2019-2020 PMHS Counseling Department Calendar of Events

Wednesday Oct 16 Super Wednesday PSAT/Pre-ACT/ASVAB- Block 1-2 PMHS

Tuesday, October 22nd Dual Enrollment- Homeroom Library Sign up

Wednesday, October 23 Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment- Homeroom Career Center in School Counselors Office Sign up

Thursday, October 24 Financial Aid Night 6 p.m.- Auditorium

Thursday, October 31st How to get the most out of the College & Career Fair. Sign up on the clip board in the school counselors office.

Monday November 4 Education Day -Block 3- East Gym

Tuesday November 5 Tenth Grade Willow Street CTC- Tour Blocks 1-2 -Willow Street CTC

Tuesday, November 12 Instant Admission Decision Day-Millersville- 8:30-11:30 Library

November 11th Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment 5:15pm Library

Tuesday November 12    Brownstown CTC Tour Blocks 1-2 Brownstown CTC

Wednesday November 13 Mount Joy CTC Tour- Block 1-2 Mount Joy CTC

Thursday November 14    Willow Street CTC Tour- Block 3 -4 – Willow Street CTC

November 14th FAFSA Completion Night 6PM

Thursday November 21    Senior Financial Aid Meeting- Homeroom- PMHS Auditorium


Wednesday March 25 ASVAB– Blocks 1-2- TBD

Friday April 3 Spring 9th Grade TeenHope Screening- Blocks 1-4– PMHS

Monday May 4 -May 8 AP Testing 7:30-4:00– PMHS

Mon-Friday May 11 -May 15 AP Testing 7:30-4:00- PMHS

Saturday June 6 SAT 7:30– PMHS

Saturday June 13 ACT 7:30– PMHS



September 30 Fall 9th Grade TeenHope Screening-  Blocks 1-4 -PMHS

Tuesday Oct 1 Junior CTC Presentation- Homeroom-  Auditorium

Saturday Oct 5 SAT 7:30- PMHS

Thursday Oct 10 10th Grade CTC Presentation- Homeroom- PMHS Auditorium


Career Seminar Series Flyer

ACT & SAT Test Date Flyer

Careers in Food Manufacturing: September 26th 9:20-10:20 (Auditorium) Turkey Hill Human Resources

Super Wednesday: October 10th, Blocks 1 & 2. PSAT for 11th grade, Pre-ACT for 10th grade, ASVAB for 11th & 12th grade

Financial Aid Night: October 11th 6:00 pm in the high school auditorium

Career & Technical Center 10th grade Presentation:  October 16th Homeroom (Auditorium)

Thaddeus Stevens Construction Careers Day: October 17th 9am-12:30 (Field Trip) Permission slip required to attend.

Career & Technical Center 11th grade Presentation:  October 18th Homeroom (Auditorium) Opportunities to tour CTC will be available later in the month.

Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment Presentation: October 23rd Homeroom (Library) For 10th and 11th graders that want more information about attending full-day in 12th grade

Admissions Decision Day: October 24th 8:00am-10:20am (Library) For 12th graders applying to Millersville University. Must apply by October 17th and sign up here

How to Start the College Search Process: October 24th Homeroom (Library) 11th & 12th grade students can sign up to hear from a University Admissions Representative

Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting: October 30th Homeroom (Library) For 11th & 12th graders interested in a Spring Dual Enrollment Courses Students Sign up to attend meeting Here

Education Day: November 5th 11:00-1:00 (East Gym) College Fair will include Career Preparatory programs & Colleges from around the East Coast. Parents invited.

Careers in Automotive Transportation:  November 12th from 8-9 during block one (Library)

Careers in Emergency Management: November 28th from 9:20-10:20 during block two (Auditorium)

FAFSA Completion Lab: December 13th 6:00 pm in the high school library

Spring Semester

Spring ASVAB: March 27, 2019. Location TBD

Career Seminars:  Topics will include Health Care, Education/Social Services & more!

Workforce Preparedness (11 & 12): Preparing the Resume for Job Applications, Interview Skills, Mock Interviews, Job Search Tools, Job Fair, and more!

Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting: March TBD  (Library) For 10th & 11th  graders interested in a Fall Dual Enrollment

August 2017
7 and August 16th 8am-2pm Schedule Change Days
10 PMHS Orientation

September 2017
26 Career Seminar: Humankind Water and Water Management 9:30 and HR sign-up 

27 9th Grade School and Employability Skills Assembly HR

28 CTC Presentation during HR 10th Grade more info

1-7 Manufacturing Week- Tours, Videos, Career Seminar – Lumsden Corporation and Power Plant
5 Thaddeus Stevens Women’s STEM Tour more info
7 SAT at Penn Manor
11 Super Wednesday, PSAT for 11th grade, Pre-ACT for 10th grade, & ASVAB for 11th and 12th graders who sign up online.  
9th Graders begin completing Skill Up online modules to earn the Comet Credential
12 Financial Aid Night/My Smart Borrowing 6:30-8 PM more info
13 TeenHope Depression Screening
18 CTC Tour Willow Street Campus 10th Grade
18 Dual Enrollment meeting during Homeroom sign up
19 CTC Presentation during HR 11th Grade
28 ACT at Penn Manor more info
30 Admissions Decision Day-Millersville University more info

6 Education Day Block 3
6 Admission Decision Day Block 2 (York College and more schools TBA) more info
6 CV College Night
7 Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment Meeting More info
14 Admissions Rep Rensselaer Poly Tech during Homeroom more info
14 CTC Tour Brownstown 11th Grade
15 CTC Tour Mount Joy 11th Grade
16 CTC Tour Willow Street 11th Grade
16 Lancaster County Career & Technical Center Open House 6pm-8pm more info


5th and 7th Graduation Project work-session for juniors in homeroom Sign up
Algebra Keystone
14 Career Seminar Criminal Justice and Emergency Management Block 1
14 FAFSA Completion Lab 6PM Library RSVP to

22 CTC Applications Due


Literature and Biology Keystones
Semester Change

8 Course Selection Night
12 Career Seminar: High Steel more info
20 Career Seminar: LCSWMA more info

9 TeenHope Depression Screening
10 SAT at Penn Manor
16 SNOW DATE – TeenHope Depression Screening
14 College 101-Library 6:30pm


3 Dual Enrollment Meeting more info
5 Career Seminar
24 Earth Day Field Trip


9 ACT at Penn Manor


Schedule Change Days– August 9th and August 15th 8am-2pm
PMVS Orientation August 19th or August 29th


Parents Night- Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Financial Aid Night- Monday September 26th at 6:30 in the Auditorium
CTC Assembly for 10th grade Homeroom

TEENHOPE Depression Screening September 30th


SAT’s at Penn Manor- Saturday, October 1st 8:00am Check-in begins at 7:15am
CTC 10th grade tour- October 18th
Super Wednesday- October 19th 7:40am PSAT, ASVAB testing
ACT at Penn Manor- Saturday, October 22nd 8:00am Check in begins at 7:15am
Admissions Decision Day for Millersville University– Tuesday, October 25th
Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting, Thursday October 27th during homeroom
CTC Junior Field Trip Permission Slips Due October 28th to the School Counselors Office


Admissions Decision Day York College Tuesday, November 1st
Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment Interest meeting for 11th grade students and parents- November 3rd at 10:30am
Thaddeus Stevens Girls TWIST Tour– Tuesday, November 8th 9:30am-2:15pm

Admissions Decision Day- IUP-Tuesday, November 8th 10am-12pm
Education Day College and Career Fair- Monday November 7th at 10:50 am -1:15 pm
College Fair and Pathways to 21st Century jobs- Conestoga Valley High School 5:30-7:30pm
CTC tours for 11th grade-

  • Junior Presentation  (All juniors) Date: 10/11/16  Time: 10:29-11:19    Location: Auditorium
  • Brownstown 11/15/16    Depart: Central Complex 8:25      Return: 11:05
  • Mount Joy 11/16/16    Depart: Central Complex 8:15      Return: 11:05
  • Willow Street 11/17/16     Depart: Central Complex 12:00        Return: 2:40 (All Students attending the WSCTC Tour must eat lunch “A”)

Career Seminar Monday November 14th at 1:45pm- Featuring Careers in Aviation
Career Seminar Thursday November 17th at 8:20am Featuring Environmental and Energy Careers
West Point Visit- November 22nd during homeroom. Sign-up in the school counselors office
FAFSA Completion Night- Tuesday, November 29th 7:00 pm Email to sign-up.


Admissions Decision Day- West Chester University, Thursday, December 1st 
Admissions Decision Day
– PA College of Health Sciences, Tuesday, December 6th 
Career Seminar Health CareTuesday
December 6th at 10:30am
CTC all campus Open House Wednesday, December 7th 6:00pm
CTC Application Due December 23rd, 2016


Keystone Testing January 11-19th
Semester Change January 17th begins Spring Semester


Career Seminar- February 16th- Computing Careers

MARCH 2017

TEENHOPE Depression Screening March 17th
Course Selection Begins-
A letter from the principals will be posted on the high school website for more information and important dates in the spring.
Dual Enrollment Meeting  March 21st Homeroom in the Auditorium
PA State College Fair at Millersville University March 16th. Field trip permission forms in the counseling office. Due March 6th. Cancelled due to snow delay
Career Seminar-Art and Architecture March 27th, Block 4 in the Auditoriumm
ASVAB Spring Testing March 23rd Sign-up in the School Counselors Office
College 101- Wednesday, March 29th at 6:30pm in the Library

APRIL 2017

Career Seminar-Education Careers Monday, April 10th
Job Search via Social Media Wednesday April 12th, 2017 during homeroom
Resume Builder Wednesday April 19th, 2017 during homeroom
Career Fair Wednesday April 26th, 2017 during homeroom
Resource Fair Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 during homeroom


SAT at Penn Manor Saturday October 3rd

Instant Admissions Day: Indiana University of Pennsylvania October 20th

Information and Sign-up

CTC Career and Technical Center Information Session for 10th graders October 20th

Announcement and sign-up form

Financial Aid Night, Wednesday, October 21st at 7pm in the HS Auditorium
Plan on attending this informative session sponsored by PHEAA (PA Higher Education Assistance Agency) and the PMHS Counseling Office.
Topics will include:

How to plan and pay for college and career school
Resources available to students and parents
Upcoming career and college related events

Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting October 21st during homeroom for Spring and Summer 2016.

Sign-up to meet in the band room during homeroom.


Education Day, November 2th  Central Complex.

This event happens during the school day. Information for student will be available as the date approaches. In the evening many of these colleges will be at a College Night at Conestoga Valley High School which is open to the public if parents would like to attend. See the Flyer for CollegeNight2015 at CV with the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Pathways information.

Students Sign-up for Information Session on October 15th

Instant Admissions Day: Millersville University November 3rd

Information and Sign-up

Admissions Review Day: West Chester University November 10th

Information and Sign-up

My Smart Borrowing  November 17th Sessions at 7:00pm- High School

Pre-registration is required.  Email Mrs. Long

  • Learn how to avoid over borrowing
  • See salaries in your chosen career path
  • Compare overall costs for different schools
  • Get an estimate of what your student loan payment could be in the future
  • Learn smart decisions about career and college choices


Thaddeus Stevens Early Enrollment Program Information Session. December 2nd, 10:30am.

This information session is for juniors and parents who are interested in the option of Thaddeus Steven’s early enrollment program for senior year.  More details TBA, invitation or sign-up required.

CTC Career and Technical Center Open House December 9th 6:00pm-8:00pm  Snow Date 12/16 All Locations.

Career Seminar, December 17th


FAFSA Completion Night  February 17 at 5pm and 7pm in the PMHS Library.

Pre-registration is required. Sign-Up online or email Ms. Long at

Career Seminar February 18th 9:40am and 10:30am

MARCH 2016

PA College Fair, Thursday March 10th, 2nd Block

Dual Enrollment Meeting Tuesday March 15th

HACC Experience Day, Friday March 18th

Career Seminar Thursday March 18th at 9:30 in the PMHS Auditorium

College 101 Information Session March 30 at 6:30pm in the PMHS Auditorium.

APRIL 2016

Career Seminar Thursday April 21st