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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 Hershey School’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Learning Experiences Build Intentional Awareness

By Fonati Abrokwa ’01, MHS Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion This school year, we are offering Milton Hershey School staff an opportunity to participate in the...

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Milton Hershey School Focuses on Renewing Employee Wellness

Throughout the fall, Milton Hershey School’s Adult Wellness Program is encouraging staff to participate in the Renew program—an online platform designed to reinvigorate one’s mind and body, clarify purpose, and...

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Milton Hershey School Greater Together: Family Relations

A campaign acknowledging Milton Hershey School staff who look out for one another, achieve goals, and lift up the MHS community to make us Greater Together. Congratulations, Ododo Walsh, Jay...

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Milton Hershey School’s STEAM Curriculum Impacts Community at Large

Featuring Jesse Yonkovich, MHS AEE Academic Coordinator Milton Hershey School is an education leader, preparing students with life skills to be successful after graduation. At MHS, our STEAM (Science, Technology,...

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Milton Hershey School Remembers Its Founders Week Traditions

Prior to the annual tradition of Milton Hershey School’s (MHS) senior class tree planting, commemorating Founders Week was celebrated in several ways. Recent discoveries from newspaper archives have revealed various...

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Milton Hershey School Greater Together: Training and Development

A campaign acknowledging Milton Hershey School staff who look out for one another, achieve goals, and lift up the MHS community to make us Greater Together. MHS Training and Development...

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Milton Hershey School Psychologist Provides Mental Health Tips for Community

Featuring Allison Carrier, Milton Hershey School Psychologist This Sunday, Oct. 10, is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is “Mental Health Care for All: Let’s Make It a...

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Milton Hershey School Principals Recognize Educators in Honor of World Teachers’ Day

In celebration of this year’s World Teachers’ Day on Tuesday, Oct. 5, Milton Hershey School principals shared their appreciation for our top-notch educators at MHS, who make a difference in...

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Milton Hershey School Strings Together New Student Ensemble

Despite the pandemic, Milton Hershey School’s Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program has continued to play music and offer a top-notch education for students passionate about instrumental and vocal ensemble....

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Milton Hershey School Homecoming Through the Years

In 1930, a group of Hershey Industrial School alumni met to form a Hershey Industrial School Alumni Association. Superintendent George E. Copenhaver appointed Arthur R. Whiteman ‘27 as President. The...

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Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.