The Broadcaster

HHS students share what impacted their life

HHS students share what impacted their life

November 13, 2015


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle

By: Brenna Holycross “I just lost it. I got up from the table and ran out of the room. I tried to go up the stairs, but I couldn’t even make it up them because I was crying and shaking so bad.” That day Tegan Moritz, a Hershey High School senior, had a family dinner with her mom and sister. She d...

How People Deal With Loss

How People Deal With Loss

November 13, 2015


Filed under Hershey

By: Kaitlin Christ On November 7th, 1971 Guy Gravino's sister, Pamela died when she was in her late twenties from what was assumed to be pneumonia. The hospital called the Gravino family to deliver the devastating news. “I was a know-it-all eighteen-year-old before that phone call,” said Gravino. ...

One Year Later, Still Standing Strong

One Year Later, Still Standing Strong

November 2, 2015


Filed under Hershey

By: Madison Held After one year of being open Knock Knock Boutique is still watching success come through the door day by day. Knock Knock Boutique Located at 110 West Chocolate Avenue in Hershey, will be celebrating its first official Birthday on October 19th, 2015. Throughout the year, owner Emi...

Six seconds to stardom

Six seconds to stardom

October 29, 2015


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle

By: Natalie Norman-Kehe Popularity.  It is all about “who you know.”  However, in the last decade the way popularity is measured has changed drastically.  One person can have many likes on Instagram.  Another can have tens of thousands of followers on Twitter. Then there is Vine. Six se...

The Unknown of the Underemployed: Local Workers With College Degrees Struggle to Find Full-Time Employment

The Unknown of the Underemployed: Local Workers With College Degrees Struggle to Find Full-Time Employment

October 29, 2015


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle

By Marisa Balanda Recently, Caroline Sandoval worked 59 hours over the course of two weeks. This included a stretch of ten consecutive days. Her paycheck was $398.97. After taxes, Sandoval earned just $6.76 per hour. By comparison, the federal minimum wage, before taxes, is $7.25 per hour. This meager...

Hershey Fire Department expands firehouse

Hershey Fire Department expands firehouse

October 6, 2015


Filed under Hershey

By: Cara McErlean A lot has changed since 1928. After a long planning period, construction workers finally broke ground for Hershey’s new firehouse in March 2015. The new station will add 10,000 square feet of new facilities to the original 1928-built firehouse.  The construction is projected to be ...

Social media becomes big inside HHS with teachers

Social media becomes big inside HHS with teachers

October 6, 2015


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology

By: Madison Held Tweets and posts may soon make pencil and paper obsolete in HHS classrooms. What students, teachers, and parents once knew as a social media has now turned into an educational tool. Little by little teachers are using media to connect with their students and even their parents ...

Broadcaster Begins Transformation to Digital First Publication

Broadcaster Begins Transformation to Digital First Publication

October 1, 2015


Filed under Hershey

By: Hannah Gundermann Some wonder if the age of the newspaper is over. Beginning in fall 2015 Hershey High School's iconic newspaper, The Broadcaster, will be going through a huge transformation. The Broadcaster is moving online. The staff of The Broadcaster hopes to reduce their costs, create...

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