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National Merit Semi-Finalists announced

National Merit Semi-Finalists announced

Elena Lee, Reporter

October 22, 2018


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Five Hershey High School seniors discovered that they had qualified for the National Merit Scholarship on September 12, 2018. The five HHS seniors who have qualified from the semi-finals are Madeline Barto, Levent Batakci, Tuan Bui, JT Mullins, and Smitha Ramesh.   PSAT scores from 2017 serv...

HHS Mini-THON Prepares for Fall Fest

Natalie Taylor, Layout

October 22, 2018


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As the school year starts up again, so do the clubs of HHS, and HHS Mini-THON prepares for it’s upcoming fall event. Fall Fest is an event at the high school where kids and teenagers can enjoy their time painting pumpkins, playing Halloween games, and going down a haunted hallway. The Fall Fest will ...

Homework free weekends announced for 2018-19 school year

Haley Daniels, Reporter

October 19, 2018


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The 2018-2019 school year at Hershey High School has announced two dates for “Homework Free Weekends” as well as a third with a date to be determined by the 2019 class officers. Jeff Smith, HHS Principal, has disclosed the following dates for the first two Homework Free Weekends: November 3rd...

Art Studio Opens During Lunches

Art Studio Opens During Lunches

Katie Jones, Reporter

October 19, 2018


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Hershey High School is being proactive in the 2018 school year by opening up more doors to art students. A new option is being offered to art students of all levels. These specific students are able to go in the art room instead of lunch room to work on projects they are behind on, new proje...

4th Annual Choctoberfest Returns to Hershey

4th Annual Choctoberfest Returns to Hershey

Clare Canavan, Reporter

October 19, 2018


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With the weather getting colder and the leaves changing colors, fall is in full swing. To celebrate the fall season and the month of October, the Downtown Hershey Association is hosting its 4th annual Choctoberfest. Instead of the typical traditions of Oktoberfest, Hershey will be hosting their o...

Beef Jerky Outlet Opens in Downtown Hershey

Katherine Clark, Reporter

October 17, 2018


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The Beef Jerky Outlet recently had their grand opening on September 25, 2018. The Beef Jerky Outlet is a part of the new shopping strip in Downtown Hershey along with restaurants and stores including Tropical Smoothie, Iron Hill Brewery, Primanti Brothers, and Starbucks. Located on Hershey Towne Squar...

Schools Continue to Increase Monitoring of Students’ Social Media

Abigail Lee, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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Schools throughout the country are beginning controversial practices, yet most people remain unaware that this is an issue. As technology usage develops both in and outside of the classroom, schools have adopted methods of monitoring and tracking students online. This mostly includes access to students...

New Teacher Profile: Kimberly West

New Teacher Profile: Kimberly West

Keela Delves and Emily Massage

October 16, 2018


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Typically on the first day of school, you expect to see a few new students, but what you may not expect to see is a new teacher. Kimberly West, Hershey High’s newest English teacher, is starting the school year in a new school and is ready to be a part of Hershey’s education program. West gr...

Sophomore Caroline Corcoran takes over first singles

Sophomore Caroline Corcoran takes over first singles

Emma Quillen, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Hershey, Sports

After four consecutive years with the same top player, Hershey Girls Tennis has a new #1 single. Sophomore Caroline Corcoran has recently surfaced as the #1 singles player and district doubles player. Following her very successful season last year, Corcoran was moved up to the top position on...

HHS library continues innovation

HHS library continues innovation

Claire Sheppard and Emily Liesch

October 11, 2018


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The Hershey High School Library is changing for the 2018-2019 school year. According to HHS librarian, Allison Mackley, the library got a face lift of sorts with new features and organizational aspects. Some of the new features in the library include: new reference books and a larger space for ...

Young Democrats Plan for 2018 Elections

Katherine Clark, Reporter

October 3, 2018


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Hershey High School’s (HHS) Young Democrats club had their first meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Reporting their planned outline for the school year and driving their attention towards the 2018-19 General Elections, Young Dems are looking forward to begin their campaigns in the support of our...

Downtown Hershey Chocolate Avenue Stores Opening Soon

Downtown Hershey Chocolate Avenue Stores Opening Soon

Angelina Memmi and Carina Sarracino

October 2, 2018


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After years of their designing and revisions, the companies working on the Chocolate Avenue stores are planning to open the businesses soon. RVG Management and Development, a company focusing on retail construction, bought the undeveloped Chocolate Avenue property in October 2016 according to an article on PennLi...

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