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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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  • info   College Admission Forum for all Area High School Sophomores, Juniors and their Parents.
     Derry Township School District will host a special College Admission Forum for all area high school sophomores, juniors and their parents at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the Hershey High School auditorium.

    The Forum will provide the families of college-bound students with insightful information on: current trends in college admissions, the importance of finding the right fit, deciphering the admissions process, the significance of extracurricular activities, choosing a gap year, evaluation of transcripts and test scores, the implications of score choice, and other relevant concerns for young people and their parents in the transition to college/university.

    The forum has been organized by the Hershey High School Counseling Department and will feature Charles Bachman, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Lafayette College; Robert Coffman, Director of Enrollment Management, Penn State University Harrisburg, Mary Wilkes Smith, Senior Associate Director of Admissions/Sunderman Conservatory Liaison at Gettysburg College and Shawn Wiley, Assistant Dean of Admissions, Shippensburg University. The forum participants will be sharing what colleges are seeking in applicants and provide tips and tools for students and parents on how to navigate the admissions process with positive outcomes.

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  • Informaiton   HS 2014 Yearbook Supplements Are Available.
     Yearbook supplements for the 2014 school year are now available in the high school office.  This insert documents spring events from last year that occurred after the yearbook was published. There is no additional cost, as they are for people who purchased last year's yearbook.

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  • info   ACT Prep Workshop
     There will be two Act Prep Workshops for interested students which will be conducted on Saturdays, March 21 and April 11.  Students may visit Mrs. Seaver’s website for more information or contact her at 717-979-1586.

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  • Info   Hershey Middle School Yearbook Sale
     Reserve your copy now! Yearbooks are $11.00 each. Deadline for orders is February 27th.  Please use this voucher to reserve and/or pay for your yearbook.

     
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  • Bus Drivers WantedInfo Drivers Needed
    Derry Township School District has an immediate need for bus drivers. Interested individuals may contact Dave Yarian, Director of Transportation, by phone at 566-7422.

     

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  • info   Student Accident Insurance 2014-2015 School Year
      Derry Township School District does not carry medical insurance on students, but does provide parents with the opportunity to select a primary excess group insurance plan for students. To find out more info, Please <click here>

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