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Joseph R. Martin, Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3157

Ken Holloway, Assistant Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3158

Mike Papenberg, Director of Athletics
856 786-9400 ext. 3142

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Mrs. Christina Birch, Student Assistance Counselor (SAC)


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

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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


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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. 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."


The PSATs will be administered at Palmyra High School on Wednesday, October 15.  Please contact the guidance office if you would like to sign up.


All PHS 7th & 9th graders were treated to a surprise "Renaissance" welcome on Friday, September 26 during last period.  Ice cream sundaes and smiles were in order:

To learn more about the Renaissance Program at Palmyra High School, click on the PHS backpack feature and find Renaissance slide show.


Please be advised that AIG (Maksin) now has an online service for parents to buy the 24 hours voluntary insurance.  They will no longer be sending brochures.  Please visit their website at studentinsurance.com. Then go to "Our Services" and select "K-12 Voluntary Enrollment". Select the state and school.  This service should be available by September 1, 2014.  The cost is $82.00 per student.


Mike McCarron of Real Results Basketball has teamed up with the Borough of Palmyra for another after school basketball program at the Palmyra Community Center.  The program runs from October 14th – December 4th .  For more details, click on the PHS backpack and look for the basketball flyer.


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Mon Oct 6
PHS Parent Advisory Committee
Tue Oct 7
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Wed Oct 8
Board of Education Meeting 7 p.m.
Fri Oct 10
Staff In-Service (no students)
Mon Oct 13
Wed Oct 15
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Good News



The Palmyra Marching Band opened their season on a winning note as they earned first place honors for the Independence class at the Chichester Cavalcade of bands show on Sept 13th.  The group swept all of the specialty awards as well.  They won for Best Music, Best Visual, Best Color Guard, Best Percussion and Best Drum Major.  *See the band's full schedule in the PHS backpack.

The Marching Band continued their winning ways by earning their second straight first place honor at the Upper Dublin Band festival this past weekend.  The group had their best performance of their year on September 20th, earning a 70.5!

Pictured from left-right: Color Guard Captain Cielo Nuestro, Drum Majors Jessica Bisceglie and Taylor Young and Drum Captain David Schrader.


PHS junior, Eric Blatz, recently completed his Eagle Scout project.  Though he still plans on adding some decór, Eric designed, delegated, and built a ticket booth for the parking lot entrance to the stadium.  Thank you for your contribution to Palmyra High School, Eric!




Mr. Dan Licata

Social Studies


The Palmyra High School Class of '64 is planning their 50th year reunion.  For more information, please reach out to Mr. Bob Price at (856) 829-3086 or rdp220@comcast.net.

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