HACC Full Scholarship for Seniors Entering the Trades. Check it out!

Seniors looking to go to HACC Community College for a skill trade need to apply and complete the FASFA by April 2nd to be considered for a need-based full-ride scholarship. You can find more information on the school counseling blog or come down to the counseling office during flex on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Please visit hacc.edu/AWD to learn about the full-ride scholarships and apply. You have to maintain a 2.5 once there and agree to be a student ambassador.  Good Luck Grads!

Dual Enrollment Meeting on March 30th

The Dual Enrollment meeting for students interested in taking courses this FALL 2023 will be held during Flex on Thursday, March 30th. This is for HACC, Millersville, Lancaster Bible College, and PA College of Health Sciences. (Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment is a different program, with a meeting in the fall) If you want to take dual enrollment next year, you have to attend this meeting.

Students who have already taken a dual enrollment course still need to attend this meeting if they are applying for a course next year. This meeting will go over any updates to the dual enrollment process.

Meeting Date: Thursday, March 30th 10:30-11:15 during Flex in the LGI Sign-up now at this link: https://forms.gle/ZYcFvXAN4GGz6KAR7

More information about Dual Enrollment can be found at https://blogs.pennmanor.net/pmhscounseling/college-planning/dual-enrollment/

PMHS Evening Information Session for ROTC, Military, and Service Academies

Students, are you interested in the military, ROTC, or nominations and appointments to our United States Service Academies? (West Point, Annapolis, USAFA, USMMA, and the US Coast Guard Academy) Learn what it takes to achieve your goal next Friday!
Meet in the auditorium on Friday, March 31st, at Penn Manor High School beginning at 5:30pm. All grade levels are welcome.

Looking for a Summer Job? Look no further!

Our Virtual Job Board has numerous opportunities to find your perfect summer job. Apply to be a princess at Dutch Wonderland, or help care for retirees at Willow Valley. Work at Miller’s Quilt Shop or one of their many restaurants. Try Rita’s Ice or Tropical Smoothie Cafe for a taste of summer cash. Many pool lifeguards and summer camp positions are also hiring. Good luck!

Pre-College opportunities now available at many top universities

Do you want to experience college as a high school student? Many colleges and universities, near and far, offer pre-college summer experiences. You can live on campus, use the dining halls, attend workshops, and take credit and non-credit courses. Gain insight into your future profession while you get a taste of campus life . Here are just a few colleges offering summer sessions for high school students.

Susquehanna UniversitySavannah College of Art and DesignSyracuse University

2023 Road to Safety Scholarship Contest

Each year, many young lives are drastically changed or cut short by risky behaviors like driving under the influence of alcohol or texting while driving. Motor vehicle crashes involving teenagers are especially heartbreaking, because most of these teen tragedies are fully preventable. Metzger Wickersham law firm is now accepting entries for the tenth annual 2023 Road to Safety Scholarship Contest, which encourages young drivers to get involved in spreading the message to keep our roads safe.

Pennsylvania college-bound high school seniors may submit a creative project about the dangers of drunk driving or distracted driving for their chance to win college scholarship money. First, second and third place winners will be selected by our panel of judges and will receive $1,000$750 and $500 scholarships, respectively.


Naval Academy Parents Club of Central PA is hosting a bus trip to the Naval Academy on March 25th from 7:15am-5:30pm. 9-11 grade students will meet with the Admissions Team and get a behind the scenes tour of the academy. The tour is led by current Central PA Midshipmen. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-naval-academy-bus-trip-and-campus-tour-tickets-465979145167

Free Collegewise Webinar

Are top colleges like the Ivy League, Stanford, or MIT on your radar? Find out how students can crack the code to gain acceptance to these highly sought-after colleges in another exclusive webinar brought to us by our partners at Collegewise. Hear tips, tricks, and proven strategies that will help students boost their profile ahead of college applications season.   

Topic: Understanding Highly Selective Admissions
Intended Audience: College-bound students and their families
Time: Tuesday, March 28 at 5:00 pm PT / 8:00 pm ET
Format: Free online webinar + live Q&A with experts

What Will Be Covered: 
– What admissions officers look for when reviewing applications 
– How students can maximize their application  
– The latest admissions statistics and how it impacts future applicants 

Senior Workforce Readiness Seminar

The School Counseling Department is hosting a series of meet-ups for the class of 2023. In this final semester of high school, we want to provide relevant job search skills and resources necessary for a successful journey after high school. Sign up today if you are interested in being workforce ready after graduation, and to learn about the opportunities and local training available to you.  March Meet-ups Thursdays during Flex (10:36-11:11) March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 @ The Career Center.

  • Interviewing with Confidence
  • Building a Resume
  • Professional Emails
  • Job Search
  • Post Secondary Trainings
  • Dress for Success
  • Portfolios & Cover Letters 

Questions ? Contact Tiffany Zook tiffany.zook@pennmanor.net or Hannah Andrews andr5733@lbc.edu 

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1r6Rk_vkXUmMj0tjX-lX0ew3f7AQ60fjOkh37f8bZvxY/edit

All ’bout Construction (ABC) Girls Camp Accepting Applications

We are now accepting applications for our All ‘bout Construction (ABC) Girls Camp which takes place June 19-22. The event is FREE and open to girls ages 14-19 with any level of experience. Campers will build take-home projects, visit active job sites, and learn from female mentors in both technical and professional careers.

Camp takes place at the ABC training facility in Manheim from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM each day and ends with a closing celebration for families. This is great opportunity to experience the industry first-hand! We are limited to 30 girls, with priority given to first-time campers. To apply, please use the attached flyer, scan the QR code and apply online. Our deadline for applying is April 21.