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Milton Hershey School Achieves Second Accreditation for Campus Safety

Milton Hershey School was recognized for its commitment to campus safety with its second accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This makes MHS the first...

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Pandemic Plan: Milton Hershey School Supports Students in COVID Times

WHP-TV CBS 21 explains the ways Milton Hershey School is safeguarding its campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. The story highlighted specific MHS health and wellness protocols and included interviews with...

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Student Home Prioritizes Safety and Communication During COVID-19

Houseparents at Milton Hershey School create structured, caring homes for children from lower-income families. Houseparent couples teach students life skills and help them build character inside and outside of the...

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Milton Hershey School Leads the Way with In-Person Classes during Pandemic

Featuring Tara Valoczki, Elementary School Principal COVID-19 has created challenges for educators across the world, but also opportunities to support students in lasting ways. Milton Hershey School leads the way...

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Milton Hershey School Onboards Largest Houseparent Class in School History

Milton Hershey School employs over 200 houseparent couples annually to oversee student homes on campus. Houseparents shape the lives of children from lower-income families. This year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Milton Hershey School Provides Mentorship in a Virtual World

At Milton Hershey School, mentorship is an element of the whole child approach for students from pre-kindergarten to senior year. The MHS Student Government Association’s Breaking the M.O.L.D. mentoring program...

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Milton Hershey School Food Services Shifts Meals During Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Milton Hershey School continues to provide a whole child care to more than 2,000 students. MHS believes providing for the daily needs of all students is...

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CBS 21 Highlights Milton Hershey School’s Health and Safety Plans

Milton Hershey School was one of the first schools in the area to go back to school for the 2020-21 school year with in-person classes because of its health and...

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MHS Alumna Makes Masks for COVID-19 First Responders

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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How to Create a Sensory Garden at Home

Throughout the summer of 2018, Milton Hershey School teachers, students, and staff built an outdoor sensory garden in the enclosed courtyard of Memorial Hall. The sensory garden is part of...

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