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“This is My Brave” Pilots Teen Program in Hershey

Katie Jones, Brand Manager

October 16, 2019

Over 700 adults have shared their story, now it is time for teams to join the show. Mental health awareness non-profit, This is My Brave, will be piloting their first ever teenager based show at the Hershey Theatre on November 7th. This will also be new for Hershey, as it is the town’s first sh...

Bravo Buterbaughs!

Bravo Buterbaughs!

Alina Zang, Assistant Layout

October 10, 2019

Every sibling relationship is unique. Some siblings hate each other. Others are as thick as thieves. For Brian and Brandon Buterbaugh, their brother is their coworker.  The Buterbaughs were recently hired as Hershey’s new orchestra and band teachers. Brian Buterbaugh teaches orchestra at th...

Photo Essay: Homecoming Fashion at HHS

Photo Essay: Homecoming Fashion at HHS

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2019

Hershey High School held their annual Homecoming on October 5th, 2019. Students dressed up with dates and friends for a fun night at their decade themed dance. For many students, they purchase and plan attire from shoes to accessories weeks before the dance, and they try to show off their style and bes...

HHS Theatre Announces Cast for Fall Play “Radium Girls”

HHS Theatre Announces Cast for Fall Play “Radium Girls”

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

September 24, 2019

HHS Theatre released the cast list for Radium Girls, the Fall play for 2019. Radium Girls takes place in the 1920s in Orange, New Jersey. The play follows dial painters of the town’s Radium Plant. When workers start to become sick from the radiation, employee Grace Fryer sues the company. The s...

HHS Receives Safe2Say Tip, DTPD Says No Threat

Leah Koppenhaver and Clare Canavan

September 17, 2019

Derry Township School District received an alert using the “Safe2Say Something” system which was ultimately not a threat by Derry Township Police on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019.  The alert expressed a potential threat to school and personal safety. In an email to students and staff, DTSD Su...

HHS’ Dean Rogers Teaches with Heart, Laughs

Karen Liu, Reporter

August 13, 2019

“Every single day, someone does something and it makes me laugh, and that’s the best thing about teaching.” Dean Rogers, a teacher at Hershey High School (HHS), has an entertaining personality and is a respected teacher. Rogers attended West Point Military Academy after graduating f...

The Model Student: Irena Potochny makes high school look easy

Maeve Reiter, Reporter

July 23, 2019

What makes a good student? Ambition, talent, good grades, extracurriculars, sports?  Irena Potochny has it all. Ask Irena Potochny what she’s doing after school and you’ll always get an answer, whether it be sports, clubs, volunteering, or hobbies. Potochny has a multitude of interests and...

HHS’s ventilation system makes heating, cooling complex task

Eva Baker, Reporter

July 13, 2019

One is frigid. Another sweltering. The temperatures at Hershey High School can vary greatly from room to room and even day-to-day. Mark Anderson, Derry Township School District’s buildings and grounds manager, is in charge of the system allowing certain rooms to be heated and cooled. The ventila...

The Journey of the Horseback Rider: How Anna Chappell grew to love horseback riding

Lauryn Postupak, Reporter

June 30, 2019

As a child, everyone has that one thing that really draws them in, that fascinates them more than anything. For Anna Chappell this feeling came in the form of horseback riding. When Chappell turned seven years old her parents took her to the Kentucky Horse Farm as a birthday present. As she was there ...

HHS Freshman Zakovitch is Triple Threat Varsity Athlete

HHS Freshman Zakovitch is Triple Threat Varsity Athlete

Allie Balcomb, Reporter

June 3, 2019

Being a varsity athlete as a freshman for one sport is rare. But being a varsity athlete for three seasons is even rarer. Hershey High School freshman Julia Zakovitch been on the varsity squad for cross country, basketball, and softball.   Zakovitch’s immense hard work of each sport, the fie...

Rising Star Freshman Courtney Moodie Helps Field Hockey Team to Championship

Rising Star Freshman Courtney Moodie Helps Field Hockey Team to Championship

Adrianna Malena, Reporter

June 3, 2019

When Hershey High School's girls field hockey team won the state championship, only one freshman was there ready to help. Hershey High School freshman Courtney Moodie was able to be this person for HHS, as they took the win in the state finals against Lower Dauphin. Moodie has proved herself ...

Ambler: Nerd, Cyclist, Dad: Jason Ambler Reaches New Heights at Hershey High School

Ambler: Nerd, Cyclist, Dad: Jason Ambler Reaches New Heights at Hershey High School

Gina Roscoe, Reporter

June 3, 2019

Driving 45 minutes every day. Is it worth the drive? Missing time with family. “It’s all about chasing the experience,” for Hershey High School teacher Jason Ambler. Jason Ambler is a life sciences teacher, the chair of the Science Department, a leader in Science Olympiad, and is also apar...

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