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Milton Hershey School 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 but will forever be spartans. As seniors, we share...

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Three Things Milton Hershey School 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 faced challenges 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 and is full of change-makers. We have sacred values. We learn to cook, clean, and make our beds....

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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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Perseverance and the Days I Will Always Remember

By Helena Taylor, a senior at MHS For the most part our eyes allow us to see. As an essential body part, our eyes give us vision which allows us...

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Every Woman Has Potential—You Just Have to Find It

By Kloé, an MHS sophomore As a child, I always looked up to my Aunt Jessica. She was the one person other than my mother who would take me out...

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Who I Want to Be

By Dominique, a sophomore at MHS When I was in ninth grade, the boys were already defining my exercise abilities in gym class. As a competitive, athletic girl who was...

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