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Author: Monica Flickinger

Milton Hershey School’s Class of 2024 Breaks Through to Graduation

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President This school year, the Milton Hershey School community centered our focus around shattering real and perceived barriers to become the very best versions of...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Is Prepared for Her Future

Elizabeth Konneh will graduate in June with the distinction of being a Milton Hershey School lifer. MHS has had more than 600 alumni enroll in pre-K, kindergarten, or first grade....

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We Work at Milton Hershey School: The Esquibel Family Shares Their Houseparent Experience

By Andrea and Dustin Esquibel, MHS Houseparents Nearly two years ago, we moved from Wichita, Kansas to Hershey, Pennsylvania to become Milton Hershey School houseparents. What we didn’t know then...

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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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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.