Pancake Breakfast and Penn Manor Wrestling Tournament are this Saturday, December 15th.

Click on the following links to see your shift assignment. The Breakfast is in the High School cafeteria. Sign in with Mrs. Henderson. The tournament is in the auxiliary gym. Sign in with Mrs. Myers.

Pancake Breakfast Shift Assignments:

JV Tournament Shift Assignments:

Washington College Offers Scholarship to NHS Members!

Washington College, in Chestertown, MD, is offering the Washington College Academic Tuition Scholarship: a scholarship automatically awarded to National Honor Society members who are accepted into the school.

Beginning fall 2019, the scholarship grants a minimum of $18,000 per year for up to four years while enrolled at Washington College.

The deadline for the NHS Scholarship award is December 7th, and adviser recommendations are due by December 14.

Students who are interested or simply want to look more into Washington College should visit to view all that the college has to offer and explore how it might fall within your education goals.

Night to Shine

Night to Shine is a prom experience for teens and adults with special needs. There will be lights, limos, music, food, and a red carpet.

The event will take place on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Manheim BIC Church.

Volunteers are needed as: Paparazzi, Parking Lot Help, Registration, Coat Check, Food Prep, Food Serving, Drink Stations, Coffee Bar, Bussers, Table Hostesses, Karaoke Assistants, Dance Floor Assistants, Limo Assistants, Photo Booth Assistants, Red Carpet Assistants, Ice Cream Parlor Workers, Lounge Helpers, Parent/Caregiver’s Respite & Lounge, Floaters, First-Aide/Personal Care Room Helpers, Set-Up Crew, Tear-Down Crew, and many more!

If you are interested or want more information, contact Mrs. Joell A. Ketcham at (717) 314-7125. To register as a volunteer, go to:

It is possible to earn up to 10 hours!!


Attention juniors! Make sure you turn in your Vice President application before next meeting if you are still interested. Many of you picked up a form, but only 1 has been submitted. 

Tutor Needed

Mr. Pongracz has an Algebra 1 student who is in need of tutoring. It would be during homeroom, and those who are interested should contact him at:


All NHS members must have their guidelines turned in by Monday, October 29.  If they are turned in after Monday or at the meeting on Thursday, November 1, they will be late! Failure to turn in the guidelines on time will result in receiving a strike.  

October 4th Meeting Summary

If you missed this meeting, make sure you pick up a copy of the Guidelines and have it signed & returned by the next homeroom meeting!

We still need 4 seniors to sign up for the October Water Street shift. Email Mrs. Myers or Mrs. Henderson if you are interested.

The Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, December 15th.  This is a required event for all members of NHS. Keep this date available.

Before completing any hours of service you must turn in a pre-approval form in order for the hours to count towards the 25 hour goal.

Other upcoming volunteer opportunities are as follows: The Lancaster County Library, the Millersville Parade, and tutoring.

Volunteers Needed at Lancaster County Library

The Lancaster Public Library is looking for some teen volunteers who
 would be willing to help out in various areas, such as shelving, straightening, and forming a Tween/Teen Advisory Board. They would also love to be able to give teens an opportunity to plan and present lessons to younger children.  If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, contact  Coreena Byrnes, who is the Children & Teen Services Manager for the Lancaster Public Library at  717-394-2651 ext.100