Hershey High School A Community Cultivating an Extraordinary Learning Environment

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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. - 3:30 p.m.
    Regular School Hours: 7:38 a.m. - 2:33 p.m.
     
     
     

    The 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.
     
     
     

Headlines

  • Executive Function Session for Families

    Trying to increase your child’s independence? Looking for strategies to support homework completion? The Derry Township School District is hosting a session on Executive Function that might be just the thing for you! Open to parents and guardians of all DTSD students, K-12, the session will be held from 7-8 p.m. at Hershey Middle School on Thursday, January 3, 2019. Please indicate if childcare is needed when you RSVP by email to specialeducation2@hershey.k12.pa.us

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  • Java With Joe January 4, 2019

    Want to know more about the direction of K-12 education? Have something you’d like to discuss with Superintendent Joe McFarland in an informal community roundtable setting? You can do all of these and enjoy a steaming cup of coffee during “Java with Joe.” Designed as an opportunity for community members and the district’s top administrator to get together in a casual environment, Mr. McFarland will once again be hosting this series of quarterly listening events. The next “Java with Joe” will be held Friday, January 4th at the Hershey Middle School LGI beginning at 9:00 a.m.

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  • How to get Info on Weather-Related Schedule Changes

    The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. When conditions dictate unscheduled closings, delays, or early dismissals are in the best interest of student safety, the district will announce information via an automated phone messaging system, on its website and social media feeds. These district-operated notification tools are the primary mechanisms by which schedule change information will be communicated.

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  • PA Department of Education Launches “Future Ready PA Index”

    The PA Department of Education has launched its new “Future Ready PA Index” with a dashboard that allows for a look at how Pennsylvania schools – including those here in DTSD - are educating students. In addition to proficiency, the dashboard illustrates growth, achievement, and other data by student group - such as economically disadvantaged students, English Learners, students receiving special education services, and racial and ethnic groups.

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Student Parking

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    Register graphic Online registration for student parking passes at Hershey High School is now open. Juniors and seniors wishing to park on campus must carefully review the “Student Driver Rules and Regulations Agreement” document that is linked on the parking registration site for complete parking information. Eligible and registered juniors and seniors will be assigned a numbered tag (for the lower lots or Pebble Beach), but not a numbered spot. 

    NOTE: You will be required to sign in to Google using your Derry Township student credentials in order to register.

    If you have any problems or questions please contact Mr. Mackneer via email or by phone at 717.531.2244 ext 1235

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