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  • Intermediate Elementary School
    450 Homestead Road, PO Box 898, Hershey, PA 17033
    Phone: (717) 531-2277   Fax: (717) 508-2266
     
    Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4 :15 p.m.
    Regular School Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.
     
    The Intermediate Elementary School serves children in fourth and fifth grades.  The school building was originally constructed in 1954 and renovated in 1991. Today the facility offers more than 154,000 square feet dedicated to meeting the needs of young learners. 
     
    Young children learn by doing. Learning is sequential and children must demonstrate readiness for new understandings based on their maturation and past experiences. Children acquire information and knowledge through interaction with people and objects. They are motivated to learn through their own need to make sense of the world around them.
     
    The building has a card access system and offers telephone, television and intranet access in each classroom.  Other amenities include a multi-purpose room, two cafeterias/multi-purpose room, and a gymnasium with auxiliary gym space. 

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  • Kindergarten Pre-Registration is NOW OPEN

    Pre-registration for Derry Township children who will be 5 years of age before September 1, 2018 and plan to attend kindergarten this coming fall is NOW OPEN. Click the “Kindergarten Pre-Registration” graphic for additional information and to begin the online pre-registration process. Remember: The online pre-registration does not complete the enrollment process; parents and guardians should also plan to complete registration during sessions held at the Early Childhood Center.

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  • Citizen Advisor Sought for Board Committee

    The Derry Township School District Board of School Directors is seeking an interested individual to fill the remainder of a vacated term as a citizen advisor for its Communications and Community Engagement Standing Committee.

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  • REMINDER: Make-up Days for 2017-18

    Per the official 2017-2018 DTSD School Year Calendar: the two make-up days for the pair of school days canceled due to inclement weather/hazardous travel conditions (January 16 & 17) are Friday, February 16 and Wednesday, March 28. Monday, April 2 would be the next make-up day, if needed.

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  • The Sweetest Way to Make a Difference

    It's the sweetest way to make a difference: make a purchase at Duck Donuts at 261 W Chocolate Avenue on Jan. 8, 16, 24 or Feb. 1 between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Hershey High School Mini-THON. Also, any larger/catering orders placed at the store any time through the month of January will result in a donation when you mention the HHS Mini-THON at the time of purchase. The HHS Mini-THON benefits Four Diamonds and battle pediatric cancer at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital.

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  • Full Day Kindergarten Information Page

    At the June 12, 2017 School Board Meeting, the Board of School Directors approved the transition to Full-Day Kindergarten beginning the 2018-2019 school year. The measure includes an option for parents/guardians who prefer a ½-day program. In order to keep parents/guardians and community members informed, we have created an area on our web site that serves as a repository for background information and other pertinent resources you may find of interest. Click the headline above or the adjacent graphic to access this information.

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