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A Strong Legacy of Women Leaders at Milton Hershey School

By Soleil Carrion Del Toro, MHS Vice President of Finance and Shared Services Stories of women lifting one another up are often celebrated, but the greater influence we’ve had throughout...

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Music Education at Milton Hershey School is Changing Lives

By David Knott, Middle Division Music Teacher  March is a month when celebrations and reflections on music education take center stage across the country. Here at Milton Hershey School, our...

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Family Weekends Provide Opportunities for Connection

By Family Relations Department Milton Hershey School Family Weekends allow families to connect with resources to best support their children and develop relationships within the MHS community. These weekends also...

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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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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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The News of Milton Hershey’s Gift

Milton Hershey was a man of few words and swift decisions. After World War I ended on November 11, 1918, and sugar prices rose, Milton Hershey wanted to expand his...

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Early Childhood Education is the Key to Life-Long Success

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS and CHS President Nelson Mandela once said that “education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” In leading this change,...

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Guiding Student Change as Milton Hershey School Houseparents

By David and Beverly-Ann Fraser, Senior Division Houseparents As students transition from Middle to Senior Division, the anticipation of enjoying new freedoms like the use of cell phones and other...

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