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Joseph R. Martin, Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3157
jmartin@palmyra.k12.nj.us

Ken Holloway, Assistant Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3158
kholloway@palmyra.k12.nj.us

Mike Papenberg, Director of Athletics
856 786-9400 ext. 3142
mpapenberg@palmyra.k12.nj.us

PHS HIB Specialist

Mrs. Christina Birch, Student Assistance Counselor (SAC)

cbirch@palmyra.k12.nj.us

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

See my website for further information on:
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying


NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

The Palmyra High School NHS offers free tutoring services to students in need. These tutoring hours are available after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Arrangements can also be made for tutoring during the day. Please contact NHS Advsior, Mr. Yoon, if you are interested in having your child tutored by one of our NHS members: jyoon@palmyra.k12.nj.us


THE PANTHER PRESS

SEASON TWO

Episode 1Season premiere - a bit longer

Episode 2:  here

Episode 3:  here

More episodes:

Halloween Edition!

November 5

Homecoming Edition

December 5

December 19 

Holiday Edition

January 16

January 23


 

If you have lost or have forgotten your OnCourse logon information, please click on the OnCourse Parent Grade Portal link on the right-hand column of this page and follow directions for  "Forgot Password".  If you continue to have problems, please contact Mrs. Cecchini in the main office at (856) 786-9400 ext. 3185.

 


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."

Announcements

This year’s prom will be held at The Merion of Cinnaminson on May 8 at 7:00 pm.  Immediately after the prom, those students who attended the prom are welcomed to attend the post prom party at Laurel Lanes in Maple Shade.  Please contact Class Advisor, Mr. Mehler (emehler@palmyra.k12.nj.us), with any questions regarding the prom.


COURSE SELECTIONS FOR 2015-2016

Course scheduling for the 2015-16 school year has already begun.  A letter was sent home with your child this  past Friday, April 17th.  Note that student log in credentials were provided with that paper work as well.   Look in the high school back pack for more details regarding course selction requests. There are many exciting new courses!  Be sure to peruse the Course Description Book located in the PHS backpack or Guidance tab.  Please contact our Guidance Department at (856) 786-9400 ext. 3184, or via email: Mrs. Crean (screan@palmyra.k12.nj.us) or Ms. Shore (kshore@palmyra.k12.nj.us).  The course request tab will be available in the portal through Monday, April 27.


YUDA BANDS FUNDRAISER

Did you know that in many places in Guatemala public education only goes until 6th grade? The Spanish National Honor Society is selling Yuda Bands (ayuda = help in Spanish) to raise money for a scholarships for education in Guatemala. Please contact Mrs. Salvo or a member of Spanish NHS to buy a bracelet. The sale ends on April 27. Please visit the website for more information:

 http://www.yudabands.org/videos/ and choose “What is a Yuda band project?”



2015-2016 DRESS CODE

Please be advised that the dress code policy for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year has been revised by the Palmyra BOE, but will not go into effect officially until July 1, 2015.  All students are to adhere to the current dress code policy in place. It may be easily located on the right-hand column of this web page.  All revisions for the dress code policy will be shared with the school community once received.


 MAKE A PAINTING FOR MOM!

The Palmyra PTA Artist of the Month Committee is hosting a "Make a Painting for Mom" event at the Palmyra Community Center on Friday, May 1 from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for more details in the flyer located in the PHS backpack.


MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE FUNDRAISER

... A PALMYRA PTA EVENT

You are invited to join us for a great night of laughs and great fun.  The Palmyra PTA is running a fundraiser where proceeds will benefit the Palmyra Middle School 8th grade dance.

Where: Comedy Cabaret at Casa Carollo’s, Marlton, NJ

When: Saturday, May 2 - 9:00pm

See flyer in PHS backpack for ticket ordering information and more details!


THANK YOU, PALMYRA PTA!

Thanks to the generosity of our PTA, our middle school students are able to benefit with the gift of technology!  We appreciate all you do for us, parents!

 


Upcoming Events
Tue Apr 28
PARCC
Wed Apr 29
PARCC
Thu Apr 30
PARCC
Fri May 1
PARCC
Fri May 8
Early Dismissal 7-12
Jr/Sr Prom
OnCourse Parent Grade Portal
2014-2015 PHS Student Handbook (pdf)
2014-2015 Grade Policy (pdf)
2014-2015 Student Uniform Dress Code Policy (pdf)
Teacher Websites
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Good News

STUDENTS

OF THE MONTH

Sammie Jo Vincent (8th Grade)

 Colin Cattell (9th Grade)

Chelsea Cahill (12th grade)


STUDENT SHOUT OUTS!

University of Pennsylvania Palestra Honors Band

Congratulations to the following Palmyra Band members for performing with the University of Pennsylvania Palestra Honors Band.  These students played with the U of Penn students during the Penn vs Cornell basketball game on March 7th(which Penn won).  The students were:  Taylor Young – Clarinet; Jessica Bisceglie – Trumpet; Stephen Sardos – Baritone Saxophone and Daniel Edmonds – Percussion.

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TEEN ARTS

The Palmyra Concerts bands recently performed during the Teen Arts Festival.  Both the Junior high and Senior High Bands had great performances, earning high marks from the judges.  The Junior High Score a SUPERIOR rating, earning a 4.5 and a 5 out of 5 points from each adjudicator.  The Senior High Band scored an EXCELLENT rating receiving two 4’s from the adjudicators, this despite being without any of their seniors.

The Palmyra Art Department had a very successful 2015 Teen Arts Festival winning the most awards given to our student entries in Mr. Budden’s 21 years of service!  All of the art looked amazing, was professionally displayed, and received numerous compliments while we were in attendance. Students were able to view art work submitted by other schools, participate in various workshops throughout the day and support the band during their performance.

Congratulations go to the following students whose work was selected as “Award Winners” and will now go on to a second exhibit at the Annex Gallery at Smithville Mansion, March 26 through Saturday, April 11. Further information regarding the exhibit and showcase events at the Burlington County Library from April 1-April 30 will be forthcoming.  The winners are:

Caroline Beurerle

James Hollywood

Marcus Bell

Carolyn VanArtsdalen

Jacob Wolfe

Colin Rockwell

Leah Tatu

 


2014-2015

PHS TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Ms. Alex Torrance - Mathematics

PHS EDUCATIONAL SERVICE PROFESSIONAL

OF THE YEAR

Mrs. Christina Birch - Student Assistance Counselor (SAC)

 

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