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PHS Administration

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

Congratulations to the newest class of inductees, who were formally inducted into the PHS NHS on the evening of November 4th:

Tessa Beck, Eric Blatz, Emily Calhoun, Samuel Croft, Giovanni Gravano, Gabe Hochenberger, Natalie Janowicz, John Kay, Dylan Martin, Charles Martocello, Cielo Nuestro, Amber Orfe, Diamond Robinson, Jasmine Sanchez, Ian Stocker, Genna Tatu, and Taylor Young.


THE PANTHER PRESS

SEASON TWO

Episode 1http://vimeo.com/107212515 (Season premiere - a bit longer)

Episode 2:  http://vimeo.com/107876270

Episode 3:  here

Episode 4:  Halloween Edition!


 

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

HOMECOMING DANCE

As of 3:00 pm on 11/25, the homecoming dance is still on for Wednesday, 11/26, at 7:00 pm. Any time changes due to inclement weather will be communicated to students and parents as soon as possible. We will continue to monitor the weather. Regardless, the administration will make a decision that places student safety at the forefront.


FOOTBALL CLASSIC

 THANKSGIVING DAY, 11:00 AM NOVEMBER 27, 2014

PALMYRA VS. BURLINGTON CITY

*Also, we have been chosen by NBC10 as a potential “game of the week” for our Thanksgiving rivalry game with Burlington City.  In order to win we must vote, and vote often.  Use this link to take you to the voting: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/sports/High-School-Sports-168944406.html. You can vote by texting 2 to the following phone #: 1-610-624-4111.

Let's go Panthers!


PHS SPIRIT WEEK!



PTA  FUNDRAISER

Please look in the PHS backpack for "downloadable" order forms!


HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The Palmyra Band Parents will hold their 34th Annual Craft Fair on Saturday December 6th.  The fair will be held in the High School Gymnasium from 10AM-3PM.  There will be food, fun and music throughout the day.  For information please contact Band Director Jeffrey Moore at jmoore@palmyra.k12.nj.us.

The Palmyra Band Parent Association is looking for vendors for their 34th annual Holiday Craft Fair.  Spaces are $30 and include a table, or $25 if you provide your own table.  The Craft Fair is Saturday December 6th.  For questions and applications, please contact Band Director Jeffrey Moore at jmoore@palmyra.k12.nj.us, or at 856-786-9400.


POST PROM COMMITTEE FUNDRAISER


Upcoming Events
Today:
Tue Nov 25
PHS Parent-Teacher Conferences 6:00-8:00 pm
Early Dismissal PreK-12
Wed Nov 26
Homecoming Dance PHS Gym 7:00 pm
Early Dismissal PreK-12
Thu Nov 27
Homecoming Football vs. Burlington City 11:00 am
Thanksgiving Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
Fri Nov 28
Thanksgiving Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
Mon Dec 8
8th Grade Orientation 7:00pm
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
Sign Up Genius
Naviance Login
Good News

STUDENTS

OF THE MONTH

Colin Rockwell (8th Grade)

Carolyn VanArtsdalen (9th Grade)

Jessica Bisceglie (11th grade)


STUDENT SHOUT OUT!

AMANDA TROTTA

PHS senior, Amanda Trotta, is Air Force-bound!  Amanda was recently accepted into the Community College of the Air Force to pursue an Associate in Applied Science Degree.  Way to follow your dreams, Amanda!

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ERIC ROBINSON

A special congratulations goes out to PHS senior, Eric Robinson, who was recently presented with a certificate from the National Merit Scholarship Program as an "Outstanding Participant" in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. His 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) scores are among the top 3 percent of more than 160,000 Black Americans who requested entry to the 2015 National Achievement Program. As recognition of his potential for academic success in college, Eric is being included in a roster of Outstanding Participants being referred to about 1,500 U.S. colleges and universities. Great job, Eric!  Your PHS family is so proud of you!


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MAX SMYTH

PHS Junior, Max Smyth, recently set the Palmyra High School quarterback record for TD passes in one season, eclipsing the mark set by QB Lyndon Alfred during the 2007 season.  Way to go, Max!

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MARCHING BAND

The Palmyra Marching Band finished their competitive season soaring to new heights with their show Flight.  Competing for the Cavalcade of Bands Independence Class A Championships, the band earned 2nd place honors out of 16 competitors with a score of 86.55.  This is the band’s third highest score in recorded history of the last 20 plus years!  They won the caption award for best music ensemble and came in second for Best Overall Music and Best Overall Effect.  This is the highest that the band has placed in over 20 years earning the distinction of a Silver Finalist!


PHS

TEACHER

OF THE YEAR

Mr. Dan Licata

Social Studies

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