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Hershey High School
550 Homestead Road, PO Box 898, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 531-2244   Fax: (717) 534-2684

Office Hours: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Regular School Hours: 7:38 a.m. - 2:33 p.m.

TBest High Schools In American he program of studies of the Hershey High School
is planned to meet the needs of the youth of the Derry Township School District. A major task of the school is to accommodate learners with divergent needs, goals, capabilities and interests. To this end, an effort is made to nurture individual skills and to satisfy individual needs.
It is also the responsibility of the school to furnish opportunities for students to participate in cultural activities that may otherwise not be available to them. Extracurricular and enrichment programs are offered to satisfy this aspect.

Hershey High School was built in 1996 and expanded in 2007. The facility is 231,000 square feet, has a card access system; phone/television/internet access in all classrooms; auditorium seating for 1,300; two CAD labs; classrooms for family and consumer sciences; full gym, weight and cardio exercise rooms;
full band and orchestra/chorus rooms; three art rooms; closed circuit television capacity; a production office and library/media center.


  •  The Adventures of Rikki Tikki Tavi”

    HEA Presents 39th Scholarship Production

    The Hershey Education Association will present its 39th Scholarship Production on “The Adventures of Rikki Tikki Tavi” an adaptation of a short story by Rudyard Kipling in The Jungle Book. The play will feature teachers and staff members from across the district and promises to be a fun, family-friendly time. Best of all, proceeds from the production go to a scholarship fund that benefits Hershey students attending college. There will be two showings, one each on Friday, October 9 and Saturday 10. Both shows will be presented in the Hershey High School Auditorium; the curtain rises at 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5.

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  •  Columbus Day Schedule

    Columbus Day Schedule

    Monday, October 12 is an ins-service day for teachers. There will be no classes for students. School building offices will be closed until 1 p.m. to facilitate staff training; the District Office will be open normal business hours. The regular school schedule will resume Tuesday, October 13.

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  • DTSD Family Night with Youth Alliance & Seth Franco

    Join the Youth Alliance, former Harlem Globetrotter Seth Franco and DTSD in addressing a serious subject. Bullying is everybody’s problem—victim, perpetrator, and bystander. Let’s address this issue from each standpoint so that students are equipped to handle negative situations and create a healthier overall environment. This Family Nigh event will be Thursday, October 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Hershey High School.

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  • DTSD All Sports Pass Offered for 2015-2016 Events

    DTSD is now offering its “2015-16 All-Sports Pass” to DTSD students and district residents. The pass allows the bearer to attend all home regular season sporting events during the 2015-16 school year at no additional cost. All-sports passes can be purchased in the Athletic Office located in Hershey High School at a cost of $20 for students and $40 for adults.

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