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.

Coping Kids & Teens Family Support Series


The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss understands that loss impacts the entire family. Held in the 
Bob & Joy Allen Coping Kids & Teens wing at the Pathways Center, the program provides a series for children, teens and adults who are coping with the death of a loved one. Families gather for a light supper prior to each session before breaking into age-specific groups to provide peer support. 
The next series is:

Thursdays, October 18–November 29 (excluding November 22)
6:00–7:30 p.m.
(Registration deadline: October 5)

Families meet with a Coping Kids & Teens counselor to determine if the group would be the best support option for them. Call (717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610 by October 5 to schedule anappointment.

Click here for more information about the Coping Kids and Teens program.

Young People in Physics Opportunity—

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Bucknell University is holding the third annual PA Young Women in Physics Conference. The event will be a day-long conference on Saturday, April 7th for male and female high school students across the state who are interested in a physics education and career path. More information about last year’s conference can be found on our website.
Through this event, we hope to provide Pennsylvania high schoolers with positive female role models in the field of physics in order to eliminate gender inequality in local scientific communities, and to educate students about cutting-edge research and encourage them to pursue physics.
The conference will include several short lectures given by physicists from institutions across the state and an audience-directed panel of the lecturers and graduate students. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
As we are currently organizing conference details, please encourage your students who are interested in attending the PA Young Women in Physics Conference on April 7th to register for free on our website.
Free registration is available here.  A flyer is attached as well.

SAT/ACT Test Dates for 2017-2018

 

2017-2018 SAT & ACT Test Dates and Locations
Penn Manor School Code # 392655

SAT Dates and Locations (Register at www.collegeboard.com)

Test Date                   Registration Deadline                      Location

August 26, 2017        July 28, 2017                                   Columbia, Ephrata

October 7, 2017        September 8, 2017                          Columbia, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                             Ephrata, Garden Spot,                                                                                                         Hempfield, Manheim Township,                                                                                           Penn Manor, Solanco

November 4, 2017    October 5, 2017                              Columbia, McCaskey, Warwick

December 2, 2017    November 2, 2017                          Columbia, Linden Hall

March 10, 2018         February 9, 2018                            Columbia, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                              Hempfield, Penn Manor,                                                                                                    Manheim Township, Warwick

May 5, 2018              April 6, 2018                                   Columbia, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                              Ephrata, Garden Spot,                                                                                                        McCaskey, Solanco

June 2, 2018             May 3, 2018                                   Columbia, Hempfield
Penn Manor SAT Test Center Number: 39424

 

ACT Dates and Locations (Register at http://www.act.org)

Test Date                  Registration Deadline                      Location

September 9, 2017   August 4, 2017                                Conestoga Valley, Warwick

October 28, 2017      September 22, 2017                       Cedar Crest, Garden Spot,                                                                                                 HACC, Penn Manor

December 9, 2017     November 3, 2017                         Cedar Crest, HACC, McCaskey

February 10, 2018     January 12, 2018                           HACC

April 14, 2018            March 9, 2018                               Cedar Crest, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                         Garden Spot, HACC, Warwick

June 9, 2018             May 4, 2018                                   McCaskey, Penn Manor

July 14, 2018           June 15, 2018
Penn Manor ACT Test Center Number: 160230

For Future Military Academy Students: PA American Legion Keystone Boys State

Pennsylvania American Legion Keystone Boys State is a unique week long summertime educational program that does not emphasize classroom lectures and textbook learning. Instead, it focuses on participation and personal experience in a model state, complete with governing bodies and elected public officials. It is designed to mirror the structure and operation of its respective state government.

This is a one-week leadership summer program from June 18 – June 24 which helps to develop leadership and pride in American citizenship. Students eligible to participate in this program should have completed their junior year.

If you are a student interested in the military academy this is one of the best opportunities to enhance your application.

You can find application procedures and additional information at https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/keystone-boys-state/. The application is due in mid-may.

Also, Look for PA Girls State next year, applications are due in April; if interested, visit the link here: https://www.pagirlsstate.com/

Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship

The HACC, Lancaster campus will be hosting one of the inaugural Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship classes starting June 2017! This Apprenticeship program, is the first certified in the Commonwealth. It is a hybrid registered apprenticeship program that provides production workers with the knowledge and competencies needed in the advanced manufacturing environment.

What does this program encompass?

  • 18-month (or 3,000 hour) apprenticeship program, individuals are trained to
  • Set up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment
  • Help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements
  • Understand manufacturing as a business system that integrates multiple disciplines, processes, and stakeholders
  • Efficiently and safely manage raw materials and consumables

There is an Information Session, Tuesday, May 9, from 3:30-5:30 p.m., at the HACC Lancaster Campus, East Building, Room 202. This will be a great opportunity for students and their parents to meet with the program director to learn about this program, and find out about the local companies who are already on board and are ready hire!

If you have any questions, feel free to call or email: Lauren Holubec, Director, Manufacturing and Logistics: lsholube@hacc.edu or 717-736-4212.

 

Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)

There is a free summer camp, at Point Park University’s campus, available for qualified sophomore, junior, and senior high school students interested in accounting. The Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) will take place from SUNDAY, JUNE 25 – FRIDAY, JUNE 30.

The goal of ACAP, which is part of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., is to increase the understanding of accounting career opportunities among high school students in underrepresented minority groups. Through ACAP, students throughout the United States have received educational enrichment experiences and practical help needed for college preparation and a career in accounting.

The field of accounting has been identified as one of the fastest growing professions according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor. Yet studies have shown that there has been declining enrollment in accounting and finance among minority students.

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 19, 2017.

Apply here!

 

Lancaster General Health Summer Volunteer Program

Lancaster General Health along with Penn Medicine are proud to announce that they will be offering their summer volunteer program for students interested in exploring a medical career. Students will gain leadership, job skills, and experience the daily operations of the hospital all while working side by side with a clinical staff member. A number of different programs such as nursing, rehab, and cardiology are available to help students pick the service they are most interested in. Also, a complimentary $500 scholarship to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is available to students who complete the program. Applications are due between March 17th-23rd and requirements are available on the volunteer program website which can be found by clicking here.

Lebanon Valley College: Actuarial Science Summer Camp

Do you have an interest in mathematics and finances? Are you a high school senior who wants to learn more about a potential profession using these skills? If so, we have an opportunity for you!

Lebanon Valley College is hosting a one-week Actuarial Science Summer Camp. An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and financial tools to help identify and manage risk.

This is a great career for students who are strong mathematically but who are not necessarily interested in teaching. It’s also great for students who like business and have a strong understanding in math.

The application deadline is March 15th, 2017.

For more information about the Actuarial Science Camp, click here

For application details, follow this link

If you are interested in financial aid for this program, click here

Check out what the summer camp schedule would look like by clicking here

 

 

 

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Discover whether the United States Coast Guard Academy is for you by attending the Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) program.

This is for students preparing to enter their senior year of high school, and it is known as the most realistic service academy summer orientation program in the country.
In six non-stop days you will learn Academy tradition and cadet life. The program is intense and rewarding. More importantly, AIM will help you to discover if you possess the mind, body, and character to succeed at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.  Check out the following link for more information, details, and application process!

http://www.cga.edu/admissions.aspx?id=88

2017 Session Dates (Sunday through Friday)

I: 9–14 July      II: 16-21 July       III: 23-28 July

AIM Application Set to Open February 6th: Admissions plans to open the application for AIM on Monday February 6th.

 

 

2017 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences

Current juniors have an exciting summer experience they can attend! The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences is a month long intensive science experience that immerses students in classes and research. Students will be paired with a research mentor and partnered with their peers on an intensive research experience. Students will hone their content knowledge along with enhancing their critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills.

The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences is held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh on July 2, 2017 through August 5, 2017. The application deadline has been extended to February 15, 2017.

Follow the link below for the application:

Pennsylvania Governor School’s student application

The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences website provides greater details about the experience for students, educators, and families

For more information call (412) 268-6669 or email pgss@cmu.edu.

Ubuntu Leaders

Ubuntu Leaders in Lancaster raises awareness of social justice issues while empowering our youth participants to address them. It builds compassion, develops leadership and advocacy skills, and fosters global citizenry. This after-school, community-based program is geared toward youth in 7-12 grade who want to make a difference in their communities.

  • Weekly meetings (Monday 4:00-5:30pm Ware Center, 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster)
  • Immersion/field trip opportunities to raise awareness
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Social change and advocacy projects

Apply online http://www.millersville.edu/socialwork/learning_institute/ubuntu.php

Check out this article in the Lancaster News Paper about the Fall 2016 Cohort! http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/ubuntu-leaders-in-lancaster-teaches-young-people-the-tools-of/article_688f9b32-b8da-11e6-9339-67b01b208b1c.html

 

Wildlife Leadership Academy 2017

Are you interested in wildlife or fisheries and habitat conservation? 

The Wildlife Leadership Academy has opened its Youth Conservation Ambassador nomination process to the public and is currently seeking referrals of motivated students ages 14 to 17 to become Certified Conservation Ambassadors. Nominations are now being accepted online here. Letters will be sent to nominated students, with an invitation to apply to the 2016 program.

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Accepted nominees will become certified Conservation Ambassadors through attending one of five 5-day residential summer field schools which will focus on white-tailed deer, brook trout, ruffed grouse, black bear, and one species to be determined. Students in each field school will gain extensive knowledge about wildlife/fisheries and conservation, leadership experience, and communication skills. Applicants must be nominated by an adult that is not a relative (teacher, school counselor, employer, youth group leader, etc.). Let your Penn Manor School Counselor know if you want to be nominiated

Our Conservation Ambassadors receive:

  • Letters of Recommendation from the Executive Director for college applications;
  • Certification of community service work, and,
  • Certificates designating them as Conservation Ambassadors.

PLUS, Conservation Ambassadors are also eligible to:

  • Receive 3 College Credits from Cedar Crest College;
  • Apply to become a Youth Mentor and return to the program tuition free the following year;
  • Compete for college scholarships;
  • Attend college visit days at colleges and universities that have wildlife and conservation programs; and,
  • Join an Academy Alumni Network of 100+ wildlife, fisheries, and conservation professionals.

The Wildlife Leadership Academy is a cooperative initiative involving state agencies and conservation organizations whose mission is to connect people, nature and community.

For more information, contact Institute Director, Michele Kittell, at mkittell@piceweb.org (570) 245-8518 or Program Coordinator, Katie Cassidy atkcassidy@piceweb.org or (570) 939-5109.  You can also connect with the Academy online at www.PICEweb.org or visit their Facebook

Admissions Decision Day 2016-2017

Penn Manor has partnered with two colleges to provide on-site admissions events here at the Penn Manor High School. Apply online to these  schools a week before the event.  On the day of an event the colleges will present to students who applied and meet with them one-on-one to discuss the status of their application! You could be accepted
instantly!

       Sign-up button-collegepresenation                  

Millersville University: Tuesday, October 25thMU Logo

Deadline to apply to MU online, October 18th, 2016

Deadline to sign up with PMHS Counseling office and request transcripts & SAT/ACT scores by October 18th

You do not need to pay the application fee.  Check off the “waiver” box to waive the application fee. Signing up online with the PMHS Counseling office for this event serves as your waiver.

York College: Tuesday, November 1st

Deadline to apply to York College, October 25th, 2016York College Logo

Deadline to sign online up with PMHS Counseling office and request transcripts by October 25th

No fee to Apply.

What is Instant Admissions/Admissions Decision Day? 

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Hospice Coping Kids and Teens Programs Announced

Coping Kids & Teens

Throughout the school year, the Pathways Center for Grief & Loss’s Coping Kids & Teens Program offers a series of peer support grief groups for children, teens and adults. Families gather for a light supper before each group session. The next 7-week series will be held Thursdays, October 20 – December 8 (excluding November 24),
6:00–7:30 p.m. at the Pathways Center for Grief & Loss.
Families meet with a Coping Kids & Teens counselor to determine if the group would be the best support option for their child/teen. Call (717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610 by October 7 to schedule an appointment.

Click here for more information about the Coping Kids and Teens program.