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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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Milton Hershey School Students Find the Perfect Fit for Prom in Cinderella’s Closet

It’s no secret that dressing up for prom is a very special occasion for any student—especially at Milton Hershey School. For some students, as special as this moment might be,...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Shares More Than a Decade of Memories

Milton Hershey School has had more than 600 alumni enroll in either kindergarten or first grade—or sometimes even earlier. At MHS, these students earn the distinction of being a “lifer”...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Shares the Meaning of Being a Graduate

By Kyle Russell, MHS Senior, Class of 2022 As a “lifer,” I believe that being a graduate from Milton Hershey School means so much more than just earning a diploma...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Celebrates Her Story

By Justice Vaux, MHS Senior, Class of 2022 At the age of 5, I never knew that moving to a new school would impact me for the rest of my...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Shares the Family He’s Created

Milton Hershey School has had more than 600 alumni enroll in either kindergarten or first grade—or sometimes even earlier. At MHS, these students earn the distinction of being a “lifer”...

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Taking the Next Step at Milton Hershey School

The end of another school year at Milton Hershey School does not just mark the Commencement celebration of the Class of 2022. This time period also marks a transition for...

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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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Milton Hershey School Lifer Makes Her Younger Self Proud

By Arlene Samayoa-Rodas, MHS Senior, Class of 2022 Spending more than 12 years at Milton Hershey School and earning the distinction of a “lifer” is such an honorable, rewarding title—but...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Reflects on the Support System She Built

Milton Hershey School has had more than 600 alumni enroll in either kindergarten or first grade—or sometimes even earlier. At MHS, these students earn the distinction of being a “lifer”...

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Walking Down Memory Lane with Houseparents at Milton Hershey School

By Gina Allessie ’90, MHS High School Physical Education, Health Teacher Houseparents at Milton Hershey School teach you how to be responsible and accountable. They show you the tough love...

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