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Author: Rachel Lindsley

Milton Hershey School Houseparents Recognized for Recruitment Efforts

Milton Hershey School employs over 200 houseparent couples to oversee student homes in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Houseparents provide MHS students a structured, caring, home away from home while they receive a...

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Milton Hershey Uses Personal Experiences to Create Hands-On Learning Opportunities for Students

When Milton and Catherine Hershey created the Hershey Industrial School in 1909 (now Milton Hershey School), Milton looked back on his own life and early hands-on learning experiences as a...

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Milton Hershey School Everyday Hero: Brie Albright

MHS Everyday Hero: A campaign acknowledging employees at MHS who are often found behind the scenes and show up every day to make a difference in the lives of our...

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Physical Distancing and Virtual Education Hasn’t Stopped Milton Hershey School’s Hands-On Approach to Learning

Milton Hershey School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, and its 12 career pathways, prepare students for college or career. In fact, this curriculum has been ingrained in the school’s...

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Mentoring at Milton Hershey School Has a Powerful Impact, Even When Virtual

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Mentoring Our Leaders’ Development (M.O.L D.) program at Milton Hershey School switched to virtual for the 2020-21 school year. Students and staff paired as...

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Milton Hershey School Everyday Hero: Olivia Weidemann

MHS Everyday Hero: A campaign acknowledging employees at MHS who are often found behind the scenes and show up every day to make a difference in the lives of our...

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Role Models, Houseparents through Generations

Featuring MHS alumna Shannon Butler ’98, Houseparent My parents separated when I was 10 or 11 years old, and my siblings and I were separated when that occurred. I left...

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The Meaning of Enrollment Day at Milton Hershey School

At Milton Hershey School, students discover opportunities that have the power to transform their lives. It all starts the day they enroll at MHS. On that day, students and their...

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Milton Hershey School Everyday Hero: Katey Fishter

MHS Everyday Hero: A campaign highlighting employees who are found behind the scenes and show up every day to make a difference in the lives of our students. Katey Fishter,...

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Milton Hershey School Teacher Shares Art Activities that Help Students Creatively Work Through Emotions

Featuring John Davis, MHS Art Educator and Gallery Coordinator Did you know that coloring, sketching, and creating can help with navigating emotions? As the pandemic continues to produce anxiety and...

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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.