Details About William Penn Senior High School Evacuation

Details about response to accident involving district school bus

This morning, a bus transporting students from William Penn Senior High School to the Edgar Fahs Smith STEAM Academy was involved in an accident. Six students were transported to the hospital for assessment of possible injuries. As of 3 p.m., each of the students had been treated and released from the hospital. The driver of the school bus was also transported to the hospital. All other students on the bus were evaluated by school nurses.

The school district contacted parents of the affected students and will report more information to the public when it is available. The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority. We appreciate the community’s support and patience as we continue to investigate.

Friday, Jan. 4: Girls JV basketball game at Boiling Springs canceled

Due to a flu outbreak at Boiling Springs High School, the girls' JV basketball game has been canceled. However, the varsity teams will still play. Game time is 7 p.m. at Boiling Springs. Get well soon, Boiling Springs! And good luck, Bearcats!

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College and Career Services

The College and Career Services office at William Penn Senior High School organizes many opportunities throughout the academic year for students to explore post-secondary options. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to tour college campuses and interact with the college representatives who visit William Penn.

Career exploration services include opportunities to interact with area employers and tour their facilities.

The College and Career Services office also assists students with the financial aid process, including FAFSA and scholarships. The office helps students prepare for and take tests including the PSAT, SAT and ASVAB.

A calendar of events maintained by the College and Career Services office is available here.

For more information, contact Alana Barnes at (717) 849-1218, ext. 1199, or at

For information about FAFSA, click on the resource guide below.

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Check out the Fall 2018 newsletter from the College and Career Services office:

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Juniors, the information and timeline below is for you!


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