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The voices of Milton Hershey School are all distinct, but each extraordinary in their own way. MHS blog tells the stories of our extraordinary students, staff, houseparents, parents/sponsors, and graduates. Read on to learn what brought them to MHS, the impact it has had, and the impact they hope to impart on the lives of others.

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New Spartan Academy: Where Milton Hershey School Students Start

By Alyssa Hostetter, MHS Family Relations and New Student Transitions Counselor New beginnings can foster both excitement and fear—especially for children. Milton Hershey School is dedicated to ensuring that new...

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Celebrating the Legacy of Milton Hershey

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications At Milton Hershey School, we make special days memorable for our students and staff. Holidays are filled with all the joy and...

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A Grandparent’s Wish Comes True at Milton Hershey School

Bruce Pike and his wife, JoAnn, became guardians of their grandchildren three years ago in Jacksonville, Florida. Not long after, both grandparents began searching for an opportunity to help them...

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My Day 1: A Student at Milton Hershey School

By Avery Hullihen, MHS Senior My Day 1 at Milton Hershey School was August 1, 2009—13 years ago. I don’t remember exactly what transpired on that day—but I remember the...

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My Day 1: Teaching at Milton Hershey School

By Dave Bruce, MHS Middle Division Teacher When I think back to my first year teaching at Milton Hershey School, I have so many memories. But when I think back...

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Day 1 at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications I remember my first day working at Milton Hershey School. It was April 2, 2012. The job was media relations manager, and...

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5 Back to School Mottos to Inspire Us All at Milton Hershey School

Each year, Milton Hershey School celebrates the start of a new school year like no other. Teachers are such an important part of that celebration and day to day life...

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The History of Little League Baseball at Milton Hershey School

From the very beginning, Milton Hershey School placed a priority on students’ health and well-being, as described in the Deed of Trust. The Deed states: “Due regard shall be paid...

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Milton Hershey School Student Finds His Future in a Coloring Book

By Andrew Hoppe, MHS Eighth-Grader When I get a coloring book, I typically start doodling and coloring in it right away. I lived by this same principle when my mother...

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Wrestling is Not Just a Sport, But A Passion at Milton Hershey School

By William Olson, MHS Sophomore Enrolling at Milton Hershey School in sixth grade from Edinboro, Pennsylvania, I struggled to transition to my new environment. After about a year at MHS,...

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