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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


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

MR. PHS

Congratulations to Cody Wallace, who was crowned as  "Mr. PHS" 2015 on May 20th.  The event was brought to you by the PHS Student Council.  Great job, everyone!


GREAT NEWS IN ART!!!

Congratulations to following 3 PHS students, whose art has been accepted into the 2015 Congressional Art Contest at the Office of Congressman Donald Norcross. The First Place winner’s art will hang in the Capitol Building in Washington DC for 1 year. They are:

Cielo Nuestro - painting

John Kay - self-portrait pastel

Tessa Beck - pastel marine


STATE SCIENCE TESTING

Students currently taking a Biology course, with the exception of Advanced Biology, will be taking the state mandated NJ Biology Competency Test (NJBCT).  This assessment will take place over two days:  Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27, 2015.   The high school will run on a regular day schedule during this NJBCT testing.  See formal letter from principal in PHS backpack.

Additionally, NJASK Science Testing for Grade 8 will take place on Wednesday, May 27. As with the NJBCT, a regular school day will run with testing taking place in the morning.


The 2015 PHS prom was held at The Merion of Cinnaminson on Friday, May 8.  A special congratulations goes out to the following students:

PROM KING & QUEEN

Malik Howard & Katherine Villacis

PROM PRINCE & PRINCESS

Terry Bailey & Morgan Morris


COMMUNITY BASKETBALL

After School Basketball Program – Tuesdays and Thursdays

Real Results Basketball at the Community Center

Sponsored by the Borough of Palmyra

Dates: May 12th – June 18th (No class on Tuesday, June 9th)

Time: 3-4:30

*Basketball Clinic is offered for children in 4th through 8th Grades and focuses on skills and training.  See flyer in PHS packpack for more details.


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.


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!

 


Upcoming Events
Fri May 29
Undergraduate Awards - Gym (1:15 Periods 8&9)
Wed Jun 3
7/8 Grade Awards/Moving Up Ceremony
Fri Jun 5
8th Grade Dance
OnCourse Parent Grade Portal
2014-2015 PHS Student Handbook (pdf)
2014-2015 Grade Policy (pdf)
2014-2015 Student Uniform Dress Code Policy (pdf)
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Good News

STUDENTS

OF THE MONTH

Cody Franecki (8th Grade)

 Katelyn Hess (10th Grade)

Rebecca Grab(12th grade)


STUDENT SHOUT OUTS!

NATALIE JANOWICZ

PHS Junior, Natalie Janowicz, was selected as an Alto I for All State choir AGAIN!  This year she will be part of the top vocal group, the mixed choir, which will have their concert in Atlantic City during Teachers Convention in November.  This is her second year achieving this honor.  Congratulations, Natalie.  Your Palmyra family is so proud of you!

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 BAND HONORS

10 Palmyra students were recently selected to perform with the Western Burlington County Honors Bands.  The ensemble, which consists of several schools in the Western Burlington County area, held their concert on April 22 at Maple Shade.  The students selected to perform were: Taylor Young – Clarinet, Jessica Bisceglie – Trumpet, Stephen Sardos – Baritone Saxophone, Vicotria Dixon – Alto Saxophone, Angelica Johnson – Trumpet, and Jenelle Belton - Clarinet.  Junior high Band members selected to perform were: Mattie Wentz – Trumpet, Marlena Clement – Flute, Daphne Philipoussis – Clarinet, and Julia Adams – Tenor Saxophone.


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