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P-H-M Middle School groups earn Gold Ratings at ISSMA

one of Schmucker's Band performing at ISSMA
One of Schmucker's Band performing at ISSMA

The 2018 ISSMA Middle School Festival was held this past weekend (March 17) at Penn High School.


The student music groups listed below performed and all received Gold Ratings!

  • Four Orchestras from Discovery
  • Four Bands from Discovery
  • Three Orchestras from Grissom
  • Two Bands from Grissom
  • Two Orchestras from Schmucker
  • Three Bands from Schmucker


In addition, the following groups received a Gold Rating "With Distinction" for a most outstanding performance:

  • Discovery Orchestra #1
  • Discovery Orchestra #4
  • Grissom MS Orchestra #2
  • Schmucker Orchestra #1
  • Schmucker Orchestra #2
  • Schmucker Band #1
  • Schmucker Band #3


This level of performance shows great passion and great care from our teachers, as well as excellent preparation and dedication from our students!