In this issue: Alumni PanelCourse Spotlight: Career SeminarPSAT Results Available I BigFuture ScholarshipFreshman MeetingsFAFSA Resources AvailableAdvanced Placement (AP) Exam I Scholarship Bulletin I YCAL I NCAA Information & WebinarDollars for Scholars I Upcoming College Visits I Get InvolvedCanvas Parent App InstructionsStudent Assistance Program (SAP)Calendar of Events

Susquehannock High School is hosting an Alumni Panel for December of 2022. This will be hosted over three days:
Tuesday, December 20th,
Wednesday, December 21st
Thursday, December 22nd

8:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 12:15 p.m.

A rotating panel will be available for a Two-to-Four-Year College, Trades/Careers, Military and Law Enforcement Careers. This alumni panel was created in helping our current Warriors learn about different post-secondary options. 

More information about times and which alumni will be speaking on which panel is available in the Sheet itself. You may sign up for more than one pathway using the link below.

Click Here For Sign-Up Sheet

Course Spotlight:  Career Seminar

Career Seminar is a required course usually taken in the 10th grade year.  This semester-long course is a practical and exciting opportunity for students to do the following in preparation for life after high school:

  • Explore careers and post-secondary options

  • Set goals for meeting those desired options

  • Create individual career and education plans, including an initial resume, job application, and cover letter

  • Prepare for a job interview

  • Examine the importance of budgeting and financial management

  • Understand the process of registering for career and college speakers

  • Navigate Naviance (SHS college and career planning online platform)

PSAT Results Available
Students that took the PSAT at SHS will have access to their scores beginning on Monday, December 5, 2022. Students can access these scores on the College website at studentscores.collegeboard.org.

If students provided a personal email address on their answer sheet, they will receive an email with information on when their scores are available. The email will have a unique code that will connect the student to their online score report. If students haven't done so already, they will be asked to set up a free College Board account before they can view their scores. 

If students did not provide an email address on their answer sheet on test day, they can still access their scores online. If they haven't already done so, they'll be asked to set up a free College Board account before they can view their scores.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your/your student's school counselor.
Freshman Meetings
The SHS counselors will begin holding Freshman meetings in mid-November and continue through the month of December.  Each ninth grade student will have the opportunity to meet with their counselor, talk about their transition to high school, and begin preliminary post-secondary planning.  Ninth grade students should check their school email daily, as meeting dates and times will be communicated by their counselor in that way.  
FAFSA Resources Available!
Resources are available from our FAFSA Completion Night presentation with Dionna Brown, York County's representative from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). You can access them
on our website here: https://www.sycsd.org/Page/1150 and here: https://www.sycsd.org/Page/894.
The deadline to order AP exams without a late fee has passed; however, if you or your child would like to order an exam you can notify Mrs. Kate Miklos in the SHS Counseling Office prior to March 15, 2023. A late fee of $40 will be charged in addition to the regular fee of $97 ($145 for AP Seminar.) All remaining payments will be invoiced through MySchoolBucks sometime in March 2023. Final payments are due by April 24, 2023. 

Even though the regular ordering deadline has passed, if you believe you may be eligible for AP exam fee assistance, you are encouraged to take a minute to review the benefits for families that qualify for the free/reduced lunch program. By completing the online application and attached sharing form (forms can also be picked up in the SHS Counseling Office), your student becomes eligible for other reduced or free services if your family qualifies. This includes a reduced fee for the AP exams. Below are a few examples of additional benefits that may be available to your student:


College Board- PSAT, SAT, and AP Testing

  1. Free Tests and Feedback

  2. Reduced and/or waived fees

  3. Free College Benefits



  1. Free Tests

  2. Access to Free Prep Tools

  3. Free College Benefits


An online application can be found at www.schoolcafe.com (helpful instructions for completing the online application can be referenced HERE.) If you have questions about the application or the free/reduced program please contact Ms. Autumn Armstrong at 717-235-4811 x7222 or autumn.armstrong@sycsd.org. The deadline to receive these benefits for AP testing is April 30, 2023.


All AP testing questions can be directed to Mrs. Kate Miklos at kate.miklos@sycsd.org.

Every month, the SHS Counseling Office will create a scholarship bulletin with a list of scholarship opportunities.
*Click image to view the December Scholarship Bulletin.  

YCAL Spring Programs 


York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) is opening registration for eighteen of their spring career exploration programs Monday, December 12, 2022.  These programs are held at various sites in the county and allow students an opportunity to learn more about a specific career field, interact with professionals in that field, find out about the education needed for success in that career, see various positions and pathways within that field, and ask questions to help clarify their interest in that career.  These programs can also be used by juniors to meet a field experience requirement for the graduation project.  

The in-person programs that you can register for beginning Monday, December 12th are in Architectural and Civil Engineering, Business Administration and Sales, Skilled Trades, Healthcare, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Medical Assistant, Sports Management, Artistic Careers, Manufacturing Careers, Natural Sciences, Education, Financial Services, Court Reporter, Water and Environmental Technology, Electrician, Cosmetology, HVAC and Plumbing, Psychology and Human Services, and Mechatronics.  There are also a large number of virtual programs that are in the YCAL library from previous career exploration programs.  These can be watched by both students and parents when convenient and also used by juniors for a field experience.

To find out more information about a specific program or to register, please use the following link: https://ycal.us/students/mentoring-program/ 


Are you interested in playing collegiate sports? The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) determines and oversees academic eligibility to participate at the Division I and II levels. There are specific core courses that a student must choose from at SHS in order to meet the eligibility requirements. 

To visit the student-parent NCAA website and set up a FREE profile page or an official certification account, click HERE.

*Interested in a Division III school or currently are not sure in which division you want to compete.
*Transition to a paid Certification account at any time to pursue a Division I or II path.
*No registration fee to create a Profile Page account.
*Must be certified by NCAA Eligibility Center to compete at a Division I or II school.
*Before you take official visits or sign an NLI, you must have a complete Certification account.
*Registration fee: $90
Link: https://web3.ncaa.org/hsportal/exec/hsAction?hsActionSubmit=searchHighSchool
NCAA High School Code: 391545

Students and families should make their high school counselor aware they have an interest in competing at the collegiate level ASAP. The SHS school counselors will make sure student-athletes are scheduled for the proper core courses to ensure eligibility status is not jeopardized. For more information concerning eligibility relating to core courses, academic requirements, GPA and test score requirements, and a suggested timeline, please see the PDF below. There are additional resources such as a worksheet/checklist in the files section at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to compete in college sports? Join the NCAA Eligibility Center on Wednesday, December 14 from 6-7 p.m. Eastern time for a webinar for college-bound student-athletes and their families. The discussion will include review of the most recent COVID-19 automatic waiver relief. They’ll also go over requirements you must meet to pursue your dreams of studying and competing at an NCAA Division I, II or III school. Click here to register.

As a reminder, students can create a free profile page at the NCAA Eligibility Center’s website. Before the end of junior year, students on track to compete at the Division I or II level should make sure they have a certification account. This is the official NCAA  account and has a current cost of $90; students in need of financial assistance may qualify for a fee waiver. Please check with your school counselor if this applies to you.


The Southern York County School District Foundation Dollars for Scholars application is open on January 6, 2023 and closes on February 6, 2023. Students can start to develop their profile now. 

More Information for Dollars for Scholars

As always, SHS is proud to partner with many colleges to offer visits from admissions representatives to provide our students valuable information about different schools. We are resuming in-person visits this school year, but will also be conducting virtual visits as well.

Students can sign up on Naviance for these visits. For a list of colleges that are scheduled to visit and when please click here.
Click on the image to see the complete list and additions! 
Canvas Parent App Instructions

Canvas is the Learning Management System that most SHS students will use to view and submit their classroom assignments for their in-person and digital days. All SHS students are assigned an account and parents are eligible to have an “observer” account which gives them access to view their student’s courses, assignments, due dates, etc. It is highly encouraged that parents set up this account. Additionally, this year the SHS Counseling Office also has a page on Canvas which parents can access through an observer account.  For more information and instructions on how to create your observer account, please click here.
The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is continuing to offer services and assistance to students and their families. There are a variety of interventions and programs available, including counseling assessments through True North, school-based counseling through Pennsylvania Comprehensive Behavioral Health (PCBH), and monitoring and mentoring programs through the school. If you are interested in any of these services, please contact your child's school counselor. 

*Click image for more information and referral form

*Our events calendar is updated periodically. Please check for updated events. (click image for scheduled events)
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Mr. James Sterner, Assistant Principal

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Phone: 717-235-4811 ext 4901
Fax: 717-227-1951

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