Hershey Middle School A Community Cultivating an Extraordinary Learning Environment
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 Hershey Middle School
500 Homestead Road, PO Box 898, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 531-2222 Fax: (717) 531-2245
 
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Regular School Hours: 7:38 a.m. - 2:32 p.m.
 
 
 
Originally built in 1966 as a high school, the building was renovated into the middle school in 1998. Today the 157,000-square foot facility houses nearly 900 students in grades 6-8. The building boasts a full size gym, a 1,000+ seat auditorium, a card access system, and internet/television/ phone access in all classrooms.

Our middle level instructional program is delivered through an interdisciplinary team format which stresses subject matter as well as pupil development. This configuration helps students by providing consistency while encouraging them to perceive the wholeness that exists in learning.  In addition, our middle school facilitates student transition from a self-contained elementary school setting to a departmentalized high school setting. The interdisciplinary team organization assists the students in successfully traversing the period of time between the elementary and high school years.

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  • Feedback Encouraged on Draft Policy

    The Derry Township School District Board of School Directors is seeking input on a draft policy intended to outline maintenance of appropriate professional adult/student relationships. The draft policy (DTSD Board Policy 824) is based on a model policy recommended by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. DTSD intends to develop a policy that provides a safety net for students and staff while still allowing for healthy student/staff interaction. To learn more about how you can provide valuable input, click on the headline or the graphic to the left.

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  •  Concerts

    Spring Music Concerts

    Hershey’s talented young musicians will showcase their skills in a variety of upcoming vocal and instrumental concerts. All concerts are free and community members are welcomed. To get dates, times and locations for all concerts, simply click on the graphic to the left or the headline above.

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  • Java With Joe

    Want to know more about the direction of K-12 education in our country and in our district? Want to share your thoughts on how DTSD is doing? Simply want to get to know Superintendent Joe McFarland? You can do all of these and enjoy a steaming cup of coffee during “Java with Joe” Wednesday, May 18 at 9 a.m. in the Hershey High School Large Group Instruction Room.

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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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  •  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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