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Ken Holloway, Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3157

Christopher Tracey, Assistant Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3185

Mike Papenberg, Director of Athletics
856 786-9400 ext. 3184

Jeanne Barber, Director of Pupil Personnel Services 
856 786-9400 ext. 3185

PHS HIB Specialist

Mrs. Christina Birch, Student Assistance Counselor (SAC)


Palmyra High School
311 W. Fifth St.
Palmyra, NJ 08065
856 786-9400

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Welcome to Palmyra High School

Palmyra High School offers a comprehensive educational program for students in grades seven through twelve. This traditional setting provides each student the opportunity to excel in their area of interest through a non-restrictive, content-oriented curriculum as well as a wide range of extra-curricular activities. A hallmark of the Palmyra experience is an enthusiastic and dedicated staff interacting with concerned and involved parents to meet student needs.

The school offers academic development, college preparation, school-to-careers training, mentoring programs, and a variety of interventions for students with special needs. Students, alumni, and staff continue to earn recognition on the local, state, and national levels.

Palmyra High School is proud of its well-deserved reputation for "Excellence in Education."

New Student Drop Off at PHS

New procedures for dropping off students at Palmyra High School

  1. Doors #1 and #4 on Fifth Street and Doors #9 and #18 on Fourth Street will be open for morning arrival from 7:30 until 7:50 AM.  After 7:50, all doors will be locked and the only access point into the high school will be through Door #18. 
  2. Students may only exit vehicles on the school side of the street.  Vehicles may not stop within the identified crosswalks or in front of the fire hydrants.  Signs are posted prohibiting stopping, standing, and parking along the parking lot side of the street from Mon. – Friday between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM.  This will be strictly enforced by the local police.
  3. Pedestrian crosswalks are located on Fourth Street and must be utilized at all times when crossing.  All vehicle traffic must yield to pedestrians while in the cross walks.
  4. Students who drive to and from school must park in the school parking lot and register their vehicle in the main office.  Parking tags are to be visible at all times.

·        Please review the attached map for additional details and clarification



Monday, December 5th @ 7:00PM

This informative presentation is for the parents of all prospective eighth grade students.  Included will be a tour of the PHS building and a chance to meet with many of the teachers to discuss programming and courses.

Come out and see what all the excitement is about!!!

As part of our Open House activities, during the day Tuesday, Dec. 6th all of the eighth grade students from Beverly, Riverton, and Palmyra will receive an informative presentation and guided tour of the building as well.

Palmyra High School’s Winter Concert is Thursday, December 8th @ 7:00PM in the PHS Auditorium!

2016 NHS Inductees


2016 Homecoming King & Queen

Damien Jennings & Morgan Ciandella





Pictured from left to right:

Heather Adams-7th grade, Kieran Dowdy-9th grade, Ryan Dowdy-9th grade, Emily Montgomery-12th grade


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Upcoming Events
Fri Dec 9
Sat Dec 10
Wed Dec 14
BOE meeting in the high school
Fri Dec 23
Early Dismissal; Winter Break
Student Handbook 2016-17 (pdf)
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Senior Corner

Naviance Training for Parents:

*Nov. 21st 1:30-2:00PM

*Nov. 22nd 6:30-7:00PM

*Coincides with Parent Conferences


Visiting Colleges:

11/29 US Marines


Look for Teacher Of The Year Information for 2016-17 VERY SOON!

 Mrs. Bonner

Language Arts

 Mrs. Martino

Library Media Specialist






Palmyra High School
311 West Fifth Street     |     Palmyra, NJ 08065     |     856-786-9400   Phone    |     856 786-3014  Fax