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Tag: Agricultural and Environmental Education

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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The Art of Noticing

What comes to mind when you think about the season of spring or summer? Fragrant flowers? Singing choirs of birds? For most people, spring has a rejuvenating effect across many...

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How My Generation Can Make the Biggest Difference on Earth

By Jordan, a sophomore at MHS For thousands of years, humans have taken advantage of the environment to better their lives. We have domesticated plants and animals. We have taken...

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Roland Adewumi ’98

As a teen from Newark, New Jersey, Roland Adewumi ’98 enrolled at Milton Hershey School in 1994 when he was in ninth grade. It took time for him to adjust...

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Student Voice and Student Choice: The 21st Century Approach to Teaching and Learning

To give students freedom in the classroom, Milton Hershey School is committed to problem-based learning. Through open-ended challenges, students at all grade levels choose how they’re going to solve a...

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Getting Hands On with Nature Through After-School Environmental Program

This fall, the MHS Environmental Center led a Middle Division after-school activity program called the AEE Sampler. The goal was to provide hands-on, highly-engaging activities that allowed middle school students...

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A Light-Handed Approach to Wildlife up Close

As we enjoy the last month of summer and the cooler temperatures of fall, the MHS campus is buzzing with activity. Close encounters with wildlife are inevitable as we spend...

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Green Time: The Relationship Between Nature, Personal Growth and Academic Success

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. According to a USA...

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Planting Her Roots in the Field of Agriculture: Sophia’s Environmental Internship

Sophia, a rising senior at Milton Hershey School, is passionate about plants and environmental science and dreams of pursuing a career in this field. She chose the Agriculture and Natural...

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