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  • Letter from the Principal - ISTEP 2015

    Dear Parents,     I wanted to give everyone an update on Spring 2015 ISTEP.  Schools have received very preliminary   ...

  • Discovery ranked among best in the nation!

    Two Penn-Harris-Madison schools make the grade in national rankings of the nation’s top public schools …  Discovery Middle...

  • Take the Speak Up survey - because your opinion counts!

      Speak Up is a national research initiative that seeks to gather widespread input on the topic of educational technology....

  • Chromebook Web Filter

    P-H-M provides web filtering at school that complies with the federal CIPA (Child Internet Protection Act) guidelines, and filters students from all...

  • ISTEP testing dates released

    The Indiana Department of Education has released the testing windows for ISTEP for the 2015-2016 school year. ISTEP will begin in late February;...


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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