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Hershey pays 1.6 billion for maker of Skinnypop

Hershey pays 1.6 billion for maker of Skinnypop

Haley Daniels, Hershey Section Editor

January 12, 2018


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The Hershey Company has bought Amplify Snack Brands for approximately $1.6 billion. The Hershey Company, known primarily for making chocolate and sweets, has now moved into new territory and purchased Amplify Snack Brands which is famous for Skinnypop popcorn, Oatmega protein bars, and Tyrell’s ...

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Offered to HHS students

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Offered to HHS students

Elizabeth Newman, Layout Designer

January 10, 2018


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Breaking into the business world can be tough, but there is a way to make it a little easier. The Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) is a week-long program offered to incoming high school juniors and seniors in the summer. It teaches students about the American free enterprise system. The pr...

Keeping New Year’s resolutions

Keeping New Year’s resolutions

Claire Sheppard, Copy Editor

January 9, 2018


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Many make resolutions, but research questions their effectiveness. However, people at Hershey High School still believe in setting goals for the new year.    A University of Scranton study found that only eight percent of people stick to their resolutions.  Their research does not include evaluati...

Dressember Campaign Raises Human Trafficking Awareness

Dressember Campaign Raises Human Trafficking Awareness

Clare Canavan and Claire Sheppard

January 4, 2018


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Nearly 30 million people are enslaved currently around the world. Dressember is a movement where girls vow to wear a dress every day of December to raise awareness on the issue of sex trafficking that occurs every day. According to The Washington Post, “there are 29.8 million people living as slaves...

Annual New Year’s Eve celebration to take place in downtown Hershey

Annual New Year’s Eve celebration to take place in downtown Hershey

Olivia Reid, Copy Editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under Hershey, Showcase

Every year, residents of Hershey, PA and others from surrounding areas gather in downtown Hershey to celebrate the new year. There are various entertainment acts and activities for people to take part in annually. This year, the main festivities begin at 9:00pm and run until midnight. During the co...

Video: Final game of HHS Charity Volleyball Tournament

Madison Held, Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under Hershey, Showcase, Sports

Congrats to the winners and thanks to all for participating!

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Video: Semifinals of HHS Volleyball Tournament

Madison Held, Reporter

December 22, 2017


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Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all for participating!

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Hershey clubs host tables at HHS Charity Volleyball Tournament

Hershey clubs host tables at HHS Charity Volleyball Tournament

Irene Ciocirlan and Robert Sterner

December 21, 2017


Filed under Hershey, Showcase

The Students Against Destructive Decisions and Mini-THON set up tables outside the gym during the HHS Charity Volleyball Tournament. The clubs were selling goods to support charity.   ...

HHS Charity Volleyball Tournament

Broadcaster Staff

December 21, 2017


Filed under Hershey, Showcase, Sports

The Broadcaster's coverage of each of the four round-robin sessions as well as the final will be on this page and updated throughout the day.  Check back regularly for updates!   Photos By Jack Goulet and Elaina Joyner   Photos By Alexis Moodie and Katherine Clark   Photos By Jenna Thomas   Photos By Azelin Tho...

Hershey’s Sweet Lights Opens for Winter Season

Hershey’s Sweet Lights Opens for Winter Season

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

December 20, 2017


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HersheyPark will be hosting its annual holiday drive-through Sweet Lights event nightly from November 10 to January 1, 2018. According to the HersheyPark website, the ‘winter wonderland’, which is located between Route 39 and Sand Beach Road, features 600 animated and illuminated displays along two miles of ...

Kate Spade New York Opens at Tanger Outlets

Kate Spade New York Opens at Tanger Outlets

Alexis Moodie, Layout Designer

December 18, 2017


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Kate Spade New York has just opened a new store in the Hershey Tanger Outlets. Kate Spade is a brand that focuses on fashionable, high end bags and accessories. This additional store makes it the fifth Kate Spade store in Pennsylvania. The grand opening was on December 8th, 2017. It moved into the old...

Hershey Unveils New Cookie Layer Crunch Flavor

Hershey Unveils New Cookie Layer Crunch Flavor

Claire Sheppard and Leah Koppenhaver

December 13, 2017


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For National Cookie Day on December 4, Hershey announced their new Cookie Layer Crunch flavor, “Triple Chocolate.” Triple Chocolate is the fourth flavor in the Cookie Layer Crunch line after caramel, vanilla crème, and mint crème. The new flavor is made of chocolate crème, chocolate cook...

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