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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 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 Empowers Parents/Sponsors with SEL Workshops

As part of the Our Future in Focus 2020-2025 Strategic Plan, Milton Hershey School is working to strengthen partnerships with parents/sponsors to deepen the sense of belonging, contributions, and collaboration...

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Why Parents/Sponsors are Thankful for Milton Hershey School

Parents/sponsors are a key part of the Milton Hershey School family. They want what is best for the children in their lives. Through a safe living environment, character development, and...

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MHS Parent/Sponsor Plays Important Role in Student’s Success

Milton Hershey School encourages parents/sponsors to be active members in their student’s success at MHS. According to houseparents Clinton and Jill Singletary, parent/sponsor Catherine [Cait] Gabriel is an exceptional role...

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Mentoring Other Parents/Sponsors Through the Milton Hershey School Journey

By Karen Sowu, Parent/Sponsor of Daniel Sowu ’01 My son Daniel attended Milton Hershey School from 1994 to 2001. He graduated from MHS and went to college in Minnesota where...

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Milton Hershey School Family Focuses on the Future

As a life-sustaining organization, Milton Hershey School never closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic to the MHS family. MHS continues to fulfill its mission while implementing safety measures to...

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How to Create a Sensory Garden at Home

Throughout the summer of 2018, Milton Hershey School teachers, students, and staff built an outdoor sensory garden in the enclosed courtyard of Memorial Hall. The sensory garden is part of...

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Envisioning Great Things for Our Grandchildren

By Michael and Roberta, grandparents and sponsors for Dominic, Gregory, and Shania We enrolled three of our grandchildren, Shania, Gregory, and Dominic at Milton Hershey School for several reasons.  After...

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Part Five: Advice for Parents/Sponsors

By Tennille, an MHS parent/sponsor If you do make the decision to accept the opportunity to send your child to Milton Hershey School, here’s my advice: Support the houseparents and...

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