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Penn State Health begins free COVID-19 testing in Hershey

Claire Sheppard, Features Editor

March 23, 2020

By: Claire Sheppard The Penn State Health Medical Center has developed online screening for patients who suspect that they may have the coronavirus.  The virtual screening is available through Penn State Health’s telehealth service. The free application, PennState Health OnDemand, allows pat...

Social Distancing, Self-Quarantine can slow spread of COVID-19 say experts

Social Distancing, Self-Quarantine can slow spread of COVID-19 say experts

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Mia Bertoldi In light of the current outbreak of the coronavirus, practicing social distancing is essential to decreasing the spread of the virus. Social distancing is the act of increasing the physical space between people to avoid spreading illness. COVID-19 quickly spreads due to its incubati...

Coronavirus: What to do while stuck at home

March 19, 2020

By: Caroline Glus and Lauren Cribbs  While school is not in session due to COVID-19, a global outbreak related to a coronavirus disease, it may seem like there is not a lot to do and may result in extreme boredom, but here are some things to fill your time while still staying safe.   Clean...

Photo Essay: HHS Winter Formal Fashion

Photo Essay: HHS Winter Formal Fashion

Natalie Taylor, Head Layout Manager

March 4, 2020

Hershey High School (HHS) students sported a variety of different fashions to the second annual HHS Winter Formal. This year the theme was “Fire and Ice,” and all proceeds went to aid Australia’s recovery from the recent fires. Many students began preparations weeks before the dance to show off th...

Navigating the College Admissions Process at HHS

Navigating the College Admissions Process at HHS

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

February 28, 2020

Applying to college is often a frustrating, expensive, and time-consuming process. High School students at Derry Township find themselves starting to plan their futures  starting their freshman year by taking classes such as Academic Literacy and creating accounts for websites like Naviance. ...

Chick-fil-A Creates Heart-Shaped Chicken Trays for Valentines Day

Chick-fil-A Creates Heart-Shaped Chicken Trays for Valentines Day

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2020

Chick-Fil-A is offering an irregular present for you to treat your significant other, friends or yourself on Valentine's Day. Instead of buying chocolate and roses, Chick-Fil-A has created heart-shaped trays filled with a variety of their fan-favorite foods.  According to the Chick-Fil-A website, the Ch...

3 Area Retailers Closing Stores in 2020

3 Area Retailers Closing Stores in 2020

Paige Dalto, Head Copy Editor

January 30, 2020

From Macy’s to A.C. Moore, several national retailers are closing dozens of stores across Pennsylvania.  Kmart in Hummelstown and Dressbarn in the Hershey Outlets both closed in 2019.  Kmart closed a number of stores due to bankruptcy. Local stores closing in 2020 include the three-story Ma...

Living Coral is Out, Classic Blue is In

Living Coral is Out, Classic Blue is In

Ashlyn Weidman, Social Media Manager

January 30, 2020

Pantone recently announced that the 2020 color of the year is “Classic Blue.” Pantone Color Institute described the shade as “Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the thr...

Behind the Fashion Choices of Hershey High School Teachers

Behind the Fashion Choices of Hershey High School Teachers

Ashlyn Weidman, Social Media Editor

December 3, 2019

Hershey High School (HHS) requires teachers to dress in a professional and appropriate way, but that doesn’t stop them from having their own individual styles.  “Growing up I watched a lot of old movies with my mom and seeing womens fashion from the late 50s, 60s, and 70s really inspires a lot o...

Kit Kat Win in HHS Broadcaster Survey of Students’ Favorite Halloween Candies

Kit Kat Win in HHS Broadcaster Survey of Students’ Favorite Halloween Candies

Emma Quillen and Kate LaCoe

November 6, 2019

Halloween season is in full-swing, and you know what that means: candy. To celebrate this spooky season, The Broadcaster surveyed Hershey High School students, asking them to rank Halloween-classics from their most to least favorite. HHS Students voted Kit Kat as their favorite, and Licorice as their least favorite...

Photo Essay: Homecoming Fashion at HHS

Photo Essay: Homecoming Fashion at HHS

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2019

Hershey High School held their annual Homecoming on October 5th, 2019. Students dressed up with dates and friends for a fun night at their decade themed dance. For many students, they purchase and plan attire from shoes to accessories weeks before the dance, and they try to show off their style and bes...

5 Ways to Spookify your Halloween

5 Ways to Spookify your Halloween

Keela Delves, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Halloween Movie Marathon TV channels such as Freeform offer “31 Nights of Halloween” during which you can watch a plethora of Halloween classics. Favorites such as Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Ghostbusters are  frequently played throughout the month of October.  Pick/ Decora...

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