Beginning of Year Information at a Glance

Posted on July 20, 2017


The beginning of the 2017-2018 school year is just around the corner. Please remember the Indiana State Department of Health requires parents/guardians to provide their child’s full immunization record to the student’s school health office on or before the first day of school, August 23, 2017.  Click here for details on Kindergarten immunization requirements. 


See the list below for important Prairie Vista dates and events to get the year started:


  • August 7 – Office Opens
  • August 21 – Back to School Night Walk Around, 5-6:30 p.m.; New Parent Meeting, 6 p.m.
  • August 22 – Back to School Meet and Greet, 1-2 p.m.
  • August 23 – First Day of School (Grades 1-12); Kindergarten Orientation Parent Visit, 9-10 a.m.
  • August 24 First Day for Kindergarten
  • August 29 – 1st Grade Parent Information Night, 5:30 p.m.; 4th Grade Parent Information Night, 6:30 p.m.
  • August 30 – Dibels Testing (Grades K and 1) 8/30-9/27
  • August 31 – 5th Grade Parent Information Night/Camp Meeting, 6 p.m.
  • September 4 – Labor Day (No School)
  • September 7 – 2nd Grade Parent Information Night, 5:30 p.m.; 3rd Grade Parent Information Night, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 12 – Picture Day; 5th Grade Camp Parent Volunteer Mandatory Meeting, 6 p.m.
  • September 22 – Fun Fair


Click here to see the 2017-18 P-H-M District Calendar of Events.

Last Modified May 13, 2019

2-Hour Example

Due to the weather, there will be a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Bus schedules will begin exactly two hours later than the usual time. Morning Kids Club, Head Start and morning PennPALS classes are all canceled. Early Learning Academy will operate on a 2-hour delay.

Click here for the middle schools two-hour delay class schedules. 

Tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 1 is a Gold Day for Penn. Click for Penn High School’s 2-hour delay schedule.