5:00 PM Boys Varsity Volleyball
6:00 PM Boys Varsity Lacrosse
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM New Kindergarten Parent Orientation Night
7:00 PM Girls Varsity Lacrosse
2:30 PM Boys Varsity Track
2:30 PM Girls Varsity Track
4:00 PM Boys Varsity Baseball
4:15 PM Girls Varsity Softball
10:00 AM Girls Varsity Lacrosse
6:30 PM Boys Varsity Lacrosse
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Curriculum Council Meeting
4:15 PM Boys Varsity Baseball
4:15 PM Girls Varsity Softball
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Canceled: School Board General Services Committee Meeting
6:30 PM Boys Varsity Volleyball
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School Board Meeting
7:30 PM HHS Choirs Spring Concert
3:45 PM Boys Varsity Track
The Derry Township School District Board of School Directors is seeking input on a draft policy intended to outline maintenance of appropriate professional adult/student relationships. The draft policy (DTSD Board Policy 824) is based on a model policy recommended by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. DTSD intends to develop a policy that provides a safety net for students and staff while still allowing for healthy student/staff interaction. To learn more about how you can provide valuable input, click on the headline or the graphic to the left.
Hershey’s talented young musicians will showcase their skills in a variety of upcoming vocal and instrumental concerts. All concerts are free and community members are welcomed. To get dates, times and locations for all concerts, simply click on the graphic to the left or the headline above.
Want to know more about the direction of K-12 education in our country and in our district? Want to share your thoughts on how DTSD is doing? Simply want to get to know Superintendent Joe McFarland? You can do all of these and enjoy a steaming cup of coffee during “Java with Joe” Wednesday, May 18 at 9 a.m. in the Hershey High School Large Group Instruction Room.
Hershey High School has once again been recognized by US News & World report in its annual ranking of the nation’s best high schools. The report looked at data from more than 28,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Under the magazine’s formula, HHS ranks among the top 5% of the nation’s public high schools and is number 26 of the state’s 676 public high schools.
The Township of Derry, Derry Township Police Department and Derry Township School District are teaming up to encourage families to join others from across the country in celebrating National Bike to School Day May 4, 2016. Take advantage of the fresh spring weather to get physical exercise for your body on the way to working out your brain in school. Pledge to participate by clicking the Bike to School graphic and you can also walk away with a cool prize
OPPORTUNITY: Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair
Three cheers for HHS students Alan Hwang and Maggie Wu who were named Senior Grand Champion and Alternate Senior Grand Champion, respectively, at the recent Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair. Hwang won an all-expense-paid trip to the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair May 9-13 in Phoenix, AZ. Wu will attend the INTEL Science Fair in the event one of a Grand Champions cannot attend.
OPPORTUNITY: Hershey High Swimmers and Divers medal at the PIAA-AAA Swimming and Diving Meet
Congratulations to the following swimmers who medaled at the PIAA Swimming Championships:
Boys: Jack Kushner, Chris Paynter, Jason Young, and Cole Luttrell
Girls: Tomomi Nakano, Orian Barone, Carlene Rippon, Colette Robinson, Bailey Robertson, Kailey Buchanan, Olivia Duck, and Sally Tafuto
OPPORTUNITY: Speech and Debate Team Qualify for PA State Speech and Debate Tournament
There’s no debating the success of the HHS Speech and Debate Team. On Saturday, five Hershey High School students qualified for the Pennsylvania state speech and debate tournament in April thanks to outstanding performances in their respective events at the district level. Congratulations to Brendan Twaddell, Senior, 1st Place in Persuasive Speaking; Grace Murray, Sophomore, 1st Place, Informative Speaking; Colin Topper, Senior, 2nd Place, Lincoln Douglas Debate and Colin Sheehan & David Sheffey, both Juniors, 2nd Place, Public Forum Debate.
OPPORTUNITY: Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences Competition
A tip of the cap to Veda Chanda, Salman Fayaz, Grant Geyer, Michael Huang, Alan Hwang, Advay Mongia, Aparajita Rao, Erica Wang, Maggie Wu, Xiaochen Yuan, and Michael Zaidel for their outstanding performances at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences competition February 20 at Carlisle High School.
Chanda, Geyer, Huang, Hwang, Rao, Wang, Wu, Yuan, and Zaidel each took home First Awards for their projects and will advance to the State-level competition, while Fayaz and Mongia received Second Awards.
OPPORTUNITY: HS Girls Swim Team Mid Penn Conference Champions
Congratulations to the Girls’ swim team for earning the overall Championship for the Mid Penn Conference in Swimming and Diving. The boys’ were runner up as well.