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The Importance of Oral Health—Providing Comprehensive Dental Services at Milton Hershey School

Walking into Copenhaver Center, it’s hard to miss the tooth flag hanging off the wall. It marks the entrance to the dental clinic for Milton Hershey School’s high school students....

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MHS Students Discover “Health is Wealth” through Hydration Challenge

Holiday celebrations are often filled with sweet treats and healthy habits can be neglected in the moment. Milton Hershey School Senior Division students returned from holiday break with a challenge...

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MHS Housefathers Are Passing Healthy Lifestyles to Their Students

This school year, a group of Milton Hershey School housefathers decided to take their soccer skills to the next level by creating a competitive team. As role models for the...

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Abigail “Abbey” Johnson ’06

For Abigail “Abbey” Johnson ’06, Milton Hershey School is the foundation of what it means to have a healthy community. What she learned and experienced as a student at MHS...

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How to Establish and Maintain a Long-Lasting Healthy Lifestyle

MHS has been helping children and teens become self-motivated about health and wellness for 110 years and counting For adults, children, and teenagers alike, the benefits of establishing a healthy...

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10 Ways to Commit to a Healthy Lifestyle This Winter

A healthy lifestyle has several short and long-term benefits, including academic success, mental well-being, reduced risk for disease, improved moods, and higher energy levels. However, across the country, many families...

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Holly Dixon ’17

Holly Dixon ’17 was in eighth grade when she enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Curwensville, Pennsylvania. She learned about MHS through a guidance counselor at her school. “My dad...

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5 Ways to Create a Healthy Back-to-School Routine This Year

Healthy habits  set children up for success inside and outside the classroom. With back-to-school season in full swing, it’s important to create routines that are easy to maintain throughout the...

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Providing Students with Comprehensive Dental Care for More Than 100 Years

Health and dental care were always important to Milton and Catherine Hershey. When the Hersheys created the Hershey Industrial School with the Deed of Trust in 1909, it specified how...

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Yanibel Collado ’15

When Yanibel Collado ’15 was in ninth grade, she enrolled at Milton Hershey School and found her passion for running. Originally from Freeport, New York, moving to a more rural...

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