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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


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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...

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...

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