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The voices of Milton Hershey School are all distinct, but each extraordinary in their own way. MHS blog tells the stories of our extraordinary students, staff, houseparents, parents/sponsors, and graduates. Read on to learn what brought them to MHS, the impact it has had, and the impact they hope to impart on the lives of others.

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Milton and Catherine Hershey: The Love Story That Changed the World

He was humble and kind. She was lighthearted and witty. Together, Milton and Catherine Hershey were a perfect pair whose inspiring example and unconditional love endure today. It all began...

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Thank You, Milton Hershey

By Khloe Walker, MHS Junior To Milton Snavely Hershey, Thank you for making chocolate. To most people around the world, it’s not a big deal. I mean, anyone could live...

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Milton Hershey School Senior Reflects on Impact of Agriculture and Environmental Education Activities

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is an annual tradition for the state’s agriculture and farming community. Each year, Milton Hershey School students bring what they’ve learned in the classroom and in...

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Pennsylvania Farm Show a Milton Hershey School Tradition

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is a time-honored tradition for Milton Hershey School students. This event builds on the MHS Agricultural and Environmental Education (AEE) program, expanding through school clubs and...

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Celebrating Joy and Community Spirit During the Holidays at Milton Hershey School

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President Though I like to say that every day is a Breakthrough day in Hershey, Pa., I have three favorite seasons at Milton Hershey School:...

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Our Journey to Houseparenting at Milton Hershey School

By Erika and Brian Roberson, MHS Houseparents Different roads lead students, staff, teachers, and houseparents to Milton Hershey School. Sometimes those roads are winding, bumpy, and every so often full...

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How Milton Hershey School Pre-Apprenticeship Program Prepared Me for Workforce

By Allen Snyder, MHS Senior In August, Milton Hershey School gave me the opportunity to participate in the Pre-Apprenticeship Program. Students in the program completed a two-week training that helped...

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Milton Hershey School Teacher Uses Army Lessons in Classroom

By Paul Gaspich, MHS Law, Public Safety and Security teacher As I reflect on my life this Veterans Day, I realize I am so blessed and appreciative to be the...

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Defining Success at Milton Hershey School

For more than a century, Milton Hershey School has focused on empowering student success through a whole child approach to education. At the core of the school’s robust curriculum is...

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Milton S. Hershey Gave His Fortune to Impact Thousands

On Nov. 11, 1918, crowds loudly paraded through city streets across the world to celebrate the end of World War I. Peace after four years of fighting brought new hope...

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