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Tag: Agricultural and Environmental Education

Combining Science and Art: The History of Horticulture at MHS

Horticulture is defined as the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants. At Milton Hershey School, students have been embracing this combination of art and science...

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Every Woman Has Potential—You Just Have to Find It

By Kloé, an MHS sophomore As a child, I always looked up to my Aunt Jessica. She was the one person other than my mother who would take me out...

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MHS Students Recognized During PA Farm Show Competition

Last week, 14 Milton Hershey School high school students participated in the 103rd annual Pennsylvania Farm Show. The students spent months preparing for the event by caring for and training...

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MHS Students Design Enrichment Activities for Animals

Milton Hershey School sophomores who are enrolled in specialized agriculture and natural resources classes recently had the opportunity to visit Hersheypark ZooAmerica and observe specific animals. Using the design thinking...

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MHS Sophomore Qualifies for Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show

On Saturday, Aug. 25, MHS sophomore Kloé Cunningham received second place in pleasure riding at the district 4-H horse show after showing 20-year-old Haflinger mare, Polly. Kloé’s second-place finish secured...

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Samantha Doucoure ’07

Samantha Doucoure ‘07 enrolled at Milton Hershey School when she was 12 years old from Sunbury, Pennsylvania. She followed in the footsteps of her older brother who enrolled a few...

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15 STEAM Summer Learning Ideas for Students of All Ages

When students leave the classroom for the summer, they lose approximately one to three months of learning. For low-income students who do not have access to regular care or summer...

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Nature Activities for Outdoor Learning

There’s a growing body of evidence that shows time spent in nature, otherwise known as green time, can lead to increased psychological, emotional, and physical well-being. By encouraging students to...

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Nate’s Wildlife Biology Internship: 5 Key Lessons

Nate, a rising senior at Milton Hershey School, is getting a glimpse inside the world of wildlife biology this summer. He’s interning for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission where...

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Lulu Tunis ’04

Lulu Tunis ’04 brags about two things in her life: Milton Hershey School and IKEA. “My two obsessions are working for IKEA and Milton Hershey School,” she said. “It’s what...

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