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Tag: Holidays At MHS

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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The Hershey Company Provides Holiday Cheer for Milton Hershey School Students

On the seventh day of Christmas … The Hershey Company provided the chocolate houses for Milton Hershey School students and houseparents to create their own festive holiday chocolate houses. Student...

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Milton Hershey School Drives Through the Homestead Light Show

On the third day of Christmas… Homestead Light Show Milton Hershey School President Pete Gurt ’85 and his wife, Jane, provided a Winter Wonderland to our students and Home Life...

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Milton Hershey School Begins 12 Days of Christmas Celebration

Since Milton Hershey School was founded in 1909, the holiday season has always been a special time for the MHS family. This year, MHS is making the holidays even merrier...

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Milton Hershey School VPA Creates Thankfulness Chain

This November, Milton Hershey School Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program created a “Thankfulness Chain” to showcase what students are most thankful for during this season. “The Thankfulness Chain was...

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Giving Thanks at Milton Hershey School for Thanksgiving

For 111 years, the Milton Hershey School community has celebrated founders Milton and Catherine Hershey in November—the month we focus on giving thanks. The Thanksgiving holiday at MHS has been...

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Milton Hershey School Exclusive Evening at Hershey Sweet Lights

The Milton Hershey School community was invited to an exclusive night at Hershey Sweet Lights on Thursday, Nov. 19. Students and staff drove through the festive displays and enjoyed a...

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MHS Students Share Their Favorite Holiday Traditions

Throughout November and December, Milton Hershey School is filled with holiday magic as students come together as a community to create memories and traditions. Some of these traditions go back...

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Christmas Memories

Both Milton and Catherine had very simple, meager childhoods, and Christmas for both was most likely celebrated with little fanfare. Yet, Milton Hershey recognized the holiday by giving each employee...

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The Gift of Thanksgiving Traditions

It is fitting that the Deed of Trust creating Hershey Industrial School was signed by Mr. and Mrs. Hershey on November 15, 1909—during the season of harvest and thanksgiving. Giving,...

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