Volunteer Opportunity with SPCA Lancaster Center

The Pennsylvania SPCA Lancaster Center is currently looking for volunteer dog walkers. The shelter is incredibly full and they can use more dog walking volunteers to make sure the pups are getting plenty of walks and playtime. 

Dog walking hours are 10 am to 5 pm with the most help being needed during the hours of 11-1pm & 3-5pm. Any time you have to offer is greatly appreciated.  Please call (717) 917-6979 for more information.

Career & Technology Center (CTC) Important dates for students and parents

CTC student tours during school are November 8th, 9th, 10th and 30th. If you would like to visit again, if you would like to visit with your parents, or you are absent and can’t attend a tour, then you can attend a CTC Open House in the evening at 6pm. The CTC Open House at Willow Street will be on Thursday, November 17th for all 10th graders to see the 11th grade half-day programs. For 11th graders, you need to see which campus the program you want to apply for is at and attend the open house at either campus on Tuesday the 15th at Brownstown, or Wednesday the 16th at Mount Joy, or Thursday the 17th at Willow Street. For a list of programs and locations, stop by the school counselors office, see the attached PDF flyer, or check out www.lancasterctc.edu

11th Grade CTC Tours: Permission Slip Deadline: Monday, October 31st

Brownstown – Tuesday, November 8 8:15am-11:15am

Mount Joy- Wednesday, November 9 8:15am-11:15am

Willow Street -Thursday, November 1012:10 pm-2:25pm (ALL STUDENTS ATTENDING THIS TRIP MUST EAT LUNCH A)

Dual Enrollment Information Meeting: November 10th Flex. In the Career Center. This meeting is for 11th and 12th-grade students interested in a Spring 2022 Dual Enrollment course. Sign up online here.

CTC Open Houses for Parents and Students

Brownstown: 11/15 6pm

Mount Joy: 11/16 6pm

Willow Street: 11/17 6pm

10th Grade CTC Tour: Wednesday, November 30, 8:10am-10:50am Permission Slip Deadline: November 15th.

Education Day College & Career Expo Announced!

The Penn Manor School Counseling Department is excited to announce their Education Day/College and Career Expo on Monday, November 7th. Over 100 representatives from two and four year colleges, technical schools, military and local employers will be sharing information about various programs.  Attend this College & Career Expo during lunches (11:20am-1:15pm) located in the gym. Parents are welcome to attend. Many of the same colleges will be at Conestoga Valley High School College Fair in the evening from 6pm-8pm.  Please see the list of attendees below.


Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment-additional information sessions

If you missed the Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment Meeting at Penn Manor, there are other opportunities for 11th graders and families to check out the program.


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2022-23 Early Enrollment Information Session Schedule

 In-person sessions:

  • Wednesday, October 19 at 6pm
  • Wednesday, November 16 at 6pm
  • Wednesday, December 14 at 6pm
  • Wednesday, January 18 at 6pm


Virtual sessions:

  • Wednesday, September 28 at 7pm
  • Wednesday, October 26 at 7pm
  • Wednesday, November 30 at 7pm
  • Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm


Questions? Please contact Megan Wysock, Associate Director of Admissions and Early Enrollment Coordinator: wysock@stevenscollege.edu or 717-299-7773.

Financial Aid Night 2022

If you missed Financial Aid Night you can view this Financial Aid 101 resource. Learn about all the types of financial aid timelines, important dates and how you will apply for, receive and finalize your financial aid. Email your school counselor with questions and if you need additional help or materials.

FAFSA Completion Session will be held on October 25th, 2022 at 6PM. Email marjean.long@pennmanor.net to reserve a seat for an appointment with 1-on-1 help completing the FAFSA

TONIGHT: Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment and Financial Aid Night

Any 9-11 grade student interested in attending Thaddeus Stevens during their senior year is welcome to attend this informative meeting in the high school LGI room on October 4th from 5:15-5:45pm. This is a great opportunity to find out all that Thaddeus Stevens has to offer! After the meeting, plan to attend Financial Aid Night in the Auditorium beginning at 6pm.

Reminder! Financial Aid Night is TOMORROW Night

Applying for financial aid just got easier!

Attention Juniors and Seniors! Financial Aid Night for students and parents will be held on OCTOBER 4, 2022 at 6pm located in the High School Auditorium. This is a popular event to find out about grants, applications, scholarships, loans, and much more. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn from the experts.