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Behind the Fashion Choices of Hershey High School Teachers

Teachers Kimberly West and Christopher Boggess posing for a photo outside their classrooms. On this day, West and Boggess accidently wore similar outfits to school, but the outfits still matched their individual styles. (Broadcaster/Ashlyn Weidman)

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...

Editorial: Class size does indeed matter

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

May 24, 2018

Many students and teachers have not stopped to ask if class size matters in regard to education, but when they do, the topic becomes controversial. Class size matters because reduced classes increase student’s academic outcomes. According to The Seattle Times website, at least 40 states have carried out some...

HMS Teacher Dale Mackley Retires After 26 Years

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

May 24, 2018

After 26 and a half years of teaching, he is finally ready to retire. Hershey Middle School teacher Dale Mackley has had many different occupations and interests throughout his working career.  Mackley went into teaching after ten years of working in the snack food industry, a decision he did not...

HHS teacher Mimi Collins Continues Reputation of Generosity and Kindness

Miriam Collins stands in her room on May 2, 2018. Collins has taught history-related subjects and German since she came to Hershey High School in 1994. (Broadcaster/Rose Abraham)

Rose Abraham, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Everyone describes her as the epitome of kindness and caring. Miriam Collins, has been a teacher at Hershey High School since 1994. She has taught a few history subjects over the years, but now teaches 9th grade Civics and German. She also is involved in both the Random Acts of Kindness Club (RAKC) a...

HHS Teachers Wear Red to Support Public Education

HHS teachers show their support for public education by wearing red on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. This national movement among teachers has been in protest of the potential Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. (The Broadcaster/ Marisa Balanda)

Marisa Balanda, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2017

During the week of January 16, 2017, many teachers across the nation wore red to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. DeVos is the Chair of the Michigan Republican Party, and she is known for donating millions of dollars to the Republican Pa...

Seven New Teachers Join HHS

Mrs. Susan Barto is a long term substitute teacher for Mrs. Gustafson, who returns from maternity leave in January. She is teaching Geometry and Statistics while she’s here. Barto first started off as an engineer, but realized she needed more daily interaction, which is why she loves being a teacher. Barto has two cats; Archibald and Oreo, and owns three African Dwarf frogs. Doing anything outdoors from gardening to parasailing keeps her happy. Barto’s biggest pet peeve is when people are late, but in general she describes herself as a kind person and can’t wait to have a good time here at HHS. (Broadcaster/Azelin Thompson)

Azelin Thompson, Reporter

October 3, 2016


HHS Teachers, Students Say Focus on Grades Undermines Learning

May 10, 2016

By Katie Cocco, Journalism 1 student Edited by Lynn Dang, Hershey Section Editor HERSHEY--Freshman Karis Gould slumped down into her seat the moment that she found out her hard work had not paid off.    Teachers and students at Hershey High School admit that their education hasn’t always been the most i...

Positive Relationships Impact Academics

Madison Held works on her lit analysis on March 10, 2015. In Held’s English class, she is able to stay motivated people of her positive relationship with her teacher.

March 22, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross The teaching style of a teacher is not the only thing that can affect how students learn. 180 days out of the year, high school students are spending five to seven hours with teachers. According to California State University, because students are spending numerous hours with t...

Gallery: Hershey vs. LD Faculty Basketball Game

Seniors Vincent Paioletti, Brendan Twaddell, and Daniel Ioffreda sit on the teachers bench and watch as students participate in the half court shot competition during halftime.  (Broadcaster/ Kaylee Williams)

March 9, 2016

By: Kaylee Williams The Hershey vs. Lower Dauphin faculty basketball game to support the Four Diamonds Fund was held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Many attended, but the Hershey High School student section was especially spirited with their support in this game. Broadcaster Reporter Kaylee Williams ...

Hershey Students Show Pride at Hershey vs. Lower Dauphin Faculty Game

Left to right: HHS seniors Josh Warren, Ryan Lacoe, and Dan Ioffreda show their spirit fingers during a free throw at the teachers vs. teachers basketball game against LD. (Broadcaster/Bella D’Adderio)

February 25, 2016

By: Bella D'Adderio The Hershey vs. Lower Dauphin faculty basketball game to support the Four Diamonds Fund was held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Many attended, but the Hershey High School student section was especially spirited with their support in this game. Broadcaster Managing Editor Bella D’Ad...

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