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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.
 
 

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  •  Memorial Day

    Memorial Day Schedule

    There will be no school for students on Monday, May 25. All offices (school offices and the District Office) will be closed in observation of Memorial Day. This will be followed by a two-hour late start for students on Tuesday, May 26.

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  • HHS Earns National Recognition

    US News & World Report has issued its annual listing of the best high schools in each state and across the nation and once again Hershey High School is highly regarded. HHS was ranked #11 in Pennsylvania and in the top 4% of those the magazine examined nationally. The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded rankings based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.

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  • HHS Honors Underclassman Achievers

    Hershey High School recognized the following students for academic performance and achievement at an underclassman awards program on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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  • HHS Science Competitors Score Well at PJAS

    Hershey High School students competing in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences state-level competition in State College scored will, bringing home high honors.

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  • Proposed Final Budget Available for Inspection

    At its May 11 business meeting, the Derry Township Board of School Directors approved for public display a proposed final 2015-2016 school year budget that projects $57.9 million in operating expenditures. If adopted as the district’s final budget, the fiscal plan would keep the district’s millage rate among the lowest in Dauphin County, setting it at 18.1 mills. A final vote on the 2015-16 budget is scheduled for the board's June 22 meeting.

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  • Summer School

    The Derry Township School District Summer School Program is returning for 2015! It is for students who will be starting Kindergarten this fall up to those who will be in 6th grade when school opens.

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  • PSAT/SAT Summer Prep Workshop

    PSAT/SAT Summer Prep Workshop classes are forming now to prep for the new PSAT 2015 and both the current and new versions of the SAT. Morning and afternoon classes are available. See Mrs. Seaver's website on the high school web or contact her at 717-979-1586.

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  • Backpacks and Lace Up with Love INC Sneaker Distribution

    Grace United Methodist Church and Love Inc. – have announced opportunities for Derry Township families who could benefit from a little assistance acquiring shoes and school supplies.

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  • Race For Education

    On Friday, May 22, Hershey Elementary PTO will be sponsoring our second annual Race for Education. We invite family and friends to join us in helping to raise funds for additional technology for the classrooms, assemblies, classroom resources, and other PTO sponsored events. Each participant will raise funds by asking sponsors to contribute a tax deductible donation to the PTO.

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