311 West Fifth Street
Palmyra, NJ 08065

Palmyra High School
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PHS Administration

Ken Holloway, Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3157

Christopher Tracey, Assistant Principal
856 786-9400 ext. 3185

Mike Papenberg, Director of Athletics
856 786-9400 ext. 3184

PHS HIB Specialist

Mrs. Christina Birch, Student Assistance Counselor (SAC)


Palmyra High School
311 W. Fifth St.
Palmyra, NJ 08065
856 786-9400

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If you have lost or have forgotten your OnCourse logon information, please click here to go to the OnCourse Parent Grade Portal and follow directions for  "Forgot Password".  If you continue to have problems, please contact Mrs. Cecchini in the main office at (856) 786-9400 ext. 3157.

Welcome to Palmyra High School

Palmyra High School offers a comprehensive educational program for students in grades seven through twelve. This traditional setting provides each student the opportunity to excel in their area of interest through a non-restrictive, content-oriented curriculum as well as a wide range of extra-curricular activities. A hallmark of the Palmyra experience is an enthusiastic and dedicated staff interacting with concerned and involved parents to meet student needs.

The school offers academic development, college preparation, school-to-careers training, mentoring programs, and a variety of interventions for students with special needs. Students, alumni, and staff continue to earn recognition on the local, state, and national levels.

Palmyra High School is proud of its well-deserved reputation for "Excellence in Education."

The World Language NHS Induction Ceremony
Will take place on Tuesday, March 27th @ 7:00PM in the PHS Auditorium.



Julia Adams has been selected to receive the High School Leadership Award – a $20,000 scholarship to Widener University over four years as an undergraduate.

Morning Drop-Off Procedures:

  • Doors #1 and #4 on Fifth Street and Doors #9 and #18 on Fourth Street will be open for morning arrival from 7:30 – 7:50 AM.  After 7:50, all doors will be locked and the only access point into the high school will be through Door #18.
  • Please note: All visitors must ring the doorbell and follow the prompts posted before entering the HS.  Upon entry, you must report to the Main Office to sign-In.  
  • Students may only exit vehicles on the school side of the street.  Vehicles must not stop within the identified crosswalks or in front of the fire hydrants.  Signs are posted prohibiting stopping, standing, and parking along the parking lot side of the street from Mon. – Friday between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM.  This will be strictly enforced by the local police.
  • Pedestrian crosswalks are located on Fourth Street and must be utilized at all times when crossing.  All vehicle traffic must yield to pedestrians while in the cross walks.
  • Students who drive to and from school must park in the school parking lot and register their vehicle in the main office.  Parking tags are to be visible at all times.
  • Please review the attached map for additional details and clarification.

February Students of the Month

Pictured left to right: 

Ian Elstone          Chloe King           Madison Hartman

Upcoming Events
Tue Mar 27
World Language Induction 7:00 PM
Fri Mar 30
World Culture Day
School Open
Mon Apr 2
School Closed-Spring Recess
Tue Apr 3
School Closed-Spring Recess
Wed Apr 4
School Closed-Spring Recess

2017 Student Handbook (pdf)
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Senior Corner



Teacher of the Year 17-18

Mr. JC Slocum-MS History Teacher


Educational Services Professional of the Year

Miss Lauren Schmidt-Guidance Counselor