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Tag: Agricultural and Environmental Education

Successful Farming Features MHS Hydroponics Program

Featuring Dr. Jason Smith, MHS Horticultural Instructional Advisor Successful Farming recently interviewed Dr. Jason Smith about the school’s hydroponics program and how the students are learning agribusiness as part of...

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Milton Hershey School Students Receive Medals at Regional NAACP Olympics

Milton Hershey School senior Prince Sokpo, along with several MHS students, recently competed in the Greater Harrisburg Area National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and...

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ABC27 Showcases Milton Hershey School Students’ Hands-on Learning Experience Caring for Baby Goats

Featuring Rachel Teller, MHS Associate Director of Agricultural and Environmental Education The birth of 36 baby goats at Milton Hershey School’s Animal Center in the past two months has grabbed...

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Milton Hershey School Hydroponics Program Highlighted by ABC27

Featuring Dr. Jason Smith, MHS Horticultural Instructional Advisor On April 27, abc27 reporter Michella Drapac talked to Milton Hershey School hydroponics program senior Brianna Stoss and MHS Horticultural Instructional Advisor...

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Milton Hershey School Shares Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

By Melissa Gallo, MHS Environmental Center Instructional Advisor and Dr. Jason Smith, MHS Horticultural Center Instructional Advisor On Earth Day we focus on the beauty of the world we live...

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Milton Hershey School Agriculture Students Grow Herbs and Hydroponic Produce for The Hotel Hershey

Agriculture has been a part of Milton Hershey School’s legacy since its founding in 1909. Today, this legacy continues through the Agricultural and Environmental Education (AEE) program, which offers students...

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Milton Hershey School Students Participate in 2021 Virtual Pennsylvania Farm Show

In any other year, Milton Hershey School students in the Agricultural and Environmental Education (AEE) clubs would be busy working on showmanship techniques, washing and grooming their animals, and going...

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The Hershey Company Delivers Candy to Milton Hershey School to Support Halloween

Throughout Halloween week at Milton Hershey School, student homes are invited to participate in a safe, collaborative pumpkin decorating activity that involves hand-picked pumpkins from MHS’s Agricultural and Environmental Education...

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Milton Hershey School Project Market Donates Produce to Local Food Banks

Milton Hershey School’s Project Market students and staff donated produce to two local food banks over the summer months and plan to continue donations throughout the 2020-21 school year. The...

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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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