4:00 PM Girls Varsity Lacrosse
4:15 PM Postponed: Boys Varsity Baseball
4:15 PM Boys Varsity Baseball
4:15 PM Boys Varsity Lacrosse
5:00 PM Boys Varsity Volleyball
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Softball
HHS Theatre will present “An Evening of One-Acts” on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27. Showtime both evenings will be 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for students and $8 for adults. The show will feature three humorous skits: “Ogre Etiquette”, “Oh, What a Tangled Web” and “The Jigsaw Puddle”. All seating is general admission. Come on out to be entertained by our talented students.
At its regularly scheduled business meeting April 23, the DTSD Board of School Directors approved contracting with Vulnerability Solutions Group, LLC to perform an audit of campus security. This type of comprehensive examination of our school’s physical facilities and operational procedures is one the district contracts outside experts to conduct every few years and will be performed later this spring. Past recommendations have factored into the district’s current comprehensive All Hazards Incident Response Plan; the upcoming review will look at those existing procedures and may also provide suggestions for infrastructure changes
Derry Township has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to school districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Derry Township answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program and community music programs.
OPPORTUNITY: HHS Student Artists Display Work
Pieces from 10 talented Hershey High School student-artists will be on public display as part of the 2018 “Artistic Expressions” show by the Historic Harrisburg Association located at 1230 N. 3rd Street in Harrisburg. HHS artists selected to have works on display include Kidist Aderaw, Lashell Friedrich, Karis Gould, Ji-Eon Kim, Heather Marra, Amylyn Martinez, Aparajita Rao, Luke Shay, Carlin Spinney and Olivia Wilson. (Special congratulations to Ji-Eon Kim, AmyLyn Martinez and Heather Marra, whose works will receive special recognition and awards at an artists’ reception!) Their art, along with those of their peers from other local schools, can be seen Saturday through May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
OPPORTUNITY: Hershey High School Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent
Five Hershey High School seniors have signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic and academic careers in college.
Those students announcing their plans to further their academic and athletic careers include: Abigail Shapiro - Track & Field - Bucknell; Mary Anne Nortier - Field Hockey - Saint Francis; Samantha Henry - Gymnastics - Kent State; Andrea Demko - Cross Country/Track & Field - Penn State; Dalton Burnham - Track & Field - Hartford
COMMUNITY: Hershey High School recently wrapped up another successful Mini-THON
Hershey High School recently wrapped up another successful Mini-THON – more than $47,000 raised for Four Diamonds in the fight against pediatric cancer. HHS was the first high school in the nation to hold a Mini-THON, so on this silver anniversary, the organizers wanted to say “thank you’ to a community that continues to provide generous support and to share a video from this year’s 25th annual event. It’s always been “For The Kids!”
OPPORTUNITY: HHS Receives Nomination at Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards
Congratulations to the cast and crews of HHS Theatre's Fall Play for earning a Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards nomination for Outstanding Play! Congratulations, as well, to Cameron Brown and Alex Winnick, both of whom earned nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play, and to Paige Randall, who garnered an Honorable Mention for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play. Kudos also go out to Josephine Gawrys, who earned the Spirit of the Theatre Award for the Fall Play.