Skip to main content

Phuture Phantom College Fair To Be Held Thursday, March 19th

On Thursday, March 19, the Phoenixville Community Education Foundation (PCEF), Concerned Parents of the Phoenixville Area School District (CCPASD) and guidance counselors and administrators from the Phoenixville Area High School will join forces to present the 2nd Annual Phuture Phantom College and Career Fair.

The doors to the Phoenixville Area High School gym will open at 6 p.m. More than 50 colleges will be on hand to provide information about their respective schools, including information on academic and sports programs.

This event is free and open to anyone who has an interest in obtaining college and career information.

In addition, PAHS Guidance Counselors will also be hosting informational workshop sessions on SAT prep, the college application process, financial aid information and the NCAA Clearinghouse.

Continue reading...
On Thursday, March 19, the Phoenixville Community Education Foundation (PCEF), Concerned Parents of the Phoenixville Area School District (CCPASD) and guidance counselors and administrators from the Phoenixville Area High School will join forces to present the 2nd Annual Phuture Phantom College and Career Fair.

The doors to the Phoenixville Area High School gym will open at 6 p.m. More than 50 colleges will be on hand to provide information about their respective schools, including information on academic and sports programs.

This event is free and open to anyone who has an interest in obtaining college and career information.

In addition, PAHS Guidance Counselors will also be hosting informational workshop sessions on SAT prep, the college application process, financial aid information and the NCAA Clearinghouse.

The schedule is as follows: SAT Prep Workshop hosted by Mrs. Jeanne Havrilla , 6:00 – 6:30 pm and 7:30 – 8:00 pm ; College Application Workshop hosted by Ms. Judy Ishler, 6:00 – 6:30 pm; Financial Aid Workshop hosted by Mr. Keith Calil, President, College Aid Professionals, 7:00 – 8:00 pm and NCAA Clearinghouse for Collegiate Sports, hosted by Mr. Edward Yeager and Mr. Dave Rodenbough, 7:30 – 8:00 pm.

KellyAnne Scerbo, PAHS Guidance Counselor, said that excitement is in the air as the coordinators put the finishing touches on the Fair.

“This is a wonderful chance for our students to explore opportunities,” said Scerbo, who served as the guidance department coordinator. “We hope the fair will help our students make informed college and career decisions.”

Craig Parkinson, Assistant Principal at PAHS, said this year’s fair has grown substantially since last year’s debut.

He is extremely excited with the variety of the participating educational facilities and that schools as far away as New England and Richmond, Virginia will be in attendance.

Mr. Parkinson expressed his gratitude to the CCPASD group for their tremendous effort in organizing this fair for the second year.

This event is free for attendees; educational facilities donated $50 in order to participate. All proceeds from the fair will benefit economically-disadvantaged students pursuing a college education.

Among the participating colleges are: Albright College, Allegheny College, Alvernia College, Antonelli Institute Art & Photography, Antonelli Medical & Professional Institute, Arcadia University, Automotive Training Center, Binghamton University, Bloomsburg University, Cabrini College, Cedar Crest College, Central Pennsylvania College, Delaware County Community College, Delaware Valley College, Dickinson College, Eastern College, Elizabethtown College, Empire Beauty School, Franklin & Marshall, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Harcum College, Hofstra College, Holy Cross College, Holy Family, King’s College, Kutztown University, Lebanon Valley College, Lock Haven College, Manor College Montgomery County Community College, Neumann College, Pulse Beauty Academy, Rosemont College, St. Joseph’s University, Shippensburg College, Susquehanna University, Temple University, Restaurant School, Walnut Hill College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Pittsburgh, University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, Villanova University, Wake Forest, West Chester University and Widener University.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Registration Open for 2nd Annual Girls Basketball Camp

2018 marks the second year for the Phoenixville Girls Basketball Camps. Head Coach AJ Thompson, the girls basketball staff, and current members of the PAHS girls basketball team will work with campers to develop solid fundamental basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and most importantly have fun. The campers will participate in skill competitions, 3 vs. 3 or 5 vs. 5 games, guest speakers, & skill stations. Camp will be conducted to ensure your camper is learning and having fun in a safe structured atmosphere.

The camp offers two sessions. The first session, for students entering grades 3-6 and is for learning and having fun. The afternoon session is for students entering grades 7-9 and is geared towards players looking for a serious 2hr/day workout with high school staff and players.

For more information and to register, visit http://www.oasyssports.com/PhoenixvilleSummer/content/athletic-camps/athletics_girls-basketball-camp.

Rhythm at Reeves Featuring Patrice & The Show Coming to Reeves Park on August 25th

Celebrate the last Saturday of the Summer with Patrice & The Show at the Reeves Park Bandshell! Led by front woman Patrice Hawthorne of Peaches and Herb fame, this ten-piece band with its multi-talented musicians and vocalists has more than 70 years of combined experience! In addition to the live music, the event will also feature food trucks and family friendly activities.

For more information, please visit Phoenixville First or the Facebook Event page.

Local Baker Wins on Netflix Sugar Rush

Peri Anderson, owner of Brooklyn Girl Bakery, was part of a team that won the most recent episode of Sugar Rush on Netflix. I reached out to Peri to learn a little more about her bakery:
I started out taking a recreational cake decorating class with my mom when I was still living in NY. I loved it and moved to PA to be with my boyfriend (now husband), where I began interning for a bakery in Chestnut Hill. Over the course of 7 years I worked my way up from intern to pastry chef until I decided to leave in 2012. I do all of my baking in our home kitchen which is licensed and insured by the Dept. of Agriculture. Initially, I wanted to focus on wedding cakes so I immediately started contacting wedding venues in the area to see if they would include me a wedding cake vendor in their packages. I currently work with over 10 venues and several caterers in the area. While wedding cakes are my main focus, I also make cakes and cookie favors for all occasions. While I don’t have a retail locatio…