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Without Houseparents, Milton Hershey School Alumna, Staff Member Says She May Not Have Graduated

By Lorraine Romberger ’83, MHS Alumni Relations Manager The encouragement of houseparents can really make a difference in a student’s success at MHS. When I transitioned to MHS, it was...

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Milton Hershey School Alumnus, Staff Reciprocates Guidance from Houseparents

By Tylor Teel ’11, MHS Transitional Living Assistant When I was a student at MHS, I had one set of houseparents while I was in Middle Division and another couple...

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Houseparents Laid the Foundation for Alumna’s Fulfilling Career at Milton Hershey School

By Amanda Massanet ’08, MHS Houseparent I know it’s a very difficult decision for parents/sponsors to send their children to Milton Hershey School. I know that firsthand because I went...

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Milton Hershey School Facilities Staff, Lifer Shares Memories of His Houseparents

By Neil Hunsinger ’98, MHS Facilities Coordinator I attended Milton Hershey School from kindergarten through 12th grade and graduated as an MHS lifer. From the start in elementary school, I...

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Milton Hershey School Residential Education Professional, Alumna Inspired by Influence of Houseparents

By Quad Abdul-Aziz ’15, MHS Transitional Living Assistant I came to MHS in fifth grade so I was here from the ages of 10 to 18. My houseparents played a...

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Milton Hershey School Teacher, Alumnus Shares Testimony About Houseparents

By Chris Spinogatti ’17, MHS Elementary Division Teacher Houseparents create a beautiful relationship with the students in their student home where students feel like they can go to them for...

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Milton Hershey School Admissions Staff Member, Alumna Continues Relationships with Houseparents

By Brie Mundy ’04, MHS Senior Admissions Processor I believe houseparents have a core place in the lives of our students because they serve not just as role models for...

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Milton Hershey School Alumnus, Staff Member Shares the Impact of Houseparents

By Roger Smith ’85, MHS Student Program Leader  I came to Milton Hershey School from Brooklyn, New York as a ninth-grader. I was born in Trinidad and Tobago, and my...

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Milton Hershey School Virtually Observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day

As Milton Hershey School students continue virtual learning in student homes, the leadership and empowerment lessons from the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were the guide for virtual classes...

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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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