6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fall SAT Prep Workshop
2:00 PM Boys Varsity Golf
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fall SAT Prep Workshop
10:00 AM Boys Varsity Cross Country
10:00 AM Girls Varsity Cross Country
11:00 AM Girls Varsity Field Hockey
7:00 PM Boys Varsity Football
8:00 AM Girls Varsity Volleyball
11:00 AM Girls Varsity Soccer
1:00 PM Boys Varsity Soccer
2:00 PM Girls Varsity Golf
4:00 PM Boys Varsity Soccer
4:00 PM Girls Varsity Soccer
4:30 PM Boys Varsity Cross Country
The first day of the 2016-17 school year for students will be Monday, August 29. The school day begins at 7:38 a.m. for both the middle and high schools. The day begins at 8:40 a.m. for elementary students; 12:45 p.m. for afternoon kindergarten. For the first week of school, secondary students (high school and middle school) will be dismissed at 2:15 p.m. Normal secondary dismissal is 2:33 p.m. This modified schedule helps provide extra time for elementary students learning their afternoon dismissal procedures.
Hershey High School is once again pleased to offer an SAT Prep Workshop this fall to prepare students for upcoming SAT exams. Classes begin the first week of school, and we are still accepting registrations. For more information, email Mrs. Ogle at LOgle@hershey.k12.pa.us.
The “Back To School” sales have begun, everything from clothes to protractors. Looking for some guidance on what supplies your elementary student will really need this year? Check out the lists compiled by the Hershey Elementary Schools. There are lists for Grades K & 1, 2 & 3 and 4 & 5. Click the graphic for more information.
The Derry Township School District Board of School Directors has adopted a 2016-17 school year budget that freezes taxes. The $59.8 million budget also avoids significant program or staffing cuts. The district’s millage rate will remain at 18.109 mills, one of the lowest in Dauphin County. A Derry Township property with an assessed value of $150,000 (the township average) will be taxed at $2,806. Assessed value is the taxable worth of a home, and is usually much lower than the market value, which is the projected re-sale price of a property.
OPPORTUNITY: DTSD Students Win at Dauphin County 2016 Cultural Diversity Celebration Essay Contest
Congratulations to Christine Tang, a student at Hershey Elementary School, and Hershey High School’s Kai Lam! Both placed in the Dauphin County 2016 Cultural Diversity Celebration Essay Contest, with Kai taking 1st in the 15-18 age group and Christine taking 2nd in the 6-10 age group.
OPPORTUNITY: Students Recognized by the Hershey Apollo Awards
We’re understandably proud of our talented student performers and happy to note that many of them were once again recognized by the Hershey Apollo Awards. Congratulations to Caroline Hammer, Sofija Chroneos, Paxton Zeis, Paige Beck, and Julia Rippon for their individual honors. And a special round of applause for the entire cast and crew of the HHS Theatre production of “Into the Woods” which was named best musical! More information
OPPORTUNITY: Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair
Three cheers for HHS students Alan Hwang and Maggie Wu who were named Senior Grand Champion and Alternate Senior Grand Champion, respectively, at the recent Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair. Hwang won an all-expense-paid trip to the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair May 9-13 in Phoenix, AZ. Wu will attend the INTEL Science Fair in the event one of a Grand Champions cannot attend.
OPPORTUNITY: Hershey High Swimmers and Divers medal at the PIAA-AAA Swimming and Diving Meet
Congratulations to the following swimmers who medaled at the PIAA Swimming Championships:
Boys: Jack Kushner, Chris Paynter, Jason Young, and Cole Luttrell
Girls: Tomomi Nakano, Orian Barone, Carlene Rippon, Colette Robinson, Bailey Robertson, Kailey Buchanan, Olivia Duck, and Sally Tafuto
OPPORTUNITY: Speech and Debate Team Qualify for PA State Speech and Debate Tournament
There’s no debating the success of the HHS Speech and Debate Team. On Saturday, five Hershey High School students qualified for the Pennsylvania state speech and debate tournament in April thanks to outstanding performances in their respective events at the district level. Congratulations to Brendan Twaddell, Senior, 1st Place in Persuasive Speaking; Grace Murray, Sophomore, 1st Place, Informative Speaking; Colin Topper, Senior, 2nd Place, Lincoln Douglas Debate and Colin Sheehan & David Sheffey, both Juniors, 2nd Place, Public Forum Debate.