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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

SAT PREP COURSE...LAST CALL!

Are you interested in having your son or daughter partaking in a free SAT Prep course at PHS?  Well then hurry up and get signed up!

  • Session II – March 23 – April 30 (SAT is May 2) morning or afternoon sessions offered.

Please communicate with Mr. Mehler (emehler@palmyra.k12.nj.us) for math prep or Mrs. Foster (lfoster@palmyra.k12.nj.us) for English prep and more details. Encourage your students to sign up for this FREE opportunity to sharpen SAT test-taking skills.  This program is exclusivley for Palmyra High School students.


POST PROM COMMITTEE FUNDRAISER

The Post Prom Committee is hosting an evening of bingo fun on April 10.  See flyer in backpack for details.  Doors open at 6:00 and the event starts at 7:00! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING!  Contact Mrs. Croft, Committee Chair, at (856)-304-3571 with any questions.


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!


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.


CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

Are you ready to make a difference in the community where you live?  If so, please join Hailey Bankowski, Mrs. Foster & INTERACT in an exciting endeavor.  Hailey has been asked to be the coordinator-liaison between Palmyra High School students and the Palmyra Cove Nature Park.  Hailey recently met the NJ Watershed Ambassador, Nina Odunlami to obtain some very important information about our local natural reservation. Tim Robinson from the Burlington County Soil Conservation District, the watershed ambassador in our district, Joe Traum, and Mrs. Odunlami are in the works of planning for some time in April at the Palmyra Cove Nature Park.  Hailey and INTERACT are calling for volunteers so that this clean up will be successful.  The cove is part of our town, so it will help with cleaning up Palmyra too!  PHS staff and parents are encouraged to volunteer as well. For now, mark your calendars.  The BIG CLEAN UP is slated for April 18, 2015 at 8:00 am at the cove (rain date April 25).  JOIN US - MAKE A DIFFERENCE!  For more information and/or volunteer sign up, please email Mrs. Foster (lfoster@palmyra.k12.nj.us) or see Hailey Bankowski.


 

 


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Fri Apr 3
Spring Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
Mon Apr 6
Spring Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
Tue Apr 7
Spring Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
Wed Apr 8
Spring Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
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Spring Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
Fri Apr 10
Spring Recess-SCHOOLS CLOSED
Mon Apr 13
Schools Reopen
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STUDENTS

OF THE MONTH

Dan Bantivoglio (8th Grade)

 Justin Soto (10th Grade)

Emily Calhoun (11th 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




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