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Welcome to Hershey Middle School

Originally built in 1966 as a high school, Hershey Middle School 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.

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With Trojan Pride

Our middle school program emphasizes holistic learning through interdisciplinary teams, blending both subject knowledge and personal growth. This cohesive approach ensures a consistent and smooth transition for students, paving the way from their elementary experiences to the challenges of high school.

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Our Academics

Students know that when they are present in our buildings, they will have experiences that prepare them not just for the next assignment or test, but for the road of learning that will lead them to a full and satisfying life and career.

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Extracurriculars and Athletics

Students have multiple opportunities to engage in rigorous learning across subject areas as well as participate in extra-curricular activities. By the time they enter high school, every student has the opportunity to be connected to at least one school activity be it athletics, clubs or music ensembles.

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About our extracurricular & arts programs

Hershey Middle School

500 Homestead Road, PO Box 898, Hershey, PA 17033

Phone: (717) 531-2222   Fax: (717) 534-2245
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Regular School Hours: 7:33 a.m. - 2:33 p.m.

Erick Valentin, Principal  Shauntae Iachini, Assistant Principal

From Our Community

Student of the Month November 2023 - Lucy Barto and Jaden Yoder

Congratulations to the February Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Josie Berra and Cole Goodman! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Josie and Cole during the February 26th board meeting.  The videos shared at this meeting are linked.

Marking Period 2 Honor Roll HHS & HMS

Derry Township School District is proud to announce the distinguished and regular honor roll for the second marking period of the 2023-24 school year for Hershey High School and Hershey Middle School. Congratulations!

Student of the Month November 2023 - Lucy Barto and Jaden Yoder

Congratulations to the January Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Priyanka Nambiar and Eamon Callahan! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Priyanka and Eamon during the January 22nd board meeting.  The videos shared at this meeting are linked.

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51 DTSD musicians were part of close to 900 students auditioning for placement in the PMEA District 7 Band and PMEA District 7 Orchestra. District 7 is a strong district comprised of 7 counties in Central PA. We are thrilled to congratulate an incredible 30 students from DTSD who successfully qualified for these elite ensembles! Join us in congratulating our musicians.
 

Student of the Month November 2023 - Lucy Barto and Jaden Yoder

Congratulations to the November Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Lucy Barto and Jaden Yoder! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Lucy and Jaden during the November 20th board meeting. The videos shared at this meeting are linked.

HHS Students of the Month - October 2023

Congratulations to the October Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Catherine Martin and Jason Jiang! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Catherine and Jason during the October 23rd board meeting. The videos shared at this meeting are linked.

News & Events

Community Engagement Event for the Hershey Elementary School Building Project
  • 2023-2024
  • District Wide
  • Events
  • School Board

Derry Township residents are invited to join us for our first community engagement night to learn more about our Elementary School building project. The community event will include a presentation with the district administration and project architect, question period and a tour of our the Hershey Elementary School building. Visit the link below to sign up to attend.

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Community Resource Fair
  • 2023-2024
  • District Wide
  • Events

You're invited to our Derry Township School District Community Resource Fair. This event is free. Please come join us for a meet and greet with community resources and summer camps from around the area who welcome students with disabilities. Ask questions, speak with an agency representative and even sign up. Drop in anytime between 4:00pm - 6:00pm on Thursday October 19th in our Middle School LGI!

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