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1-year in: 1-to-1 iPads positively impact students’ learning at HHS

1-year in: 1-to-1 iPads positively impact students’ learning at HHS

Alexis Moodie, Layout Manager

May 25, 2018


Filed under Hershey

iPads were a new edition to the school curriculum this past year, but how much have they actually helped? Most students have mixed opinions about the iPads. They differ in their acceptance and presumed value. Some students believe that they had a positive impact, while others think it had litt...

Calicutts Spice Co. opens in downtown Hershey

Calicutts Spice Co. opens in downtown Hershey

Halle Burk, Layout Manager

May 25, 2018


Filed under Hershey

A son-in-law and mother-in-law turned their hobby into a flourishing business. Calicutts Spice Co., a brand new spice store, had its grand opening on May 19, 2018 in Hershey. The shop is located at 130 West Chocolate Avenue in downtown Hershey. Their products are not just limited to spices; th...

HersheyPark Stadium gets new stage

HersheyPark Stadium gets new stage

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Hershey

Hersheypark Stadium is constructing a new stage for the summer 2018 concerts. After 22 years and over 200 shows, the old stage was demolished at the end of March to be replaced by a larger, sturdier stage. The old stage was used in performances from Beyonce, Luke Bryan, and Paul Mccartney, and it was not big...

HMS Teacher Dale Mackley Retires After 26 Years

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Hershey

After 26 and a half years of teaching, he is finally ready to retire. Hershey Middle School teacher Dale Mackley has had many different occupations and interests throughout his working career.  Mackley went into teaching after ten years of working in the snack food industry, a decision he did not...

DTSD Offers Summer School to Students

DTSD Offers Summer School to Students

Elizabeth Newman, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Hershey

Summer school is usually something kids dread, but it doesn’t have to be. Derry Township School District is offering summer school again to students going into kindergarten through sixth grade. The summer school program will last for one week which is June 18, 2018 to June 21, 2018 and will be ...

Derry Township plans $32 million remodel to Recreation Center

Derry Township plans $32 million remodel to Recreation Center

Claire Sheppard, Copy Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Hershey

Out with the old, and in with the new. The Hershey Recreation Center in downtown Hershey has been open since 1963. Derry Township says there are some limitations to the current Rec Center and the facilities need to be replaced and updated. The construction of a new Rec Center is estimated to cost $3...

HHS seniors choose their colleges

HHS seniors choose their colleges

Claire Sheppard, Copy Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Hershey

As the 2017-2018 school year comes to an end, HHS seniors are getting ready to leave for college. Here are a few seniors showing off their college apparel.

PSU Music Education Major helps HHS Orchestra

PSU Music Education Major helps HHS Orchestra

Benji Keeler, Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Hershey

This student teacher is pursuing his dreams with a career in music. Otto Kuehrmann is a 24 year old former college student, graduating from Penn State University on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.  Kuehrmann, who wants to be a public school teacher, is turning to music to achieve this goal. He’s a ...

Springtime crawls into Hershey Gardens with interactive bug activities

Springtime crawls into Hershey Gardens with interactive bug activities

Elena Lee, Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Hershey

After 16 years of outdoor operation, moving indoors seemed like a big step, but it ended up with the best environmental outcome. With one of the only 25 indoor butterfly atriums in the country, the Hershey Gardens’ Butterfly Atrium is home to dozens of rare butterflies from South and Central...

Miles for Matt 5k Walk raises nearly $10k

Miles for Matt 5k Walk raises nearly $10k

Rebecca Keiter, Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Hershey

All it takes is one drink. Hershey held its annual Miles for Matt 5k Walk at Chocolatetown Square on April 28th, 2018, in honor of Matthew Pritchett, a young man who lost his life to a drunk driver. Hershey partnered with the MADD Organization, where over 200 people have become involved with t...

Maroon 5 Coming to Hershey This Summer

Maroon 5 Coming to Hershey This Summer

Halle Burk, Layout

May 15, 2018


Filed under Hershey

The Grammy award winning band, Maroon 5, is returning to the “Sweetest Place on Earth” this summer. On Saturday, July 14th, at 7:00 PM, Maroon 5 will perform at Hersheypark Stadium as part of their Red Pill Blues tour. The group, consisting of Adam Levine and six other members, are set to per...

HHS Prom Committee Planning Perfect Prom Night

HHS Prom Committee Planning Perfect Prom Night

Julia Cream, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Hershey

It’s a night they will never forget. Prom is the perfect night for high school students. At Hershey High School much planning goes into the special event. From advisors, to the student council, all the way to the student body itself prom is planned over a long period of time with much thought. T...

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