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Covid Makes Homecoming Look Different

Kate LaCoe and Anabella Matthews

October 25, 2020

Homecoming at HHS will look a bit different than usual this year. Due to covid, HHS is working to change the traditional format of a game and dance, to include an evening strictly for homecoming court.  Mrs.Ives, HHS student council advisor, has been working on organizing this event for seniors that wi...

Governor Wolf Passes New Guidelines Regarding High School Sports Spectators

Mallory Gillespie, Video Producer

October 23, 2020

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine have introduced new guidelines for spectators at high school sporting events. In the past, indoor events were restricted to only 25 people, including players and coaches, while outdoor events allowed up to 250. The new guidelines will allow ...

Milton Hershey School plans expansion to include early childhood centers across the state

Emma Quillen, Brand & Social Media Editor

October 23, 2020

On October 1st of this year, The Milton Hershey School announced a new plan that will expand its educational services to children across Pennsylvania. The school has proposed the idea of building early childhood centers for children up to the age of five. The first center would be built on the Mi...

Hershey Boys Soccer Ties Northern York

Madeline Smith, Video Editor

October 19, 2020

The Hershey Trojans boys soccer team tied with the Northern York Polar Bears 1-1 at home on Monday, October 12th.  Both teams showed outstanding defense in the first half with no goals.  The Polar Bears were first on the board with a shot that slipped right past Hershey goalkeeper Justin Rogers in t...

HHS XC wraps undefeated season by trouncing Lower Dauphin

Robert Sterner

October 15, 2020

Hershey High School boys and girls Cross Country teams easily swept past Lower Dauphin 16-47 and 16-44, respectively, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Senior Evan Alander set a course record with a 17:52 and was closely followed by senior Peter Barto (17:53).  Juniors Dillan O’Shell (18:09) and Ada...

Governor Wolf Passes New Guidelines Regarding High School Sports Spectators

Mallory Gillespie, Video Producer

October 15, 2020

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine have introduced new guidelines for spectators at high school sporting events. In the past, indoor events were restricted to only 25 people, including players and coaches, while outdoor events allowed up to 250. The new guidelines will allow ...

Many SAT Testing Dates Cancelled at HHS, but Oct. 14 open to seniors

Jenna Reiber, Copy Editor

October 8, 2020

The College Board has cancelled a number of SAT dates at Hershey High School, but one date remains open: October 14, 2020. The College Board published the SAT test for the 2020-2021 school year, with some being cancelled already at Hershey High School. The dates are October 3rd, October 14th, Novem...

Celebrate National Pennsylvania Day on July 20

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell. The bell serves as an iconic symbol of the United States’ independence. (KariRippetoe)

Olivia Bratton, Editor in Chief

July 20, 2020

National Pennsylvania Day is celebrated each year on July 20th, according to the National Day Calendar. It is a day to celebrate the importance of Pennsylvania in American history and its unique landmarks and culture that remains today. Pennsylvania gained statehood on December 12, 1787 when it became t...

Dauphin County Moving to Yellow Phase

Paige Dalto, Lead Copy Editor

May 26, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf has approved eight additional counties including Dauphin to move to the yellow phase of reopening on May 29th. According to the Wolf Administration, all Pennsylvania counties remaining in the red phase after the 29th will move to yellow by June 5th. While Dauphin is a part of those moving from red to yellow at the end of the month, 27 counties are movi...

AP Exams to Be Taken Online

Claire Sheppard, Editor

May 12, 2020

With the inability for many students around the world to attend schools in person, the College Board has moved all 2020 Advanced Placement (AP) Tests to an online format.  The tests will take place from Monday, May 11, 2020 to Friday, May 22, 2020 with each test occurring on a certain date and ti...

Hershey Restaurants Offer Takeout Mother’s Day Brunch

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

May 11, 2020

A popular Mother’s Day tradition is going out to brunch with loved ones, but due to COVID-19 shut downs, this year’s classic event is happening with a twist. Local restaurants in Hershey and Hummelstown are preparing a special menu or special for takeout on Sunday, May 10, 2020. The Mill  ...

National College Decision Day Results

National College Decision Day Results

Ashlyn Weidman, Social Media Manager

May 9, 2020

National College Decision Day may have been held online this school year, but it was still a successful day of celebrating what universities seniors will be attending next year. With 50 Hershey High School seniors submitting photos, The HHS Broadcaster posted each students' college decision on Instagram f...

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