The HACC Lancaster Campus will be hosting their inaugural Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship classes June 2017. The apprenticeship program, the first certified in the Commonwealth, provides production workers the knowledge and competencies needed in an advanced manufacturing environment. The program lasts 18-months (or 3,000 hours) and individuals are trained too:
- Set Up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment
- Help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements
- Understand manufacturing as a business system that integrates multiple disciplines, processes, and stakeholders
- Efficiently and safely manage raw materials and consumables
The information session for this apprenticeship is Tuesday, May 9th, from 3:30-5:30 pm at the HACC Lancaster Campus, East Building, Room 202. For more information on this opportunity you can contact Lauren Holubec at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (717)-736-4212.
Seniors interested in continuing their athletic careers at an NCAA Division II or NCAA Division I program must send their final transcripts to the NCAA Eligibility Center. In order to do so, students must log onto their parchment accounts to be able to send their final transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center. If their are any other questions concerning the process you can take a look at there website here.
The Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center will be holding 3 and 5 day outdoor based summer camps for kids ages 3-14. High School students who are 14 and over may volunteer their time to assist the full-time staff as young mentors for the campers. Summer camps run all summer long and any time volunteered for would be welcomed. For more information on how to help this summer stop by the guidance counseling office.
Are you looking to gain a competitive edge on your classmates when apply for college? If so Pittsburgh University through a program called The Bridge: College Prep & Leadership Academy is here to help make that happen. The Bridge program will be held this summer from July 9-14 and is a total of $800. During your time at The Bridge you will receive individualized skill training with college preparation materials, be involved in small group discussion to align your preferences with college programs, gain valuable insight in areas of leadership development, and learn how to maximize your college experience. With limited space available students must have there application in and a $200 dollar deposit few paid for by July 1st. The Bridge: College Prep & Leadership Academy can be contacted by phone at (412)-648-7831 or email PittBridge@pitt.edu. For more information on the program and payment requirements visit their website here.
The Lancaster County Career & Technology Center is offering a new student orientation program for the 2017-2018 school year. The program will take place Thursday, May 4th starting with students enrolled in the health care cluster beginning at 5pm followed by all other CTC programs at 6pm. The meeting will be held at 4 campus locations which include the following; Brownstown, Mount Joy, Willow Street, and the Public Safety Center. For more information visit the Lancaster County Career & Technology Centers website at http://www.lancasterctc.edu.
Brownstown- 231 Snyder Road, Ephrata
Mount Joy- 432 Old Market Street, Mount Joy
Willow Street- 1730 Hans Herr Drive, Willow Street
Public Safety Center- 101 Champ Blvd, Manhiem
Hempfield High School will be hosting it’s U.S. Military Night on April 19th from 7:00-9:00pm in their Performing Arts Center. This event is designed to give students who are interested in pursing a military career the opportunity to learn more about military service, job training, and college funding. If interested flyers will be available in the guidance counseling office.
Looking for guidance on what steps you should be taking in preparing for college? The 2017 Pennsylvania College Camp offers an intensive three day/two night workshop designed to help rising seniors and juniors with the difficult steps that arise while preparing for the college process. During these workshops you will be learning how to complete a college search, fill out an application, experience life in residence halls, learn about financial aid, how to take standardized tests all while having fun. The College Camp workshop is designed for 60 students and students will be pair with mentors for the camp to help them with every step so that they are equipped to handle the college process following graduation. The 2017 Pennsylvania College Camp will be held at Albright College on July 25-27 and deadlines for applications are due May 1st. For any additional information about this years College Camp the link to the website is here.
Having trouble finding a job for over summer? If so, stop by the counseling office and take a look at the job board. Employers are looking for Penn Manor students to hire for summer so we hope that you try and take full advantage of that opportunity. With a wide variety of jobs available there are many different options for students to choose from. Summer will be here before you know it so stop by and pick up an application today.
As the school year starts to come to a close it is time to start thinking about finding a job for the summer. With a large variety of local businesses in the area there are plenty of opportunities to make some money at a job that you will enjoy. If interested in finding out more about possible jobs for summer or earlier stop by the counseling office and check out our job board with all the businesses interested in having Penn Manor students work for them so apply now!
Lancaster General Health along with Penn Medicine are proud to announce that they will be offering their summer volunteer program for students interested in exploring a medical career. Students will gain leadership, job skills, and experience the daily operations of the hospital all while working side by side with a clinical staff member. A number of different programs such as nursing, rehab, and cardiology are available to help students pick the service they are most interested in. Also, a complimentary $500 scholarship to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is available to students who complete the program. Applications are due between March 17th-23rd and requirements are available on the volunteer program website which can be found by clicking here.
The Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is seeking talented students for its summer enrichment experience for rising high school juniors and seniors. With the help of generous alumni the total cost for courses, housing, meals, and student activities for two weeks from July 9-22 is only $400. They plan to enroll 130 students for this coming summer and hope that the reduced cost encourages students who otherwise might not be able to participate to do so. The application deadline is May 1st. Acceptance decisions and course placement notifications will go out by May 15th.
The link to the summer honors program is here.
Attention seniors interested in continuing their education at a 2 to 4 year institution following graduation this school year. There are a number of different scholarships available to help aid incoming freshmen with the expense of college. Scholarships are given based on the school you plan on attending as well as the field you wish to study. For more information on what scholarships are being offered this school year, head over to the Moodle page and search scholarships. With deadlines for applications approaching quickly don’t miss out on your opportunity to receive financial aid for college. Also pay attention to the afternoon announcements every week for a high lighted scholarship.
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