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APPRENTICESHIP/EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

  1. Adventure Sports (Hershey): Visit www.AdventureHershey.com for an online application. Evening and weekends are required. Flexible work scheduling. Part-time/seasonal
  2. Fed Ex: Fed Ex offers part-time employment for students 18 years and older. Apply at Join FedEx Express and search on handler and material handler. See attached flyer for an employment opportunity at Harrisburg Intl Airport: Part-Time Material Handler Positions  
  3. Giant Food Stores: Part-time positions are available. Apply in person or online at Giant Careers
  4. Hershey Entertainment and Resorts: Apply today Click HereJoin GTP-Get the Picture Corporation Staff - Job Flyer.   
  5. The Hershey Story: Year-round, part-time position available. Job Flyer
  6. MSC: Seasonal and warehouse positions are available with a starting rate up to $19.24/hour. Must be 17 years old or older. Apply online at jobs.mscdirect.com.  MSC Hiring Flyer
  7. Pacific Rail Services: Full-time permanent positions available for graduating seniors. Job Flyer
  8. The Philly Pretzel Factory: Hiring part-time baker and closer positions. Job Flyer
  9. ProCut Concrete Sawing & Drilling: Full-time/Part-time summer positions. Job Flyer
  10. Shearer Lock and Security: Locksmith and Alarm Installer Trainee Program for graduating seniors. Shearer Lock and Security Flyer
  11. UNFI Harrisburg: Flex Order Selectors pick from available shifts on their own personal schedules. Must be 18 years old or older. UNFI Flex Flyer
  12. UPS: Start as a Package Handler in Harrisburg. Opportunities for growth. Apply now

GENERAL INFORMATION 

  1. Selective Service: Male students must register with the Selective Service System within 30 days of reaching their 18th birthday. Register at www.sss.gov
  2. Shield Driving: Attention sophomores Learn the fundamentals of safe driving at your convenience with your own computer. To register for the FREE 30 hour program, go to Shield's website, www.shielddriving.com and click on the "Online Course" tab and register as a Lower Dauphin Student. Shield Information Flyer

MILITARY INFORMATION

  • Students (Grades 10-12) who are interested in the Armed Services have the opportunity to take the ASVAB CEP. It is a free, comprehensive career planning resource that helps students align their strengths and interests with post-secondary plans (college, vocational school or the Military). See the "Testing Information" section below for test date(s). Throughout the school year, recruiters will schedule visits over student lunch periods in order to highlight their Military branch and provide information on career possibilities. Military contact information is available on the School Counselors' Military Resources Page.  

POST-SECONDARY INFORMATION

  1. College Fairs: 
    • National Assoc. for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) College Fairs Click Here
    • NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs Click Here
    • PA Assoc. for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) Regional College Fair Event Calendar
    • Philadelphia National College Fair Click Here
  2. College Representative Visits (Juniors/Seniors)- Students are able to meet with a college or university Admissions' Rep to learn about academic programs, the admission process, tuition criteria and campus life. To register for a visit, login to Naviance>Colleges Tab>College Visits>Register. 
  3. LD High School Career & Post-Secondary Events: 
    • Career & Post-Secondary Planning Program - Thurs., Feb., 3, 2022 7-8 PM in the Library. This event will provide students and their families with an overview of the post-secondary process when one decides to leave high school. 
    • Financial Aid Night (Grades 9-12) - Wed., Oct., 20, 2021 7-8:30 PM in the Library. This event will address the basics of applying for financial aid, how eligibility is determined and sources and types of aid.  
    • New Student Orientation (Grade 9/New Students) - Wed., Aug 18 2021 6-8:30 PM at the high school. 
    • PHEAA/FAFSA Night (Grade 12) - Wed., Oct., 6, 2021 7-8:30 PM in the Library. A Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency representative will walk families through the Free Applicaiton for Federal Student Aid form. PHEAA's Completion Help Events 
    • PHEAA Webinars - PHEAA offers one-hour webinars focused on key, timely aspects of highter education planning (financial aid, student loans, scholarships, etc.). Register here.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Students can use Naviance to access national, regional, local and LDHS scholarships as well as scholarship search engines. Login to Naviance>Colleges Tab>Scholarship Search for descriptions, award amounts, and deadline dates. Local scholarships (listed below) are denoted with a double asterisk (**). New scholarship opportunities are added weekly/monthly. Check Naviance routinely.

Current Naviance Scholarship Postings:

    • May Deadline:
      • Future Nurse Scholarship
      • Kid's Chance
      • Robert J. Trace Essay Scholarship
      • Samuel L. Abrams Foundation
      • Schott & Hoffnagle College Scholarship Award
      • Sergeant Phillip German Memorial Scholarship Foundation
      • Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund/Past National President's Scholarship
      • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund/Nancy Griffin Legacy Endowment
      • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund/National Scholarship in Honor of First Responders
      • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund/National Scholarship in Memory of Beloved Member , Sheri Parrack
    • June Deadline: 
      • Future Nurse Scholarship
    • August Deadline: 
      • National Federation of the Blind of PA - 2022 Scholarship

  TESTING INFORMATION 

  1. ACT: The LD High School testing dates for 2022-23 is TBD. Registration information is available at ACT's website: www.act.org 
  2. ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP): Testing is scheduled for May 2-13, 2022. Registration Form - Deadline Nov. 5, 2021
  3. ARMED SERVICE VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY (ASVAB):  The LD High School testing date for the 2021-22 school year is Wednesday, October 20, 2021.  Registration Form - Deadline Oct. 15, 2021
  4. PSAT: The LD High School testing date for the 2021-22 school year is Saturday, October 16, 2021. Registration Form - Deadline Sept. 10, 2021
  5. SAT: The LD High School testing dates for the 2021-22 school year are Saturday, March 12, 2022 and Saturday, June 4, 2022. Registration information is available at www.sat.org/register
  6. SAT PREP COURSE: This is a 6-week course with classes scheduled on either Weekday evenings or Saturday mornings. Winter Registration Form and Schedule