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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
Ms. Amy Yoder, Speech 351-2044
Mrs. Sue Rhinesmith, Food Service 351-2070
Mrs. Deb Tipton, Psychologist 351- 2060
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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. MRS. VANKIRK IS IN THE MS/ES OFFICE FROM 3:30-4:30 TO TAKE TRANSPORTATION CALLS. IF YOU NEED TO TALK WITH HER DURING THAT TIME PLEASE CALL 351-2035.

PRAIRIE HEIGHTS MIDDLE AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WILL BE HOSTING THE SPAGHETTI SUPPER/PE EXTRAVAGANZA ON THURSDAY, MARCH 19. THE SUPPER WILL BE HELD IN THE MS CAFE. THE COST FOR THE SUPPER WILL BE $5.00 FOR ADULTS AND $2.50 FOR CHILDREN 12 AND  UNDER. THERE IS NO ADMISSION FEE FOR THE EXTRAVAGANZA IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED SUPPER. IF YOU HAVEN'T PURCHASED A SUPPER, ADMISSION WILL BE 50 CENTS PER PERSON. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE PHEA SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

Purdue University's Gifted Eduation Resource Institute is offering MANY summer camps this summer for students who have finished grades 5-12. If you are interested in checking this out go to their website at www.purdue.edu/geri. Mrs. Heinlen has registration and financial aid forms in the office if you can't get one from the website.

 

SPRING SPORTS PICTURES WILL BE TAKEN RIGHT AFTER SCHOOL ON APRIL 16. ORDER FORMS WILL BE GIVEN OUT BY COACHES CLOSER TO THAT DATE. 

 

THE 7/8 GRADE GIRLS' BASKETBALL GAME CANCELED ON FEB. 18 WILL NOW BE PLAYED ON THURSDAY, MARCH 5. THE GAME WILL STILL BEGIN AT 5 PM AND IT WILL BE PLAYED AT PHMS. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAILY BULLETIN

 

MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015

 

PRAIRIE HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

 

 

Menu:

 

Chicken Nuggets/Dip

 

Bread & Butter

 

Hot Fries/Dip

 

BBQ Beans

 

Pineapple & Mandarin Oranges

 

Choice of Milk

 

 

 

ALL STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Congratulations to the Tri-Kappa Art Fair Winners! Grade 5 winners – 1st place Alexandra German, 2nd Sam Levitz, 3rd Serenity Croghan-Grade 6 – 1st Haylee Henderson, 2nd Thomas Foote, 3rd Noah Landis-Grade 7 – 1st Luke Wagler, 2nd Lucas Waite, 3rd Michael Ginder – Grade 8 – 1st Cole McCollum, 2nd Madalyn Newby, 3rd Landry Gerbers. These award winners will be showcased at Parkview Memorial Hospital in LaGrange during Youth Art Month. Please be sure to visit and see the outstanding art work of the LaGrange school systems: PH, WV and LL school districts.

 

 

 

The PHMS wrestlers travelled to Whiko this weekend and once again came home with a 1st place trophy.  The Panthers dominated the competition, outscoring all of their opponents by a score of 517 to 103. In round one, PH beat Maple Creek (Carroll) 106-12.  In round two, PH over Churubusco 100-19.  In round three, PH over Blackhawk (Snider) 105-18.  In round four, PH over Whitko 106-24, and in round five, PH over Edgewood (Warsaw) 100 to 30.  PH had 10 wrestlers go undefeated on the day: Rickie Bailer, Collin Keeslar, Malachi Walters, Caleb Shaffer, Isiah Levitz, Zeke Rowden, Ryan Rasler, Bennett Johnson, Landry Gerbers and Butch McKee.  The following wrestlers went 4-1: Bryan Baas, Lucas Waite, Zane Rowden, Seth Sutton, Layne Bachelor, Jon Messer and Kolton Handshoe. Cole Schrock and Kasey Noll went 3-2, while Brandon Baas, Seth Metcalf, and Richard Clark went 2-3.  Isiah Levitz was voted Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament. David Murley, Johnny Squier, Austin Wells, Dalton Ball, Ethan Hinkle, Seth Metcalf (twice), Cole McCollum, Richard Clark and Kasey Noll also picked up JV wins. Awesome job everyone! Tuesday is at Central Noble, while Wednesday is home versus Fremont.

 

 

 

The student council meeting scheduled for HBX today, Monday, has been canceled.

 

 

 

There will be a MS FFA meeting tonight after school at 6 PM in the Ag building. The Parli team needs to stay after the meeting until 8:15.

 

 

 

Sports Rally times have changed! The Sports Rally for the girls’ basketball team will now be held on Tuesday, March 10. The Sports Rally for wrestling will be held on Tuesday, March 17. If you already paid for the girls’ basketball rally that was canceled and want to attend the rally on March 10, you don’t have to do anything. If you don’t want to attend the basketball rally, but do want to attend the wrestling rally, you will have the opportunity to have your money transferred to pay for the wrestling rally. A “choices” form will be sent home later this week.

 

 

 

The library will be closed for ISTEP testing on Tuesday - Thursday from 9:00 to 12:10.

 

 

 

Boys & Girls interested in being on the Track & Field team need to sign up during lunch. Pre-season conditioning for track and field will begin Monday, March 2. See Mr. Travis if you have any questions.

 

 

 

Want some FREE PIZZA, POP, AND COOKIES? Then come see us on WEDNESDAY MARCH 4 during HBX in the MS CHOIR ROOM. This will be an informational meeting about the choirs at PH. After the meeting we will enjoy some food. Students who attend will also be given a FREE TICKET to the Wrestling Meet that night. Hope to see you there!

 

 

 

The 7/8 grade girls’ basketball game that was canceled on Feb. 18 has been rescheduled for Thurs., March 5. Starting time is still 5:00 PM and the game will still be played at home.

 

 

 

Entries for the Cash for College activity must be submitted by March 10, 2015. See Mrs. Koomler for questions or if you need help in submitting your entry.

 

 

 

Yearbooks are on sale now. If you need to order one, pick up an order form from Mrs. Heinlen in the office or from the envelope outside room 803. Turn in completed order forms and payments to Mrs. Heinlen or Mrs. Walker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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
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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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