Contact Us

Prairie Vista Elementary School
15400 Brick Road, Granger IN 46530

Phone: 574-271-0055
Fax: 574-273-1846

Keely Twibell, Principal
Gail Brown, Secretary/Treasurer
Susan Mater, Office Aide

P-H-M District Contacts

Click here for a Districtwide Staff Directory

Board of School Trustees, 574-258-9570
Donna Humes, Administrative Assistant to the Board of School Trustees

Office of the Superintendent, 574-258-9595
Dr. Jerry Thacker, Superintendent of Schools
Dawn Bachtel, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

Business Services, 574-258-9522
Aaron Leniski, Chief Operating Officer
Jerry Hawkins, Executive Director of Business Services
Lisa Zachary, Administrative Assistant to the Associate Superintendent

Learning Division, 574-258-9588
Dr. Heather Short, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
Carolyn Palonis, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent
Dr. Jayson Snyder, Director of Talent Acquisition & Development

Human Resources, 574-258-9571
Mike Lureman, Director of Human Resources
Tammy Gizewski, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
Lyndsey Smith, Benefits Coordinator

Technology, 574-258-2829
Matt Hapke, Director of Information and Technology
Marsha Hudak, Administrative Assistant Secretary

Communications, 574-259-7941
Lucha Ramey, Director of Communications
Joe Fratena, Multimedia Producer

Community Education, 574-258-9568
Jenny Forkner, Community Ed. Coordinator/Communications Admin. Secretary

Food Service, 574-254-2814
Jill Riggs, Director of Food Service
Mary Gilliam, Asst. Director of Food Service
Lori Thielka, Administrative Secretary

Facilities, 574-258-959566
Joe Winters, Director of Facilities
Debbie Casper, Administrative Secretary
John Corban
, Assistant Director of Facilities

Safety and Security, 574-258-9551
Mike Seger, Director of Safety and Student Services
Jan Lassus, Office Assistant

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.