Financial Aid Night

October 29th at 6pm

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Google Meet Live Session, Thursday, October 29th at 6 PM. A link will be emailed to your Penn Manor Gmail and in the grade level Google classroom if you registered. Penn Manor’s PHEAA Representative, Sonya Mann-McFarlane, and counselors will host a Q & A  with breakout sessions to complete your FAFSA.
All parents/guardians and grades welcomed, but it is targeted to 11th and 12th graders
You can watch this informational video before the event.  

High School AI Program by Stanford PhD Students

INSPIRIT AI

Live Online AI Program by Stanford PhD Students this Winter and Spring


AI Scholars Live Online is a 10-session (25 hours) pre-college enrichment program that exposes high school students (Grades 9-12) to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by our team of graduate students from Stanford University, students receive a personalized, interdisciplinary learning experience with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1. Students with prior programming experience are placed in an advanced cohort. We offer multiple dates and times for our Winter Break and Spring Semester programs. Students may apply here by October 31st and learn more in the brochure or on our website
AI Scholars Live Online guides students to build a socially impactful AI project in a domain of their interest such as healthcare, robotics, finance, and sustainability to showcase the skills they learned. This past summer and fall, over 900 students completed projects including tracing the origins of COVID-19 and predicting algorithmic bias in legal decision-making. Students attend live online classes in small groups with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1.

Upcoming College Events

 
                              Meet your Counselor, Caitlin!      
 
LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY IS COMING TO A PANERA NEAR YOU! Come meet with Caitlin to discuss the endless possibilities of a high quality affordable education! 

Spots are limited, and you must preregister to attend. Bring along your transcripts. Many students will receive a decision on the spot. Apply HERE before your appointment!

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts

Interested in a career in Culinary or Baking and Pastry? There are three options to see what IUP has to offer! Email Barry Saylor (bsaylor@iup.edu) with a date and time below for a Zoom link to the presentation.

Presentation and Pasta Demo (45 minutes, see dates times below) 

  • October 14, Wednesday, times 8:30am and 12:45pm  
  • November 2, Monday, times 8am and 12:00pm  
  • November 10, Tuesday, times 8am and 10:30am  
  • November 13, Friday, times 8am and 12:00pm 
  • November 19, Thursday, times 9am and 12:30pm  
  • November 23, Monday, times 8:30am and 12:00pm 
  • December 1, Tuesday, times 8:30am and 12:00pm 

Presentation or One on One Discussions with Students (short, approximately 15 minutes) 

  • October 13, Tuesday 8:30-9:30am or 1:30-3:00pm 
  • October 19, Monday 8:30-9:30am or 1:30-3:00 
  • October 20, Tuesday 8:30-11:30am 
  • October 23, Friday 8:00-9:00am 
  • October 26, Monday 1:00-3:00 
  • October 29, Thursday 8-9:00am 
  • November 3, Tuesday 8:30-9:30am or 1:30-3:00 
  • November 5, Thursday 8:00-9:00am or 1:30-3:00 
  • November 6, Friday 8:00-9:00am  

Full virtual presentation and tour of campus (Use link to schedule) https://welcome.iup.edu/culinaryarts/Events/List?ID=10 


HACC is offering Virtual Information Sessions, Coffee Chats with an Admissions Counselor, and Application Days.  We are asking students to pre- register for these events.  Students can find this information online at https://www.hacc.edu/Admissions/Connect/virtual-information-sessions.cfm

Fall 2020 Virtual Open House–  Open House will be October 28th, 2020 at noon and at 6PM.  Please have students pre- register at https://www.hacc.edu/Admissions/Connect/Open-House.cfm


GET - Millersville University

We are excited to announce our ‘Ville Decision Day for students looking to enroll in the Fall 2021 semester!  Appointments available on October 14, 2020. If you would like to meet with an admissions representative and receive an application decision please follow through these steps:

  • Use the calendar on this page to register for a time to speak to an admissions counselor regarding your application.
  • Submit your completed application at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment.(You can apply here.) 
  • Request to have your high school transcript sent electronically to the university. 

University of Virginia

The following is a list of scheduled programs for the fall:

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday/select Saturdays: Virtual Information Session and Tour
    • A virtual information session hosted by a dean, a virtual tour hosted by our student interns, and a live Q&A with current students.
       
  • Saturday, October 31st: Native/Indigenous Community Panel
    • A virtual event hosted by our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Outreach Team for students and their families to learn more about academics, social life, and cultural involvement.

In late October, we are planning a weeklong series of virtual events for prospective students to learn more about specific schools, departments, resources, activities, and daily life at UVA. There will be more coming out shortly about the schedule and registration for this series.


Keystone Virtual College Exploration

PACAC is proud to present our Keystone Virtual College Exploration program, for all Pennsylvania students, October 1 – November 6. Registration is now open for students, parents, and counselors. Click here for more information.

ACADEMY NIGHT 2020 (Virtual)

Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA11) Presents Virtual ACADEMY NIGHT 2020

 

MEET REPRESENTATIVES FROM:

UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY

UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY

ROTC NROTC AFROTC

WHEN: Thursday, October 15, 2020

WHERE: online- RSVP to receive link!

TIME: 7pm

RSVP* by October 9, 2020 to Mary O’Connor at mary.oconnor@mail.house.gov to receive link.  

link will be emailed to you no later than 24 hours prior to event.
*Rsvp MUST INCLUDE your name (and anyone attending the event), email address, school attending (and current grade), and top academy/rotc choice

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Bard College Presents Virtual College Exploration

Colleges That Change Lives

Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL), a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process, invites you to its upcoming:

Virtual College Exploration 
Sunday, September 27- Wednesday, September 30, 2020
4 days of presentations and information sessions with 42 Colleges That Change Lives

Bard College’s presentation will take place on
Wednesday, September 30 at 6:00 pm (Central Time).
Students, click here to register.

Please note that you need to register for each session that you are interested in attending. All events are free of charge and open to all students and counseling professionals.

Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp July 2020-

Students: Consider planning for your future career in health care— consider attending the upcoming camp at Lebanon Valley.

When: Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp

When: July 26-31, 2020.
Where: Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa.

Program Description 

Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry, and medical ethics. Students will learn how laboratory science can be translated into improved human health and will engage in investigative experiences that will allow them to apply their laboratory skills to real life problems. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, genetic counseling, and biomedical laboratory research. The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp will provide a fun, challenging, and engaging college environment in which students will develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a biomedical scientist and health professional.  

Camp Goals 

The goal for this camp is not only to provide students with a window into the scientific basis of human health, but also to offer them a glimpse of college life through an engaging and challenging academic experience.

Campers will live in a college residence hall, participate in lectures and laboratories in the state-of-the-art Neidig-Garber Science Center, and eat their meals in the newly renovated Mund Dining Hall. Additionally, campers will be mentored by resident advisors who are current LVC science majors. Resident advisors are selected based on their expertise in the sciences, as well as their maturity and experience mentoring younger students.

Camp Details


Cost: $1,000 (this all-inclusive camp fee covers room and board, laboratory supplies, lecture supplies, evening activities, guest speakers, etc.)
Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Questions, feel free to visit : https://www.lvc.edu/life-at-lvc/summer-community-programming/health-biomedical-sciences-camp/ or contact Dr. Courtney Lappas at lappas@lvc.edu. for more information.

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
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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.

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

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

STEM Summer Camp Volunteers Wanted at the Lancaster Science Factory!

Are you interested in science and education? Are you looking for the opportunity to get involved with an activity over the summer? If so, check out the available volunteer opportunities through the Lancaster Science Factory’s summer camps. The camps are geared towards students in kindergarten through 8th grade, and volunteers are needed in the classrooms to assist the instructors. Volunteering is a great way to obtain volunteer hours and work with younger children, especially for those interested in teaching/education! Camp sessions will include “Junk Drawer Engineering,” “Whatever the Weather,” “Mathemagician Academy,” and so many more! If you are interested, please click here to fill out an application.

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