United States Service Academy Information Session

10th and 11th graders who are in the top 20th percentile of their class and who are interested in attending the Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Merchant Marine and Coast Guard Academies or the U.S Military Academy at West Point should consider attending an upcoming information session.

Senator Patrick Toomey and Congressman Charles Dent invite you to a U.S. Service Academy Information Day on Saturday April 2nd from 9am-12pm at Hamburg H.S.

Please see the link below for information.

Academy Day presentation

Science Course Selection Assistance

Based on their personal and professional experience, the faculty of the Science Department has given consideration to the most popular careers students are planning.  In the documents on this Science Course Selection Assistance Moodle are their suggestions as to what science course pathways will best prepare students for those careers.   https://moodle.pennmanor.net/course/view.php?id=833


U.S. Service Academy Information Day

Students interested in joining the U.S. Service Academy, consider attending Senator Patrick Toomey & Congressman Charles Dent’s information day. This presentation will provide students the opportunity to speak with representatives of academies such as the Air Force, Naval, Merchant Marine and Coast Guard Academies, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the R.O.T.C. This is a great opportunity for students to better understand the nature of the Service Academy and how the application process works. Please click here view the flyer.

Where? Hamburg High School

When? Saturday, April 2, 2016 (9AM- 12PM)

For more information, please call Sue at (610) 434-1444

Course Selection Presentations

In February the counselors presented to Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors about course selection.  Students MUST to go in Sapphire this week to select 8 courses and 2 alternates for the 2016-2017 School Year.  Please see the links below for the details and presentations:

Course Selection Materials (Letter, worksheet, course selection guide, and more) on the High School Blog

Freshman Course Selection Class Meeting Slide Show

Sophomore Course Selection Class Meeting Slide Show

Junior Course Selection Class Meeting Slide Show

Need help completing your Graduation Project Career Interviews?

The Lancaster Workforce Investment Board is offering a series of career speakers.  We encourage you to consider attending any that may interest you.  See your counselor for more information.




The Protective Services Panel will be held on Friday, March 11, 2016 from

9-11 AM at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center, 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, Pa 17545 (rooms 102 & 103). Last year we had police officers from Lancaster City, Manheim Township, PA State police, Lancaster City detective, Lancaster City fire department, and an EMT instructor from the CTC.



The Construction Trades panel will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from

9-11 AM in room 112 at Liberty Place, 313 W. Liberty Street, Lancaster, PA 17603.  Panelists will include a civil engineer, greenhouse supervisor, and someone from Herr and Sacco Mechanical Contracting         ( welding).



The industrial/production line panel will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from

9-11 AM in room 112 at Liberty Place, 313 W. Liberty Street, Lancaster, PA 17603. Panelists will be from RR Donnelley, Supervalu, and High Company.



The Human Services panel will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 9-11 AM in room 112 at Liberty Place, 313 W. Liberty Street, Lancaster, PA 17603.  Panelists will be a Head Start Director, psychologist, and Compass Mark Youth Services representative.


Penn State Hershey’s mini-medical School!

ahsdxAre you a student who is in interested in pursuing a career in science or medicine? Penn State of Medicine is offering their mini-medical school where students will be able to attend educational sessions on advances in health-care a variety of topics that are related to the latest medical research. This includes topics such as ebola, breast cancer and psychiatry. Penn State’s mini-medical school is at no cost to participants and will begin on March 8th, 2016 at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Nurses, science and health teachers have claimed to strongly benefited from this program and is a wonderful opportunity for students to develop their knowledge!

Please keep in mind that this enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required!  Please click here to register and view the program’s calendar.

If you have any questions please contact ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu or call (717) 531-6483

HACC Experience Day

Please Join the PMHS Counseling Department for:

The HACC Experience

Friday, March 18th 2016

Depart Central Complex 8:30 am

Arrive back to PMHS by 2pm

Free event and Lunch is provided


This is a great chance to:

  • Complete your placement testing if you are already planning to start at HACC in the Fall of 2016,
  • Discuss Academic Advising,
  • Learn more about the Academic Programs offered,
  • Learn about Dual Enrollment options,
  • Tour the Lancaster Campus

Stop in the Counseling Office to pick up a field trip form.






Huge College Fair to be held on MU Campus over 150 Schools to attend!

Attention Juniors,

The Counseling Department will be hosting a trip to the PACAC’s College Fair at Millersville University on March 10th.  The fair will be hosting schools from across the country and is a great opportunity for students to make personal connections with future schools.

Field Trip Request Forms will be located in the Counseling Department.  These must be turned in by March 1st!


This trip is at no cost to students and parents are strongly encouraged to come  at their convenience to help their children along with the process.

Click here for the list of schools that will be attending

Transportation will be provided and meeting promptly at 9:10 am and returning by 10:40.

For more information, please contact Melissa Ostrowski (Melissa.Ostrowski@pennmanor.net)

Grief and Loss Resources for Students

The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss is a resource to adults, teens and children impacted by serious illness or a loss through death. Below are just a few of our upcoming support options. Call us or visit www.pathwaysthroughgrief.org for more options.

Thursdays, March 17 – April 28, 6:00-7:30 p.m. 
Pathways Center for Grief & Loss, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy
Click here for more information.

COPING WITH SUICIDE LOSS (6-week support series)
Wednesdays, March 30 – May 4, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Pathways Center for Grief & Loss • 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy
Click here for more information. 

Mondays, April 11, 18 and 25, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital (Spruce Community Room, first floor)
169 Martin Avenue, Ephrata
Click here for more information.

Pathways Center for Grief & Loss  |  4075 Old Harrisburg Pike,  Mount Joy, PA 17552
Phone: (717) 391-2413  |  1 (800) 924-7610  |  www.pathwaysthroughgrief.org
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February’s Transition Newsletter

Below are Penn Manor’s events that students and parents are encouraged to attend for the month of February

York Technical Institute (YTI): Presentation & personality Test. Feb 9th. Blocks 3 & 4. Room 205

FASFA Night: Feb 17th. 5:00 & 7:00 pm, register

OVR, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation: Feb 17th, 1:00 pm. Room 205

Youth Summer Job Fair: Feb 25th from 5-7pm at IU13, sign up now!

Where are our Graduates now? February 18th 7:30-8:30. Room 374.

Ready2Work Job fair: March 16th, Career Link

IU13 Transition to Post-Secondary Education Fair: March 23rd. 8-2pm

College 101 Night PMHS: March 30 6:30 pm, 6:30.

Click here to download our newsletter!

If interested in any of these events, please contact Michelle Wagner