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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

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...

DTSD’s Propsosed Adult-Student Boundaries Policy Causes Controversy

DTSD’s Propsosed Adult-Student Boundaries Policy Causes Controversy

May 12, 2016

By: Cara McErlean Several proposed additions to Derry Township’s official School Board policies have caused an uproar within the school community. The policies in question fall under section 824, “Maintaining Professional Adult/Student Boundaries.” Specific concern has arisen over the Social ...

Narcan Introduced to Hershey High School

Narcan Introduced to Hershey High School

April 9, 2016

By: Irene Ciocirlan If Hershey High School nurse Tara Blackburn were to ever have to save a student’s life, she would know where to look. Narcan, a fast working drug that can stop overdoses, was introduced to HHS in February. Any high school in the United States can now get an emergency opioid carto...

New School Shooting Plan Changes HHS Protocol

New School Shooting Plan Changes HHS Protocol

March 22, 2016

By Megan Sassaman, Journalism 1 / Edited by Lynn Dang, Section Editor As the lockdown announcement buzzed over the speaker, indecisiveness arose in the classrooms. That indecisiveness is due to the new program for lockdowns that will be used in the 2015/2016 school year. In spring 2015, staff of...

Political Shift in Pennsylvania Elections

Political Shift in Pennsylvania Elections

February 8, 2016

By: Omer Qureshi Millions of Pennsylvanians’ lives were influenced by several momentous decisions on the 3rd. Pennsylvania was among one of the states to hold state and local elections on November 3rd, 2015. This election cycle marks several demographic shifts in the political landscape of Pennsylvania....

Despite Lease Change, Granada Gym Still Owned By District

Despite Lease Change, Granada Gym Still Owned By District

January 18, 2016

By Anthony Barrett For the past several years the Township has operated Granada Gym as the Facility Manager. That could change very soon. The change could occur sometime next year due to the gym losing taxpayer dollars every year. The change will be made in an attempt to make the gym profitabl...

Vying for the Vote -Community members share why voting in local elections is important

Vying for the Vote -Community members share why voting in local elections is important

December 15, 2015

By Marisa Balanda Only 13.1% of eligible Derry Township voters voted in the Derry Township primary election on May 19th, 2015. Derry Township municipal elections were held on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015, and many politically active community members explained why they thought that voting in local ...

Despite Lease Change, Granada Gym Still Owned By District

Despite Lease Change, Granada Gym Still Owned By District

November 16, 2015

By: Anthony Barrett For the past several years the Township has operated Granada Gym as the Facility Manager. That could change very soon. The change could occur sometime next year due to the gym losing taxpayer dollars every year. The change will be made in an attempt to make the gym profitable...

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