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PSU Medical Center hosts 5th Annual Cocoa Bean Run

Anna Callahan and Alina Zang

December 13, 2019

The fifth annual Cocoa Bean Run occurred on November 30th, 2019 at the Penn State Hershey University Fitness and Conference Center. Runner Fred Joslyn came in first place with a time of 17:46. The Cocoa Bean Run raises money for local food banks and emergency food box initiative, where in various p...

HHS Broadcaster to Cover Holiday Volleyball Tournament

HHS Broadcaster to Cover Holiday Volleyball Tournament

Leah Koppenhaver, Head News Editor

December 13, 2019

Hershey High School will hold its 9th annual Holiday Volleyball Tournament, and The Hershey Broadcaster will once again provide coverage throughout the event on Friday, December 20.  The tournament is expected to have 74 teams playing this year, according to tournament coordinator Tammy Scola.  ...

Life As A Hershey High Cheerleader

Mallory Gillespie and Maddie Smith

December 11, 2019

The time has come for this HHS cheerleader to put her pom poms down. Senior cheer captain Clare Canavan has been involved in the Hershey Cheerleading program since she was in first grade. After 12 cheerleading seasons, she will no longer participate in the Friday night games filled with football, ...

A New Environmental Club Begins at HHS

A New Environmental Club Begins at HHS

Eva Baker, Reporter

December 10, 2019

“I think it’s really important to start an environmental club,” sophomore Irena Potochny said. Potochny’s idea came to life in the fall of 2019 when she became the co-president of HHS LEAF Club, the new environmental club. The original environmental club, supervised by science teacher Stephen New...

Hershey Bears Teddy Bear Toss Breaks World Record

Leah Koppenhaver, Head News Editor

December 5, 2019

On Sunday, December 1, The Hershey Bears set a new world record during their annual Teddy Bear Toss collecting 45,650 stuffed animals.  After a first period goal by Christian Djoos, the fans immediately began tossing bears onto the ice.   According to Penn Live, the teddy bears are donated to...

HHS Senior Wrestler Tanner Updegraff Finds Success Post-Transfer to Hershey

HHS Senior Wrestler Tanner Updegraff Finds Success Post-Transfer to Hershey

Caroline Glus, Reporter

December 5, 2019

When a senior from Hershey High School is faced with a new school, team, and friends, he manages to turn something difficult into a success story. Tanner Updegraff, senior wrestler at Hershey High School, transferred his junior year from Bishop McDevitt. Along with dealing with all new lifestyle c...

Hershey Story’s Pantry Café Hosts Breakfast with Santa

Hershey Story’s Pantry Café Hosts Breakfast with Santa

Maeve Reiter and Karen Liu

December 4, 2019

The Pantry Café at the Hershey Story Museum hosted a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, November 30th, 2019.  The event took place from 8 AM to 12 PM, and over 500 children and their families came to meet and take pictures with Santa. The families were invited to enjoy their breakfast toge...

Musical ‘Once On This Island’ Comes to Hershey Theatre

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

December 4, 2019

The musical Once On This Island will be coming to the Hershey Theatre from December 3rd to the 8th. In 2018, this show won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The story is set on a tropical island and follows a peasant girl named Ti Moune. Guided by the island’s gods, she sets out to reunite with the man ...

Behind the Fashion Choices of Hershey High School Teachers

Behind the Fashion Choices of Hershey High School Teachers

Ashlyn Weidman, Social Media Editor

December 3, 2019

Hershey High School (HHS) requires teachers to dress in a professional and appropriate way, but that doesn’t stop them from having their own individual styles.  “Growing up I watched a lot of old movies with my mom and seeing womens fashion from the late 50s, 60s, and 70s really inspires a lot o...

Hershey Public Library Hosted National Novel Writing Month Events

Natalie Taylor, Head Layout Manager

December 3, 2019

The Hershey Public Library has hosted events throughout November to celebrate National Novel Writing month. Every Friday at 3 pm, teenagers from sixth grade and up are welcome to the library to work on their own novel. The library also provides prompts for those who are unsure what to write about. ...

HHS Students’ Future Benefits from Internships

HHS Students’ Future Benefits from Internships

Karen Liu, Reporter

November 26, 2019

One under utilized option at Hershey High School could give students an edge when applying to colleges. Internships are a beneficial opportunity for high school students interested in getting real world career experience.  If a student is interested in applying for an internship, they must secure a mentor...

Kramer and George Named HHS Students of the Month: November

Kramer and George Named HHS Students of the Month: November

Claire Sheppard, Head Feature Editor

November 26, 2019

Kole Kramer and Jerusha George, both Hershey High School (HHS) seniors, have been named HHS November Students of the Month. George and Kramer were chosen due to their academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities.   George leads by example, holding leadership positions in multipl...

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