Penn Manor Bulletin

Penn Manor High School
Friday, February 26, 2016, Day 4

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.

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!

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 or stop by the guidance office.

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.

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.

Attention FFA members: FFA Banquet tickets are available and must be aquired by next Friday, March 4. Students and family members will need tickets. Tickets are $10, unless you receive them as a fruit sale prize or you are presenting an award at the banquet. Please see an ag teacher or FFA officer for tickets. Again, they must be acquired by March 4.

Internship students: be sure to turn in your signed logbook and timesheet in the west gym before Monday at 3:00pm.

Reminder for students of First Priority: Your permission slips are due on Tuesday, March 1. You can drop them off at the box in the office or see Mrs. Rottmund in room 222.

Do you want to know more about the upcoming Presidential and 2016 elections? Terry Madonna is the Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at F&M and he will be speaking to the Politics Club on Wednesday, March 2 during homeroom. Come share your perspective, and hear from an expert on who may be the next President of the United States, and some local issues, like the failure to pass a state budget and what it means for you. Anyone interested in attending needs to contact Mr. Urban in room 310 for more details.

Attention athletes: Boys volleyball tryouts will run from Monday, March 7, through Friday, March 11, in the East Gym, 3-6 p.m.. Pick up a physical or re-certification form in the office. Questions? Email Coach Telesco.

Serteen would like to thank all donors and those who attempted to donate blood at the blood drive yesterday. It was once again a big success and Lancaster general was very pleased. We were able to give over 50 units for the blood bank. Mrs. Kroesen would also like to thank all the serteen members who worked hard to make this amazing event run so smoothly, especially our chairmen, Taylor Forbes and Tori Roma. Great job, Serteen club!