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A ‘Fiercely Compassionate’ Approach to Student Mental Health

By Dr. Danielle Budash Newkam, MHS Psychologist How should educators see the children in their care? Whether they’re teaching, coaching, mentoring or treating them, perceptions of children are more critical than...

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From One Milton Hershey School Graduate to Another: Thank You

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President On Aug. 19, 1985, Kimberly (Bishop) Elenberg enrolled at the best home and school on earth in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and on Nov. 18, 2022,...

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It Takes a Village: Milton Hershey School is a Supportive Community

Featuring Sarah Pearson and Alyssa Hostetter, MHS Family Relations Counselors Milton Hershey School is more than a school. We are a community made up of teachers, administrators, staff, houseparents, parents/sponsors,...

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Caregivers Often Need Care Too

By Laura Schmidt, MHS Director of Marketing Communications When a Milton Hershey School employee shares about their job or talks about where they work and the students they serve, often...

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Founders Hall Auditorium: A Chapel, Performing Space, and So Much More

By Pastor William Ogle, MHS Director of Religious Programs I can remember the first time I walked into the Founders Hall Auditorium. In the fall of 2011, my wife and...

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Celebrating the Legacy of Milton Hershey

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications At Milton Hershey School, we make special days memorable for our students and staff. Holidays are filled with all the joy and...

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Day 1 at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications I remember my first day working at Milton Hershey School. It was April 2, 2012. The job was media relations manager, and...

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Milton Hershey School Students Find the Perfect Fit for Prom in Cinderella’s Closet

It’s no secret that dressing up for prom is a very special occasion for any student—especially at Milton Hershey School. For some students, as special as this moment might be,...

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Milton Hershey School Celebrates Educators During Teacher Appreciation Week

Every day, Milton Hershey School teachers go above and beyond what’s expected of them as they develop the next generation of leaders. From delivering a top-notch education inside and outside...

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Thank You, Milton Hershey School Houseparents

By Terry Donaher ’98, MHS Admissions Counselor The houseparent role at Milton Hershey School is such a unique job. A lot of our students may not have a father or...

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