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Six Tips for Taking a Brain Break

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Like many school districts across Pennsylvania, Milton Hershey School students have transitioned to online learning as...

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Creative Ways to Be Golden and Show Positive Spirit Toward Others

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Milton Hershey said: “What I want to do is to find a practical use for what...

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Seven Tips for Good Sleep Hygiene

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Teens need eight to 10 hours of sleep per night, but often do not get near...

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Tips to Maintaining Self-Care During COVID-19

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Milton Hershey School and our home communities are faced with...

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Our COVID-19 Response: Flexibility

By Clare Ogle, a Milton Hershey School Houseparent When you start as a houseparent at Milton Hershey School you start in a roll called a flex houseparent. You go around...

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The Importance of Oral Health—Providing Comprehensive Dental Services at Milton Hershey School

Walking into Copenhaver Center, it’s hard to miss the tooth flag hanging off the wall. It marks the entrance to the dental clinic for Milton Hershey School’s high school students....

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How to Establish and Maintain a Long-Lasting Healthy Lifestyle

MHS has been helping children and teens become self-motivated about health and wellness for 110 years and counting For adults, children, and teenagers alike, the benefits of establishing a healthy...

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Creativity: The Secret to Success in the Trades

Jazzy, a Milton Hershey School senior, already has experience building homes for others. After taking specialized construction and carpentry classes through Milton Hershey School’s Career and Technical Education program,  she...

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10 Ways to Commit to a Healthy Lifestyle This Winter

A healthy lifestyle has several short and long-term benefits, including academic success, mental well-being, reduced risk for disease, improved moods, and higher energy levels. However, across the country, many families...

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Lend a Helping Hand: Developing Student Leaders Through Peer-to-Peer Mentorship

As we prepare students to become 21st-century leaders and problem-solvers, it starts with the relationships they’re building with their peers. If children and teens can master the ability to develop positive...

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