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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 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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Parents/Sponsors Share Pride and Gratitude for Milton Hershey School

Featuring Kelly and Bob Dunaway—Ayden’s grandparents, MHS parents/sponsors In the spring of 2021, several outstanding Milton Hershey School parents/sponsors were honored with the 2021 Parent/Sponsor of the Year Award developed...

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Milton Hershey School Student Calculates the Impact of Diversity

By Phoenix Frohmander, MHS student Milton Hershey School started The Compass Project Grow last school year. It’s part of The Compass Project program that focuses on helping people to grow....

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Milton Hershey School Senior Encourages Students to Get Involved and Become Greater Together

By Rachel, Milton Hershey School senior One of the main regrets of Milton Hershey School graduates is that they did not become more involved in the MHS community while they...

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Milton Hershey School Parent/Sponsor Writes an Open Letter to the School

Featuring Rosanna MacKinnon, MHS parent/sponsor to Victor Escobar ’21 Dear President Gurt and Milton Hershey School Teachers and Staff: My name is Rosanna MacKinnon. My son Victor Escobar graduated from...

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Milton Hershey School Spartan Internship Program: Jaison Nieves

Featuring Jaison Nieves, Spartan Internship—Sports Broadcasting and Communications The 2021 summer Spartan Internship program included 11 rising seniors working with Hershey entity partners and Milton Hershey School departments to gain...

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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.