USCGA Sports Website

Discover whether the United States Coast Guard Academy is for you by attending the Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) program.

This is for students preparing to enter their senior year of high school, and it is known as the most realistic service academy summer orientation program in the country.
In six non-stop days you will learn Academy tradition and cadet life. The program is intense and rewarding. More importantly, AIM will help you to discover if you possess the mind, body, and character to succeed at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.  Check out the following link for more information, details, and application process!

2017 Session Dates (Sunday through Friday)

I: 9–14 July      II: 16-21 July       III: 23-28 July

AIM Application Set to Open February 6th: Admissions plans to open the application for AIM on Monday February 6th.



SAT Registration Deadline Approaching

Just a reminder that the deadline to sign up for the March 11th SAT here at Penn Manor High School is February 10th.  You can register at  Penn Manor’s test center code is 39424.

Don’t wait until the last minute to ensure that there is still room. If you are interested in a fee waiver for the SAT and think that you may qualify please stop by the guidance office. If you have any questions please talk with your School Counselor.

2017 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences

Current juniors have an exciting summer experience they can attend! The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences is a month long intensive science experience that immerses students in classes and research. Students will be paired with a research mentor and partnered with their peers on an intensive research experience. Students will hone their content knowledge along with enhancing their critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills.

The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences is held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh on July 2, 2017 through August 5, 2017. The application deadline has been extended to February 15, 2017.

Follow the link below for the application:

Pennsylvania Governor School’s student application

The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences website provides greater details about the experience for students, educators, and families

For more information call (412) 268-6669 or email

A Student Guide to Planning for College and Careers


Preparing for life after Penn Manor can be an overwhelming and exciting experience with the different opportunities that lie before you. Choosing a major, a school, and a career are important decisions that shape the course of your future. With this FREE eBook- College & Career Planning: 6 Easy Ways to Start Preparing for What’s Next- those choices can be made by using the proper tools. By using this FREE eBook you will discover how to:

  • Assess your interests, abilities, and values
  • Explore majors that fit individual interests
  • Explore careers that align with your goals
  • Discover schools that share your values and offers majors of interest
  • Measure academic readiness
  • Estimate the cost of attending a college or university

Click here for eBook


Pennsylvania Free Enterprise

Are you a junior? Are you in business class? Are you considering some kind of career in business, entrepreneurship, marketing, or banking? If you answered yes, then the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise is for you.

This event will allow you to experience a college campus over your summer break AND if you attend, you will receive a scholarship to Penn Tech or Lycoming College. The final deadline to apply is April 7th. This is a significant experience to talk about in your college applications. Come into the school counseling office to pick up more paperwork on the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise.

Access additional information on Pennsylvania Free Enterprise at

Understanding 2016-2017 PSAT Results for Parents

All students in Grades 9-11 had the opportunity to take the PSAT here at the High School in October.  All scores are currently available electronically through College Board.  Below are two publications (one for 9th graders and the other is for 10th and 11th graders) that can help interpret and give meaning to the scores.

Understanding PSAT 9

Understanding PSAT NMSQT

Gettysburg College STEM Scholars Program

Gettysburg College STEM Scholars Program has an exciting scholarship opportunity. With help from a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, they are offering a STEM scholarship program for students interested in STEM fields such as Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics. There will be a STEM Scholars Information Session held during their Senior Open House on January 30.

STEM Scholars will have their full demonstrated financial need met for all four years with no loans, and have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a STEM-focused pre-orientation workshop with other STEM Scholars.
  • Enroll in an exclusive First-Year Seminar taught by STEM faculty.
  • Participate in bi-monthly luncheons with STEM faculty and a variety of learning activities on and off campus.
  • Take advantage of various STEM offerings, including faculty-student research, peer-mentoring, preferential residence in Gettysburg College’s Science House, and internship opportunities with industrial partners.

The deadline for Regular Decision admission (using the Common Application) is January 15, and students should file both the CSS Financial Aid Profile and FAFSA by January 15.

Visit the website, which also has a link to the application. As mentioned above, Gettysburg College will be holding a special STEM Scholar focused session during their January Open House. Interested STEM Scholar-eligible students should sign up here.