General Announcements

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    PASD After school tutoring program

    Tuesdays and Thursdays

    PAHS – 2:30-4:30 in the library

    DHHL – 3:00- 5:00 in the Lengel cafeteria

    JSC – 4:00-6:00 in the Lengel cafeteria

    Zoom tutoring is also available. The link to sign up is located on the district’s website under Announcements.

     

    Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences 

    The Pennsylvania Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University is now accepting applications from talented high school juniors for the summer 2022 program. 

    PGSS is an intensive, five-week summer  residential program that emphasizes cooperative learning and hands-on
    laboratory research for high school juniors pursuing careers in science and mathematics. 

    With the support of Governor Tom Wolf, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Carnegie Mellon University and its  alumni, the program offers an enrichment experience in science, technology,  engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The goal of the program is to encourage  Pennsylvania’s youth to pursue careers in STEM-related fields. 

    Accepted applicants will receive a full scholarship to the program. Costs are underwritten through matching funds
    provided by PGSS Campaign, Inc., the school’s alumni, Carnegie Mellon University,  parents, and corporations. 

    Awarded scholarships will cover the costs of housing, meals, and all instructional materials. Families are
    responsible for transportation to and from the university, personal items, and spending money. Students must commit to living on campus at Carnegie Mellon University throughout the duration of the program.  Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 


    Who May Apply:
    The program is open to high school juniors at time of application who attend a public, nonpublic, or private
    school or are homeschooled. 


    Deadline to Apply:
    Completed applications must be emailed per instructions on the website http://sciences.pa-gov-schools.org no later than January 31, 2022. APPLY HERE


    Applications emailed after this date and time will be disqualified. 

    To ensure that applicants meet their deadlines, they should contact Guidance asap to let them know they are working on the application and all materials should be submitted no later than January 17th, 2022 to the Guidance Office. 

    For additional information about the program and to complete an application, visit http://sciences.pa-gov-schools.org.

     

     
    LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE HONORS SCHOLARS FOR THE CLASS OF 2022

    Honors Scholars program at LCCC which offers fully funded tuition paid scholarships for Academically deserving students will be opening
    up applications for the coming year - November 1st. 

    There are several criteria to be eligible for consideration, students need only meet 1 criteria though additional benchmarks are of course helpful in consideration. 

    The schools of Carbon and Schuylkill Counties often have students who - while academically strong or gifted - miss out on scholarships for athletics, arts or civic organizations. Our Honors Scholars Program opens a
    door to a world of Academic Scholarship at some prestigious Universities by
    taking the first steps locally at LCCC. 

    Please review the program highlights in the attached link. https://www.lccc.edu/admissions/college-honors

    To be considered for the program you must meet one of the following
    entrance criteria:
    • Successful completion of AP course(s), LCCC Dual Enrollment course(s) or high school honors course(s); with a grade of A or B. 
    • Membership in the National Honor Society;
    • High school GPA of 3.5 or higher;
    • A combined score of 1200 on your SAT test (Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) and Math); or
    • Standing in the top 10% of your class.
    Students applying to the STEM Track must place into MAT 150 ,160, or higher.  
    Students who meet one of the above criteria and plan to enroll full-time at LCCC for two years before transferring are encouraged to apply. 

    For interested candidates, please email honors@lccc.edu or call 610-799-1019 to receive materials to apply.

    For more information on our Honors Scholars Program, call Admissions at
    570-225-7166 or  610-799-1575, or send an 

    e-mail to: admissions@lccc.edu or students or their families can schedule an Admissions appointment directly with. bturrano@lccc.edu 

    * The Honors scholarship will cover tuition and fees after all Federal Pell grants and
    institutional tuition only scholarships are applied. The scholarship is for
    sponsored tuition costs. Accepted students from non sponsoring school districts are
    responsible for tuition differences. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to be
    eligible for the scholarship each semester.
     
    SENIOR PORTRAITS FOR THE YEARBOOK

    The PAHS Publications staff would like to offer an opportunity for formal senior yearbook portraits to those who have been unable to schedule them with outside photographers.

    On picture retake day – October 25, 2021 – Interstate Studios will offer free formal yearbook portraits to any senior who would like one.  Parents and guardians will also have the option to purchase photo packages online – if they would like prints of these photos.

    Photographers will have more formal attire and drapes available, or students can wear their own dress clothes to school.

     

    NCAA ELIGIBILITY

     HOW TO REGISTER

    If you want to play NCAA sports at a Division I or II school, you need to register for a Certification Account with the NCAA Eligibility Center. College-bound student-athletes in Division III can also create a Profile Page to receive important updates about being a student-athlete and preparing for college. Students who are not sure which division they want to compete in can create a Profile Page and transition to a Certification Account if they decide to play Division I or II sports.

    The NCAA Eligibility Center works with you and your high school to help you prepare for life as a student-athlete. If you have questions about your eligibility or the registration process, please review our resources and frequently asked questions or call us toll free at 1-877-262-1492. International students should use our International Contact Form to reach out to staff.

     

    ARE YOU A MALE WHO IS TURNING 18 YEARS OLD SOON? OR ARE YOU 18 OR OLDER? THEN THIS INFORMATION IS FOR YOU:
     

    SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION FOR ALL MALES AGE 18 AND OLDER

    Selective Service registration is required by law as the first part of a fair and equitable system that, if authorized by the President and Congress, would rapidly provide personnel to the Department of Defense while at the same time providing for an Alternative Service Program for conscientious objectors. By registering, a young man remains eligible for jobs, state-based student aid in 31 states, Federally-funded job training, and U.S. citizenship for immigrant men. CLICK HERE

     
     
    PENN STATE UNIVERSITY SCHUYLKILL CAMPUS IN-PERSON TOURS ANNOUNCED

    Penn State University’s Schuylkill campus is now, once again, able to offer in-person campus visits for prospective students. Our admissions team is eager to show students our beautiful campus and provide them with a personal understanding of the world class academic and social collegial experience that is offered right here in their own community.

    The campus visit will consist of meeting with a member of the admission's team, hearing from a student Lion Ambassador, and seeing what our campus has to offer.

    These tours will be provided by appointment for each student and their family members. Interested students can register online at:https://schuylkill.psu.edu/admission/events

     
      Penn State University Application Session to be held DATE TBA