FAFSA Completion Workshop

Seniors and parent/guardian you are invited to attend the FAFSA completion lab on November 14th at 6pm in the high school library. A representative from PHEAA ( Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) will be here to assist you in the completion and submission of your financial aid form. Either you or your parent can email marjean.long@pennmanor.net to reserve a seat at the lab. Things you will need to complete your FAFSA

  • FSA ID ( Create at fsaid.ed.gov) You and your parent/guardian should each create one for electronically signing the FAFSA.
  • Student Laptop
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license
  • W-2 Forms
  • Records of other untaxed income received, including workers’ compensation, child support, payments to tax deferred pension and savings plans.
  • Your federal income tax return from the prior -prior year.
  • Your current bank statements and records of sticks, bonds and other investments.

PFEW Summer Camp

It’s NOT too early to start planning for the summer!

Penn Manor 10th and 11th graders are encouraged to check out Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW). This program is a fantastic summer learning experience that teaches students about careers in the field of BUSINESS, leadership skills, college life and so much more!!! Students return gaining the knowledge, skills and qualities critical to future success in their increasingly competitive global economy. Do not miss this one week experience.
The fee for Penn Manor students is ONLY $150 for an entire week of summer fun, learning, and experience living on a college campus!

Email Amber Goss amber@pfew.org for more information or stop in the counseling office to see your counselor.

Education Day 2019

Please Join Us For
Education Day
November 4th East Gym

 Parents and students are invited to attend Penn Manor Education Day on November 4th, 2019. Over 100 admission representatives will be here from two and four year colleges, technical, nursing and business schools in the East Gym. This is a great opportunity to speak to admission counselors and ask questions about the various Career Preparatory Programs and Colleges from around the East Coast. Learn about entrance requirements, financial aid, campus life and academic programs. NEW additions include local workforce sharing career information and job opportunities.

The event time will be 10:50-1:05.

Click the link below for a list of attendees:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fp1FJlC0PvbX0dZ00GuQZuqwcS9Re039k7u0p5UUoJM/edit

Program Discovery Event at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

Are you compassionate and caring? Do you desire an education with hands-on clinical experience in an open, supportive, and diverse learning environment? Want to start a career in healthcare feeling confident and prepared to make a difference in the lives of others? If yes, then this is an opportunity for you!

The program is held at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading 19612
On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m
.
Registration required. Call 484-628-0100 or go to
reading.towerhealth.org/discover.

Reading Hospital is presenting information on admissions, financial aid and costs, and student services. Presentations will highlight the following programs:
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Emergency Medical Services
Medical Imaging
Nursing
Surgical Technology

For more information on the school policies, consumer information, and tuition and fees, visit their website atreading.towerhealth.org/sohs.

Imaging Discovery Events at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

Find out if a career in Imaging is for you! Attend event at Reading Hospital School for an exciting presentation on their two imaging curriculum areas: Medical Imaging (radiography) and Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS). This program-specific information session will be offered in both fall and spring semesters (2019-2020) at the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

WHEN: November 5, 2019: 6 to 7:30 p.m. and/or February 18, 2020: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading, PA 19612

INFO: Registration required. Call 484-628-0100 or go to reading.towerhealth.org/discover

Don’s miss this opportunity if you are interested in career in the medical field.

Financial Aid Night

On Thursday October 24th, students, parents and guardians are invited to the high school auditorium at 6:00 PM to learn how to apply for all types of financial aid, including completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is required to determine eligibility for most student aid programs

Plan on attending this informative session sponsored by the PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) and the Counseling office. Topics will include:
How to plan and pay for college and career schools
Resources available to students and parents
Scholarships
Upcoming Career and College related events

Please contact your School Counselor with any questions.

Careers in Mathematics Conference – at Kutztown University!

“What should I major in if I am good at mathematics?” “Other than teaching, what else can I do after graduation if I study mathematics in college?”

These questions are probably not alien to you. How do you usually answer your students? Better than giving them an answer, you can actually let your students discover an answer for themselves! The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDel) Section is organizing a Careers in Mathematics Conference. All K-12 and college students, teachers, and professors are welcome!

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Venue: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

To participate in this conference, there is a simple registration form available online here.  The pre-registration ends on September 29th, so don’t delay!  please contact Dr. Tony Wong via wong@kutztown.edu. If you have any questions about this conference.

Common App Information–Make sure you are completing your college applications correctly!

https://www.commonapp.org/ is a place for you to learn about the college admissions process understand how to plan and apply to college, and discover all that different colleges have to offer. If you are planning to use the Common Application to apply to college use the following resources to guide you!

There is a nice “What is the Common App” sheet and How the First Year Common App” works sheet. Check it out to learn more.

Visit www.commonapp.org to learn more.

Counseling & Social Work Open House

Students who are interested in a career in the counseling profession and are in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade are invited to attend Lancaster Bible College’s Counseling and Social Work Open House on November 7, 2019 from 8:30 am-4pm. Lancaster Bible College offers undergraduate degrees in Professional Counseling and Social Work. We also offer a 5-year program for students interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree in Marriage Couple and Family Counseling, Addictions, Mental Health, and School Counseling while simultaneously earning a Bachelor’s Degree. Interested students should register by going to the following link: NOVEMBER 7

https://www.lbc.edu/undergraduate/academics/academic-departments/counseling-social-work/

Please direct all questions to Grace Palmisano at cswga4@lbc.edu

Philadelphia College Fair for Architecture and Design

October 19, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Temple University School of Art

The Philadelphia Architecture + Design College Fair is free and open to the public. High school and college students, parents, teachers and counselors will have the opportunity to learn about programs in architecture and other built environment disciplines.
They will have a chance to speak with over 45 colleges and universities. Counselors and teachers are also welcome to attend to learn more about design disciplines.

There will be two featured panels during the event:”Life as an Architecture Student” from 11:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m.”Pathways in the Profession” from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Miranda Westrick at miranda.westrick@temple.edu or 215-204-9135.

See website for more information: https://tyler.temple.edu/philadelphia-architecture-design-fair