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Senior Information

Welcome Class of 2024 Seniors and Parents

Commencement
Commencement will be held on May 29, 2024 at 6:30 pm at Calvary Church, 1051 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA.   

Important Senior Info
Mr. Wentzel and the senior class officers will be using social media to communicate important information about the most pivotal year in a learner’s career- senior year!  Please take the time to subscribe to the following:

  • Instagram Account: pvseniorclass2024
  • Remind: remind.com/join/2efb9a9  Parents: please use your child’s name to register, but use YOUR cell phone number.  You will receive text message updates of important senior information. 
  • Email Mr. Wentzel with any specific questions: eric_wentzel@pequeavalley.org

Senior Laptop & Technology Information
Click here to learn more.

Important End of the Year Dates for Seniors

April 26 - ​Prom at Eden Resort 5:00-10:00 pm

May 16​​ - Best of Class Celebration 5:45 p.m- PVHS auditorium

May 17​​ - Spring Fling

May 21 - ​​Senior Awards Ceremony 7:00 p.m- PVHS auditorium

May 22 - ​​Senior Exams – Day 1 – PDS 4-7

May 23 - ​​Last Day for PVHS and CTC Seniors
Senior Exams – Day 2 – PDS 1-3
Senior Laptop Collection and Locker Clean Out 9:00-12:00
All senior obligations are due by 3:00 p.m. to be eligible for participation in graduation ceremony.

May 24 - ​​Senior class trip to Hersheypark.  Depart PVHS at 8:30 a.m.  Return at 7:30 p.m.

May 27​​ - Memorial Day – no school

May 28​​ -Graduation Practice – PVHS Auditorium 9:00 a.m. Graduation gowns will be distributed at this time.
NOTE- complete attendance at this practice is mandatory for those who wish to participate in the graduation ceremony.
CTC Certificates and Awards Ceremonies 7:00 p.m

May 29​​ - Graduation Practice - PVHS Auditorium 9:00 a.m.  We will take the bus to Paradise/Salisbury Elementary Schools to do a graduation walk.
Immediately following, we will drive to Calvary Church for a final walkthrough of the graduation ceremony.
NOTE- complete attendance at this practice is mandatory for those who wish to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Graduation – seniors arrive at Calvary Church at 5:45 p.m. Ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. 
If possible, limit graduation guests to 10. No tickets needed. No charge.

 

Helpful Websites and Resources

COLLEGE INFORMATION
College Planning on the Go App!

https://lp.collegeboard.org/free-collegego-mobile-app?affiliateId=stdlp&bannerId=BF-CollegeGoApp-grdyr2017

College Planning Calendar for Seniors
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-Planning-Calendar-Seniors.pdf

Making a College Plan in 5 Steps
http://media.collegeboard.com/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-Plan-Handout.pdf

How to Build a College List
http://media.collegeboard.com/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-List-Handout.pdf

College Application Checklist
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-Application-Checklist-Seniors.pdf

Tips for Your Best College Essay
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/essays/8-tips-for-crafting-your-best-college-essay

You Got Accepted! Now what?
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/making-a-decision/you-got-accepted-now-what

Financial Aid Checklist for Parents and Students
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture_Finanical_Aid_checklist.pdf

Financial Aid Primer for Families
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/professionals/financial-aid-primer-high-school.pdf

What you do in high school matters!
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/your-high-school-record/what-you-do-in-high-school-matters

A College Major: What is it and How to Choose One
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/explore-careers/college-majors/the-college-major-what-it-is-and-how-to-choose-one

 

CAREERS
Customize Your Career Exploration – Take Career Assessment
https://www.pacareerzone.org/

Search careers based on school subjects, career pathways, interest, alphabetical, college majors
www.careercruising.org

Exploring Careers: Step by Step
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/explore-careers/college-majors/the-college-major-what-it-is-and-how-to-choose-one

Learning What You Love in High School
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/explore-careers/college-majors/the-college-major-what-it-is-and-how-to-choose-one

5 Ways to find career ideas
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/know-yourself/5-ways-to-find-career-ideas

 

PA Required Graduation Pathways