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Schools Continue to Increase Monitoring of Students’ Social Media

Abigail Lee, Reporter

October 16, 2018

Schools throughout the country are beginning controversial practices, yet most people remain unaware that this is an issue. As technology usage develops both in and outside of the classroom, schools have adopted methods of monitoring and tracking students online. This mostly includes access to studentsâ...

1-year in: 1-to-1 iPads positively impact students’ learning at HHS

The iPads allow students to access any learning based sites they could want. The administration has expressed hope that the iPads can be used for multiple years. (Broadcaster/Alexis Moodie)

Alexis Moodie, Layout Manager

May 25, 2018

iPads were a new edition to the school curriculum this past year, but how much have they actually helped? Most students have mixed opinions about the iPads. They differ in their acceptance and presumed value. Some students believe that they had a positive impact, while others think it had litt...

Textbooks, Computers, iPads Coexist in HHS Classrooms

AP Psychology teacher, Pete Steelman, reads the Myers’ Psychology for AP 2nd Edition textbook in his classroom on February 28, 2018. AP Psychology was a new course beginning in the 2016-17 school year.(The Broadcaster/Lynn Dang)

Lynn Dang, Feature Writer

March 13, 2018

Recent school-wide changes may seem sudden. In reality, they are planned years in advance. The rise of new classes is leading to different methods of learning. New curriculums are made to accommodate novel course purposes, but the fundamental use of textbooks has not changed. As Hershey High Scho...

Are the new iPads a success?

The iPads were introduced during the 2017-2018 Hershey school year. They were distributed the first day of school. (Broadcaster/Alexis Moodie)

Alexis Moodie, Layout Editor

November 30, 2017

The new iPads have finally arrived and are in use. Hershey High School now has 1 to 1 iPad through the entire high school. Each student has a personal iPad that they use both in school and at home for school work. The initiative was brought up many years ago but it finally got in motion at the begi...

Bring back school-issued printed planners

An iPad, iPhone and a printed planner are pictured.  A printed planner never crashes. (Broadcaster/Iliana Veguilla)

Iliana Vequilla, Reporter

September 28, 2017

DTSD has not provided Hershey High School students with student planners for the 2017-2018 school year, even though it’s a necessity for organization and planning. Print planners are the most efficient way of organizing school activities and assignments. According to the HHS student council advisor,...

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