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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

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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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. 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."

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


Halloween and Spirit Week activities are quickly approaching.  Costumes will be permitted on Monday, October 31st but you must adhere to the following guidelines:

Clown costumes are prohibited.

Replicas of any type of firearm, knives, swords, or incendiary devices are not permitted.

Costumes are not to be politically insensitive or make fun of a person's race, color, nationality, religion, sex, disability, or age.

Costumes are not to have fake blood or extreme wound-like depictions.

Costumes should not make reference to alcohol, illegal drugs, or controlled substances.








Red Ribbon Week

Friday - Assembly – Steered Straight

            Featuring Mike DeLeon

Monday“Be a Super Hero Against Drugs”

            Dress as a Super Hero

Tuesday “Tie Down Drugs”

            Wear your Coolest Tie

Wednesday“Put Drugs to Bed”

            Wear your Pajamas

Thursday“Cowboy Up Against Drugs”

            Dress as a Cowboy/Cowgirl

Friday“Palmyra Red Pride Day”

            Wear as much red as possible

Brooks-Irvine Memorial Football Club

ScholarAthlete Of The Week

Presented to David Lynch





Pictured from left to right:

Julia Klahn-8th grade, Giovanni Nahrwold-10th grade, John Stokes-11th grade































Upcoming Events
Thu Oct 27
School Picture Re-takes
Thu Nov 3
15 Min. Child Break Assembly 6 PM
Sat Nov 5
Wed Nov 9
Parent Advisory Mtg. 6:00 PM
Elevate Education-Parent mtg 6:15 - 7:00 PM
Student Handbook 2016-17 (pdf)
OnCourse Parent Grade Portal
Teacher Websites
Sign Up Genius
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Good News

Senior Corner

Visiting Colleges:

10/25 Felician College

10/28 Monmouth University

10/31 University of Maine

11/1 Rowan University

11/2 US Navy

11/3 University of Hartfoard

11/9 Camden County College

11/16 Ramapo College

11/29 US Marines


 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