Hershey High School A Community Cultivating an Extraordinary Learning Environment

HHS Welcome

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    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.
     
     
     

Headlines

  • District Seeks Community Input For School Climate Survey

    Derry Township School District is administering the PA Department of Education, Office of Safe Schools “School Climate Survey” and is seeking constituent input. District residents are encouraged to complete the online survey, providing community insight on the important subject of school climate. For more information, click the graphic.

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  • How to get Info on Weather-Related Schedule Changes

    The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. When conditions dictate unscheduled closings, delays, or early dismissals are in the best interest of student safety, the district will announce information via an automated phone messaging system, on its website and social media feeds. These district-operated notification tools are the primary mechanisms by which schedule change information will be communicated.

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  • HHS Theatre Presents: "Our Town"

    HHS Theatre Presents: Our Town. This Pulitzer Prize–winning drama of life in the small village of Grover’s Corners has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned and most frequently performed play. Dates for the play are: November 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. in the HHS Auditorium. General Admission Tickets will be sold at the door: $10 for adults and $5 for students.

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  • Ratings Web Site Lauds DTSD as Among Best in the Country

    Derry Township School District has been awarded an overall “A+” by Niche, a web site that publishes research on U.S. colleges, schools, neighborhoods and companies. In the recently-released 2019 rankings, DTSD earned high marks locally, statewide and nationally in categories ranging from school safety, best places to teach and best teachers. The site ranked the district as overall “Best” in Dauphin County, #19 (of 498) in Pennsylvania and #163 among the 10,758 public school districts rated across the nation.

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Broadcaster

  • The Broadcaster is the official student newspaper of Hershey High School.  Check out the most recent edition

Student Parking

  • Student Parking Information graphic

    Register graphic 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. Mackneer via email or by phone at 717.531.2244 ext 1235

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