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HHS’ Mr. Steelman Continues AP Psych Review Online with Heart and Humor during School Shutdown

HHS’ Mr. Steelman Continues AP Psych Review Online with Heart and Humor during School Shutdown

Oliva Bratton, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2020

  As of March 17, 2020, Derry Township School District has been closed due to the rising cases of COVID-19. The administration has made it clear that teachers are not to provide new educational material over the course of the two week closure.  Teachers have been handling the unprecede...

Breaking: PIAA Announces Sports Postponed Another Two Weeks

Breaking: PIAA Announces Sports Postponed Another Two Weeks

Dan Hogan, Sports Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Dan Hogan The PIAA announced via Twitter Monday, March 23, 2020 that the start of spring sports and possible re-start of winter championships will be further postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://twitter.com/PIAASports/status/1242182953335218184 This comes after Governor Tom Wolf...

Six Pennsylvania Counties Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Six Pennsylvania Counties Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Katie Jones, Brand Manager

March 23, 2020

By: Katie Jones, Reporter Governor Tom Wolf has issued a two week stay at home order on six Pennsylvania counties effective Monday, March 23rd at 8 p.m. The six counties include Allegheny County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia County. &...

Breaking: Pennsylvania Governor Wolf orders schools closed through April 6

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Mallory Gillespie Governor Tom Wolf announced on Monday, March 23 in a press conference that all schools in Pennsylvania will be closed for two weeks in efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the Department of Education, schools will remain closed through at least April 6, 2020, an...

Prom still on as scheduled, says DTSD, but uncertain

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Mallory Gillespie Following the closure of Derry Township School District for a 10 day period by order of Governor Wolf and the progression of the COVID-19 virus across the US, students at Hershey are concerned about school events like Prom. At this point, both proms will still proceed as s...

Penn State Health Begins free COVID-19 Testing in Hershey

Claire Sheppard, Features Editor

March 23, 2020

By: Claire Sheppard The Penn State Health Medical Center has developed online screening for patients who suspect that they may have the coronavirus.  The virtual screening is available through Penn State Health’s telehealth service. The free application, PennState Health OnDemand, allows pat...

Social Distancing, Self-Quarantine can slow spread of COVID-19 say experts

Social Distancing, Self-Quarantine can slow spread of COVID-19 say experts

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Mia Bertoldi In light of the current outbreak of the coronavirus, practicing social distancing is essential to decreasing the spread of the virus. Social distancing is the act of increasing the physical space between people to avoid spreading illness. COVID-19 quickly spreads due to its incubati...

Funck’s Restaurant offers free toilet paper with every take-out order

Robert Sterner, Advisor

March 18, 2020

By: Robert Sterner, Advisor Funck's Restaurant in Palmyra posted an offer of free toilet paper with every take-out order on their Facebook page starting Thursday, March 19, 2020 for as long as their supply lasts. Their levity in these trying times was a welcome moment for some who left comments o...

DTSD, HSS and COVID-19/Coronavirus: Regular Updates Here

DTSD, HSS and COVID-19/Coronavirus: Regular Updates Here

Broadcaster Staff

March 12, 2020

Our goal is to provide clear information on what is going on: what to do to stay safe, how to avoid misinformation and rumors, what events have been cancelled, and more. Education updates: Keystones off, AP exams are at-home, and no online teaching from DTSD teachers By: Eva Baker and Clare Canavan To help prevent th...

Hershey Announces School Start Time Community Forum March 25

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

March 9, 2020

Derry Township School District is offering a School Start Time Community Forum on March 25, 2020 in the Hershey High School Large Group Instruction (LGI) Room.  The meeting is due to Derry Township planning to implement a change in their school start times. The proposed start times are 8:00am to 2:...

Photo Essay: HHS Winter Formal Fashion

Photo Essay: HHS Winter Formal Fashion

Natalie Taylor, Head Layout Manager

March 4, 2020

Hershey High School (HHS) students sported a variety of different fashions to the second annual HHS Winter Formal. This year the theme was “Fire and Ice,” and all proceeds went to aid Australia’s recovery from the recent fires. Many students began preparations weeks before the dance to show off th...

Navigating the College Admissions Process at HHS

Navigating the College Admissions Process at HHS

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

February 28, 2020

Applying to college is often a frustrating, expensive, and time-consuming process. High School students at Derry Township find themselves starting to plan their futures  starting their freshman year by taking classes such as Academic Literacy and creating accounts for websites like Naviance. ...

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