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Tag: Health and Wellness

Being Part of a Community is Biggest Blessing for Milton Hershey School Dental Hygienist

By Beth Zimmerman, MHS Dental Hygienist When I was 16, I decided I wanted to become a dental hygienist. In this role at Milton Hershey School, I clean teeth, take...

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Little Moments, Big Impact in Student Health Services

By Jerome Pressley, MHS Senior Division Psychotherapist As a psychotherapist at Milton Hershey School, my role is to assist students by providing therapy. As a psychology department, we care for...

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Bridget Corry Morse ’82

Bridget Corry Morse ’82 is a self-proclaimed “running nerd.” It’s a journey that started when she was a student at Milton Hershey School but has been laced into the details...

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Milton Hershey School’s Elementary Division Powers Santa’s Sleigh

This holiday season, Milton Hershey School’s Elementary Division is “super-powering Santa’s sleigh” with fitness activities to keep MHS students active before Christmas Break. Student homes and classrooms are encouraged to...

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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 Hosts Twitter Chat About Stress During the Pandemic

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 Milton Hershey School Community

Featuring Chris Rich, MHS Senior Manager of Student Health Services Shortly after marrying Milton S. Hershey, Catherine Hershey joined and was an active member of Lancaster Charity Society, an organization...

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TL Supervisor Inspires Milton Hershey School 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 and focus on fitness. I always thought that was a...

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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 success 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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