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Major Knee Injury Sidelines Ellie Buchanan

Major Knee Injury Sidelines Ellie Buchanan

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Hershey

Her season ended instantaneously with a loud pop. Sophomore Ellie Buchanan was playing an away game against school rival Cougars at Palmyra on April 15, 2019 when she felt her knee give out, and she fell to the ground. Buchanan later was told she had torn both her ACL and MCL. Her season was over ...

College Admissions Case Develops as Defendants Respond to Plea Deals

Abigail Lee, Reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under World

When the college admissions scandal initially broke, 50 people were charged. Since then, 33 parents have entered pleas. While Felicity Huffman, among 12 others, has pleaded guilty, Lori Loughlin and a total of 19 parents, have pleaded not guilty, according to CNN. The Boston Globe reported Toby M...

Hershey High School Announces March Athletes of the Month

Hershey High School Announces March Athletes of the Month

Clare Canavan, Reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Hershey High School (HHS) has acknowledged their male and female athletes of the month for their excellence during the month of March. Senior Meredith Gould is the female March athlete of the month for her accomplishments during her diving season, and Junior Tanner Updegraff is the male March athle...

Saguaro: New HHS Student Band

Saguaro: New HHS Student Band

Olivia Bratton and Clare Canavan

April 18, 2019


Filed under Hershey

When hearing the word Saguaro, many people’s first thought might be about a Spanish giant cactus, but after a new band’s performance at Hershey High School (HHS), there's a new meaning behind the interesting word. Juniors Anthony Zimmerman, Luke Sheppard, David Randall, and Jacob Drexler hav...

HHS Foreign Exchange Student Becomes Active in the Community

HHS Foreign Exchange Student Becomes Active in the Community

Abigail Lee, Reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Hershey

This foreign exchange student is from a place that not many are familiar with. Sixteen year old Ann Barto arrived in Hershey last August from Amman, Jordan. As a part of the Circassian ethnic group in Jordan, she was unfamiliar with Pennsylvania when she arrived. Since then, Barto has become invol...

Editorial: Harvard lawsuit should not target Affirmative Action

Abigail Lee, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial

A pending lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian Americans could significantly alter Affirmative Action as it exists today. In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions filed a lawsuit on behalf of Asian students against Harvard and asserted that the school discriminated against them during admissi...

Favorite holiday traditions according to HHS students, staff

Favorite holiday traditions according to HHS students, staff

Ashlyn Weidman and Clare Canavan

November 19, 2018


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, Showcase, Video

With the holiday season upon us, The Broadcaster asked Hershey High School students and staff what are their favorite holiday traditions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKUUFw51lLw

Homework free weekends announced for 2018-19 school year

Haley Daniels, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Hershey

The 2018-2019 school year at Hershey High School has announced two dates for “Homework Free Weekends” as well as a third with a date to be determined by the 2019 class officers. Jeff Smith, HHS Principal, has disclosed the following dates for the first two Homework Free Weekends: November 3rd...

Editorial: Class size does indeed matter

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Editorial

Many students and teachers have not stopped to ask if class size matters in regard to education, but when they do, the topic becomes controversial. Class size matters because reduced classes increase student’s academic outcomes. According to The Seattle Times website, at least 40 states have carried out some...

How to handle end-of-school-year stress

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

The end of the school year can be very stressful for high school students, it can almost be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. According to National Board Certified Teacher Angela Watson, after standardized tests are done many students lose the motivation to continue, which can result in behavioral issues. “There’s also an incredible am...

Teen employment has clear benefits

Teen employment has clear benefits

Ashlyn Weidman, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Hershey

In today's society many high school students have jobs to earn money for college, but should they really be focusing on earning scholarships instead? To attend a college it takes a lot of money, so students generally get jobs to help with college expenses. But if the job takes away from academics a...

Finding a Summer Job in Hershey

Finding a Summer Job in Hershey

Ryan Zou, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Hershey

This can be the perfect stepping stone for the future. With the end of school quickly approaching, teens across the country are scrambling around to find a summer job. Common things teens spend the money on include college funds, entertainment, or pocket money. Not only do the summer jobs earn the e...

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