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  • Latest Updates on School Closures For COVID-19 Mitigation

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has extended mandatory school closures in the Commonwealth indefinitely. During this time, DTSD is offering distance learning for all students. Click the headline link for the latest updates and additional details.

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  • Attention Potential Rt. 322 Field House Project Bidders

    Attention potential bidders for the Hershey High School Concession Stand Addition - Notwithstanding what is included in the bid documents, we strongly encourage you to submit bids to Mark Anderson at manderson@hersey.k12.pa.us. We will also accept courier and mail deliveries to the extent we are able given current restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Resources For Families Facing Coronavirus Challenges

    School closures, of course, are just one part of the larger overall effects of the current coronavirus pandemic to our community. In order to guide district families that may need some additional assistance as a result of COVID-19’s impacts, the DTSD Student Services staff and the Pennsylvania Association of School Social Work Personnel have compiled a useful list of resources. Click the headline for more details.

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  • DTSD & Cocoa Packs Team Up For Food Assurance

    During the current period of school closure for all K-12 schools in Pennsylvania, Derry Township School District is committed to helping ensure students in need of food assistance do not experience meal interruption while they are not in school. We are working collaboratively through our community partnership with Cocoa Packs, which will be facilitating the delivery of these meals in conjunction with the additional food assistance they normally provide for students. Click the headline for more details.

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  • Input Sought on Proposed Special Education Plan

    Derry Township School District is seeking public comment on its proposed three-year Comprehensive Strategic Plan for Special Education prior to submission to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. An important component of the district’s overall comprehensive plan, the Special Educating Plan encapsulates DTSD’s vision for this critical component of public education in Derry Township. Click the headline for links to views the draft plan and information on how to submit comments.

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  • Safe2Say Something Reporting System In Use at DTSD

    All schools in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including DTSD, have adopted use of the “Safe2Say Something” anonymous tip line as a means of improving campus safety and improving school climate. The tip line is operated and monitored 24/7 by the Office of the Attorney General where tips are reviewed, classified, and forwarded to the appropriate school district. Tips that are found to contain information that may indicate a "life safety" issue are immediately forwarded to the appropriate county emergency dispatch center. Click the headline for additional information.

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HHS Welcome

    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.

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Student Parking

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    Register button 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. Beard.