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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!
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.
The Transcript Request Form can be faxed directly to the Guidance Office at 717-833-5000 or emailed to Mrs. Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please allow 10 school days for transcript requests to be processed.
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/.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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 email@example.com 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.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org. (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.
Phoenix Youth Center is hiring Recreation Assistants for after-school hours and welcomes high school junior and senior applicants. Email email@example.com 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to get more info.
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 Powerpoint - Presentation from Elizabeth Hafer, Financial Aid Counselor at Elizabethtown College, which was shared at a previous Palmyra High School Financial Aid Night.
|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,
|July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023||
October 1, 2021 - June 30,
|July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024||
October 1, 2021 - June 30,
CTC Registration deadline for 2021-2022: February 22, 2021
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.
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:
Elizabethtown College Entrepreneurship Summer Program - Elizabethtown College will hold an Entrepreneurship Camp from TBD. Early 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.
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.
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.
|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.
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.
*Make checks payable to PASD
*Students with free/reduced lunch can register at no cost.
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!!
Reasons to take the PSAT:
|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|