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Six Tips for Taking a Brain Break

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Like many school districts across Pennsylvania, Milton Hershey School students have transitioned to online learning as...

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How to Create Your Own Victory Garden During COVID-19

By: Taryn Hogeland and Jason Smith, Milton Hershey School Agricultural and Environmental Education staff Victory gardens are deep in our American history after traumas of war and during stressful times...

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Creative Ways to Be Golden and Show Positive Spirit Toward Others

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Milton Hershey said: “What I want to do is to find a practical use for what...

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The Hershey Company Keeps Student Connections Strong

The shift to online learning at Milton Hershey School may have meant the end of in-person classroom visits from employees at The Hershey Company, but it hasn’t meant the end...

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Milton Hershey School Alumna Serves on COVID-19 Front Lines in Connecticut

While these are extraordinary times—we are extraordinary people. Many of our Milton Hershey School graduates are on the front lines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and they are bringing hope...

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Seven Tips for Good Sleep Hygiene

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Teens need eight to 10 hours of sleep per night, but often do not get near...

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We’re Not Alone on this Rollercoaster Ride

By Casey Ainsworth, an MHS Middle Division Teacher Spring brings with it a lot to look forward to. Longer days, warmth, trees and plants blooming, and a lot of social...

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Tips to Maintaining Self-Care During COVID-19

By Adria Miller and Mary Readinger, Milton Hershey School Senior Division Behavior Support Specialists Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Milton Hershey School and our home communities are faced with...

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Coping in a Crisis

Expert tips from an MHS psychologist for parents and children. Homeschooling between Zoom calls. Cutting up old clothes to make masks. Frequently sanitizing doorknobs, light switches, and keyboards with Lysol...

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Our COVID-19 Response: Flexibility

By Clare Ogle, a Milton Hershey School Houseparent When you start as a houseparent at Milton Hershey School you start in a roll called a flex houseparent. You go around...

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