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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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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

Marking Period 2 Honor Roll HHS & HMS

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

HHS National Merit Scholarship Winners

In the 69th National Merit Scholarship Program, three Hershey High School seniors received National Merit Scholarships! Congrats to all of our National Merit semi-finalists, finalists, and scholarship winners!

Student of the Month April 2024 - Kristina Chroneos and Joey Owsley

Congratulations to the April Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Kristina Chroneos and Joey Owsley! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Kristina and Joey during the April 22nd board meeting.  

Marking Period 2 Honor Roll HHS & HMS

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

2024 Best Communities for Music Education

We are proud to announce that Derry Township School District has once again been named a Best Communities for Music Education from NAMM foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education!

Student of the Month March 2023 - Emma Burke and Will Olszewski

Congratulations to the March Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Emma Burke and Will Olszewski! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Emma and Will during the March 25th board meeting.  

News & Events

Send a Thank you Note! Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10
  • 2023-2024
  • District Wide
  • Hershey Elementary School
  • Hershey High School
  • Hershey Middle School

May 6th-10th is Teacher Appreciation Week! Let's take a moment to thank the incredible educators who shape our futures. Join us in celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week by sending a heartfelt thank you note to a teacher who has made a difference in you or your child's life. Click here to submit a thank you note!

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DCTS Summer Career Camp
  • 2024-2025
  • Events
  • Hershey Elementary School
  • Hershey Middle School

Dauphin County Technical School is excited to announce we will once again offer our Career Camp this summer, June 10th-12th from 8:00am-3:00pm. Our Career Camp is free to students entering 6th-8th grade for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year, from all Dauphin County Public Schools.

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HHS Theater Cabaret Night
  • 2023-2024
  • District Wide
  • Events
  • Hershey High School

You are cordially invited to Hershey High School Theatre's second annual Cabaret night: Once Upon A Time. Join us for an enchanting evening celebrating the music inspired by classic books and timeless fairytales, featuring our talented theatre students. The Magic takes place Saturday, April 13th, at 7:00 PM in the Hershey High School auditorium. General admission at the door: students/seniors $5, adults $10. We look forward to seeing you there!

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