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How Can We Teach Compassion?

By Casey Ainsworth, MHS Middle Division Teacher “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.” –Maimonides I start...

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The Beginning of Change

By Danielle Peirson, an MHS Fourth-Grade Teacher The end of the year is an exciting time when testing ends and reflection begins. I reflect back to where we started and...

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Thank a Teacher Day: 4 Ways Teachers Are Making an Impact

On May 8, 2018, the nation is celebrating Thank a Teacher Day. At Milton Hershey School, we celebrate our teachers every day as they help students develop good study habits,...

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4 Ways to Bring STEAM to Life for Elementary Students

Featuring Dr. Jaunine Fouché, MHS Science Curriculum Supervisor At Milton Hershey School, our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) curriculum is a major part of students’ education beginning in...

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10 Ways to Encourage Learning on the First Day of School

As students head back to school and into the classroom, teachers are faced with the all-important task of engaging them in the learning process. A little creativity goes a long...

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Where I’m Supposed to Be

How does Denise make her classroom feel like home for her students? “I want my classroom to be a safe place where they can be adventurous, learn, experiment, be themselves,...

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To My Students Past and Present

By Kendra Poff, an MHS Third Grade Teacher I remember three years ago walking into Founders Hall for my final interview. One of the questions I was asked was, “Why...

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The Power of One

By Denise Witmer, MHS Second Grade Teacher and MHS Alumna As I was thinking about what to write about for this month’s blog, I began to think about this year’s...

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The First Five Minutes

By Kendra Poff, MHS Elementary Division Teacher I can’t believe I have officially begun my third year here at Milton Hershey School! As I began to prepare for a new...

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Denise Witmer: Alumni

Every Milton Hershey student has a story and a date. My date is August 30, 1982 and my MHS story is similar to that of many of the students enrolled...

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