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HHS staff help struggling students remember how to behave at school as COVID wanes
Molly Ziesenheim, Reporter April 21, 2022

Since returning to in-person instruction following COVID-19, schools all over the country are dealing with the behavioral and emotional impacts that quarantine has had on students. Hershey High School...

15 year old Russian figure skater tests positive for banned medication at Olympics

Sophia Tunks, Reporter February 28, 2022

Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old first-time Russian Olympic figure skater came into the 2022 Beijing games as a clear favorite in the women’s singles event. However, after Valieva carried Russia to win...

60 Second video: Hershey Elementary teacher describes teaching experience during pandemic

Ashley Bu, Reporter January 26, 2022

For the past two years, Derry Township School District staff have adapted to new situations due to the pandemic. Stacy Stahl, a teacher at Hershey Elementary school, talks about the adjustments that she...

DTSD votes to revise Health and Safety plan, keep masks for now

Sophia Tunks, reporter January 3, 2022

The revised Health and Safety plan passed by the Derry Township School Board did not include the removal of masks, but it did include several other safety precautions for students and staff in school.  After...

Roaring back: Hershey Bears start season strong after COVID shortened ‘19-20

Cameron Fisher , Reporter December 2, 2021

After nearly 684 days without a full capacity crowd, the roar is back in the Giant Center. The Hershey Bears have dropped the puck commencing their 84th season in the American Hockey League. Despite...

CDC Clears Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines for Children 5-11

Dan Hogan, Science and Technology editor November 6, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the 5-11 age group on Friday, October 29th. Shots are expected to roll out in days as a Center for...

History Made: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by WHO

Allyson Lin, World and breaking news editor October 18, 2021

Malaria has killed roughly 500,000 people each year and half of that number are children in Africa according to the New York Times. Experts have admitted that the vaccine isn’t perfect, but it will get...

Delta Variant hits Hershey community

Sophia Tunks, Reporter October 14, 2021

Even though the world has just found ways to prevent COVID-19 in the long run, the delta variant, a new COVID-19 mutation, has recently created struggles and uncertainties for many, including the state...

COVID-19 creates obstacles, confusion at concerts

Natalie Colarossi and Elizabeth Vojt October 12, 2021

https://www.instagram.com/p/CSfupcUNW2c/ Tickets?  Check.  Mask?  Maybe. Since the Coronavirus pandemic hit in March of 2020, many concert venues across the U.S. have been working on how they...

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Hersheypark returns to some normalcy this summer

Caroline Corcoran and Emme Corcoran May 21, 2021

While the pandemic created mayhem in 2020 for the entertainment and amusement industry, the outlook for Summer 2021 is brighter. Hershey Park has gone to great lengths to provide a safe environment to...

Planet Fitness is open 24 hours Monday - Thursday and 7AM - 7PM on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. This facility is publicly known to be a “judgment free zone.” (Broadcaster/Brooke Preputnick)

Photo Essay: Opening of Hershey Planet Fitness 

Brooke Preputnick, Reporter May 20, 2021

Planet Fitness opened a new facility at the Hershey Square Shopping center located on 1170 Mae Street on February 17th, 2021. It offers cardio machines, strength equipment, flat screen televisions, locker...

(Left to Right) Seniors Taylor Koda, Lola Berra, Isabelle White, Sarah Horn, Ananya Narayanan, Anna Callahan, and Dhvani PatelPose for a photo. Many of the students had taken advantage of the Hershey Gardens prior to the prom since they opened free admission to HHS seniors and their families. (Broadcaster/ Ashlyn Weidman)

Photo Essay: Hershey High School Prom

Ashlyn Weidman, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2021

This year Hershey High School seniors may have missed out on some annual senior events, but HHS was able to hold a Covid safe Prom at the Historic Acres of Hershey on Wednesday, May 12th, at 7:00p.m.

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