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Young MHS Students Turn Pizza Chefs During YRE

In the summer months, students in pre-K through 12th grade participate in age-appropriate activities that make learning fun through Milton Hershey School’s Year-Round Experiences (YRE) program. During creative lessons and...

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MHS Elementary Division Expand on Piano Skills During YRE

Milton Hershey School students are exposed to Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) classes, activities, and after-school groups from pre-K through 12th grade. This early introduction allows MHS students the ability...

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MHS Students Create Positivity Rocks

During an uncertain time in Milton Hershey School history John Davis, Coordinator of Visual Arts for MHS, created a 4-week focus arts series for Year-Round Experience (YRE) to encourage students...

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MHS Changed Us – Spartans At Heart

By DeRaya Royster ’20 As soon-to-be graduates of Milton Hershey School, we are faced with the reality of the real world. As seniors, we share similar memories from our time...

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Three Things MHS Has Taught Me Before Graduation

By Gabriel Rojas Gomez ’20 1) It is important to embrace the desert. If there’s one mentality we can take away from our days at Milton Hershey School, it is...

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Pandemic Challenges Class of 2020—We Prevail

By Amber Kostelnik ’20 On March 13, 2020, my graduating class was challenged with uncertainty. Unsure of what the outcome could be, we stayed positive. For three months, we had...

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Seize the Opportunities—It Is Our Time

By Brianna Ferguson ’20 In life, particularly at Milton Hershey School, we are given opportunities. We must be willing to seize these opportunities, despite the risks. As a junior in...

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Be The Change, Class of 2020—From Your Hopeful Classmate

By Riley Barcklow ’20 Milton Hershey School is unlike any other institution. We have sacred values. We learn to cook, clean, and make our beds. We have staff that treat...

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Help from my Housefather

By Elijah Espaillat ’21 My palms are sweaty. I walk into the auditorium where people are smiling like they just won the jackpot. My thoughts bang in my head as...

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My Milton Hershey School Family

By Arlene Samayoa-Rodas ’22 As I traveled the long car ride to an unknown place, little did I know I was traveling to a place that would become another home....

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