311 West Fifth Street
Palmyra, NJ 08065

Palmyra High School
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PHS Administration

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

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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Panther Press

The Panther Press

Stay tuned for more Panther Press episodes in 2017-18

Seeason 5 Episode 1: 


          Episode 2:             


Episode 3:


Episode 4


Episode 5


Episode 6







If you have lost or have forgotten your OnCourse logon information, please click here to go to the OnCourse Parent Grade Portal 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. 3157.

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."


Julia Adams has been selected to receive the High School Leadership Award – a $20,000 scholarship to Widener University over four years as an undergraduate.

Congratulations to Lily Beck. 

Her artwork entitled "Sundown" has been accepted into “New Visions,” the first exhibition of New Jersey High School students at Rutgers University-Camden.  This is a great opportunity to exhibit her work in a professional gallery setting and have University professors view it.   Her artwork will be featured for a week in the Student Works Gallery and will be open to the public from Monday, February 5th to Saturday, February 10th.  Our hours of operation are 9am-10pm Mon-Friday.  We are normally closed on Saturdays, but the gallery will be opened to participants of Arts Day.

Palmyra Athletics

Hall of Fame

Please go to the Athletic's page on the PHS website to download the nomination form.  Nominees up to the Class of 2000 are now being considered for induction in the fall of 2018. 

All applications must be completely filled out and turned in by February 9th, 2018.


Palmyra High School’s Prototype Panthers Robotics Club competed in this year’s Fall Harvest First Tech Challenge competition at Cherokees High School on Saturday November 17th. The team composed primarily of 8th, 9th and 10th graders (most of whom are first year members) performed admirably among a field of 30 mostly seasoned teams. The team learned a great deal and met a number of fantastic students from schools in the area. As of now, they are redesigning their robot for the next completion in January in hopes of being one of the top teams for the meet.

Please see Episode 5 of the Panther Press!



Morning Drop-Off Procedures:

  • Doors #1 and #4 on Fifth Street and Doors #9 and #18 on Fourth Street will be open for morning arrival from 7:30 – 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.
  • Please note: All visitors must ring the doorbell and follow the prompts posted before entering the HS.  Upon entry, you must report to the Main Office to sign-In.  
  • Students may only exit vehicles on the school side of the street.  Vehicles must 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.



December Students of the Month

Pictured left to right: 

M’Kai Williams, Luca Jones, Vincent Pallotto

Upcoming Events
Wed Feb 21
Booster Club Meeting-7:00 PM
Parent/Teacher Conferences-6:00-8:00 PM
12:45-2:45 "Hidden Figures" movie-aud.
Wed Feb 28
2nd Trimester ends-Jr. High
Fri Mar 2
Progress Reports

2017 Student Handbook (pdf)
Teacher Websites
School Nurse
Clubs and Activities
Sign Up Genius
Naviance Login
Virtual High School
Parents Advisory Committee

Good News

Senior Corner

College Visits:

Lincoln Tech 1/22


Teacher of the Year 17-18

Mr. JC Slocum-MS History Teacher


Educational Services Professional of the Year

Miss Lauren Schmidt-Guidance Counselor