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Mentorships Critical to the Success of the 21st Century Workforce

By Pete Gurt and John Gomperts Every day, we meet young people facing challenging circumstances who require additional support to graduate high school and enter the workforce. Milton Hershey School...

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A Welcoming Community

As an MHS houseparent supervisor, Tanya Alfonso is part of a caring team that works diligently every day to ensure students living on campus feel supported and comfortable to be...

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Making a Difference Through Mentorship

To encourage staff to make a positive impact on students’ lives throughout the school year, Milton Hershey School students created a mentorship program. The goal? To help establish a strong...

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Student Voice and Student Choice: The 21st Century Approach to Teaching and Learning

To give students freedom in the classroom, Milton Hershey School is committed to problem-based learning. Through open-ended challenges, students at all grade levels choose how they’re going to solve a...

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How to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in 2015 one in seven Americans and more than 12 million families struggled with hunger. Not being able to afford balanced meals...

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Getting Hands On with Nature Through After-School Environmental Program

This fall, the MHS Environmental Center led a Middle Division after-school activity program called the AEE Sampler. The goal was to provide hands-on, highly-engaging activities that allowed middle school students...

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How I’m Building Relationships with First-Year Students

By Tanya Alfonso, MHS Home Life Administrator First-year newly enrolled MHS students in first through fourth grade have the distinct advantage of participating in the MHS co-pilot program. Adult staff...

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Connecting Home Life to the Classroom: Creating a Nurturing Learning Environment to Call Home

When students enroll at Milton Hershey School, they’re not only receiving a top-notch education. They’re joining a safe, nurturing community that feels like a second home. Before enrolling at MHS,...

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The Food Pantry: Giving Students a Taste of Nutrition and Variety

When students enroll at Milton Hershey School, they receive a top-notch education full of leadership, scholarship, and extra-curricular opportunities. They also receive regular meals at no cost that support their...

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What to Know About Enrolling and Transitioning Students to Milton Hershey School

With over 2,000 students enrolled at Milton Hershey School, more students than ever before have access to brighter futures through an exceptional education. And that number is expected to grow...

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