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

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

Sign up in the counseling office or by clicking here

Summer Program Opportunity through the Wildlife Leadership Academy!

Are you interested in becoming a wildlife biologist, fisheries manager, wildlife conservation officer, wildlife veterinarian, botanist, outdoor writer, or habitat manager? Would you want to work for organizations such as the Department of Environmental Protection, PA Game Commission, PA Fish and Boat Commission, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Quality Deer Management Association, Trout Unlimited, or Ruffed Grouse Society? If so, consider attending a 5-day residential summer field school program through the Wildlife Leadership Academy! Scholarships are available to help pay for the program, and you should email your school counselor if you are interested.

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!


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

Spring 2019 ASVAB

Attention Juniors & Seniors!

The Spring ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, March 27th 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 here if you would like to take the spring ASVAB. You can sign up until March 20th.

If you have any questions, please see your counselor!