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This graphic demonstrates to the public the most effective ways to prevent infection through the use of double masking. Double masking recommendations come as increased variants of the virus emerge. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Hershey High School goes virtual due to COVID-19 cases

Robert Sterner, Advisor March 29, 2021

Derry Township School District notified families Hershey High School Monday afternoon would be moving to a fully virtual schedule for March 30, 2021 due to COVID-19 cases.  Only one instructional day...

Health and safety updates on 2021 high school spring sports season

Brooke Preputnick, Reporter March 25, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Health and safety updates on 2021 high school spring sports season On Monday, March 8th, the official season began for all spring sports as well as when the first mandatory practice...

Pictured is the schedule Dr. Smith announced on February 4, 2021.  The schedule is a return to the original bell schedule for Hershey High School prior to the pandemic.

Hershey High School Switching to New Class Schedule

Maeve Reiter, Social Media Editor February 13, 2021

The principal of Hershey High School, Dr. Jeffrey Smith, announced that the high school is transitioning to eight 45 minute periods a day on February 16th in an email sent on February 4, 2021. This...

Derry Township School District Set to Return to Classrooms

Benji Keeler, A&E Editor January 14, 2021

Derry Township School District plans to move back to their in-person hybrid schedule starting on Tuesday, January 19th. Superintendent Joe McFarland released an update on the DTSD website informing...

DTSD stays virtual until January 4th

Ashlyn Weidman, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2020

TheBroadcaster · News: DTSD virtual through December   Derry Township School District announced on Thursday, December 3rd that students would remain virtual until after winter recess. The students...

Face Off Podcast: Episode 2 drops

Joshua Gearhart, Reporter March 29, 2020

In this episode, host Joshua Gearhart interviews Hershey High Hockey Seniors, forward and captain Jason Rippon and goalie Chris Larkin. Both Chris and Jason are a backbone of the Hershey Hockey team, and...

AP Psychology teacher, Pete Steelman, reads the Myers’ Psychology for AP 2nd Edition textbook in his classroom on February 28, 2018. AP Psychology was a new course beginning in the 2016-17 school year.(The Broadcaster/Lynn Dang)

HHS’ Mr. Steelman Continues AP Psych Review Online with Heart and Humor during School Shutdown

Oliva Bratton, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2020

  As of March 17, 2020, Derry Township School District has been closed due to the rising cases of COVID-19. The administration has made it clear that teachers are not to provide new educational...

Victoria Smith works on internship documents on October 31st, 2019. Smith is in charge of coordinating internships, and her office is located in the Guidance Office. (Broadcaster/Karen Liu)

HHS Students’ Future Benefits from Internships

Karen Liu, Reporter November 26, 2019

One under utilized option at Hershey High School could give students an edge when applying to colleges. Internships are a beneficial opportunity for high school students interested in getting real world...

Senior Ainsley Perry (right) hangs out with freshman Camryn Yingling (left) in the library on October 30, 2019. As a Link Leader, Perry is friends with many underclassmen and helps them with any questions they may have about high school. (Broadcaster/Brooke Lehrman)

HHS Link Crew Supports Incoming Freshmen

Brooke Lehrman, Copy Editor November 11, 2019

Going to school in a new building with brand new faces all around is very stressful and difficult, and Hershey High School (HHS) commenced a new program to make it easier for the freshmen. HHS decided...

Editorial: Schools Should Implement Block Scheduling

Maeve Reiter, Reporter November 11, 2019

Imagine a high school day but with half the classes, half the assignments, and half the homework. Hershey High School should switch from period scheduling to block scheduling.  Most middle and high...

Junior Austin Kerr debates a call with the referee on October 28, 2019. Elliot Stalebrink scored in the last few seconds of the half, but the referee called no-goal due to time expiring. (Broadcaster/Mallory Gillespie)

Hershey Boys Soccer Falls to Lower Dauphin in District Semi-Finals

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter October 31, 2019

The Lower Dauphin Falcons defeated the Hershey Trojans 1-0 on Monday, October 28, 2019.  Both teams set up great defense and offense in the first half. Senior goalie Teagen Therit defended the goal,...

The Hershey Cross Country team poses in front of their tent at the District III Championship meet on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  For the first time “in nearly thirty years,” both squads qualified for the state meet at the same time.  (Broadcaster/Robert Sterner)

Boys and Girls XC Both Qualify for State Meet

Robert Sterner, Advisor October 28, 2019

For the first time in decades, both the Boys and Girls Cross Country teams have qualified for the PIAA State Championship.  Thanks to a second and fourth place finish at the District III Championship...

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