Thackers continue their $10,000 match through Dec. 31

Thank you to everyone who supported PHMEF on #givingtuesday!


Especially Dr. & Mrs. Thacker who have matched the $4,645.26 that you donated Dec. 3, which means a total of $9,290.50

He's not done though... he will continue to match your donations up to $10k total through December 31, 2019! 


Donate online or drop a check off to our office; it's that easy! 


It's Thank-A-Teacher Time!

Thank a teacher or any P-H-M staff member who has made a difference in your child's life. Each honoree will receive a note and a special pin. Donate online or download a form. Forms may be returned to the front office of your child's school. Proceeds support PHMEF classroom grants.

PHMEF awards $10,188 in Fall Grant Cycle supporting students

The P-H-M Education Foundation awarded $10,188 in its fall grant cycle supporting P-H-M teachers and staff. The funded programs fall outside the school district's budget and PHMEF is honored to step in with alternative funds. Events such as Phone-A-Thon, Annual Drive, Casino Night, Silver Mile and Giving Tuesday help fund our bi-annual grant cycles. Congratulations to our teacher staff! For a complete list, click here

Past PHMEF Grant In Action

'Giving Trees' planted by Penn High and Horizon students in 2016 are bearing fruit. Today's students are harvesting fruit from the trees and learning outside the classroom. Thank you Penn High teacher John Gesnic for submitting your grant, allowing PHMEF to support your collaborative program that is impacting students across the district. 

Save-The Date: Casino Night March 13

You don't have to travel to Vegas to test your luck - get ready to to play roulette, craps, blackjack. The third annual Casino Night will be at The Armory on March 13. Win great prizes while supporting P-H-M schools. Purchase tickets online ... Pictures from last year's fun event!

Corporations for Education

Connecting corporations with educational opportunities within P-H-M

About CFE

Learn how a 5-year pledge makes a lasting impact on programs such as Penn Robotics, Running is Elementary, China Exchange Program and more!

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Dr. and Mrs Thacker's Match

Become a new CFE partner and your 5-year pledge will be matched by a generous gift by P-H-M Superintendent Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Thacker.

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Align Your Brand With Excellence

Naming Rights

P-H-M naming rights in an investment in education. We invite you to be a part of a large and diverse group of individuals, professionals, and companies who support excellence in education.

Penn wrestling room to be named for Hildebrandt family

The Penn High School wrestling room will be named The Hildebrandt Family Wrestling Room through the PHMEF naming rights campaign, which was approved by the P-H-M School Board of Trustees on Nov. 25, 2019. Thank you Hildebrandt family for your commitment!

Longtime P-H-M parents Chris and Nancy Hildebrandt have four children (Drew, Cory, Amy and Sarah) who have support the Penn wrestling program and Coach Harper. 

The wrestling room will be named for 12 years at a total of $15,000. For more information about the PHMEF naming rights campaign, click here. 

A Crowning Achievement

Be a part of history in a

yearbook-style collection that chronicles the Penn Kingsmen football teams from 1958 to 2017. The book will honor legendary 30-year coach Chris Geesman and current coach Cory Yeoman. 

Books are $10 each.

School Pride

 Phone Slings

Display your P-H-M school

pride while keeping a handle on your phone (or iPad). These convenient phone slings are available in all 15 P-H-M school names and colors.

Each sling is $6 or 3 for $15!

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Young Author's Conference

Funded by CFE, Young Author's Conference connects local and national authors to our students for one day in late fall.