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Tag: Agricultural and Environmental Education

How to Create a Sensory Garden at Home

Throughout the summer of 2018, Milton Hershey School teachers, students, and staff built an outdoor sensory garden in the enclosed courtyard of Memorial Hall. The sensory garden is part of...

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How to Create Your Own Victory Garden During COVID-19

By: Taryn Hogeland and Jason Smith, Milton Hershey School Agricultural and Environmental Education staff Victory gardens are deep in our American history after traumas of war and during stressful times...

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Milton Hershey School Students Shine at PA Farm Show

Once again in 2020, several Milton Hershey School students participated in the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show held in Harrisburg. Over 10 days, 15 MHS students prepared and showed cows, dairy...

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MHS Agriculture Students Grow Microgreens for The Hotel Hershey

This summer, as part of a nine-week internship opportunity, Milton Hershey School students interested in Agricultural and Environmental Education collaborated with The Hotel Hershey to learn the business of growing...

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MHS Students Volunteer Throughout the Summer at Central PA Food Bank

This summer, Project Market student interns with Milton Hershey School’s Agricultural and Environmental Education program learned the importance of service by giving back to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Each...

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MHS Students Participate in Lebanon Area Fair

In July 2019, Milton Hershey School students participated in the Lebanon Area Fair, presenting their hard work to the public. MHS students have the opportunity to work hands-on with the...

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MHS Agriculture Students Plant Herb Garden at The Hotel Hershey

On May 18, students in Milton Hershey School’s Agriculture and Natural Resources career pathway planted an herb garden at The Hotel Hershey as part of the Hershey Project Pathways Program....

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MHS FFA Members Organize Agriculture Festival for Spring Family Weekend

During Milton Hershey School’s 2019 Spring Family Weekend, four MHS seniors who are members of FFA organized the school’s first-ever agriculture festival. Jordan Edmonds, Skylar Nace-Gerhart, Kerri Hoffman, and Aliza...

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MHS Second-Graders Benefit from Creative Hands-On Learning Opportunity

This week, Milton Hershey School elementary teachers found a creative way to bring fictional characters to life. After reading a story titled “The Goat in the Rug,” MHS second-graders learned...

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MHS Students Learn About Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Expand on Classroom Learning

On Wednesday, March 20, a group of Milton Hershey School fifth-graders visited Hershey’s water treatment plant operated by American Water. They received a tour of the facility and learned about...

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