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Daily Journal Project Helps Students Focus on Their Futures

Milton Hershey School houseparents Eric and Ashley Bennett have integrated this year’s Opening of School theme, Our Future in Focus, into their student home activities. They plan to use the...

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MHS Houseparents Guide New Staff Through Role

By Eric and Diane Chapelle Since becoming houseparents, we have experienced the loss of our old lifestyle but the joy of a new. Previously, our life was filled with work...

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Student from New Hampshire Calls MHS Home

By Brianna Davis, 11th grade I was homeless before Milton Hershey School. My mom and I were living out of a hotel room. I had little motivation for school and...

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MHS Student Realizes Benefits of Enrollment

By Caden Snyder, 7th grade Milton Hershey School provides me with the tools I need to succeed. I did not understand this at first because of the distance between the...

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Hershey Empty Nesters Become Houseparents at MHS

As Hershey community members for over 30 years, Terry and Kathy Augustine knew many friends who worked at Milton Hershey School. However, they did not know the impact of the...

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MHS Houseparents Use Military Background to Foster Positive Character

Marty and Angela Brand started their youth-minded careers working within their church for more than 12 years. With experience in mentoring children, they decided they may be a good fit...

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MHS Fireworks Display Culminates Opening of School Festivities

Over the past several weeks, Milton Hershey School provided an Opening of School experience that will be remembered for years to come. MHS students and staff participated in fun, unity-building activities centered...

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Surprise Box #4: Students Win Prizes in Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Milton Hershey School students received the fourth Opening of School surprise box on Thursday, Aug. 20, continuing several weeks’ worth of fun, unity-building activities around this year’s theme. Included in...

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Our Future in Focus Decoration Contest Decks Out MHS Campus

Milton Hershey School student homes and Transition Living (TL) buildings got creative in decking out their outdoor spaces for the Our Future in Focus decorating contest—as part of the 2020-21...

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MHS Shines Guiding Lights for the Future

There was a luminous glow coming from Milton Hershey School this weekend as the residential school continued its Opening of School festivities. Continuing the theme of Our Future in Focus,...

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