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Why Parents/Sponsors are Thankful for Milton Hershey School

Parents/sponsors are a key part of the Milton Hershey School family. They want what is best for the children in their lives. Through a safe living environment, character development, and...

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Milton Hershey School to Host Twitter Chat with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020

Children respond to stress in different ways. During an ongoing pandemic like COVID-19, a child’s caregiver—whether it’s a parent, teacher, or trusted adult—can all contribute to the child’s health and...

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A History of Student Health Services Provided for the MHS Community

Shortly after marrying Milton S. Hershey, Catherine Hershey joined and was an active member of Lancaster Charity Society, an organization that shared a common interest in providing practical self-help and...

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TL Supervisor Inspires MHS Students to Commit to Health and Fitness

By Jonathan Small, Transitional Living Area Supervisor Growing up, my dad was nicknamed “Peter Pan” because of his youthful energy. I always thought that was a great characteristic and in...

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MHS Parent/Sponsor Plays Important Role in Student’s Success

Milton Hershey School encourages parents/sponsors to be active members in their student’s journey at MHS. According to houseparents Clinton and Jill Singletary, parent/sponsor Catherine [Cait] Gabriel is an exceptional role...

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MHS Health and Wellness Update from the President

I hope you’ve been keeping safe and healthy during these challenging times. As we continue to care for and educate students amid the challenging realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, I...

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MHS Health Center Provides for Students’ Daily Needs During Global Pandemic

At Milton Hershey School, students’ medical, dental, psychological, behavioral, and social work needs are met on campus by licensed professionals. MHS cares for the whole child free of charge thanks...

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The Importance of Staff Mental Health and Self-Care During a Pandemic

To kick off the 2020-21 school year, the Milton Hershey School Elementary Division Psychological Services team provided training for teachers centered around the importance of self-care and mental health. As...

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Walktober Begins for Employees at MHS

This October, Milton Hershey School is encouraging employees to be active with a 31-day online fitness program that monitors steps and physical activity. Starting on Oct. 1, staff can track their...

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MHS Food Services Shifts Meals During Pandemic

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

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