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The Power of Career and Technical Education at Milton Hershey School

By Joel Crowley, MHS Elementary Division Innovation Lab Teacher Since 2008—when I started teaching at MHS—I found that one of the many magical things about elementary students is their self-confidence,...

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A Houseparents’ Love at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications For any parent, the first 18 years of your child’s life are filled with milestones and challenges—something I had to learn quickly...

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Mentorship: Empowering the Next Generation to Be Their Greatest Selves

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications Did you know that young adults with strong mentorship are 130 percent more likely to find themselves in leadership positions later in...

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February is the Time to Brush Up on Children’s Dental Health

By Dr. Denise Alston, MHS Director of Dental Services As the director of dental services at Milton Hershey School (MHS), a free residential school for pre-K through 12th grade low-income...

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Poverty Talks Series Hosted by Lisa Scullin: Engaging with Parents/Sponsors at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications In 1981, American novelist, Toni Morrison shared in Essence magazine: “I don’t think one parent can raise a child. I don’t think...

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Five Ways to Find Common Ground During Difficult Conversations

By Jeff Tran, MHS Home Life Administrator At Milton Hershey School, students and staff follow four Sacred Values—Mutual Respect, Integrity, Positive Spirit, and Commitment to Mission. These principles guide our...

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Graduate Programs for Success Division Share Tips for Navigating College and Career Milestones

By Tanya Baynham, MHS Vice President of Graduate Programs for Success Division Ready or not, high school seniors are getting closer to one of the most exciting milestones—graduation! Between selecting...

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Lisa Scullin Shares How Milton Hershey School is a Home (and School) for the Holidays

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications I knew before starting my job in Communications at Milton Hershey School it would be different from anything I had done up...

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MHS Psychologist Helps Families Prepare for the Holidays with Mental Health Tips

By Kristen Parys, Ph.D., NCSP, MHS Psychologist The holiday season can be filled with joy, but it also can be stressful and challenging for some. Whether families are navigating change,...

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Poverty Talks Series Hosted by Lisa Scullin: The Legacy of Milton and Catherine Hershey Continues at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications When you ask a parent what they want most for their child, it’s typical to hear words like, well-rounded, healthy, kind, compassionate,...

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