Penn Manor Bulletin

Penn Manor High School
Thursday, October 1, 2015, Day 1

Registration for Penn Manor Rec Basketball will be held on Monday, October 5th in the High School cafeteria, Tuesday, October 6th at Manor Middle and Wednesday, October 7th at Marticville Middle. From 6-8 PM. Information forms can be picked up in the Main Office.

Message from 1:1 Help Desk: Students, we have recently had many different issues on your laptops caused by interrupting updates. We encourage you to update your laptops frequently, but make sure that you let these updates finish and do not interrupt them by shutting down your computer to avoid issues.

Attention girls lacrosse: Come out to conditioning and lifting on Tuesday and Thursday’s after school. Please change in the west gym locker rooms and meet outside the weight room by 3:00. Any questions please see Coach Forney.

Need a dress for homecoming? The annual clothing drive will be held on Saturday, October 3 at Hambright Elementary, and there will be plenty of dresses there for you to choose from. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Meckley down in room 242 for more details.

Attention all girls interested in trying out for the varsity and junior varsity girls basketball teams: Open gyms are currently running in preparation for the upcoming season. See Coach Kelly in room 384 for a schedule.

Attention seniors: If you were voted in for a senior superlative, please check your Google Drive for a shared document containing important information. Thank you!

The homecoming dance will be held at the high school on Saturday October 10 from 7:00 – 10:00. Tickets will be $8 per person or $15 per couple, and will be sold at the door. This dance is semi formal, this means no jeans. If you are bringing a guest that is not a Penn Manor student please pick up a form in the office.

Attention all students grades 9 to 12. Are you excited for the falling temperatures? Are you waiting with pins and needles for the first snow fall? Are your skis or snowboard all waxed and ready to go? Then you need to come on this year’s annual ski trip to Vermont. This year we will be carving it up at Killington and Okemo. Don’t delay!! Pick up a form from either Miss Beaver outside room 381 or from Office Hottenstein in the office.

Attention Students, All free and reduced lunch applications must be returned to the cafeteria by October 5. Students need to apply for free and reduced lunch on a yearly basis. CTC students need to apply at Penn Manor and CTC. This form can be found in the main office or in the cafeteria.

Seniors, time is running out for your parents to submit your senior ad for the yearbook! Don’t let them miss this important deadline! Remind them today!

Attention FFA members: The next FFA meeting will be held on Monday, October 5th in room 342 at 7 PM. Fruit Sale order forms should be available at this meeting along with Farm Show trip information. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be available.

FFA Family Day will be held on October 11th at Washington Boro Park. FFA members and their families are invited to enjoy some games, food, and to learn more about the Penn Manor Ag Program. Barbecue Chicken and drinks will be provided, and families are asked to bring a side or dessert. In order to provide an accurate count, each person attending will be required to get free tickets. These tickets are available in room 340. Tickets will be available until October 2nd.

Attention seniors: It is time for you to present your senior project. You have three options for doing this. You may present to your counselor, you may present to one of the graduate interns who are working in the counseling office, or you may present during the morning of October 14 while underclassman take the PSAT test. In order to select the manner in which you would like to present, you must visit the high school website and click on the link to complete the Googleform. There is a limit to the number of student who can present to their counselor and the graduate interns, so please sign up quickly. All seniors who need to present need to make their selection by Tuesday, October 6. If you have any questions, please see an administrator at lunch.

Looking to apply to Duke, Harvard, U Penn, Stanford, or Georgetown University? Attend the student/parent information session this Thursday night, 7:30pm in Harrisburg. More information is available in the Counseling Office.

Attention homecoming court nominees. Please report to the auditorium during homeroom on Thursday for a brief meeting with Mr. Rayha and Miss Forney. Again, attention homecoming court nominees. Please report to the auditorium during homeroom on Thursday for a brief meeting with Mr. Rayha and Miss Forney.

Homecoming week is upon us, which also means Spirit Week. This year a prize will be awarded to the first block with the most participation throughout the week. Prizes may be awarded during each lunch as well.

The days are as follows:
Monday: American day- Wear Red, White, Blue
Tuesday: College/Jersey day- wear your favorite college t-shirt or jersey
Wednesday: Squad day (dress the same with a group of friends)
Thursday: Color wars (Seniors wear black, Juniors wear gray, Sophomores wear blue,
Freshman wear purple).
Friday: Pink out. Wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness.

Attention Scrubs Club Members: Please note this room change- “Scrubs Club will be meeting today in room 246 today.”

Picture day is tomorrow! Reminder to students grades 9-11 that pictures will be in the Auditorium on Friday, Oct 2. You will receive picture cards in HR – please present these to the photographers. If you need a picture order form – please stop by the main office. Teachers will have a schedule of times students can report for their pictures posted in rooms.

Politics Club will be meeting in room 310 during HR period. Again, Politics Club will be meeting in room 310 during HR period.