Interested in the Military?

Attention students: This a message from recruiter Seigle
🥇Pennsylvania Army National Guard🥇

🚨BECOME A CITIZEN-SOLDIER🚨

🚀Right now The Pennsylvania Army National Guard is offering the following benefits 

🔥$20k Sign on bonus (based on specific job criteria and eligibility requirements).  

🔥100 % Paid tuition while attending Pennsylvania’s 14 State and Community Colleges or equivalent of $4,097 per semester for higher education institutions who are privately owned.

🔥$50k present and future STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT- Can be used for living expenses due to tuition having already been paid by Pennsylvania’s Educational Assistance Grant. 

🔥$734 (Montgomery GI Bill and Kicker) monthly tax free stipend while enrolled in an institution full-time.

🔥Monthly paycheck

🔥Monthly Tax Free Stipend + Monthly Pay Check = Upwards of $900-950 MONTHLY‼️

🔥Low Cost Health Insurance

Updated ASVAB Information

Due to school closing, the spring ASVAB was cancelled. If you’re still interested in taking the ASVAB, there are two ways that you can do so.

  • If you are a current junior student, the ASVAB will be offered next year in October 2020 and March 2021. The sign-up form for the test will be emailed to you once the test date is near. In the meantime, you can start preparing for the ASVAB by taking practice tests online or by contacting a recruiter for a practice exam.
  • If you are a current senior student and wish to take the ASVAB, you will want to contact one of our military recruiters. They will be able to assist you through the testing process at their recruiting sites.

To access military contact information and practice websites, please click on this link: https://blogs.pennmanor.net/pmhscounseling/2296-2/2017/ which will direct you to the ASVAB section of the counseling blog. For any additional questions, please email Mrs. Snyder (rhoda.snyder@pennmanor.net).

Updated ACT Information

April ACT cancelled, students can reschedule for June 13 test

Message from ACT: The safety of students and test center staff is ACT’s top priority. ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13. All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date.

For more information, please visit ACT’s website. Click here for frequently asked questions and answers.

National Guard & Navy Presentations

Attention all students!


If you are interested in learning more about the National Guard, Navy or what it’s like to be a nuclear engineer, please consider attending one or both of the homeroom sessions below. You must sign up using the links provided.

 
National Guard Presentation on February 12th during homeroom in the library – please sign up using this link: https://forms.gle/6aqZDvxj1YH1Hhni6


Navy & Nuclear Engineering Presentation on March 4th during homeroom – please sign up using this link: https://forms.gle/qgvtijgUExfiJo6n9


If you have any questions, contact your school counselor!  

Fall 2019 ASVAB Testing

To all Juniors & Seniors interested in taking the ASVAB:

The fall ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, October 16th on Super Wednesday. Testing will take place during Keystone testing, testing will begin around 7:45 am.


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 the link below if you would like to take the fall ASVAB. https://forms.gle/ux6RG28goBeCVttaA

If you sign up to take the test, please continue to check your student email account for test day information. You will receive test day information towards the beginning of October! 

New this year: on October 2nd, a military rep will talk to those taking the ASVAB during homeroom. This rep will help you gain a better understanding of the ASVAB and answer questions regarding the test.

If you have any other questions, please see your school counselor.

Are You Interested in a Career in Accounting?

Pennsylvania’s CPA Foundation is hosting multiple accounting career days at local colleges. At an accounting career day, you will hear and learn from Certified Public Accountants. They will share their experiences in different areas of accounting such as but not limited to: Public Accounting, Forensic Accounting, FBI/IRS, Tax and financial planning and more! Check out the flyer below!

If you have any questions, please reach out to your school counselor!

The PreACT on Super Wednesday

On Wednesday, October 10th, all sophomore students will take the PreACT during the morning in homeroom.

What is the PreACT?

The PreACT is the practice exam for the ACT (one of the college entrance exams). The PreACT:

  • Aligns with ACT test sections. The PreACT will have English, math, reading, and science sections.
  • Provides an early prediction of student’s college entrance exam score.
  • Has an interest inventory that helps students identify college and career preferences.

What will students need on test day?

  • Students are responsible for bringing a calculator on test day. 
  • Calculators with built in or downloaded computer algebra system functionality are prohibited. 
  • All other materials – pencils and exam materials are provided.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your school counselor! 

Interested in taking the ASVAB?

If you are a student in 11th or 12th grade and need some help making career decisions, then think about taking the ASVAB. The ASVAB is the entrance exam used by the military and it is also a great personal interest and skills assessment tool. The ASVAB will be offered on October 10th at Penn Manor High School at 7:45 A.M. in room 208. If interested, please sign-up at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/cY8IvkmpjXrkfDen1 

The deadline to sign up for the ASVAB is this Friday, October 5th.

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The ASVAB-Career Exploration Program can help you take steps toward finding a career that is right for you! You can benefit from the program whether you plan to pursue further education after high school, join the military, or enter the work force right away.

The program is designed to help you:

                   A. Learn more about yourself and the world of work.

                   B. Explore occupations in line with your interests and skills.

                   C. Develop an effective strategy to realize your career goals.

For more information on the ASVAB Career Exploration Program, visit http://www.asvabprogram.com.

ACT Academy, New Online ACT Test Prep Platform

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ACT launched their new test prep program, ACT Academy, this March. The program is free and provides personalized practice for the ACT.

The ACT Academy will help students improve their readiness for the ACT test and college and career by giving them the resources they need to increase their understanding of core academic skills.

Take advantage of this free resource and check out the ACT Academy by clicking on this link: https://academy.act.org/

Spring 2018 ASVAB

Attention Juniors & Seniors!

The Spring ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, March 28th 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 the link below if you would like to take the spring ASVABhttps://goo.gl/forms/oVTNmkQs5ut2NPiS2

If you have any questions, please see your counselor!

Interested in the Naval Academy?

The United States Naval Academy Parents’ Club is sponsoring a bus trip on March 31st to help families learn more about the Naval Academy. Parents and students will have the opportunity to visit the Academy, learn about the application process, and hear from current “midshipmen” at the Academy. The cost is $90 per person. For more information, click NAVAL-ACADEMY or speak to your counselor.

Upcoming Military Events @ Penn Manor

Are you interested in learning more about the military and what opportunities might be available to you after high school? If so, please check out the events listed below!

ASVAB Interpretation : Thursday, November 2nd during homeroom
  • For students who took the ASVAB on Super Wednesday, there will be an interpretation session on 11/2 during homeroom in room 316.
  • Students will need their laptops.
  • If you were a test taker, you were emailed and will receive a pass on 11/2.
Education Day: Monday, November 6th
  • U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, U.S. National Air Guard, U.S. National Guard, U.S. Navy and Millersville’s ROTC representative will be joining our college reps. to share information about their programs!
  • This is a great opportunity for students interested in joining the military to meet with representatives from different branches and see which branch is the best fit for you and your career goals!
Military Lunch Display Dates:
 
11/2 – National Guard lunch display
11/7 – Marines lunch display
11/28 – Army lunch display
11/29 – Airguard lunch display 
If you have any questions regarding these upcoming events, please stop by the counseling office!

ACT’s Guide to a Successful Sophomore Year

Are you a sophomore student confused about what you should be doing this year to prepare yourself for life after high school?

If your answer is yes, please check out ACT’s ebook, “Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize“. This book includes helpful information and tips about:

  • scheduling courses
  • how to be successful in your classes
  • importance of extracurricular activities
  • college and career planning
  • ACT activities

As a reminder, on October 11th all sophomore students will be taking the Pre-ACT at Penn Manor High School. The Pre-ACT provides students with the opportunity to become familiar with college entrance testing as well as gives students an idea on how they would do on the actual ACT. In addition, the Pre-ACT includes an interest inventory which will align students’ interests to college and career paths.

If you have any questions, please stop by the guidance office or email your counselor!

Interested in Taking the ASVAB?

Spring ASVAB Update

Due to school closing, the spring ASVAB was cancelled. If you’re still interested in taking the ASVAB, there are two ways that you can do so.

  • If you are a current junior student, the ASVAB will be offered next year in October 2020 and March 2021. The sign-up form for the test will be emailed to you once the test day is near. In the meantime, you can start preparing for the ASVAB by using the practice websites below. Another way to practice is to get in touch with one of our military recruiters who can help set you up with a free practice test!
  • If you are a current senior student and wish to take the ASVAB, you will want to contact one of our military recruiters. They will be able to assist you through the testing process at their recruiting sites.

Military Contacts:

Staff Sergeant Kenneth E. Wallace – U.S. Marine Corps Recruiter C: (717) 333-4409 Email: Kenneth.wallace@marines.usmc.mil

Second Class Petty Officer Tiara Culp – Navy Recruiter C: (717) 803-0095 Email: tiara.l.culp@navy.mil

Staff Sergeant Cynthia Barraza – Army Recruiter C: (717) 209-1452 Email: cynthia.m.barraza.mil@mail.mil

Sergeant Jarrett G. Seigle – National Guard Recruiter C: (717) 448-1906 Email: Jarrett.g.seigle.mil@mail.mil

ASVAB Practice Sites:

Go to 4tests.com
– Select “Professional Exams”
– Select “Military Exams”
– Select “AFQT”
– PRACTICE!

Go to uniontestprep.com – Click section for ASVAB 

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If you are a student in 11th or 12th grade and need some help making career decisions, then think about taking the ASVAB. The ASVAB is the entrance exam used by the military and it is also a great personal interest and skills assessment tool. The ASVAB will be offered on March 25th at Penn Manor High School at 7:45 A.M. If interested, please sign-up at this link: https://forms.gle/ExWtSV48XRTDEWSd7

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The ASVAB-Career Exploration Program can help you take steps toward finding a career that is right for you! You can benefit from the program whether you plan to pursue further education after high school, join the military, or enter the work force right away.

The program is designed to help you:

                   A. Learn more about yourself and the world of work.

                   B. Explore occupations in line with your interests and skills.

                   C. Develop an effective strategy to realize your career goals.

For more information on the ASVAB Career Exploration Program, visit http://www.asvabprogram.com.