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Frequently Asked Questions- Keystone Exam Edition

Frequently Asked Questions- Keystone Exam Edition

March 31, 2016


Filed under Hershey

By: Marisa Balanda Governor Tom Wolf recently signed legislation that delayed the graduation requirement for the Keystone Exam for two years. To learn more about this change, The Broadcaster spoke with Dr. Stacy Winslow, Derry Township School District’s Assistant to the Superintendent for Curriculum,...

HHS MiniTHON set to ‘Dance Through the Decades’

HHS MiniTHON set to ‘Dance Through the Decades’

March 23, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle

By: Bella D’Adderio With MiniTHON less than 24 hours away, HHS students prepare for a packed night of activities to help support the Four Diamonds Fund.  With $15,000 already raised before the night has even started, there’s still a lot of money needed to reach the overall goal of $50,000. ...

HHS students weigh cost of trip to France

HHS students weigh cost of trip to France

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, World

By Martina Yee, Journalism 1 / Edited by Lynn Dang, section editor There is a barrier Hershey High School students must overcome before tasting warm chocolate crêpes and seeing the sky-scraping Eiffel Tower of France. This barrier is financing. From June 13 to June 24, 2016, several Hershey High Sc...

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey

By Molly Glus, Journalism 1 / Lynn Dang, Section Editor With hazy, tired eyes, students shuffle through the crowded halls all wanting one thing: sleep. That hazy, tired look means students are sleep deprived. At one time or another, Hershey High School students have the desire to sleep. Why? Many ...

New School Shooting Plan Changes HHS Protocol

New School Shooting Plan Changes HHS Protocol

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey

By Megan Sassaman, Journalism 1 / Edited by Lynn Dang, Section Editor As the lockdown announcement buzzed over the speaker, indecisiveness arose in the classrooms. That indecisiveness is due to the new program for lockdowns that will be used in the 2015/2016 school year. In spring 2015, staff of...

Technology Takes Over Family Time

Technology Takes Over Family Time

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

By: Madison Held Members of the Smith family sit in different corners of their living room. In front of them, the TV is on and a movie is playing. Both the parents and all three of their kids are reflecting between their personal technology and the movie in front of them. This is what you would see if...

Dancing For A Cure: HHS Mini-THON

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey

By: Jenny Kim Hershey High School’s Mini-THON raised $45,045.45 and surpassed last year’s total by $7000. HHS has been hosting Mini-THON since 1993. Each year a theme is introduced, and this year’s was “Dancing through the Decades.” HHS celebrated this theme by wearing clothes from d...

Positive Relationships Impact Academics

Positive Relationships Impact Academics

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle

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...

HHS Spring Athletes Balance Sports and Schoolwork

HHS Spring Athletes Balance Sports and Schoolwork

March 15, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology

By Joel Neuschwander Long practice hours, a pile of homework, and some sleepless nights. Spring student-athletes at Hershey High School are learning to balance their athletic and academic lives, and it comes easier to some than others. Colin White, HHS Sophomore, said sometimes he doesn’t...

Into the Woods Musical Review

March 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Lydia Gould What do you get when you cross a damsel in distress with a frazzled baker and even with a wicked witch? You get a fun, entertaining, and spirited musical production guaranteed to put a smile on your face. This year, the HHS theater department production was Into The Woods: a mu...

Thirst Project Visits HHS

Thirst Project Visits HHS

March 14, 2016


Filed under Hershey, World

By: Brandon Hill The Thirst Project foundation visited Hershey High School on Monday, March 7 to inform students on the lack of clean water around the globe. On Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. there will be a Walk for Clean Water at HHS to help spread awareness about this problem around the w...

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