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. - 2:33 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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  • DTSD Offers Songs for the Season

    There’s nothing like song to set the stage for the holiday season. And DTSD’s award-winning Music Department once again has a variety of opportunities for community members to enjoy a little winter music. Click the headline above or the graphic to the left for a schedule of the various offerings.

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  • Vote to Help Key Club's Walk For Clean Water Receive Funds

    The Walk for Clean Water, a student-led fundraiser under the auspices of the Hershey High School Key Club, is among a group of worthy causes in contention for funding from Nickelodeon’s HALO (Helping And Leading Others) Movement. Learn how you can vote to support this effort by clicking the headline or the accompanying picture.

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  • Winter Recess 2017-2018

    Derry Township School District will be on Winter Recess from Monday, December 25, 2017 through Tuesday, January 2, 2018. There will be no classes for students during this time. All offices, including the District Office, will be closed, with no business hours. The normal school schedule and regular business hours will resume on Wednesday. January 3, 2018.

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  • DTSD Directors Named 2017 Innovative School Board

    The Derry Township School District Board of School Directors has been recognized by a statewide group for innovation in public education. The Pennsylvania School Boards Association presented DTSD School Board as a recipients of the Pennsylvania Education Innovation Award as part of its annual School Leadership Conference.In addition to the recognition as the 2017 Innovative School Board Award recipient, PSBA will donate $5,000 to the Trojan Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides supplemental funding and support for Derry Township School District’s academic, athletic, and arts.

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  • Full Day Kindergarten Information Page

    At the June 12, 2017 School Board Meeting, the Board of School Directors approved the transition to Full-Day Kindergarten beginning the 2018-2019 school year. The measure includes an option for parents/guardians who prefer a ½-day program. In order to keep parents/guardians and community members informed, we have created an area on our web site that serves as a repository for background information and other pertinent resources you may find of interest. Click the headline above or the adjacent graphic to access this information.

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