Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp July 2020-

Students: Consider planning for your future career in health care— consider attending the upcoming camp at Lebanon Valley.

When: Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp

When: July 26-31, 2020.
Where: Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa.

Program Description 

Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry, and medical ethics. Students will learn how laboratory science can be translated into improved human health and will engage in investigative experiences that will allow them to apply their laboratory skills to real life problems. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, genetic counseling, and biomedical laboratory research. The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp will provide a fun, challenging, and engaging college environment in which students will develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a biomedical scientist and health professional.  

Camp Goals 

The goal for this camp is not only to provide students with a window into the scientific basis of human health, but also to offer them a glimpse of college life through an engaging and challenging academic experience.

Campers will live in a college residence hall, participate in lectures and laboratories in the state-of-the-art Neidig-Garber Science Center, and eat their meals in the newly renovated Mund Dining Hall. Additionally, campers will be mentored by resident advisors who are current LVC science majors. Resident advisors are selected based on their expertise in the sciences, as well as their maturity and experience mentoring younger students.

Camp Details

Cost: $1,000 (this all-inclusive camp fee covers room and board, laboratory supplies, lecture supplies, evening activities, guest speakers, etc.)
Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Questions, feel free to visit : or contact Dr. Courtney Lappas at for more information.

PA Job Resources

PA offers many great career resources. See below for great information.

PA CareerLink

PA CareerLink
PA CareerLink is the state’s premier job-matching tool developed to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find jobs and how employers find talent. The user-friendly job-matching system was created to connect employers and job seekers all in one place, free of charge. [Full Description]

Resume Builder

Resume Builder
Use this mobile-friendly tool to build your resume.  The easy fill-in-the-blank process allows you to add your information (contact information, experience, education, etc.) and leads to a finished resume in PDF format that you can save or email. [Full Description]

PA Workforce Statistics

PA Workforce Statistics
Use PA Workforce Statistics for timely, objective and credible workforce and economic statistics and analysis to help users make informed policy, business and career decisions that strengthen Pennsylvania’s economic security.

Pennsylvania Career Guide

Pennsylvania Career Guide
Whether you are a student, an educator, a first-time jobseeker, a parent or a person considering a career change, you will find that the Pennsylvania Career Guide is a valuable resource as you make those all-important career decisions. [Full Description]

Education Planner

Education Planner
This is a public service of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and serves as your one-stop career and college planning website. Education Planner provides practical and easy-to-understand advice to help prepare students for the important decisions they will face in the future.[Full Description]


Occupational Outlook Handbook – Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

West Point and ROTC Event

Please join the West Point Admissions Office, the West Point Field Force and current Cadets on Friday, December 13th at 6:30PM at the Independence Seaport Museum 211 S. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19106.

The West Point experience is unique and focused around the four pillars of Character, Academic, Physical and Military that makes it different from other colleges. At West Point you will learn and incorporate the ideals of loyalty, respect, integrity, courage and honor in your daily life. You will learn failure can make you stronger.

West Point is not for everyone but if this culture and these opportunities appeal to you, take the chance on a once in a lifetime opportunity!

Please bring your parent or guardian so they can learn about these opportunities too and help support you in this process. We look forward to meeting you! This decision can change your life and maybe the world! PROVIDE RSVP TO:

U Pitt Johnstown Day

On the 20th of November, UPJ will be hosting Humanities Day at UPJ.  During Humanities Day, students can get a taste of college classes in the Humanities, mix with our students, meet our professors, see what our students do in the extracurricular activities that we sponsor (theatre, chorus, band, the Advocate, and Backroads), enjoy a lunch at our dining facility, and tour outr campus.   This should allow interested students some real insight into university life at UPJ and provide them with an opportunity to see first-hand what they might do in college.

To learn more go to: and register at the Register link .

FAFSA Completion Workshop

Seniors and parent/guardian you are invited to attend the FAFSA completion lab on November 14th at 6pm in the high school library. A representative from PHEAA ( Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) will be here to assist you in the completion and submission of your financial aid form. Either you or your parent can email to reserve a seat at the lab. Things you will need to complete your FAFSA

  • FSA ID ( Create at You and your parent/guardian should each create one for electronically signing the FAFSA.
  • Student Laptop
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license
  • W-2 Forms
  • Records of other untaxed income received, including workers’ compensation, child support, payments to tax deferred pension and savings plans.
  • Your federal income tax return from the prior -prior year.
  • Your current bank statements and records of sticks, bonds and other investments.

PFEW Summer Camp

It’s NOT too early to start planning for the summer!

Penn Manor 10th and 11th graders are encouraged to check out Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW). This program is a fantastic summer learning experience that teaches students about careers in the field of BUSINESS, leadership skills, college life and so much more!!! Students return gaining the knowledge, skills and qualities critical to future success in their increasingly competitive global economy. Do not miss this one week experience.
The fee for Penn Manor students is ONLY $150 for an entire week of summer fun, learning, and experience living on a college campus!

Email Amber Goss for more information or stop in the counseling office to see your counselor.

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:

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
Registration required. Call 484-628-0100 or go to

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
Surgical Technology

For more information on the school policies, consumer information, and tuition and fees, visit their website

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

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
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:
Parents can email 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
Evening Event: November 11th at 5:15-5:45 pm in the High School Library rsvp to

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

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 If you have any questions about this conference.