The Schmucker Main Office is open for business from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The SMS school day begins at 9:05 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.
Schmucker Middle School has been named a 2011-2012 Indiana Four Star School.
Schmucker's Junior Honor Society was recognized in the Center for Hospice Care's publication, Crossroads, for holding a bake sale and decorating pumpkins to raise money for the center. They raised $286.35.
Here is important information from our school nurse on immunization requirements for 2013-2014.
Please welcome Ms. Jennifer Hetz who accepted the position at our reception desk in the main office after the departure of Mrs. Donna Kelly, who transferred across the street to the reception desk at the ESC.
Schmucker Middle School is proud to be a member of Artsonia.com, an online student art museum. Artsonia manages school art galleries in a safe and educational manner, developing students' pride and self-esteem while involving parents and relatives in student arts education. To see all of the wonderful art work of Schmucker art students, visit www.Artsonia.com and enter our school name in the Find School by name box. We currently have over 300 published artworks.
Schmucker Middle School has received an A by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE). This grade reflects Schmucker's most recent academic performance. Letter grades are calculated based on data collected throughout each school year and takes into account a variety of factors including student performance and student growth. For more information and to see the report card go to the IDOE's COMPASS website.
New this year, parents and staff will receive notification by email, voice or SMS text from P-H-M’s SchoolMessenger service. School delay and closing information will also be available on the Penn-Harris-Madison website: www.phmshools.org and with local media including on their websites prior to 6 a.m. whenever possible. If schools are closed, most events are cancelled or postponed.
Schmucker Middle School has been recognized as a 2010-2011 Indiana Four Star School. Only 162 schools out of 1,780 public schools received the award. To be considered a Four Star School, a school’s combined English/Language Arts and Math ISTEP+, passing percentages must fall into the top 25th percentile when compared to schools statewide. A school must also have made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) under the federal No Child Left Behind Act to qualify.