Awards, News, and Press

Chat GPT causes a lot of buzz – WGAL In Focus 2023

Central Manor Elementary students featured in Google CS First: Unlock opportunities in student computer science video – 2023

PSBA Bulletin article From Necessity to Innovation – May/June 2022

Penn Manor HS earns national honors for engineering & technology program – 2021

Creating the Classroom – Red Hat Common Connections Video – 2020

When it comes to tech, Penn Manor student has the write stuff – Lancaster Online October 2019

Penn Manor showcases its technology know-how at state Capitol – Lancaster Online – July 2019

Google Tour Creator Launch
Penn Manor news article – View the tour here!
Now students can create their own VR tours – Google Blog May 2018
Penn Manor students among first in country to use virtual reality tool – ABC27 May 2018

Penn Manor’s student computer program offers a lesson to other school districts – Lancaster Online Editorial – March 2017

The Power of Open in Education Documentary
Open Source Stories: Penn Manor – Red Hat Films June 2015

Districts of Distinction
Open Source 1-to-1 Laptop Learning Program – District Administration Magazine March 2015

PA High School rolls out 1700 Linux computers – February 2014

Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA)
2011 School of Excellence in Technology – PSBA Bulletin Feature Article December 2011

Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA)
2010 Communications Contest Award of Honor – Social Media Category

National Scholastic Press
2010 Pacemaker Award – Online Journalism
Penn Points News Magazine, Mrs. Susan Baldridge, student staff and PM IT.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
2009 Walker Center Distinguished Civics Leadership Award
MU-Penn Manor Cyber-Partnership, Dr. Nazli Hardy (MU) and Charlie Reisinger

Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO)
2009 Award of Achievement
“Internet Safety Program: Collaborating to Protect Kids & Families from Online Threats”

Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association
2007 Award of Excellence  – Penn Manor Technology Blog

Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association
2006 Award of Honor  – District Website

Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials
2005 Award of Achievement
“Supercharged Web Publishing: Creating Low-cost High Impact Digital Classrooms”

Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials
2004 Award of Achievement
“Custom Built Computers: Fusing Creativity and Student Talent to Cut Costs and Maximize Learning”

Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials
2003 Award of Achievement
“The Lettergrade Project: Revolutionizing Teacher/Parent Communication via The Web”

Technology Council of Central PA
2003 Awards Gala Nominee
Best Applications of Technology Category

Central Penn Business Journal
2001 and 2002 Best of the Web Awards
Finalist- Education/Information Category