SUBSTITUTES FOR TEACHERS AND AIDES. IF YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN SUBBING FOR US PLEASE FILL OUT AN APPLICATION, WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON OUR MAIN WEBSITE, AND SUBMIT IT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE.
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL OFFICE IS OPEN FROM 7:00 AM-3:30 PM.
MS FUNDRAISER ITEMS HAVE BEEN DELIVERED. IF YOUR STUDENT SOLD MORE ITEMS THAN CAN BE TAKEN HOME ON THE BUS, PLEASE HAVE A RIDE FOR THEM AT THE END OF THE DAY ON THURSDAY OR, IF YOU ARE COMING TO PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES TONIGHT YOU CAN PICK THE ITEMS UP THEN.
The MS will have Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 4:00-7:30 PM and Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 4:00-7:30 PM. No appointments are necessary.
There is NO SCHOOL on FRIDAY, OCT. 31. It is FALL BREAK.
PICTURE RETAKE DAY FOR THE MIDDLE AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WILL BE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6. IF YOU NEED AN ORDER FORM, PLEASE HAVE YOUR STUDENT STOP BY THE OFFICE TO PICK ONE UP.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014
PRAIRIE HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL
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ALL STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Grade cards go home on Thursday, Oct. 30th.
Any 5th grade boy interested in joining cub scouts should pick up an informational sheet at lunch.
Remind your parents that Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held again on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 4:00-7:30 PM. No appointments are necessary.
Friday, Oct. 31 is FALL BREAK. There will be NO SCHOOL on that day. WE DO HAVE SCHOOL ON Thursday, Oct. 30.
7/8 grade boys’ basketball try outs will be held on Mon., Tues., and Wed., Oct. 27-29 from 3:30-5:30 PM in the MS gym. You must have a physical before you try out.
Be sure to have your Spirit Wear orders and payments turned in to Mrs. Heinlen in the office by the end of the day on Thursday, Oct. 30.
The Fall Sports Banquet for athletes in football, soccer, volleyball and cross country will be held on Monday, October 27 beginning at 6:00 PM in the MS cafeteria. Volleyball and soccer athletes need to bring a dessert and football and cross country athletes need to bring a healthy snack such as fruits, vegetables or breads.
There will be a dance for 7th & 8th graders next Thursday, Oct. 30 after school until 5:00. Admission will be $ 4.00. ONLY PH students are allowed to attend.
Boys’ basketball and cheerleader sports pictures will be taken on Tuesday, Nov. 4, right after school. Be sure to have your uniforms with you.
If you have a picture of a veteran or active military personnel for our Veteran’s Day display please turn a copy it in to Mrs. Bellam in the office. Please include the name of the person in the picture, branch of service, time/years served, and the name of the student who is related or associated with the picture.
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
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.
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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
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