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Tag: Agricultural and Environmental Education

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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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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