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HHS Sophomore/Junior Prom Cancelled In Light of COVID-19

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter

March 31, 2020

After careful consideration from the administration, they have come to the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Sophomore/Junior Prom due to the growth of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Prom will not be rescheduled. The Hershey Lodge, where the prom would have been held, has been notified along with the ...

Prom still on as scheduled, says DTSD, but uncertain

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Mallory Gillespie Following the closure of Derry Township School District for a 10 day period by order of Governor Wolf and the progression of the COVID-19 virus across the US, students at Hershey are concerned about school events like Prom. At this point, both proms will still proceed as s...

HHS Prom Committee Planning Perfect Prom Night

Senior Natalie Holsinger smiles in class on May,2, 2018.  Holsinger enjoyed prom last year. (Broadcaster/Julia Cream)

Julia Cream, Reporter

May 14, 2018

It’s a night they will never forget. Prom is the perfect night for high school students. At Hershey High School much planning goes into the special event. From advisors, to the student council, all the way to the student body itself prom is planned over a long period of time with much thought. T...

HHS SADD Club works to prevent distracted driving accidents

The 2017 Mock Accident involved eight students in SADD. This year’s accident will again involve eight students and take place on April 27, 2018. (Broadcaster/Anna Levin)

Alexis Moodie, Layout Manager

April 25, 2018

The leading cause of death in teenagers is distracted driving. This Friday, April 27, a club at Hershey High School (HHS), Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), will present the student body with a mock accident. The mock accident will involve some of the school’s student body, and is...

Tips and Tricks for Conquering Hershey’s Proms

Kaylee Thomas, junior, and Kate Clark, sophomore, pose for a photo at the 2017 sophomore/junior prom at the Hotel Hershey. The sophomore/junior prom will take place on April 28th, 2018 at the Hershey Lodge, and the senior prom is on May 25th at the Hershey Hotel. (Submitted by Kaylee Thomas)

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

April 24, 2018

With prom right around the corner, many people struggle with planning the perfect night. Everyone knows the panicked feeling when they realize prom is less than a month away. What will I wear? How will I do my hair? Where are we going to eat? These are many questions that race through the typical t...

Prom Styles Breaking Boundaries in 2018

The simple Lulus dress allows all the focus to be on the emerald green color. The dress is made interesting with a spaghetti strap criss cross back.

Katie Jones, Reporter

April 3, 2018

Prom season is upon us and sneaking up fast. Before you know it, it will be time for “promposals” and blinged out dresses. In this day and age, there are more prom styles than ever before. Long to short, current to classic, edgy to relaxed, there are no rules when choosing the dress of your dr...

Schools Should Not Hold Tradition Higher than Acceptance

Aniya Wolf stops for an interview with ABC27 News outside of Bishop McDevitt’s prom after being kicked out. Wolf said a school official took her aside and threatened to call the police if she did not leave. (Photo courtesy of ABC27 News)

June 5, 2016

By: Cara McErlean When teenagers envision prom, they often imagine a perfect night filled with music, shining lights, and good friends. They might imagine a room full of corsages, beautiful dresses, and dapper suits. But few teenagers could ever imagine being kicked out. On May 6, 2016, junior A...

HHS Sophomore/Junior Prom pops with color, classic designs

(In order as pictured from top left to bottom right) Senior Zach Som, junior Nate Wilson, senior Patrick Starner, and juniors Marek Mierski, Max Dadswell, Liam Wagler, and Anthony Rizzo show off the varied styles of boys’ prom fashion. (Submitted by Maggie Lane)

May 6, 2016

By Rachael Schirato Cars zooming through Governor Road witnessed only a blur of manicured toes, bright fabric, and glamorous updos. Hershey High School students showed off their unique fashion sense at the Hershey Lodge for sophomore/junior prom on April 23, 2016. To ring in the beginning ...

FDA Proposes Tough Tanning Bed Restrictions

On January 29th, school nurse Tara Blackburn explains her thoughts on teens and indoor tanning. “When you’re 18, she says, “you feel invincible.”

February 19, 2016

By: Cara McErlean As we enter the darkest months of the year, Americans young and old seek out the artificial alternative to natural sunlight: tanning beds. This year however, several big changes are on the horizon for users of indoor tanning beds. On Friday December 18, The US Food and Drug ...

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