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Tag: Agricultural and Environmental Education

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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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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