Milton Hershey School Students and Staff Empowered to Give Back at 2018 Opening of School Assembly
On Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, the Milton Hershey School community came together to celebrate the first day of the 2018-19 school year at the annual Opening of School Assembly. MHS students and staff reflected on the gift Milton and Catherine Hershey created more than 100 years ago and learned how they can give back to their own communities using gratitude, intent, vision, and enthusiasm. View highlights from the event.
Milton Hershey School Welcomes More Than 180 Students to Campus as Part of School Expansion
On Sunday, July 29, Milton Hershey School hosted an Enrollment Day for 185 students who will be entering middle school and high school during the 2018-19 school year. On August 6, 90 Elementary Division students will enroll and begin their journeys at the school. Growing the student body is part of Milton Hershey School President Pete Gurt’s 2020 Vision strategic plan. MHS is committed to expanding its enrollment to 2,300 students by 2020 to provide a top-notch education and nurturing home life environment to more children from across the country.
Developing the Whole Child Year-Round
Milton Hershey School’s Year-Round Experiences (YRE) program is based on the philosophy that learning and development happens all year long, in both traditional and non-traditional classrooms. Our YRE program provides a safe and nurturing environment during school holiday breaks and summer months where students can build relationships, explore new interests, and participate in activities that support their classroom learning. See what our YRE program is like!
Building Exceptional Lives Through a Top-Notch Education
At Milton Hershey School, every child receives a top-notch education with small class sizes, one-on-one classroom instruction, access to the latest technology, and opportunities to accrue scholarships towards continuing education. All of these things come at no cost to the children’s families. Our goal is to partner with families to bring out the best in their child while giving them the necessary life skills to lead a productive, successful future. Learn more about the admissions process!
A Diverse Community That Encourages Mutual Respect
At Milton Hershey School, we focus on staying true to Milton and Catherine Hershey’s mission of community and mutual respect. MHS students live and learn in classrooms and homes that celebrate diversity and encourage respect. Students come from different backgrounds, and learn to appreciate each other’s differences to develop lifelong friendships.
Giving Students a Taste of Nutrition and Variety
When students enroll at Milton Hershey School, they receive a top-notch education full of leadership, scholarship, and extra-curricular opportunities. They also receive regular meals at no cost that support their physical and mental well-being.
Preparing Seniors for Life After Graduation
When students begin their senior year of high school, many have never been exposed to real-world challenges—such as managing finances, applying for health insurance, and navigating college or the workforce. Learn more about about our postgraduate support services.
Life-Changing Careers in an Inclusive School Community
Milton Hershey School employees have the power to make a difference every day. Employees bring diverse skills and experiences to our school community and shape the lives of the students they serve. Staff go the extra mile to provide students with the support they need to reach their full potential. View the life-changing career opportunities at MHS!
Milton Hershey School Shares Success in 2016-17 Annual Report
Milton Hershey School is a place of life-changing opportunity. With an unwavering commitment to our founders’ vision, we prepare students to succeed at levels they never imagined possible. Our whole child approach to education empowers students to overcome obstacles and reach their goals through individualized attention and award-winning programs that develop leadership, character, and a growth mindset. In our 2016-17 Brown and Gold annual report, we took a look at the excellent education and nurturing environment our school provides. View the report!