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Incoming 6th graders received this packet during their 5th grade year in elementary school. If you are beginning 6th grade this year, important information can be found by downloading this packet.


Please Update Parent/Guardian Emergency Notification

Penn-Harris-Madison utilizes the School Messenger® alert notification service to distribute emergency messages, such as school closings, delays and student attendance (for unexcused absences).


We will use the home, cell and email address provided on this form. The “Primary” number will be called first in the event of an emergency, such as a school closing/delay. The “Primary” number can be a cell phone. Please also provide an email address, making sure it is current and correct. If at any point during the school year your contact information should change, it is your responsibility to notify your child’s school as soon as possible.


Parents & guardians can set the preferences of how you want to receive these important notifications using the School Messenger parent portal, InfoCenter. You must have an email address on file with the school in order to manage your SchoolMessenger preferences online. Visit for information on how to create your account and set up your preferences. 


School Emergency Guide for Parents

Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors. We work closely with national, state and local safety officials including police, fire, emergency medical services and the county health department to ensure that our schools are well-prepared for an emergency. Together we have developed a comprehensive Emergency Response Plan that serves as a guide to help staff and our public safety partners respond to a crisis in our schools.


Click here to review a parent FAQ on P-H-M's emergency preparedness safety protocols