Are you interested in pursuing a career in Art & Design, Communications, Theatre, or Music? Join us on Wednesday, November 29th from 8:45 am – 1:30 pm for a field trip to Millersville University. This trip is open to students in grades 10-12 and is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about a career in these fields of study. Students will have a campus tour, learn about the admissions process, and attend sessions with faculty from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Permission slips are available in the Counseling Office and due Friday, November 17th.
Calling all sophomores and juniors! Applications are now being accepted for the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) program. This is an exciting, hands-on opportunity that involves living on a college campus for a one-week session over the summer and helping run a company with teammates. PFEW is a great addition to college applications/resumes and helps build skills in communication, leadership, time management, problem-solving and much more!
Penn Manor students can attend PFEW for a reduced rate of $150 thanks to the generosity of local donors. Financial aid is also available. Visit www.pfew.org for more information and to submit your application; the referral code “LANCASTER” must be used when submitting your application to receive the discount.
Any student interested in a career in the Construction Industry should stop in the Counseling Office and sign up to learn more about a Construction Pre- Apprenticeship opportunity for the Spring Semester. This involves attending training one day per week from 9 am-2:30 pm in Manheim. You will learn about rigging, hand tools, powertools, blueprints and safety. Sign up for information in the Counseling Office or email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Penn Manor High School will host its 31st annual Education Day/College and Career Expo on Monday, November 6, 2023. The event will be held at Penn Manor High School’s East Gymnasium from 11:15 am – 1:15 pm and is open to all Penn Manor High School students in grades 9-12 and their families.
Representatives from over 100 colleges, trade schools, industries, and military units will be in attendance. The program is designed to give students and their parents a chance to learn more about the opportunities and programs available at employers and various post secondary educational institutions.
Do you have a passion for flying? Lancaster County offers an excellent opportunity for students who wish to pursue a career as a pilot. The Lancaster Airport is an ideal starting point. It boasts an Air Traffic Control tower and is the third busiest airport in Pennsylvania based on takeoffs and landings. Students at Eastern Mennonite University at Lancaster gain invaluable experience in a dynamic aviation environment.
Students interested in a career in Aviation are invite to attend Eastern Mennonite University at Lancaster’s upcoming Open House:
Date: Thursday, November 2
Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Lancaster Airport at Aero-Tech Services, Inc. 500-P Airport Road, Lititz, Pennsylvania 17543. Note: Dress for the weather; hangar doors will be open.
Register: Use this link to register.
The Rise Above Youth Summit Program aims to help high school students gain new skills and connect them to resources for mental health in Lancaster County. Throughout the summit, students will be challenged and encouraged to understand different perspectives when it comes to mental health. With each workshop that students participate in, they will be tasked to build up their general knowledge of mental health, learn about resources and understand the nuances about mental health.
There will be a Rise Above Retreat on Saturday, October 14th from 10am-3pm at 128 East Grant Street, Lancaster PA 17602. This will be a full day of workshops with lunch and snacks provided by the Touchstone Foundation. Registration and participation for this event is FREE to any and all high school students with a passion to learn more about mental health.
If any students are interested in participating, please register here: touchstonefound.org/summit
If you’re interested in learning about their past sessions, check out their blog: https://touchstonefound.org/category/rise-above/
Thinking about a career in Healthcare? Juniors and Seniors, you don’t want to miss this wonderful opportunity at York College of Pennsylvania! There will be an on-campus experiential workshop on Wednesday, November 8th from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Students will first be introduced to the wealth of potential career options in the health professions department, then work with faculty and current students to complete two consecutive workshops based on the students’ interests. The workshop will include a Ted Talk-style presentation from a faculty member, lunch in the dining hall, and a campus tour. Permission slips can be found in the Counseling Office and are due by Tuesday, October 10th.
Are you a Junior or Senior considering becoming a teacher, psychologist, social worker, or law enforcement professional? Join us for a wonderful event at York College of Pennsylvania to learn about how these careers impact people’s lives and the programs offered at their School of Behavioral Science and Education. The field trip will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Permission slips can be found in the Gifted and Counseling Offices and are due by Tuesday, October 3rd.
Attention students interested in a career in Construction! There will be an upcoming field trip to the Building Industry Association’s “Construction Career Day” on October 12, 2023 at the Wyndham Lancaster Convention Center. You will have the chance to explore industry careers, learn about residential building, and participate in demonstrations and activities.
Permission slips can be found in the Counseling Office and are due by September 20th.
York College of Pennsylvania School of Behavioral Science and Education is hosting a one-day event to learn about how their programs lead to careers that impact people’s lives. The field trip will take place on October 25, 2023 from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. Permission slips are available in the Counseling Office and Gifted Office (due by October 3, 2023). This is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in a career in Education, Psychology, or Human Services. Open to Juniors as well as Seniors who are undecided about their course of study.