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.

Financial Aid Night

On Thursday October 24th, students, parents and guardians are invited to the high school auditorium at 6:00 PM to learn how to apply for all types of financial aid, including completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is required to determine eligibility for most student aid programs

Plan on attending this informative session sponsored by the PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) and the Counseling office. Topics will include:
How to plan and pay for college and career schools
Resources available to students and parents
Scholarships
Upcoming Career and College related events

Please contact your School Counselor with any questions.

Early Enrollment at Thaddeus Stevens

10th and 11th grade students: If you are interested in learning more information about attending Thaddeus Stevens full-day in 12th grade, please JOIN US for an early enrollment presentation by the assistant director of admissions. Students grades 9-11 can sign-up to attend during homeroom on Wednesday, October 23rd online here: https://forms.gle/6ytcYwECxNnDmSVK9.
Parents can email Dana.Wile@pennmanor.net to RSVP to the evening event on November 11th or to come in with your student on October 23rd.

Homeroom Event: October 23rd during school: Sigh up Here https://forms.gle/6ytcYwECxNnDmSVK9
Evening Event: November 11th at 5:15-5:45 pm in the High School Library rsvp to Dana.wile@pennmanor.net

If your student is an 11th grade and definitely wants to persue attending Thaddeus Stevens in the 2020-2021 school year, we encourage you to stay for the FAFSA Completion Lab at 6:00pm on November 14th to complete the financial aid application. RSVP for the FAFSA Lab to Marjean.long@pennmanor.net


Careers in Mathematics Conference – at Kutztown University!

“What should I major in if I am good at mathematics?” “Other than teaching, what else can I do after graduation if I study mathematics in college?”

These questions are probably not alien to you. How do you usually answer your students? Better than giving them an answer, you can actually let your students discover an answer for themselves! The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDel) Section is organizing a Careers in Mathematics Conference. All K-12 and college students, teachers, and professors are welcome!

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Venue: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

To participate in this conference, there is a simple registration form available online here.  The pre-registration ends on September 29th, so don’t delay!  please contact Dr. Tony Wong via wong@kutztown.edu. If you have any questions about this conference.

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: Monday, November 11th

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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.

Fall 2019 ASVAB Testing

To all Juniors & Seniors interested in taking the ASVAB:

The fall ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, October 16th on Super Wednesday. Testing will take place during Keystone testing, testing will begin around 7:45 am.


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 fall ASVAB. https://forms.gle/ux6RG28goBeCVttaA

If you sign up to take the test, please continue to check your student email account for test day information. You will receive test day information towards the beginning of October! 

New this year: on October 2nd, a military rep will talk to those taking the ASVAB during homeroom. This rep will help you gain a better understanding of the ASVAB and answer questions regarding the test.

If you have any other questions, please see your school counselor.

Are You Interested in a Career in Accounting?

Pennsylvania’s CPA Foundation is hosting multiple accounting career days at local colleges. At an accounting career day, you will hear and learn from Certified Public Accountants. They will share their experiences in different areas of accounting such as but not limited to: Public Accounting, Forensic Accounting, FBI/IRS, Tax and financial planning and more! Check out the flyer below!

If you have any questions, please reach out to your school counselor!

FAFSA Completion Saturday at Penn State York

If you need help completing your online application for Penn State or your FAFSA ( financial application) plan to attend a help session on SATURDAY , OCTOBER 26 .

Appointments begin at 10 am and you can get applied and your financial aid application submitted in one morning. To register call 717-771-4040 or register at york.psu.edu/admission/visit. Your $65.00 application fee will be waived if you attend this event.