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!
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 WILL CLOSE FOR THE SUMMER ON FRIDAY, JUNE 27, AT 3:30 PM. THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN ON MONDAY, AUGUST 4, AT 8:00 AM.
REGISTRATION DAY FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, FROM 12 NOON UNTIL 8 PM IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA. YOU WILL PAY FOR BOOK RENTAL OR SIGN A CONTRACT FOR BOOK RENTAL, UPDATE YOUR STUDENT'S EMERGENCY INFORMATION AND RECEIVE STUDENT INFORMATION, INCLUDING THEIR SCHEDULE, DURING REGISTRATION.
PHMS WILL HOLD THEIR OPEN HOUSE FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 18. INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD FOR 5TH GRADERS FROM 5:30-6:00 PM, 6TH GRADERS FROM 6:30-7:00 PM AND 7TH GRADERS FROM 6:00-6:30 PM. THERE IS NO MEETING FOR 8TH GRADERS. CLASSROOM VISITS WILL BE HELD FROM 6:00-6:30 FOR 5TH & 6TH GRADERS, 6:30-7:00 PM FOR 7TH GRADERS AND 6:00-7:00 PM FOR 8TH GRADERS.
THE FIRST STUDENT DAY FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE TUESDAY, AUGUST 19.
PICTURE DAY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. ORDER FORMS WILL BE SENT HOME WITH STUDENTS BEFORE PICTURE DAY.
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
IPFW's Division of Continuing Studies has Online Summer Reading Skills programs for students from pre-school through 10th grade. For more information, or to register, call the Institute of Reading Development at 1-800-964-9974.
Information/registration brochures for Trine University Volleyball summer camps are available in the office.
MS Volleyball practice will begin on Monday August 11. Practice will be held from 3:30-5:30 PM in the MS Gym.
Registration forms for the 2014 Northeast Indiana Soccer League are available in the office.
Any 8th grader student who is 15 years old or older who is interested in Drivers Ed., Drive Right Academy is offering the bookwork online at www.driverightinc.com. Go to the website to register.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER CONDITIONING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS FROM 6:00-7:30 PM THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER.
QUARTER 4 REPORT CARDS WERE MAILED HOME ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11.
Summer Meals Free to All Children under the age of 18 from June 9-26, Monday through Thursday
Agape Day Care - 10:55-11:25
Stroh Church of God - 11:00-11:30
Mongo Town Park - 11:00-11:30
PH Elementary School - 12:00, August 4-14 ONLY, Monday Through Thursday
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