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The New 88 Minute Classes Makes Learning Harder

Ava Sheppard, Reporter

October 29, 2020

Covid-19 has taken a toll on students around the world by drastically altering the learning environment.  In a normal school year, without a global pandemic, Hershey High School students attended seven, 52 minute class periods per day, five days a week. Due to Covid, now students attend school in...

School Board Adopts Anti-Racist Resolution

Talon Smith, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2020

Derry Township School District announced their intent to follow an anti-racist resolution on August 10 2020. This announcement came amid the rush of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests across the United States. These protests were sparked when George Floyd, a Black Minneapolis citizen, was killed by police officers, ...

Fun Fall Activities In Hershey During Covid-19

Caroline Glus, Reporter

October 28, 2020

The fall in Hershey always has so many different activities for local families. Here are some fun activities to attend during the fall that are safe and follow Covid-19 restrictions. HersheyPark in the Dark begins October 18th, 2020. This is an opportunity to ride all 13 available rides, trick-or-treat, or checkout...

Anti-racist Education Organization Kicks off in Hershey

Abigail Lee, Science & Technology Edito

October 27, 2020

Following the nationwide protests over racial injustice, an educational initiative has started in Hershey to combat racism and challenge long-held silence in the Chocolate Bubble.  After an active summer of following and attending Black Lives Matter protests, Hershey alumni Sarah Gethers and ...

Hershey Adapts to New Hybrid Block Schedule

Molly Ziesenheim, Reporter

October 27, 2020

Hershey School District has implemented a new hybrid block schedule for the 2020-2021 school year. The district converted to a block schedule, lengthening the class duration to 88 minutes. Students attend in-person school twice a week depending on their last name. A-K students attend Monday and Th...

HHS Plans Homecoming 2020

Julia Grenoble, Video Producer

October 27, 2020

Despite the pandemic of COVID-19, HHS has still planned to hold a Homecoming this November, in a different way. Instead of dressing up like usual Homecomings, all students will be encouraged to wear this year’s Homecoming T-shirt, which students can purchase online at the Trojan Trading Post.  Th...

Student-athletes cope with changes in their season during COVID-19

Bella Maish, Reporter

October 26, 2020

The new rules for PIAA sports raise mixed emotions between athletes and administrators at Hershey High School for the 2020 fall season. After a lengthy evaluation of whether sports should or should not proceed in the fall, PIAA votes in favor of welcoming back athletes with regulations on August 2...

Covid Makes Homecoming Look Different

Kate LaCoe and Anabella Matthews

October 25, 2020

Homecoming at HHS will look a bit different than usual this year. Due to covid, HHS is working to change the traditional format of a game and dance, to include an evening strictly for homecoming court.  Mrs.Ives, HHS student council advisor, has been working on organizing this event for seniors that wi...

Governor Wolf Passes New Guidelines Regarding High School Sports Spectators

Mallory Gillespie, Video Producer

October 23, 2020

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine have introduced new guidelines for spectators at high school sporting events. In the past, indoor events were restricted to only 25 people, including players and coaches, while outdoor events allowed up to 250. The new guidelines will allow ...

Milton Hershey School plans expansion to include early childhood centers across the state

Emma Quillen, Brand & Social Media Editor

October 23, 2020

The Milton Hershey School announced a new $350 million plan that will expand its educational services to children across Pennsylvania on October 1, 2020. The school has proposed the idea of building early childhood centers for children up to the age of five. The first center would be built on the M...

Hershey Boys Soccer Ties Northern York

Madeline Smith, Video Editor

October 19, 2020

The Hershey Trojans boys soccer team tied with the Northern York Polar Bears 1-1 at home on Monday, October 12th.  Both teams showed outstanding defense in the first half with no goals.  The Polar Bears were first on the board with a shot that slipped right past Hershey goalkeeper Justin Rogers in t...

HHS XC wraps undefeated season by trouncing Lower Dauphin

Robert Sterner

October 15, 2020

Hershey High School boys and girls Cross Country teams easily swept past Lower Dauphin 16-47 and 16-44, respectively, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Senior Evan Alander set a course record with a 17:52 and was closely followed by senior Peter Barto (17:53).  Juniors Dillan O’Shell (18:09) and Ada...

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