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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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5 Back to School Mottos to Inspire Us All at Milton Hershey School

Each year, Milton Hershey School celebrates the start of a new school year like no other. Teachers are such an important part of that celebration and day to day life...

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The History of Little League Baseball at Milton Hershey School

From the very beginning, Milton Hershey School placed a priority on students’ health and well-being, as described in the Deed of Trust. The Deed states: “Due regard shall be paid...

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Milton Hershey School Student Finds His Future in a Coloring Book

By Andrew Hoppe, MHS Eighth-Grader When I get a coloring book, I typically start doodling and coloring in it right away. I lived by this same principle when my mother...

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Wrestling is Not Just a Sport, But A Passion at Milton Hershey School

By William Olson, MHS Sophomore Enrolling at Milton Hershey School in sixth grade from Edinboro, Pennsylvania, I struggled to transition to my new environment. After about a year at MHS,...

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Houseparenting: The Career That Changed My Life

By Kelly Stipe, Former MHS Houseparent On Sunday, June 12, we watched online as a number of the boys we nurtured, mentored, and cared for as houseparents, walked across the...

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Milton Hershey School Class Reflections: What I Didn’t Know I Would Learn

By Madison Rodriguez ’22, MHS Alumna July 30, 2018 will always hold a special place in my heart. This was the day I enrolled at Milton Hershey School. I was...

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A World of Opportunities at Milton Hershey School

By Cash Godwin, MHS Fifth-Grader Growing up in Middletown, New Jersey, opportunities to be challenged in the classroom were few and far between. I wanted to succeed and knew that...

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Milton Hershey School: A Pretty Neat Place to Be

By Braylen Campbell, MHS Fourth-Grader When I arrived at my Milton Hershey School student home on enrollment day, I couldn’t believe how big it was and that I would get...

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Milton Hershey School Class Reflections: Learning to Face My Fears

By Jaison Nieves ’22, MHS Alumnus During the five years I attended Milton Hershey School, I’ve changed and grown beyond what I thought was possible—because I was encouraged to face...

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Milton Hershey School Class Reflections: The Definition of Family

By Wyatt Oatman ’22, MHS Alumnus My story at Milton Hershey School began in October 2016, when I was a seventh-grader, with a single understanding of the word family. I...

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