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Faculty & Staff

Mrs. Jennifer Kulas

School Counselor

Student Last Names A - E

 
Mr. David Watson 

School Counselor

Student Last Names F - K

Mr. Aaron Walny

School Counselor

Student Last Names L - Q

Ms. Teresa Markulike

School Counselor

Student Last Names R - Z

 
 

Mrs. Rebecca Beidler

Counseling Office Secretary

Transcript Requests - Alumni & Current Students

Current PAHS Students

To request a copy of your current transcript, please complete a form in the Guidance Office.

* Please be aware that mailed transcripts to colleges/universities may take up to 3 weeks to be marked received by the Office of Admissions!

PAHS Alumni

We require a request in writing from any alumni/former student in need of a high school transcript.

NO transcript requests will be accepted over the phone.

Alumni Transcript Request Form

The Transcript Request Form can be faxed directly to the Guidance Office at 717-833-5000 or emailed to Mrs. Beidler at rebecca_beidler@pasd.us.

Please allow 10 school days for transcript requests to be processed.

Forms & Documents
College/Career Fairs

NACAC College Fairs

NACAC (National Association of College Admissions Counseling) offers four different types of college fairs: National College Fairs, Performing & Visual Arts College Fairs, STEM College & Career Fairs and International Universities Fairs. For more information, including locations, dates & times, go to the NACAC College Fair website. The website also contains valuable information on the college search and application process.

PACAC Fall Regional College Fairs

PACAC (Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counseling) is sponsoring a number of fall Regional College Fairs. For information on locations, dates and times, go to the PACAC website

College Representative Visit Information
Scholarships
Contests

Gettysburg College Georges Lieber Essay Contest -  This essay contest aims to make a blessing of Georges Lieber’s memory. Georges Lieber, at the age of 16, prided himself on being part of the French resistance. Perhaps because of that involvement, he and his family were identified and taken by the Nazis, and on July 3, 1944, Georges was deported to Auschwitz, where he was murdered. In 2,000 words, you are encouraged to raise questions, single out issues, and identify dilemmas involving resistance. Essays may be written in the formal or informal tone, but most importantly, an individual voice should be evident. Submissions are due by March 25, 2022.

2022 We the Students Essay Contest - The grand prize is $7,500 and a scholarship to the Constitutional Academy summer program in Washington, DC. This year's topic is: How does an understanding of natural rights and respect build a free society? Answering the question requires an understanding of natural rights and how they relate to the principle of respect and how the flourishing of a free society is dependent upon them. Submissions are due April 15th at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence, a non-profit cooperative of the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, SCORE, and the City of Lebanon, is running a PITCH competition this fall. We’re giving away $8,000 in seed money to entrepreneurs of any age. Details can be found online: https://www.thecenterlebanon.org/the-pitch.html.

National Sojourners, Inc. sponsors a patriotic essay contest each year for students in grades 9 through 12. The instructions must be followed exactly to avoid disqualification. Entries must be postmarked by December 1, 2021, to be considered.

Pennsylvania American Legion 2022 High School Oratorical Scholarship Program - Three scholarships will be presented: $7500, $5,000, and $4,000. The Department Winner will then have the opportunity to represent Pennsylvania at the National Contest. Applications must be submitted to the local post for sponsorship by December 5, 2021.

2022 Pennsylvania American Legion 87th Annual Essay Contest (for grades 9-12) - Any student enrolled in grades 9-12 is eligible to participate for the chance to win one of three scholarships. Before January 8, 2022, students must submit their Essays to a Local American Legion post.

Employment Opportunities

WORK PERMITS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL MAIN OFFICE.  

Please see Mrs. Sauley with any questions.

Cornwall Manor currently has job openings available for high school students. Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Hours: 4:15pm-7:30pm; no set schedule; weekend and holiday work required; flexible scheduling to accommodate school and sports. Description: Responsible for working out of a service kitchen in the nursing home part of Cornwall Manor. Benefits: Starting wage: $15/hour; time and a half for all holidays; free meals. Email lflanick@cornwallmanor.org to expedite the application process. (09/2021)

Country Meadows Retirement Community - Part-time employment is available for Dining Associates in our Hershey location. You will receive a $50 gift card upon completion of training. Students must be 16 years of age to work at Country Meadows. You may also visit countrymeadows.com/careers for more information.

Davis Landscape, Ltd. has open positions for all skill levels and talents. Contact Ryan Longenecker at rlongenecker@davislandscapeltd.com for more information. (01/2022)

Derry Township Community Center is is seeking applicants for seasonal front desk clerks, swim instructors, lifeguards, fitness attendants, and concession/facility attendants with the potential to work during the school year. To read the full descriptions and to apply, click this link: Township of Derry Department of Parks & Recreation Mission, Benefits, and Work Culture | Indeed.com. (01/2022)

Fabio's Restaurant in Grantville  is in great need of staff....both bussing and waitresses.  Please contact Fabios at 469-0709 and ask for Penny. They will work with you if you are looking for flexible hours. (10/2021)

Get the Picture Corporation (GTP) - Now hiring for positions at Chocolate World and Hersheypark. Scan the QR code or visit gtpcorp.com/employment for more information. (4/2022)

The Giant Center, The Chololatier, Hershey Lodge & The Hotel Hershey are hiring! Apply today at https://www.hersheyjobs.com/. (1/2022)

GIANT Food Stores are hiring! Full-time and part-time positions are available: Cashier, Giant Direct, Deli Associates, & Overnight Stock. Apply at GiantFoodStores.com/careers. (4/2022)

Harmony House, a new senior living community located less than a mile from Hersheypark on Route 39, is hiring dining room servers. The age requirement is 16+ and the rate is $12.50 an hour. We also have various volunteer opportunities. Apply on Indeed.com. Contact Jacquelyn Palmer, business office manager, with any questions at 717.707.5610 or jpalmer@harmonyathershey.com. (1/2022)

Hershey's Chocolate World - Chocolate World is hiring! $300 Sign on bonus and up to $18/hour for part-time workers! Interested candidates can visit www.hersheyschocolateworld.com to search for available openings. (5/2022)

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Hospitality Internship - Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is seeking interns to participate in our 2022 Summer Hospitality Internship Program (HIP). The HIP program is geared towards college students pursuing a degree from an accredited institution that will support a career in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Food & Beverage, and Recreation Industries. (2/2022)

The Hershey Story Museum is looking for happy, enthusiastic people to work in our small retail shop. If you enjoy interacting with others and are available on weekdays and weekends, then welcome aboard! This is a year-round, part-time position; 15-20 hours per week. Please visit HersheyStory.org to learn more and apply. (5/2022)

Hersheypark Leadership Development Internship - Student-Centered Leadership Development coursework with potential to receive internship credit with your college/university; housing and Transportation available; open to all majors; earn Up to $15/hour with availability to work extra hours. Runs from May 21 - August 13, 2022. (2/2022)

Hersheypark HIRING Event! May 10th from 4-7 PM at the entrance to Hersheypark. At the event, students can apply, interview, and get hired on the spot! Opportunities include openings within Attractions, Food & Beverage, Guest Experience, Lifeguarding, Chocolatier Restaurant, Retail, Security and more. RSVP at the link to reserve an interview spot - either in person or by phone. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf42WDrhQ22BpU-b-8EOzBeytgj6VUqJWeLOJtgzfehevH5ig/viewform (4/2022)

Jay Vending Company - Jay Vending has openings in Hershey and Lancaster. Apply online at myjayvending.com.

Jockey International at Tanger Outlets, Hershey, is hiring part-time sales associates. Must be 18 years old. Flexible hours. Contact Lori Smith, Manager, at 717-520-0880.

Lebanon Post Office is currently hiring qualified applicants for positions as City Carrier Assistant ($18.92 to $37.84/hour), Rural Carrier Assistant and Assistant Rural Carrier ($19.06/hr.) They offer competitive salaries, benefits, and paid vactations. Visit usps.com/careers. (5/2022)

Londonderry Village in Palmyra is seeking workers in their food/service dept.  They have both early and late shift opportunities.  Please call Mario Stanzione at 717-838-5406 at extension 3602. (5/2022)

Masonic Village in Elizabethtown is hiring! They will be holding a Hiring Event on Thursday, April 14th from 11 AM to 5 PM. (4/2022)

McDonald's Restaurant in Palmyra is hiring! Earn up to $13/hour with opportunities for bonuses and FREE FOOD while you work! Call 717-775-4042 or email mcd.rjv.assist@gmail.com for more information. Apply online mcdonalds.com/careers. (1/2022)

MSC has Seasonal (Full-time and Part-time) positions available at its Jonestown location. Seasonal associates must be at least 17 years old. Starting rate of pay is $15.50/hour to $17.16/hour. Apply online at jobs.mscdirect.com. (1/2022)

North Forge Home Heating, Inc. is seeking to hire graduating seniors as trainees for installation and service of the hearth and patio products they sell. Health benefits are available, in addition to paid holidays and vacation time. Contact Daniel or Carolynne Burkey at 717-867-1744 or info@northforgeheating.com. (5/2022)

Pacific Rail Services is hiring! Earn $18/hour to start! Must be 18 years old to apply. No experience required. (3/2022)

Palmyra Area Recreation & Parks Commission invites you to join their Summer Day Camp staff. For information, please call 717-838-9244 or stop by the Rec Office in the Palmyra Municipal Building. Applications are due April 21 and can be found online at www.palmyrarec.org. (1/2022)

Palmyra Area School District is hiring Summer Building & Grounds workers. Stop by the High School office for contact information. You must be at least 16 years old and willing to work both indoors and outdoors. (2/2022)

Rainbow Snow and Ice Cream is hiring for the 2022 season, opening on March 30. To find application materials and instructions for submitting your application, click here. Applications also available at the front of the shop, 103 N Railroad St, Palmyra. (3/2022)

Red Robin in Hershey is now HIRING! They offer flexible hours, a fun workplace environment, cash for college, and more! See Mrs. Sauley in the High School office for more info. Then text LVRG to 25000 to apply. (4/2022)

Texas Roadhouse is hiring! They offer flexible work schedules, tuition reimbursement, competitive wages, and much more! Apply online at TexasRoadhouse.com. (5/2022)

Vista Autism Services is hiring for a Seasonal Landscaper to assist in grounds maintenance at the Hershey campus, located at 1021 Springboard Drive, Hershey. For questions or to apply, contact recruiting@vistaautismservices.org or 717-583-5102, x2035. (4/2022)

Wert Bookbinding, Inc. has Summer, Full-time and Part-time positions available. No experience necessary-training provided! Must be 18 years old. Apply in person at 9975 Allentown Blvd. Grantville. Email resumes to pam@wertbookbinding.com. (5/2022)

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Iron Valley Snow Tubing is now hiring approximately 60 seasonal/part time positions for the upcoming 20-21 season which will start in mid-December. Email Derek Baker at dbaker@ironvalley.com with any questions or to get more info.

Enrichment Opportunities

Penn State College of Medicine PULSE Program - Established in 2008, PULSE is the Penn State College of Medicine's educational outreach program for high school students passionate about the biomedical sciences. The topic for 2022 is Neuroscience & Behavioral Health: What makes your brain special? This 12 week program, held both virtually and on campus on Mondays from 4-6 PM will include lectures,  problem-based discussions, a health career panel, and mentoring with medical students. Any student grades 9-12 can apply. The application deadline is April 20, 2022

Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Powerpoint - Presentation from Elizabeth Hafer, Financial Aid Counselor at Elizabethtown College, which was shared at a previous Palmyra High School Financial Aid Night.

FAFSA Filing Dates 
IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND COLLEGE FROM YOU CAN SUBMIT THE FAFSA FROM  USING TAX INFO. FROM 
July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022 October 1, 2020 - June 30, 
2022
 2019
July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023 October 1, 2021 - June 30, 
2023
 2020
July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 October 1, 2021 - June 30,
2023
 2021
PHEAA State Grant Information 
  • May 1 - For students attending colleges, universities and college-transferable programs (excluding community colleges) and for all renewal students 
  • August 1 - If you plan to enroll in a community college, a business, trade, or technical school, a hospital school of nursing, an "Open Admission" institution or a non-transferable 2-year program 
PHEAA Student Aid Guide
Intern & Volunteer Opportunites

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Hospitality Internship - Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is seeking interns to participate in our 2022 Summer Hospitality Internship Program (HIP). The HIP program is geared towards college students pursuing a degree from an accredited institution that will support a career in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Food & Beverage, and Recreation Industries. (2/2022)

Hersheypark Leadership Development Internship - Student-Centered Leadership Development coursework with potential to receive internship credit with your college/university; housing and Transportation available; open to all majors; earn Up to $15/hour with availability to work extra hours. Runs from May 21 - August 13, 2022. (2/2022)

 
DDS Summer Stars Day Camp Buddy Program - Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley (DDS) offers day camps for school age children and youth with special needs. Camp will be held July 26 -29, 2021 from 9 AM - 3 PM. Campers range in age from 4-17. Volunteers are needed to assist campers as Buddies. This is a great graduation or senior project and for those considering a career in education or social services. Buddy applications packets can be found here
 
Lebanon County CTC

 CTC Registration deadline for 2022-2023: February 21, 2022 Closed

Contact your school counselor for more information.

For the 2022-2023 school year, the CTC is utilizing an online application process:
 
  1. Please review the instructions provided by the CTC prior to completing the online application!
  2. Follow this link to complete the application. Any student who will be in 11th or 12th grade during the 2022-2023 school year is eligible to apply. See your counselor with any questions.
  3. CURRENT CTC students who would like to switch to a new program should email their guidance counselor.
  • Mrs. Kulas (A-E)
  • Mr. Watson (F-K)
  • Mr. Walny (L-R)
  • Ms. Markulike (S-Z)
Palmyra District ID: 2766
 
Military Information
Admissions Information Night - United States Military Academy at West Point, Valley Forge Military College & Army ROTC at Princeton, Drexel, Temple, Villanova, West Chester, and University of Delaware - Tuesday, March 22, 2022, from 7 - 9 PM
 
 
Military Recruiter Contact Information
 
 
PA Air National Guard
TSgt. Anthony Zehring
(717) 704-6658 - cell
(717) 948-2254 - office
anthony.zehring.2@us.af.mil
https://www.facebook.com/tsgtanthony.zehring
 
 
PA Army National Guard
SSG Angela Pier
(570) 691-7251
angela.m.pier.mil@mail.mil
 
Dane N. Remick
SPC, PA Army National Guard
C: 717-686-1802
*Lunch room visits every 2nd Tuesday of the month
 
 
US Air Force
TSgt. Derrick Brigham
(717) 418-6586
derrick.brigham@us.af.mil
 
 
US Air Force ROTC Recruiter
Cameron M. Thetford, 2d Lt, USAF
Gold Bar Recruiter, AFROTC
318th Recruiting Squadron
Mechicsburg, PA 17055
Cell: 717-380-2243
Email: 318.RCS.GBR.AFROTCRecruiting@us.af.mil
 
 
US Air Force Special Warfare Recruiter
TSgt. Anthony Leonard
(814) 591-3605
anthony.leonard@us.af.mil
 
 
US Army
SSgt. Donavin Sabol
(717) 673-4563 office
(717) 421-9255 cell
donavin.j.sabol.mil@army.mil
*Lunch room visits every 3rd Tuesday of the month
 
Sgt. Justin Holmes
(717) 342-1012
justin.a.holmes.mil@mail.mil
 
 
 
US Marines
Sgt. Joshua D Stuckman
(717) 558-2045
(717) 418-4453
joshua.stuckman@marines.usmc.mil
rsscapitalcitybravo@gmail.com
 
Sgt. Hector Rivera
(717) 272-1900 - office
hector.rivera@marines.usmc.mil
 
 
US Navy
Michael A. Carlin
Leading Petty Officer
(610) 390-3241
michael.a.carlin1@navy.mil
 
Yennyfer Pasquel
NTAG Pittsburgh
U.S. Navy Recruiting station Lebanon
2278 Lebanon Valley Mall
Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 279-3150 cell
yennyfer.pasquel@navy.mil
 
Carlos De Osambela
U.S. Navy Recruiting station Lebanon 
2278 Lebanon Valley mall 
Lebanon, PA 17042 
(717) 606-2182 cell
carlos.a.deosambela@navy.mil
 
*Lunch room visits every 3rd Monday of the month
 
Do you need help paying for college?  
Check out the Army ROTC Scholarship and  
NROTC Scholarship opportunities! 
The NROTC Scholarship application opened on 5/25/2021 for 2022 and will remain open until December 2021.
 
 
The PA Air National Guard offers college tuition assistance, enlistment bonuses, and more!
 
Branches of the Armed Forces
United States Military Schools
NCAA Information
Planning on playing a sport in college?
 
All prospective Division I and II athletes must register with the NCAA to be eligible to play sports at the collegiate level.
 
Any questions, please contact Mr. Watson
Selective Service Information

If you're a male U.S. citizen, age 18, and live INSIDE the United States, you must register with Selective Service.  

For more information, check out the Select Service website!
Summer Opportunities

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) - This week-long program offers rising juniors and seniors the chance to see what it is like to run their own business. It is held 4 times throughout the summer at either Lycoming College or Pennsylvania College of Technology. Graduates of the program who go on to attend Lycoming College or Penn Tech are eligible for up to $20,000 in scholarships. Students from Lebanon County are eligible for a special registration fee of $195! For more information, go to https://www.pfew.org/index.php.  

State Police Youth Week - A six day camp to introduce students interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement or a branch of the military.

Keystone Boys State - Established in 1937 Pennsylvania American Legion Keystone Boys State is an educational workshop for high school student leaders. Students selected to attend KBS have the opportunity to gain leadership skills through an intensive week-long summer program. See brochure for more information.

Pennsylvania State Police Camp Cadet - Camp Cadet is a police-oriented summer camp for youth ages 12 - 15 from Berks, Lebanon, and Schuylkill counties. The purpose of the camp is to provide youth with a positive growth experience within the framework of a "mini" police academy structure. 

The Edinboro University School of Business invites students to apply for the 2022 Xavier and Tina Williams Summer Youth Business Academy. The Summer Youth Business Academy will be held on Edinboro University’s campus from June 12th through June 16th, 2022. Participants are young leaders with an interest in exploring career opportunities who are entering 11th and 12th grades. Application deadline is March 18, 2022.

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy RxPLORE -?RxPLORE is a professional summer camp designed by current PITTPharmacy PharmD students for high school students to explore pharmacy as a possible career option. With the current pandemic, we’ve modified our program to include both an in-person and online component to make it accessible to more students. The camp will be held from July 17 - 22, 2022The application deadline is April 15, 2022.

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Healthcare Exploration Camp - Sophomores, juniors and seniors have the opportunity to complete hands-on labs and health care simulations. Morning and afternoon sessions available from June 27 - June 30, 2022. Deadline to apply is April 22, 2022.

IUP Summer Honors Program - Hosted by IUP's Cook Honors College, this inexpensive two week summer program offers academic enrichment and immersion in a college honors program. The application deadline is May 1, 2022.

Penn State University S.C.O.P.E. (Summer College Opportunity Program in Education) - S.C.O.P.E. is a four week academic intensive program for high school sophomores from multicultural backgrounds interested in careers in teaching, counseling, special education, rehabilitation, or educational administration.  During the four-week program students will: take college courses, prepare for the SAT, and learn time management and other study skills. The S.C.O.P.E. application requires the nomination of the school guidance counselor, Future Educators Association Advisor, or other school/program official. Applications and Nomination forms are due by January 28, 2022 February 4, 2022 (extended deadline).

Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences - The College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State first hosted this enrichment program in 1986. Over the years, this special program has impacted over 1600 participants in exploring college life and the expansive and diverse fields of agricultural science and natural resources. This is a four-week residential program held primarily at Penn State's University Park campus for academically talented and gifted high school rising seniors from throughout Pennsylvania. Application deadline is February 22, 2022

University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy - Mixing the dynamic world of health care with the expertise of University of Pittsburgh academics and facilities shapes a unique, academically rigorous, hands-on campus experience for students attending the Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA) each summer. The Academy is often a springboard for future studies in medicine. This program is for sophomores and juniors at the time of application. Application deadline is February 22, 2022.

Ball State University Interior Design Summer Workshop - Ball State University is offering a ten day on-campus workshop during the summer and two online workshops during the summer for high school students who have an interest in studying interior design at the college level.

Lebanon Valley College Health & Biomedical Sciences Camp - The goal of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program is to provide a window into the scientific basis of human health. The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program will be held via Zoom from July 25-27, 2022 and costs $175.  We are happy to welcome rising High School freshmen-seniors.   

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs - Through these programs, rising juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to experience world-class education. Mirroring the undergraduate experience, our Pre-College program gives students the opportunity to explore their interests while receiving instruction from acclaimed Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff.

  • Summer Session - students take two full-length Carnegie Mellon courses in a variety of disciplines, ranging from Computer Science, History to Music Technology.   
  • Summer Academy for Math and Science - provides students from underrepresented communities the opportunity to achieve skills to pursue and complete majors in STEM fields.     
  • National High School Game Academy - for students who want to learn about modern video game development through a unique blend of left- and right-brain college-level work.      
  • Computational Biology - a three-week program for students looking to learn more about the intersection of the two disciplines.     
  • Unique programs in the Fine Arts - ArchitectureArtDesignDrama or Music - in which the students experience developing their skills in a conservatory or studio setting.     
  • Writing and Culture is a new program. Guided by the mentorship and instruction of our highly distinguished, permanent faculty members, students will improve their ability to analyze complex, ever-changing problems through astute investigations of culture and society.

Students may apply for the program here.

Gettysburg College Summer Programs - Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend virtual academic camps over the summer months. 

  • Virtual Camp PsychCampers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
  • Civil War Era Studies Virtual CampCampers will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying American Civil War History through unique learning experiences. Students will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war.
  • Young Writers Virtual WorkshopStudents gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.

Duke University Summer Session - This summer, Duke University is offering more opportunities than ever to engage in one of their transformative programs:

  • Summer College at Duke (four-week academic credit program for US students currently in grades 10 or 11 and international students currently in grades 10 - 12)
  • Summer Academy - Traditional (three week academic enrichment program for students currently in grades 9 - 12)
  • Intensive STEM Academy (one week academic enrichment program for students currently in grades 9 - 12)

Elizabethtown College Entrepreneurship Summer Program - Elizabethtown College will hold an Entrepreneurship Camp from TBDEarly deadline is TBD, and the final deadline is TBD.

Johns Hopkins Pre-College Summer Engineering Program at HACC-Harrisburg - 

Johns Hopkins University is pleased to offer two pre-college programs this summer for high school students: Engineering Innovation and Biomedical Engineering Innovation.  

  • Engineering Innovation will be offered as a commuter program at HACC-Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA, from June 15 - July 16.
  • Biomedical Engineering Innovation is a fully-online course.

Juniata College Health Professions Institute - The Health Professions Institute provides opportunities for high school students to experience different areas of health care as a career discipline while participating in a high-quality, lab-based learning experience. This camp is for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who want to explore healthcare-related careers through participation in a variety of dynamic learning experiences.

Lebanon Valley College (LVC) Actuarial Science Summer Camp - This summer camp opportunity is a week-long intensive program for rising high school seniors designed to help them decide if they're interested in actuarial careers. Camps will be offered online June 20-25, 2021, and July 11-16, 2021. 

Lehigh University Summer Academy - Lehigh University is offering a three-week pre-college program for rising 6th-11th graders.

Mercy College Leadership Academy - This program is geared toward rising seniors who have a passion for business and demonstrated leadership and public speaking skills. 

Messiah College Summer Camps - Messiah College offers numerous summer opportunities including a Young Writer's workshop, a Young Filmmaker's workshop, Family and Consumer Sciences Career Exploration Camp, Psychology Camp and a Sustainability Camp. These programs will be offered in June and July.

NYU Precollege - With NYU Precollege, rising juniors and seniors can apply to take college-level courses for credit and experience life as an NYU student. Credit-bearing courses are available in more than 30 subjects to fit every interest and academic need. Precollege hosts social events and activities to create a sense of community and help students get to know one another while exploring the city around them.

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies - We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines including arts, humanities, science, and math, giving highly motivated students the opportunity to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.

  • Stanford Summer Arts Institute students in grades 9–11 come together for a three-week intensive interdisciplinary arts program offering academically rigorous, hands-on courses in art, visual design, and music.
  • Stanford Summer Humanities Institute students in grades 10 and 11 explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students in grades 8–11 to engage in single-subject intensive study selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
  • Stanford AI4ALL, formerly SAILORS, invites young women in grade 9 to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals.
  • Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.

Susquehanna University Summer Programs - Spend a week living on a college campus with other high school students who share your passion. Our programs will allow you to get a taste of college life and challenge, inspire, and prepare you for the future. 

University of Delaware Summer Programs - UD offers many programs for high school students at various levels, with various interests. Some give students experience working in a particular field, othes allow them to earn college credit, while a few cover SAT/ACT prep. 

Lehigh University Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive - Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and learn how to lead in a globally diverse environment in this intensive, hands-on summer programs for international and US high school students. 

Penn State Harrisburg STEM Summer Enrichment Program (STEM-SEP) - Penn State Harrisburg's School of Science, Engineering and Technology announces an exciting two week program that is FREE for local high school students who are accepted. Cancelled for Summer 2021.

 

Training and Certification Programs

High School Forklift Training Course - Lebanon County CTC May 21, 2022 from 8:30am to 2pm. The IU13 is interested in covering the cost for students if the student does an intake with them a few months prior to the training. Keri Martinez in the IU's community education department will do the intakes. Please contact Keri Martinez: keri_martinez@iu13.org; 717- 947-1180.

  

Local 520 Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Apprenticeship school year. Tuition-free training; free books; healthcare and retirement benefits from day one; pay starting at $19.39/hour; 45 college credits upon completion. Requirements: 18 years of age at graduation; valid driver's license; ability to pass drug test; HS Diploma, GED, or letter of intent to graduate from your school.

Solar Innovations® is creating on-site instructional programs to assist entry level candidates to become acclimated to our industry. The programs will teach technical skills in areas such as AutoCAD usage, CNC Machine Operation, and Product Installation for those who may or may not have exposure to these areas. 

  

ABC Keystone will against host a summer Construction Pre-Apprenticeship class. Class runs from 9 am – 2:30 pm, and takes place at our facility in Manheim. Applicants should be age 16 and up and must provide their own transportation. The application form is linked for student use; please return applications directly to me.

https://abckeystone.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/2021-Application-for-PA-Connection-Pre-apprenticeship-21-08-12-Fillable-PDF.pdf 

As a reminder, this is a tuition-based program at $2,000 per student. If a student needs financial assistance, please notify me when you send the application. 

Stephanie Larkin <stephanie@abckeystone.org>

Date

Title

6/27/2022

Communication

6/28/2022

Employability

6/29/2022

Introduction to Construction Math

7/5/2022

OSHA10

7/6/2022

OSHA10

7/7/2022

Introduction to Blueprints

7/11/2022

Hand Tools

7/12/2022

Power Tools

7/13/2022

Materials Handling

7/18/2022

Rigging Theory

7/19/2022

Rigging Theory Lab

7/20/2022

Rough Terrain Forklift



ACT Information

2022-2023 ACT Schedule

Test Date Deadline Late Deadline Testing Locations
Sept 10 Aug 5 Aug 19 Cumberland Valley (CV)
Oct 22 Sept 16 Sept 30 CV
Dec 10 Nov 4 Nov 11  CV, Lower Dauphin
Feb 11 Jan 6 Jan 20 CV
Apr 15 Mar 10 Mar 24 CV, Lower Dauphin
Jun 10 May 5 May 19 CV
Jul 15 Jun 16 Jun 23  No local test sites

*NOTE: The ACT is not given at Palmyra High School.

ACT Registration

Preparing for the ACT Test Student Guide

US Army March 2 Success SAT/ACT Program

AP Test Information

2023 AP Registration Form

2023 AP Exam Dates

Monday, May 1, 2023
  • AP Chemistry (PM)
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • AP Psychology (PM)
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • AP English Literature and Composition (AM)
  • AP Computer Science A (PM)
Thursday, May 4, 2023
  • AP Macroeconomics (AM)
  • AP Statistics (PM)
Friday, May 5, 2023
  • AP Microeconomics (PM)
  • AP Studio Art & Design: Digital Portfolio Submissions Due by 8:00 PM ET
Monday, May 8, 2023
  • AP Calculus AB (AM)
  • AP Calculus BC (AM)
  • AP Computer Science Principles (PM)
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
  • AP English Language and Composition (AM)
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • AP Biology (PM)
Thursday, May 11, 2023
  • AP World History: Modern (AM)
ASVAB Information

??The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given at PHS on Tuesday, April 26th. This test is open to all interested juniors and seniors who need to take the exam for military entrance. The ASVAB Career Exploration Program can provide you with important information about your skills, abilities, and interests. This information can assist you in determining your future career path. Permission slips due April 21, 2022.

 ASVAB Permission Slip

ASVAB Fact Sheet

PSAT/NMSQT Information
PSAT/NMSQT
  • For: PHS Juniors 
  • Date: October 15, 2022
  • Time: 7:45 AM
  • Where: PHS Cafeteria 
  • Cost: $32 (Late Registration $42, if space is available)

*Make checks payable to PASD
*Students with free/reduced lunch can register at no cost.
 

To register...

complete the Registration Form and bring it, along with your fee, to the Guidance Office.

Deadline to Register: Tuesday, September 13th by 2:45 PM!!

PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide Fall 2022  

PSAT Parent Perspective

Reasons to take the PSAT:

  • Prepare with unique SAT practice recommendations from KHAN Academy based on your performance on the PSAT.
  • Access college planning resources that can help you explore careers, colleges, majors, scholarships and more
  • Enter the National Merit Scholarship Program for recognition and scholarships
  • Show colleges and universities that you want to connect with them
  • Assess your skill levels and readiness for college and career
  • Get suggestions on how to improve your academic skills
SAT Information

2022-2023 SAT SCHEDULE

 
Test Date Regular Deadline Late Deadline   Location
AUG 27 Jul 29 AUG 16   Camp Hill, Lebanon
OCT 1 SEPT 2 SEPT 20   CD East, Hershey, Lebanon
NOV 5 OCT 7 OCT 25   Camp Hill, Lower Dauphin, CD East
DEC 3 NOV 3 NOV 22   Hershey, Lebanon
MAR 11 FEB 10 Feb 28   Palmyra HS, Hershey, LD
MAY 6 APR 7 APR 25   Camp Hill, Lebanon
JUN 3 MAY 4 MAY 23   Hershey, Lebanon, LD
PHS School Code: 393145
 
SAT Quick Links
 
Khan Academy - The college readiness partnership between The College Board and Khan Academy is a terrific way for students to prepare for the SAT exam. It is "personalized practice anytime, anywhere, for free." The site includes eight official full-length practice tests, study tips, test-taking tips, interactive practice, a tailored practice plan for those who want to upload their PSAT/NMSQT results, and so much more.