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The Beginning of Change

By Danielle Peirson, an MHS Fourth-Grade Teacher The end of the year is an exciting time when testing ends and reflection begins. I reflect back to where we started and...

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Thank a Teacher Day: 4 Ways Teachers Are Making an Impact

On May 8, 2018, the nation is celebrating Thank a Teacher Day. At Milton Hershey School, we celebrate our teachers every day as they help students develop good study habits,...

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Music In Our Schools Month: The Benefits of Visual and Performing Arts

Visual and performing arts (VPA) affect most people’s daily lives, whether we’re watching a movie, viewing an advertisement, or listening to music. For students who choose to participate in the...

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Aimee Charles ’06

When Aimee Charles ’06 looks back on the day she enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a freshman, she remembers the bustle and excitement in Founders Hall. She was eager...

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Education Never Ends: The Goals of a First-Generation College Student

By Malaysia, a senior at MHS When I enrolled at Milton Hershey School, I was given unlimited access to books, technology, and the expertise of our faculty and staff—all the...

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Rosemary Savage ’08

When Rosemary Savage ’08 enrolled at Milton Hershey School, she was an ambitious high schooler who had a clear focus on her academics. She also dreamt of becoming a family...

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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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4 Ways to Bring STEAM to Life for Elementary Students

Featuring Dr. Jaunine Fouché, MHS Science Curriculum Supervisor At Milton Hershey School, our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) curriculum is a major part of students’ education beginning in...

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Tim Quade ’86

Tim Quade ’86 summarizes his experience at Milton Hershey School in one word: family. “Milton Hershey School was a true Godsend for me,” Tim said. “My mother was on welfare,...

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Tieya Greene ’03

When she was in fourth grade, Tieya Greene ’03 began her journey at Milton Hershey School. Raised by a single mother in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Tieya says enrolling at MHS was...

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