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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.


  •  Concerts

    Spring Music Concerts

    Hershey’s talented young musicians will showcase their skills in two concerts. On Monday, May 2 the Hershey Elementary Orchestras and Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. in the Hershey High School Auditorium. The next night, Tuesday, May 3, the Hershey Elementary School and Hershey Middle School bands (students in Grade 4-6) take to the stage at 7 p.m. in the HHS Auditorium. The concerts are free and community members are welcomed.

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  • HHS Again Ranked Among Nation’s Best

    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.

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  •  HHS Teatre

    HHS Theatre Offers Pair of Comedic Plays

    Hershey High School Theatre is offering double the entertainment with a pair of one-act comedies: “The Blind Date” and “Banana Nut Split.” The shows will be offered at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 and again on Friday, April 29. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 and all seating is general admission. It doesn’t matter where you sit, however, as these silly comedies will leave you rolling in the aisles!

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  • Car Wash for Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors

    To show their appreciation for the men and women serving in our military, Hershey High School seniors in Advanced Placement English Literature classes are holding a car wash to collect donations for Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors. The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. at the Brownstone Masonic Lodge located at the corner of Governor and Hockersville Roads.

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  •  Bike to School

    Bike to School Day is May 4, 2016

    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

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  • Draft Special Education Plan Available for Review

    Derry Township School District’s (DTSD) draft Special Education Comprehensive Strategic Plan is now available for public review. Pennsylvania requires public school districts to update their Special Education Comprehensive Strategic Plan every three years. DTSD’s draft plan, once finalized, will cover the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019. Constituents with comments on the draft plan may submit them via email to Mrs. Kirsten Scheurich, Director of Special Education.

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