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Editorial: Too Much Homework is Harmful to Students

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

November 4, 2019

Meet Hershey High School Sophomore Maddie Smith. She’s a varsity soccer player, and an honor roll student. She comes home from an away night game against Lower Dauphin at 9:00, she still has to eat, shower, and on top of all of that, has three hours of homework to finish. She doesn’t get to sleep till...

Homework free weekends announced for 2018-19 school year

Haley Daniels, Reporter

October 19, 2018

The 2018-2019 school year at Hershey High School has announced two dates for “Homework Free Weekends” as well as a third with a date to be determined by the 2019 class officers. Jeff Smith, HHS Principal, has disclosed the following dates for the first two Homework Free Weekends: November 3rd...

HHS students find homework stressful

HHS students find homework stressful

Kaitlyn Kelley, Reporter

September 26, 2016

Dread easily settles into the hearts and minds of students at the idea of homework. Hershey High School students are busy on their average days. They are involved in sports, music, clubs, and other extracurriculars. But they all have one thing in common: homework. Students struggle to complete their da...

Stress Equals No Rest

Cotton did her homework in study hall on November 15th, 2015. She was trying to get all of her Accounting, Chemistry, and PreCalculus homework done in study hall so she wouldn’t have to do it after Basketball practice.

January 24, 2016

By: Julia Michaelson Students in honors classes always have been pressured to have the best grades. Not only by teachers, but parents. It’s outrageous. Teachers assign 30 minutes to an hour of homework in their classes each night, so that’s about 2-4 hours of homework for just honors courses,...

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