Mustang Messenger -Special Edition-

September 15, 2022

Points of #PHMExcellence

We are sharing important information with P-H-M families relative to the latest student achievement data in Penn-Harris-Madison. We continue to be proud of our P-H-M Triangle of success connecting students, teachers, and parents. We're excited to share with you points of #PHMExcellence from across the district.
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PTO General Meeting

Please plan to attend the 1st semester PTO General Meeting on Thursday, September 22 at 6pm in the Mary Frank IMC. Door E will open at 5:50pm. The PTO board & Mary Frank teachers appreciate your support of our PTO! Come find out about the exciting things happening this school year!

SPIRIT WEEK - September 19-23!

Students should bring a $1 to school for every day in which they participate. (You can also send in $5 for the week if you'd like!) All funds go to our P-H-M Education Foundation with 25% returning to Mary Frank!

On Tuesday's Color Wars, students are assigned a color based on their grade level as follows:

Pre-K - Purple

Kindergarten - Red

1st Grade - Orange

2nd Grade - Yellow

3rd Grade - Green

4th Grade - Blue

5th Grade - Black

Thank you for your generosity in supporting this fundraiser!

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Book Fair Coming to Mary Frank!

Dates: September 26th - 30th during students’ library special in the Mary Frank IMC.

*Family Shopping Evening on Thursday, September 29 from 5-7pm. Enter through Door E.

While cash is still accepted, please consider utilizing eWallet. This is a digital payment account. Before the Book Fair, set up an eWallet for worry-free cash-free purchases.

If you can’t make it to the Book Fair, then shop at our school’s online Book Fair! All orders ship directly to your home, and shipping is free for book orders over $25. Your online orders will also benefit our school.

Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with eWallet and online shopping:

PHMEF Silver Mile & PHM Homecoming Next Week!

Mark your calendars for the PHM Silver Mile Homecoming Weekend! This exciting two-day event, will take place on Friday, September 23 & Saturday, September 24 at Penn High School.

The fun starts at 5:00pm on Friday, with a BRAND NEW Homecoming Parade, the St. Joseph Health System’s Health Fair, a Fun Zone with inflatables and food trucks, a silent auction and more. Then stay for kick-off when the Penn Kingsmen battle the Marian Knights in the 2022 Homecoming Game. PHM students K-5 enter free with paying adult.

The fun continues at 8:30am on Saturday morning with the Silver Mile Run for Education. Register to participate in the popular timed 5K or the 1-mile Fun Walk. Registration is $10/student & $20/adult for Timed 5K or $10/per person for 1-mile Fun Walk. Register online at

This event is the perfect way to kick off fall and will give our PHM families a chance to reconnect and strengthen our PHM community. We hope to see you there!

For more information or to register, visit