Do you learn best with your mind AND your hands? If you want to be trained in a fast growing technical career field for employment after high school there are many exciting opportunities available for juniors and seniors at the Lancaster County CTC next year in Medical Administrative Assistant, Plumbing, Precision Machining & Computer Aided Manufacturing, Sports Medicine, and others. Please see your school counselor today to get more information about open programs and an application to attend the Lancaster County CTC.
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Got Skills? Check out CTC Programs that are still open!
If you want to be trained in a fast growing technical career field for employment after high school, there are many exciting opportunities available for juniors and seniors at the Lancaster County CTC next year in Precision Machining, Sports Medicine/Rehabilitative Technician, Event Planning/Tourism Services Management, and others. Please see your school counselor today to get more information about open programs and for information on applying to the CTC.
You Are Invited to HACC’s Open House on April 17th!
What? Learn about HACC’s wide variety of educational opportunities, including academic programs, financial aid and scholarships, transferring HACC credits to four-year schools, study abroad opportunities, dual enrollment, and more! HACC will provide FREE food, drinks, and a T-Shirt! Anyone who is interested in attending a HACC campus after graduation or participating in dual enrollment during high school should attend!
Where? All HACC Campuses. To register, visit http://www.hacc.edu/Admissions/Connect/Open-House.cfm
When? April 17th from 6-8pm
Join the Counseling Department for a Resume and Interview Skills Workshop!
What: Do you have a resume that needs some fine-tuning? Have you participated in academic and extracurricular experiences that you aren’t sure how to incorporate into your resume? If so, join us for a resume and interview skills workshop to develop your resume into something that gets the attention of potential employers! You will also have the opportunity to participate in mock interviews with local employers. Sign-up here!
When: Thursday, March 21st during Homeroom
You’re Invited to HACC Experience Day at the Lancaster Campus!
Why attend this event? This is a great way to learn more about the programs HACC has to offer, as well as attend a variety of faculty-led workshops in healthcare, engineering, psychology, business, english, and more! You will also learn about dual enrollment opportunities and tour the Lancaster campus. Lunch will be provided. Penn Manor will be hosting a field trip to this event, so stop down in the counseling office to pick up an informational flier and permission slip. Completed permission slips are due back to the counseling office by March 22nd. Attending this event can also be used as the college visit component of your graduation project!
Who? Rising juniors and seniors, students who have already been admitted to HACC for fall 2019, undecided seniors, and students interested in dual enrollment should consider attending this event.
Where? HACC’s Lancaster Campus, East Building, Room 203
When? Friday April 12, 2019 from 9am-1pm
Spring 2019 ASVAB
Attention Juniors & Seniors!
The Spring ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, March 27th during blocks 1 & 2.
The ASVAB is a test used for military entrance as well as for further career development. The ASVAB has eight test areas: General Science, Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Mathematics Knowledge, Electronics Information, Auto and Shop Information and Mechanical Comprehension. The test will help you identify your skills in various areas and link them to careers of your interest.
Please click here if you would like to take the spring ASVAB. You can sign up until March 20th.
If you have any questions, please see your counselor!
PA Work Aware/Skill Up Senior Seminar
Attention all current seniors: The counseling department invites you to join us in the library on Thursday, February 21st during homeroom for a PA Work Aware/Skill Up seminar. This online program allows you to complete modules and earn industry-recognized credentials that could make you a more desirable candidate for employment! Make sure to bring your computer, as you will learn how to use the Metrix Learning Online program to develop an individualized work preparedness plan. Make sure to sign up here, and you will get a pass from your block 1 teacher to attend.
Join the Counseling Department for the Health and Social Sciences Career Seminar!
What? Students will learn about in-demand careers from a panel of speakers, including a Nutritionist (Universal Health Club), an Occupational Therapist (Schreiber Pediatrics), a Clinical Mental Health Therapist (Kissel Hill Counseling), and a Registered Nurse (St. Anne’s Retirement Community). Speakers will take turns providing important information relevant to their occupation, required education, exciting job trends, and more!
When? February 26 during Block 2.
Who? Students who are interested in learning more about the many job opportunities within the Health & Social Sciences career field should attend. Make sure to Sign-up here!
Reading Hospital’s Discover Nursing Summer Program 2019
Are you interested in healthcare careers and are looking for a summer activity? Be sure to check out the Reading Hospital School of Health Science’s Discover Nursing Summer Program, which will take place June 25-28, 2019. This program is designed to give prospective nursing students the opportunity to observe and work alongside nurses in areas such as maternity, pediatrics, or medical-surgical within Reading Hospital. To be considered, students must be entering their junior or senior school year as of the 2019/2020 school year, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. To apply, students must turn in an application and parental permission slip, two letters of recommendation from non-related adults, and an official transcript that includes academic accomplishments, current grades, and attendance. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up the application/permission slip and an informational brochure. March 29, 2019 is the deadline to apply. Completed materials should be mailed to: Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, Attention: Melanie Anderson, PO Box 16052, Reading, PA 19612. For more information, visit: https://reading.towerhealth.org/academics/health-sciences/programs/nursing/discover-program/
Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week: Coming this summer to Lycoming and PA College of Technology
Are you a current 10th or 11th grade student looking for a summer activity to introduce you to the world of business? Are you interested in the opportunity to practice running your own business? Check out PFEW for an opportunity to explore career options, gain exposure to college life, network and make connections, and more that will take place during July & August 2019 at Lycoming College and PA College of Technology. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up an application, or visit https://www.pfew.org/