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.

Admissions Decision Day 2019

Penn Manor Counselors have coordinated Admission Decision Day with Millersville University on November 11th.

Millersville University Admissions Decision Day: Tuesday, November 12th

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Deadline to apply to MU online by November 4th *Select “fee waiver” and enter code: FR2020 on the Millersville Application (recommended not to use the Common App for Admissions Decision day to use fee waiver).

Deadline to sign up with PMHS Counseling office by November 4th.

What is Admissions Decision Day? 

Admissions Decision Day means that a student will meet one-on-one with an Admissions rep here at Penn Manor High School. During this one-on-one meeting the student will find out if he/she got into the university. *Art and Music Majors will require an additional review process. In that case, the Admissions rep at the event will explain the process to the students and provide feedback on their application.

Application Tips:

  1. Dress clean and professionally on the day of the event to meet with the admissions reps
  2. Bring a copy of your first marking period report card and/or letters of recommendations if you need that additional competitive edge or need to supplement for low grades in the past.

Test Scores: If you already have your test results, the PMHS Counselors will provide it if you have signed-up online. If you are schedule to take them in the future, please request your SAT through www.collegeboard.org and/or ACT scores through www.act.org

Transcripts: If you have signed up online, the PMHS Counselors will provide it to the college if you have signed-up online.

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

Employment Opportunity for Students Planning to Attend Millersville University

Seniors: Are you planning to attend Millersville University this fall? Are you interested in finding work on campus? If so, the Millersville University Store welcomes applicants to work in the University Store beginning the summer of 2019 and continuing into the fall semester. The position would include duties such as working a cash register, stocking shelves, helping customers, and other tasks. Wages start at $7.25 an hour. If you’re interested, stop down in the counseling office to check out the job board or send an email expressing your interest to Audrey Herr at aherr@ssi.millersville.edu or call at 717-871-7610.

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

Dual Enrollment Open House at HACC’s Lancaster Campus

Interested in Dual Enrollment options? HACC’s Lancaster campus is offering a Dual Enrollment orientation on April 17th from 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm. This is a great way for students and parents to learn more about the educational opportunities available at HACC for Dual Enrollment, as well as meet HACC admissions counselors. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up a flier.

Extended Deadline to Turn in HACC Experience Day Permission Slips!

Are you a rising junior or senior, been admitted to HACC for fall 2019, an undecided senior, or interested in dual enrollment? If so, make sure to stop down in the high school counseling office to pick up a permission slip for HACC Experience Day, which will take place on Friday, April 12 from 9am-1pm. Completed permission slips can be turned in up until Tuesday, March 26th in the counseling office. This is a great way to explore the programs HACC has to offer, as well as learn about dual enrollment opportunities. Lunch will be provided, and attending this event can be used as the experiential component of your graduation project!


Dual Enrollment Meeting Presentation

If you were not able to attend the Dual Enrollment meeting, or would like to look back at specific information from the presentation, please download this Dual Enrollment Presentation-Spring 2019 meeting document.

Dual Enrollment Forms are in the school counseling office. Please email Miss Fry elizabeth.fry@pennmanor.net or your school counselor if you have questions.

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

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