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Editorial: Football Must be Banned in High Schools

Matthew McCurdy, Reporter

June 3, 2019


Filed under Editorial

30 high school athletes died playing football between 2015 and 2017 from direct and indirect causes. Football must be banned in high schools across America. Football puts a lot a lot of stress on your body. It can cause severe injuries that may affect a player the rest of their career. Broken b...

Covington Student Nick Sandmann Should Not be Defended

Abigail Lee, Reporter

March 21, 2019


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On January 18, 2019, Covington Catholic High School students were shown on video to be in a conflict with Native American Nathan Phillips. Nick Sandmann, who claims to have been unfairly targeted by news coverage, recently filed a lawsuit against The Washington Post for the same reasons. The Washington Post ...

Dual enrollment opportunity offered at HHS

Dual enrollment opportunity offered at HHS

Elizabeth Newman, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Hershey

Get the best of both worlds! Dual Enrollment is a program offered to Hershey High School juniors and seniors that allows them to take college classes and receive high school and college credits for that class. Students must take a class from a local university for which they are responsible for th...

Freshman face high school fears

Freshman face high school fears

Elizabeth Newman, Reporter

September 21, 2016


Filed under Hershey

Finally in the high school. The only problem is you can’t figure out where to go. Figuring out where to go in the high school can be difficult, especially for a freshman. Many ninth graders are nervous about finding their way around or having class with upperclassmen. Seniors have advice for thos...

HHS Teachers, Students Say Focus on Grades Undermines Learning

May 10, 2016


Filed under Hershey

By Katie Cocco, Journalism 1 student Edited by Lynn Dang, Hershey Section Editor HERSHEY--Freshman Karis Gould slumped down into her seat the moment that she found out her hard work had not paid off.    Teachers and students at Hershey High School admit that their education hasn’t always been the most i...

Trojan Trendsetters

Trojan Trendsetters

April 21, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle

By: Natalie Norman-Kehe Whether it be the runways of New York Fashion Week or the hallways of Hershey High School, fashion is always there. Style, the way people define the clothes they wear, is different from person to person. According to an interview last year with Kate Dimmock, the fashion ...

New Athletic Director Joins Hershey High School

New Athletic Director Joins Hershey High School

April 7, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

By: Shyanne Gaston From a professional football player to a collegiate coach, Hershey High School welcomes their new athletic director. Scott Govern joined Derry Township School District in December 2015. He’s a highly qualified athletic director with a long career on and off the field. ...

Hershey Wrestling falls hard to Red Land.

Hershey Wrestling falls hard to Red Land.

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

By: Kaylee Williams Hershey High Wrestling team fell hard to Red Land in a 47-18 loss Thursday, January 21, 2016. The Trojans won five matches, four by decisions. Sophomore Oliver Herndon (132 lb) won 9-8, Junior Aidan Donahue (195 lb) won 7-3, Junior Pat Ross (113 lb) won 6-3, and Senior Josh Warren (285 lb) wo...

Rape Culture: a culture we can all live without

January 22, 2016


Filed under Editorial

By: Mason Benovy More than 20% of college women will be raped in their lifetime according to a study by The Association of American Universities. Our time in high school is preparing us for the exciting times of college. It’s nearing the time of year when seniors are applying to schools, juniors are preparing for the SATs, and underclassmen are...

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