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!

Exploring Military Options.

On Thursday, December 6th Hempfield High School will be hosting an event for students to learn about all types of military service, job training, and college funding.  The event starts from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.                                 

Location: Hempfield High school                                                                                              Hackman Auditorium                                                                                                   200 Stanley Avenue                                                                                                        Landisville, PA

          

Academy Night

Congressman Lloyd Smucker invites you to Academy Night 2018!

When: Monday, April 30th, 2018 from 7:00-9:00pm. *Registration will begin at 6:30pm.*

Where: Garden Spot High School- 669 East Main Street New Holland, PA 17557

You will have the chance to meet with representatives from the United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy and ROTC.

Please RSVP by April 25th to Mary.OConnor@mail.house.gov with the number of attendees.

 

Spring 2018 ASVAB

Attention Juniors & Seniors!

The Spring ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, March 28th 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 the link below if you would like to take the spring ASVABhttps://goo.gl/forms/oVTNmkQs5ut2NPiS2

If you have any questions, please see your counselor!

Interested in the Naval Academy?

The United States Naval Academy Parents’ Club is sponsoring a bus trip on March 31st to help families learn more about the Naval Academy. Parents and students will have the opportunity to visit the Academy, learn about the application process, and hear from current “midshipmen” at the Academy. The cost is $90 per person. For more information, click NAVAL-ACADEMY or speak to your counselor.

Upcoming Military Events @ Penn Manor

Are you interested in learning more about the military and what opportunities might be available to you after high school? If so, please check out the events listed below!

ASVAB Interpretation : Thursday, November 2nd during homeroom
  • For students who took the ASVAB on Super Wednesday, there will be an interpretation session on 11/2 during homeroom in room 316.
  • Students will need their laptops.
  • If you were a test taker, you were emailed and will receive a pass on 11/2.
Education Day: Monday, November 6th
  • U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, U.S. National Air Guard, U.S. National Guard, U.S. Navy and Millersville’s ROTC representative will be joining our college reps. to share information about their programs!
  • This is a great opportunity for students interested in joining the military to meet with representatives from different branches and see which branch is the best fit for you and your career goals!
Military Lunch Display Dates:
 
11/2 – National Guard lunch display
11/7 – Marines lunch display
11/28 – Army lunch display
11/29 – Airguard lunch display 
If you have any questions regarding these upcoming events, please stop by the counseling office!

Interested in Taking the ASVAB?

If you are a student in 11th or 12th grade and need some help making career decisions, then think about taking the ASVAB. The ASVAB is the entrance exam used by the military and it is also a great personal interest and skills assessment tool. The ASVAB will be offered on October 11th at Penn Manor High School at 7:45 A.M. If interested, please sign-up at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/tSgjNkW4BFfWcx2t1

asvab

The ASVAB-Career Exploration Program can help you take steps toward finding a career that is right for you! You can benefit from the program whether you plan to pursue further education after high school, join the military, or enter the work force right away.

The program is designed to help you:

                   A. Learn more about yourself and the world of work.

                   B. Explore occupations in line with your interests and skills.

                   C. Develop an effective strategy to realize your career goals.

For more information on the ASVAB Career Exploration Program, visit http://www.asvabprogram.com.

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/

Exploring Military Options

Hempfield High School will be hosting it’s U.S. Military Night on April 19th from 7:00-9:00pm in their Performing Arts Center. This event is designed to give students who are interested in pursing a military career the opportunity to learn more about military service, job training, and college funding. If interested flyers will be available in the guidance counseling office.

PACAC College Fair at Millersville University

If you would like to visit and meet with representatives from colleges and technical schools, we have an awesome opportunity for you! Millersville University is hosting a regional college fair with over 150 schools. This event is FREE for Penn Manor students. We will meet at 9:00am in the Cafeteria.

Information on: Colleges, trade schools, military, career options, financial aid, and scholarships

When: March 16th, 2017

Where: On Campus at Millersville University

Students have two options:

  • Go to the fair only from 9:20- 10:30
  • Stay and take a tour of Millersville University’s campus from 10:30- 11:30 – you will need a packed lunch

Even if you have ZERO interest in MU it would be great to take a tour so that you learn what to ask on a tour, and what to look for when taking a tour.

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_OJvz7mEnBo3u9rjax2rviALcuhMyGhMh2asjsZOqPU/edit

Review which schools/organizations are attending here: Lancaster Regional College Fair Organizations

 

 

USCGA Sports Website

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.

 

 

United States Naval Academy Alumni Association

The Susquehanna Valley Chapter of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association invites students, parents, and faculty to the 2017 Service Academy Information Night. Join them to learn more about the Five Federal Service Academies and Reserve Officer Training Corp Scholarships on Tuesday, January 17 from 7:00 PM—9:00 PM. Registration Opens at 6:30 PM at Conestoga Valley High School.

RSVP to: rmessick@homesale.com

With: Name, Graduation Year, High School, Number Attending

The ASVAB is Coming!

If you are a student in 11th or 12th grade and need some help making career decisions, then think about taking the ASVAB. The ASVAB is the entrance exam used by the military and it is also a great personal interest and skills assessment tool. The ASVAB will be offered on October 19th at Penn Manor High School at 7:40 A.M. If interested, please sign-up in the guidance office!

asvab

The ASVAB-Career Exploration Program can help you take steps toward finding a career that is right for you! You can benefit from the program whether you plan to pursue further education after high school, join the military, or enter the work force right away.

The program is designed to help you:

                   A. Learn more about yourself and the world of work.

                   B. Explore occupations in line with your interests and skills.

                   C. Develop an effective strategy to realize your career goals.

For more information on the ASVAB Career Exploration Program, visit http://www.asvabprogram.com or contact ASMEPCOM at 1-800-323-0513.

United States Service Academy Information Session

10th and 11th graders who are in the top 20th percentile of their class and who are interested in attending the Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Merchant Marine and Coast Guard Academies or the U.S Military Academy at West Point should consider attending an upcoming information session.

Senator Patrick Toomey and Congressman Charles Dent invite you to a U.S. Service Academy Information Day on Saturday April 2nd from 9am-12pm at Hamburg H.S.

Please see the link below for information.

Academy Day presentation