Peters Township High School
Please join us in congratulating the following students for being named Finalists in the 2015 competition for National Merit Scholarships. Each of these students was presented with a Certificate of Merit from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and are now among the top 1% of students who applied.
James “Matt” Gummersbach
Mary Kate Pritz
PFEW-Representative Visit-American History classes
Thursday, April 9th, 7:30am-2pm
PTHS High School
Seniors: Decision Time & Scholarships!
Now is the time to be looking for scholarships! Fastweb.com has a number of scholarship articles by specific themes and interests.
Please check Family Connection regularly for our scholarship list.
Juniors: College Research & Visit
As summer approaches, if your schedule permits, plan to visit campus. There are many options when visiting. Consider the following: Take a campus tour, sit in on a class, meet with a professor, see the dorms, eat in the cafeteria, talk to current students, how far is the campus, what will the weather be like, what activities/clubs are offered. Visit checklist.
GOCAMPUSING is an organization that has college visit/tours available.
Sophomores & Freshman: Volunteer/Summer Programs
Keystone Information and Test Prep!
The Spring Keystones will be taking place first thing in the morning on the following dates:
- Literature (Module 1 & 2 respectively): May 14th & 15th
- Algebra I (Module 1 & 2 respectively): May 18th & 19th
- Biology (Module 1 & 2 respectively): May 20th & 21st.
- Make-ups: May 22-26
Students currently in Algebra I, Biology Academic and Honors, and English 10 Academic and Honors will take the corresponding Keystone Exam in May. Additionally, those students who were not proficient during the Winter Wave will meet with their counselor to determine whether they will be retaking the exam in the spring.
If your child is scheduled to take an exam, you will see it in the “10th period” slot on their schedule in Powerschool.
If you have general questions or questions as to whether or not your student should be taking the exam, please contact your child’s high school counselor or Heather Prinsen in the high school counseling office: (724) 941-6250 x5220 or Prinsenh@pt-sd.org.
Students not taking the exam will report to classes as usual.
Please visit the high school resources site for more information.