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  • Athletic Practices to Start Before School

    Football, Cross Country and Cheerleading practices will all start in August before the first day of school. Football and Cheerleading starts Monday,...

  • Student Schedules To Be Mailed Home

    Student schedules will be mailed home the week before school starts. Look for important back-to-school information and dates coming to a mailbox...

  • 7th/8th Grade Open House

    DMS will host incoming 7th and 8th grade students and their parents on Monday, Aug 24th.  We will begin at 6:30 SHARP, when each...

  • 6th Grade Open House

    DMS will host incoming 6th grade students and their parents on Monday, Aug 17th.  We will begin at 6:30 SHARP, when each student and his/...

  • Back to school immunization requirements for 2015-2016

    The first day of school is Wednesday, Aug. 19 and that means along with school supplies, parents also need to make sure their children are...

  • Chromebooks for All Students!

    We are excited to announce that each Middle School student will receive a new HP Chromebook 11 G3 in August 2015. In order for the Chromebook...

  • Baker's Dozen brings home a first place in competition

    Team 1920, Baker's Dozen, which is comprised of students from Discovery Middle School and Horizon Elementary School, placed first for Robot...

  • Discovery is again named an Indiana Four Star School

    Congratulations to the students, staff and parents at seven P-H-M schools for earning Four Star School status, as announced by the Indiana...

  • 2015-2016 Calendar

    The 2015-2016 school year starts on Wednesday, August 19. 2015-2016 School Year Calendar Important Dates for 2015-2016: First day of...

  • GPS bus tracking system now available on Smart phones

    P-H-M's new GPS bus tracking system (powered by Synovia) has been well received since its introduction in the fall. Parents can create an account...


The safe transportation of students is a responsibility shared by the

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Penn-Harris-Madison has developed school safety plans and a crisis ma

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P-H-M students have healthy new choices in their school cafeterias.

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A confidential way to report student concerns about threats, suicide, drugs, bullying or anything that threatens the safety of our schools. Available 24/7.

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Welcome To Discovery Middle School

The Indiana Department of Education’s Compass website provides extensive data on Discovery Middle School including demographics, test scores, and enrollment.

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Sheryll Harper - Principal of Discovery Middle School

Discovery Middle School is an Indiana Four Star School and a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School. Discovery serves students in grades 6-8 and has always been an innovative, collaborative learning community where the student’s voice is valued. Students are taught to combine strong evidence with a passion to argue their viewpoint. Students demonstrate understanding using contextual vocabulary in discussions with their peers and in writing assignments. The emphasis is on depth of knowledge and problem solving.

Teachers collaborate to implement literacy...

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