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  • Trojan Trading Post

    Fall spirit wear orders from the Trojan Trading Post, Hershey High School’s student-run store, are due by Oct. 31. Want to show your Trojan Pride but aren’t a student or staff member? Order without fear; we’ll deliver your gear! Free local delivery is now available for community members. Best of all: 100% of the profits go toward the Trojan Trading Post Scholarship Fund, providing college aid to business students. To date, nearly $5,000 in Trojan Trading Post scholarships have been awarded to HHS grads.

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  • Drugs 101: What Parents and Kids Need to Know

    Derry Township School District, in conjunction with Penn State Children’s Hospital and the Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center, will offer “Drugs 101: What Parents and Kids Need to Know” at Hershey High School on Wednesday November 9. There are two related sessions, one intended for parents/guardians and another providing information to teens. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for exhibits; the main programs will run 6-8 p.m. Pre-registration is required

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  • DCTS Offers Career & Technical Education Xpo

    Dauphin County Technical School will be hosting its first 1st Career and Technical Education (CTE) Xpo for Middle School students. The event will be held November 9 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the school located at 6001 Locust Lane in Harrisburg. Dauphin County Technical School offers programs in Visual Arts & Marketing, Transportation, the Service Industry, Information Technology, Health Sciences, Construction and Advanced Manufacturing.

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  • Veterans Day Celebration at HHS

    The Hershey High School German Club will once again honor those who served our country during a special Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, November 10, beginning at 2 p.m. in the school’s Large Group Instruction Room. If you or a family member served in the military or are currently on active duty and would like to be included in this event, please contact club advisor Miriam Collins at or 531.2244 x 1106 .

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  •  Fingerprint Center

    On-Campus Fingerprinting Center for DTSD Volunteers Now Open

    In response to changes in the Child Protective Services Law (Act 114), which requires school employees and volunteers to renew their certifications every five years, Derry Township School District (DTSD) is opening an official 3M Cogent fingerprinting site specifically for district volunteers and employees. Fingerprinting services will be available for employees and volunteers at the DTSD District Office at 30 E. Granada Avenue, Hershey starting September 12. Hours of operation will be 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. weekdays by appointment only

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  • All Sports Passes Offered For Sale

    The Derry Township School District (DTSD) is now offering its “2016-17 All-Sports Pass” to DTSD students and district residents. The pass allows the bearer to attend all home regular season sporting events during the 2016-17 school year. All-sports passes can be purchased in the Athletic Office located in Hershey High School, 550 Homestead Road, at a cost of $20 for students and $40 for adults.

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  • Cocoa PrinciplesThe COCOA Principles embody a district-wide culture where students and staff demonstrate DTSD's core beliefs of
    This area of the district website highlights and showcases the COCOA Principles in action in our district.
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  • OPPORTUNITY: DTSD Students Win at Dauphin County 2016 Cultural Diversity Celebration Essay Contest

    Congratulations to Christine Tang, a student at Hershey Elementary School, and Hershey High School’s Kai Lam! Both placed in the Dauphin County 2016 Cultural Diversity Celebration Essay Contest, with Kai taking 1st in the 15-18 age group and Christine taking 2nd in the 6-10 age group.

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  • ACADEMICS: Underclassmen Awards
    Hershey High School recognized the following students for academic performance and achievement at an underclassman awards program on Tuesday, May 24, 2016:   MORE >>>
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  • OPPORTUNITY: Students Recognized by the Hershey Apollo Awards

    We’re understandably proud of our talented student performers and happy to note that many of them were once again recognized by the Hershey Apollo Awards.  Congratulations to Caroline Hammer, Sofija Chroneos, Paxton Zeis, Paige Beck, and Julia Rippon for their individual honors.  And a special round of applause for the entire cast and crew of the HHS Theatre production of “Into the Woods” which was named best musical!   More information

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • COMMUNITY:  2016 Hershey Middle School MiniTHON

    The 2016 Hershey Middle School Mini-Thon raised more than $22,000 to fight pediatric cancer through the auspices of the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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  • OPPORTUNITY: Speech and Debate Team Qualify for PA State Speech and Debate TournamentSpeech & Debate Team

    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.

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