Shreiner Tree Care: 2019 Student Internship Program

Seniors: Are you interested in working outdoors after graduating? Does a career in landscaping interest you? If so, make sure to check out Shreiner Tree Care’s 2019 Student Internship Program! Areas of focus will include plant health care, tree pruning, large truck driving, customer service, and much more. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up a flyer!

ABC Keystone Apprenticeship Program

Do you like a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training? Are you interested in carpentry, electrical work, plumbing, or sheet metal work, among other trades? If so, make sure to check out the Apprenticeship Program through Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC). Benefits of this program include earning college credits at HACC and receiving a salary! Stop down in the counseling office to pick up a flyer.

Post-Secondary Training Event for Seniors!

What: Representatives from a variety of local businesses, industries, and colleges will provide information about their short-term training and educational opportunities available to students after graduating high school. HACC, CTC, Thaddeus Stevens, and the National Guard are among the participants who plan to attend. This is a great way to learn about your options and introduce yourself to representatives!

Where: Auditorium

When: Thursday, April 25th during Homeroom

Who: Seniors

Sign up in the counseling office or by clicking here

Career and Employment Fair for Seniors!

What: Are you interested in entering the workforce after graduating high school? If so, attend our upcoming Career and Employment Fair! Representatives from local businesses and industries will provide information about their summer, part-time, and full-time employment opportunities. High Industries, Tomlinson Bomberger, and Abel Construction are among the companies that plan to attend!

Where: Auditorium

When: Thursday, May 2nd during Homeroom

Who: Seniors

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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!

Where: Library

When: Thursday, March 21st during Homeroom

Who: Seniors

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!

Where? Auditorium

Senior College and Career Homeroom Information 9/4/18

The following information was presented during homeroom today.  Make sure that you and your parents/guardians take note of the important dates, deadlines, opportunities, testing dates, information about transcripts and letters of recommendation, etc. that are provided in these handouts. 

College & Career Series Handout:

College Search & Application Process Checklist:

High school Career and scholarship day !!!

For 2018 high school graduates, YTI York campus are having tours for students to explore different career opportunities. There will also be an info session on the admissions and financial aid process. The event will be on Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Please RSVP to (717) -757-110

The address is : 1405 Williams Road, York, Pa

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.

Career Seminars: High Steel & LCSWMA

High Steel Structures- Block 4  February 12th, 2018 

Preparing for Entrance into the Workforce and careers at High Steel

Auditorium 1:45-2:40

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Ronnie Medlock, VP of Technical Services for High Steel Structures will present about his journey and how he landed in his role at HighSteel, as well as the positions that they generally recruit for at Steel in particular. In addition, staff from the HR department will present on soft skills required for a solid interview experience, an idea of compensation and benefits for the roles discussed.

Following the Career Seminar, individual students will have an opportunity to sign up to tour the facility in the future.


Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority- Block 2 February 20th, 2018 

Interviewing, Soft Skills, and Careers at LCSWMA 

Auditorium 9:30-10:21

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The LCSWMA is one of the leading employers in Penn Manor School District.  They employee in a variety of fields from skill labor jobs to advanced scientists and business staff. They will present on Careers at LCSWMA and also highlight  interviewing and soft skills to help students prepare to enter the workforce.

Following the Career Seminar, individual students will have an opportunity to sign up to tour the facility in the future.


If students would like to attend, but their whole class isn’t able to come, students can individually sign up here:

Understanding College: Academic Exploration Night

Undecided about which major you want to pursue? You are not alone! York college is hosting an Academic Exploration Night for students who are undecided about what to major in. There will be York College students there from a dozen different majors to answer any questions that families and students might have.

This great opportunity will take place on December 5th at 6:30 pm in the Gumbacher Sport and Fitness Center at York College.

To register for free please visit:


Lancaster County Technical Career Forum

Throughout the Fall, Lancaster County Workforce Development Board collaborates with local business, community and education partners to host a series of “Redefining Career Success” technical career forums. These events will include workshops for parents of career/college-bound students, discussions with industry leaders, and a chance to win scholarships toward qualifying educational expenses at a local post-secondary institution.

The goal for these career forums is to help students and parents learn more about high demand – high paying technical careers and engage with Lancaster County’s leading employers and educators.

For flyer please click: Redefining-Career-Success-Flier-Final-1

Dates and locations for the events are as follows:

  • Wednesday, 9/20 – Garden Spot High School
  • Wednesday, 10/4 – Quarryville Library Center
  • Thursday, 10/12 – Ephrata Area High School
  • Thursday, 10/19 – HACC – Lancaster Campus – East 203
  • Thursday, 10/26 – Associated Builders and Contractors – Keystone Campus, Mt. Joy
  • Wednesday, 11/8 – Columbia High School Auditorium

All events are open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with workshops/breakout sessions from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m

For more information please visit:

Early Enrollment at Thaddeus Stevens

What is Thaddeus Sevens Early Enrollment Program? With the early enrollment program, students simultaneously complete their senior year of high school while also completing their freshman year major courses at Thaddeus Stevens College on a full time basis. Academic eligibility is determined by students taking the COMPASS placement test. ThaddeusStevens(1)Students must score at the college level to pursue early enrollment. Early enrollment
students are charged a reduced rate for tuition and are not required to pay the application fee. One year after enrolling, students graduate from Penn Manor high school with a diploma while also having completed one year of an associate degree.

Tuition is 50% off for early enrollment and students may be eligible for financial aid

Interested students need to attend the information session on Tuesday November 7th  2017 at 10:30am (homeroom) in the Penn Manor guidance office.  Sign-up is required. Students, sign up here or at button below. Parents of 11th grade students interested in the program are highly encouraged to attend with their student.

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