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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 - R

Ms. Teresa Markulike

School Counselor

Student Last Names S - Z

 
 

Mrs. Cathy Williams

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. Williams at cathy_williams@pasd.us.

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

Forms & Documents
College/Career Fairs

College & Career Fair at the Lebanon Expo Center - Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Interested Juniors should sign up in the guidance office and get a permission slip. Permission slips must be returned by Friday, October 22, 2021. Space is limited.

2021 PNGAS College and Career Fair - November 12-13, 2021, at the Lancaster Convention Center. Tickets are limited-Register at https://pngas.org/conference/.

College Open House Information
Arcadia University - Open House - 
Becker College - Open House -  
Clarion University - Open House - 
Delaware Valley University - Saturday Visit Days - 
Elizabethtown College - Open House - 
Franklin & Marshall College - Open Houses - 
Gettysburg College - Open Houses 
Holy Family University - Open House 
Immaculata University - Open Houses - 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Open Houses - 
James Madison University - Open House - 
Juniata College - Junior Open House -  
King's College - Open House - 
Kutztown University - Open House - 
Lackawanna College - Open House - 
Lebanon Valley College - Junior Open House - 
Lock Haven University Open House - June 5
Messiah College - Open House 
Millersville University - Open Houses - 
Moravian College - Junior Select Days - 
Mount Aloysius College - Open House - 
Penn State Harrisburg - Open House - 
Penn State University - Open House -
Saint Joseph's University - Open House - 
Seton Hall University - Open House 
Shippensburg University - Open Houses - 
Slippery Rock University - Open Houses Virtual: June 26
Temple University - Open House - 
Thiel College Open House - 
Towson University - Open House - 
University of Pittsburgh - Blue & Gold Day - 
University of Scranton - Open Houses - 
West Chester University - Open House -
York College - Junior Visitation Day - 
College Representative Visit Information

Representatives from the following colleges will be visiting Palmyra High School to meet with interested juniors and seniors during the fall:

Week of October 25:

   October 25 – Dickinson College (AM) & Saint Francis University (PM)

   October 26 - Hobart William Smith Colleges (NY) (AM) & Juniata College (PM)

   October 28 – Westminster College (AM) & Misericordia University (PM)

   October 29 - IUP (AM)

Week of November 1:

   November 1 – Bryant University (AM) 

   November 2 - Marywood University (AM) & Shippensburg University (PM)

   November 4 – Lancaster Bible College (AM) & Bloomsburg University (PM)

Week of November 8:

   November 8 - Albright College (AM)

   November 9 – West Chester University (PM)

See Mrs. Williams in the guidance office to sign up and get a pass at least one day in advance.

College Specific Scholarships

HACC Lebanon Dixon Foundation Grants - Apply for a $1,000 Full time student grant or a $500 Part time student grant. Applicants must be a Lebanon County resident, and a high school graduate or GED eqivalent. A minimum of 50% of classes are required to be taken at the Lebanon Campus of HACC. Submit the completed application by June 18 2021.

Drexel University Balanced Man Scholarship - As a student leadership organization, Sigma Phi Epsilon is awarding one $500 scholarship and two $250 scholarships to exceptional incoming freshmen at Drexel University. Our mission is "Building Balanced Men" and our goal is to reward three men who exemplify the qualities of Sound Mind and Sound Body; two ideals essential to leading a balanced life. The application deadline is September 21, 2021.

Gannon University $3,000 Cyber Award - Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, has an addidtional $3,000 Cyber Award to any student who applies to the BS Cybersecurity or BS Cyber Engineering programs for Fall 2021 entry. 

Gettysburg College - 

The Eisenhower Scholarship is Gettysburg College's most selective scholarship$160,000 for four years of full-time study ($40,000 per year). It is awarded to top-performing applicants within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally. More information about the Eisenhower Scholarship including application requirements and process is on our website.

Additionally, Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding four categories of academic merit scholarships under Early Decision and Regular Decision. Applications are due by January 15, 2021.

  • Abraham Lincoln Scholarship$32,000 per year
  • Presidential Scholarship$27,000 per year
  • David Wills Scholarship $24,000 per year
  • 1832 Founders Scholarship$15,000 per year

 Decisions on merit scholarship recipients are made as part of the admissions process. A separate application is not required. All students, including those who apply test optional, are considered.

I hope that you will share with your students that Gettysburg College accepts self-reported SAT and ACT scores. Please visit our webpage for more information about applying test optional or with self-reported scores.

Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Institute Scholarship Program - VMI recognizes and rewards outstanding academic achievement. If you are an academically talented and intellectually curious student with a well-balanced high school record that includes leadership roles and a broad spectrum of extracurricular activities, you may be eligible to join this elite group of scholar-cadets. Financial need is not a criterion for selection. To be considered for the Institute Scholarship Program, application materials must be received by the VMI Admissions Office no later than February 1, 2021.

Lebanon Valley College Dr. Agnes O'Donnell Scholarship in Literature - The O'Donnell Scholarship is $5,000 per year and is awarded on a competitive basis to high school seniors who have been offered admission to Lebanon Valley College and plan to major in English. Scholarship recipients must rank in the top 10% of their class. Submit your application and essay by February 15, 2021.

Mount Aloysius College Mercy Presidential Scholarship - Candidates must demonstrate a solid academic record, commitment to home, school and community. Candidates must also possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and be involved in community service projects. Due date is February 15, 2021.

Contests

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.

Allied Universal Security Services is hiring! They currently have over 40 jobs available in the Hershey area. They offer permanent full-time and part-time jobs and have all shifts available - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, weekends only, etc. They offer medical, dental, vision, 401K, etc. for all full time positions. Candidates must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have a clean background. Training provided. 

Ann Taylor Factory is hiring! Click the link to apply. (8/2021)

https://ascenaretail.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/us_retail_jobs/job/Store-2218-The-Outlets-At-Hershey-ANN-Hershey-PA-17033/Part-Time-Sales-Associate_R-106478

ASK Foods, Inc. is hiring!! They have summer positions available as well as part time and full time positions starting at $14.00/hour. All shifts available. Apply in person or on the website: askfoods.com. 

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)

CorrChoice - Palmyra is hiring for full time manufacturing positions. Great salary and benefits! See flyer for details. Apply online at Grief.com/career.

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.

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.

Hershey's Chocolate World - Chocolate World is hiring! Interested candidates can visit www.hersheyschocolateworld.com to search for available openings.

HersheyparkGiant Center, The Chololatier, Hershey Lodge & The Hotel Hershey are hiring!  Apply today at hersheypark.com/jobs! (10/2021)

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.

The Lazer Factory is currently hiring. Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Stop by to fill out an application and possibly have an immediate interview! Call 717-867-0766 for more information.

Maguire's Ford of Hershey is looking for a part-time receptionist for light office work. Hours would be Monday-Friday from 4-8 PM and 2 Saturdays per month from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM. If interested, contact Tina at 717-838-8300, ext. 2448; tina.templin@maguiresford.com. (08/2021)

Masonic Village in Elizabethtown hiring! They will be holding a Hiring Event on Monday, October 11, 2021. (10/2021)

McDonald's Restaurant in Palmyra is hiring! Earn up to $13/hour with opportunities for bonuses and FREE FOOD while you work! Apply online mcdonalds.com/careers. 

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.

Pacific Rail Services is hiring! Earn $50,000 to $65,000 your first year! Must be 18 years old to apply. Click here to see all the available benefits.

Phoenix Youth Center is hiring Recreation Assistants for after-school hours and welcomes high school junior and senior applicants. Email cweibley@lclibs.org for more information. (08/2021)

Red Robin in Hershey is hiring Line Cooks, Servers, Host Staff, Dishwashers, Bartenders, and Bussers. Apply online at www.redrobin.com/careers.

Wright Contracting Inc. is hiring! No Experience Necessary! Entry level/General Labor position. Receive up to 4 raises within your first year.  Must be 18 years old. Contact Brandi Fasnacht at 717-526-8891 for more information.

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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 2021 is Infectious Disease: A Problem of the Past, Present and Future. This 12 week program, held virtually 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 15, 2021. 

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
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
 
 
Hersheypark Leadership Development Internship - Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors looking for an enhanced summer employment experience should apply for this 13 week internship program. Learn more at HersheyJobs.com/intern.
Lebanon County CTC

 

CTC Registration deadline for 2021-2022: February 22, 2021 

For the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 school year is eligible to apply. See your counselor with any questions.
  • Mrs. Kulas (A-E)
  • Mr. Watson (F-K)
  • Mr. Walny (L-R)
  • Ms. Markulike (S-Z)
Palmyra District ID: 2766
Military Information
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
*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 Special Warfare Recruiter
TSgt. Anthony Leonard
(814) 591-3605
anthony.leonard@us.af.mil
 
 
US Army
Sgt. Landon Black
(717) 564-9391
landon.c.black.mil@mail.mil
 
Sgt. Justin Holmes
(717) 342-1012
justin.a.holmes.mil@mail.mil
 
 
US Marines
Sgt. Daniel Mariscal
(717) 599-4434 - cell
(717) 272-1900 - office
daniel.mariscal@marines.usmc.mil
 
Sgt. Hector Rivera
(717) 272-1900 - office
hector.rivera@marines.usmc.mil
 
 
US Navy
Yennyfer Pasquel
NTAG Pittsburgh
U.S. Navy Recruiting station Lebanon
2278 Lebanon Valley mall
Lebanon, PA 17042
Contact: 717-279-3150
yennyfer.pasquel@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 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 26, 2021

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 26, 2021.

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. Applications are due by March 8, 2021.

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, 2021.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. For more information, go to https://www.pfew.org/index.php

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. 

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. 

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

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 be offering PA Connection, our Construction Pre-Apprenticeship, over the summer. This program is recognized and registered with the Commonwealth. 

The course takes place three days a week over four weeks and is a good fit for: 1) students exploring construction as a career choice; or 2) students who have an interest in the industry and want advanced training before entering a registered apprenticeship. Completion of the course provides credit toward any one of the ABC Keystone programs, along with OSHA 10-Hour Construction credentials and completion certification. The program is recommended for students ages 16 and older, due to use of hand and power tools.

This is a tuition-based program that costs $2,250 per student for all training, materials, textbooks, and personal protective equipment. Financial assistance with tuition may be available. Please let me know if you’d like information on a tuition subsidy. Transportation is the responsibility of the student.

The application is attached and can also be found on our website: https://abckeystone.org/keystone-training/pre-apprenticeship/

The schedule is below: 

PA Connection, Summer 2021
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day
ABC Keystone Training Facility, Manheim

Date

Module

Title

6/28/2021

107

Communication

6/29/2021

105

Employability

6/30/2021

102

Introduction to Construction Math

7/6/2021

101

OSHA10

7/7/2021

101

OSHA10

7/8/2021

106

Introduction to Blueprints

7/12/2021

 

Hand Tools

7/13/2021

103

Power Tools

7/14/2021

109

Materials Handling

7/19/2021

104

Rigging Theory

7/20/2021

 

Rigging Theory Lab

7/21/2021

108

Rough Terrain Forklift

Stephanie R. Larkin
V.P. of Education, Safety and Workforce Development

Associated Builders & Contractors, Keystone Chapter
Building Minds. Building Skills. Building Futures.

(717) 653-8106 | (717) 727-5326 cell
abckeystone.org
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545

Check out our full course catalog & online calendar

ACT Information

2021-2022 ACT Schedule

Test Date Deadline Late Deadline Testing Locations
Sept 11 Aug 6 Aug 20 Cumberland Valley (CV)
Oct 23 Sept 17 Oct 1 Cedar Crest, CV
Dec 11 Nov 5 Nov 19 Cedar Crest, CV, Lower Dauphin
Feb 12 Jan 7 Jan 21 CV
Apr 2 Feb 25 Mar 11 Cedar Crest, CV, Lower Dauphin
Jun 11 May 6 May 20 CV
Jul 16 Jun 17 Jun 24  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

2022 AP Registration Form

2022 AP Exam Dates

Monday, May 2, 2022
  • AP Chemistry (PM)
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
  • AP Psychology (PM)
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
  • AP English Literature and Composition (AM)
  • AP Computer Science A (PM)
Thursday, May 5, 2022
  • AP Macroeconomics (AM)
  • AP Statistics (PM)
Friday, May 6, 2022
  • AP Microeconomics (PM)
  • AP Studio Art & Design: Digital Portfolio Submissions Due by 8:00 PM ET
Monday, May 9, 2022
  • AP Calculus AB (AM)
  • AP Calculus BC (AM)
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
  • AP English Language and Composition (AM)
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • AP Biology (PM)
Thursday, May 12, 2022
  • AP World History: Modern (AM)
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based (PM)
ASVAB Information

The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given at Palmyra High School on Friday, November 12, 2021. This test is open to all interested juniors, and any seniors needing to take the test 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 are available in the guidance office or at the link below and are due in the Guidance Office by November 9, 2021.

ASVAB Permission Slip

ASVAB Fact Sheet

PSAT/NMSQT Information
PSAT/NMSQT
  • For: PHS Juniors 
  • Date: October 16 2021
  • Time: 7:45 AM
  • Where: PHS Cafeteria 
  • Cost: $30 (Late Registration $40)

*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 14th by 2:45 PM!!

PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide 2021-2022 

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

2021-22 SAT SCHEDULE

 
Test Date Regular Deadline Late Deadline   Location
AUG 28 JUL 30 AUG 17   Camp Hill, Lebanon
OCT 2 SEPT 4 SEPT 21   CD East, Hershey, Lebanon
NOV 6 OCT 8 OCT 26   Camp Hill, Lower Dauphin (LD)
DEC 4 NOV 4 NOV 23   Hershey, Lebanon
MAR 12 FEB 11 MAR 1   Palmyra HS, Hershey, LD
MAY 7 APR 8 APR. 26   Camp Hill, Lebanon
JUN 4 MAY 5 MAY 25   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.