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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...

HMS Teacher Dale Mackley Retires After 26 Years

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Hershey

After 26 and a half years of teaching, he is finally ready to retire. Hershey Middle School teacher Dale Mackley has had many different occupations and interests throughout his working career.  Mackley went into teaching after ten years of working in the snack food industry, a decision he did not...

HHS teacher Mimi Collins Continues Reputation of Generosity and Kindness

HHS teacher Mimi Collins Continues Reputation of Generosity and Kindness

Rose Abraham, Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Hershey

Everyone describes her as the epitome of kindness and caring. Miriam Collins, has been a teacher at Hershey High School since 1994. She has taught a few history subjects over the years, but now teaches 9th grade Civics and German. She also is involved in both the Random Acts of Kindness Club (RAKC) a...

HHS Teachers Wear Red to Support Public Education

HHS Teachers Wear Red to Support Public Education

Marisa Balanda, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2017


Filed under Hershey

During the week of January 16, 2017, many teachers across the nation wore red to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. DeVos is the Chair of the Michigan Republican Party, and she is known for donating millions of dollars to the Republican Pa...

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...

Positive Relationships Impact Academics

Positive Relationships Impact Academics

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle

By: Brenna Holycross The teaching style of a teacher is not the only thing that can affect how students learn. 180 days out of the year, high school students are spending five to seven hours with teachers. According to California State University, because students are spending numerous hours with t...

Gallery: Hershey vs. LD Faculty Basketball Game

Gallery: Hershey vs. LD Faculty Basketball Game

March 9, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

By: Kaylee Williams The Hershey vs. Lower Dauphin faculty basketball game to support the Four Diamonds Fund was held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Many attended, but the Hershey High School student section was especially spirited with their support in this game. Broadcaster Reporter Kaylee Williams ...

Hershey Students Show Pride at Hershey vs. Lower Dauphin Faculty Game

Hershey Students Show Pride at Hershey vs. Lower Dauphin Faculty Game

February 25, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

By: Bella D'Adderio The Hershey vs. Lower Dauphin faculty basketball game to support the Four Diamonds Fund was held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Many attended, but the Hershey High School student section was especially spirited with their support in this game. Broadcaster Managing Editor Bella D’Ad...

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