Schmucker Orchestra students perform at Nov. 2018 Veterans Day program

Instrument Selection Nights for Incoming Schmucker 6th graders

Posted on March 11, 2019

Schmucker Instrument Selection Nights

Monday, March 4, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation is nationally recognized as one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” offering choir, band and orchestra at P-H-M’s three middle schoolsSchmuckerDiscovery, and Grissom Middle Schools.

Every P-H-M 5th grader who will be attending a P-H-M middle school as an incoming 6th grader in the Fall 2020 has the opportunity to join an instrumental music class, which includes either band or orchestra. “Instrument Selection Night” is when students and families get to make their choice!

In order to join 6th grade band or orchestra, students must select an instrument that they will learn, practice and perform for the school year.  Click this link to sign-up for your appointment at your designated school and date. *If you have not received a letter with details about this process, please contact Glenn Northern at gnorthern@phm.k12.in.us.

At “Instrument Selection Night,” a music professional will be available to give students advice about which instrument may be best suited for them. They will be allowed to “try out” instruments from various instrument groups.

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.