Penn Manor High School
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, Day 1
Attention Juniors and Seniors, PACAC will be hosting a college fair on Thursday, March 10th at Millersville University. The Counseling department will be holding a field trip for students who are interested in attending and transportation will be included. Please pick up a permission form from the Counseling department if interested or visit the counseling blog.
The counseling department will be taking students to the Lancaster Campus of HACC for the HACC Experience on March 18th. If you are accepted to HACC for the Fall please plan to attend this event or if you are planning to attend HACC in the future you should join us! Stop in the counseling office to pick up a field trip form.
Attention Juniors: The Skyzone fundraiser originally planned for this Friday has been changed to next Friday February 26th from 3-8. in order for this to help our class when you arrive at Skyone mention that you are with the class of 2017! Hope to see you there!
Attention talent of Penn Manor! Mark your calendars ETPM tryouts are coming up! Auditions are going to be held March 21-23rd. Keep an ear out for more information to come!
Due to last week’s snow, “classic movies after school” has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 24. We will watch the World War II classic “Casablanca” starring Humphry Bogart and Ingrid Bergman starting at 3:00 in Mrs. Mayo’s room 322. The movie will be over before 5:00.
Attention students, Universities such as Syracuse, Stanford University and NYU are holding summer programs that range from for 2-6 weeks. These programs offer numerous courses ranging from Psychology, Architecture to Film and Media. This is a great opportunity for students to explore possible majors, build their resumes and experience college life. For more information, please look in the Summer Opportunities folder in the Counseling office.
Students interested in pursuing a career in science or medicine, Penn State College of Medicine is offering a mini medical camp for students . This program is free and begins on March 8th. This is an extremely popular program with limited seats. Pre-registration is required. For more information, visit the counseling blog!
There is still time to complete your scholarship applications for the PMEF scholarships. With just about $60,000 available to Penn Manor students you do not want to miss out on this opportunity. There will be tutorial sessions, including time for Q&A in the Guidance office during Homeroom on February 23, March 2 and March 23. If you would like to receive a pass to attend please email Mrs. Ulmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the guidance office.
Do you need a new decal for your car or electronic device? Do you want to show school spirit while also representing your sports team, club or activity? The PMHS Cheerleading squad is selling custom made decals to support their 2016-2017 season! They are for sale now until March 4th, cost only $7.00 AND come in 7 different color options! To order, you can contact any PMHS Cheerleader or Coach Ames in room 393 for details!
Attention freshmen, sophomores, and juniors The course request window is open. Please log in to your Sapphire portal page to request courses for next school year. Students must complete the request process in Sapphire by this Friday, February 26. All course selection information is available at the HS website under the “For Parents and Students” tab. Students who do not complete the process this week may have courses selected for them. If you have any questions about courses for next year – please email your counselor or see an administrator at lunch. Again – freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. The course request window is open. Students must request courses for next school year by the end of this week. Please email your counselor or see an administrator at lunch if you have questions.
This week is National FFA Week! A time to show appreciation for all facets of agriculture education and the food and fiber industries of this country. You can participate this week by participating in the dress up days as follows: Camo Tuesday, Official Dress Wednesday, Blue and Gold Thursday, and Flannel Friday.
Did you know that tin cans are no longer made of tin but rather use Steel or even Aluminum? Happy National Engineers Week from the Honors Engineering Principles course!
Attention Juniors! There’s still time to hand in your Yankee Candle order forms. Be sure to hand in all orders by the end of the day Tuesday. Thank you to all those who sold. You guys did a wonderful job!
Attention NHS members: We are still looking for members to help set up for the North Museum Science Fair. Set up is Sunday, March 13th. Contact Mrs. Myers if you are available. Also, volunteers are needed for the Elementary Readathon, Sunday, March 6th. See the NHS Blog for details pertaining to both volunteer opportunities.
Manor FFA is encouraging all Penn Manor students to participate in “The Great American Milk Drive.” FFA Members are collecting money to donate to local food banks to pay for milk for the less fortunate. Please donate money for this cause, from February 22 through March 3, 2016. You can give your money to any FFA member with a cow print container, in the donation box in the student ag office, or during lunch on various days.
A reminder to all students that have the opportunity to go on the Harley Davidson plant tour with Mrs. Wagner, please turn in your permission slips by this Thursday, February 25th. You may drop them in her library or office mailbox or in room 205. Remember we are meeting next Tuesday, March 1st at 7:40 in the office.