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Giving Thanks at Milton Hershey School

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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MHS 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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Professional Actors Seek Houseparent Role at Milton Hershey School

Stephen and Jessica Atherholt left their lives as professional actors to pursue a career as houseparents at Milton Hershey School. They came to MHS because of a theatre relationship and...

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My Favorite Thing About MHS

Milton Hershey School nurtures and educates children in social and financial need to lead fulfilling and productive lives. MHS Middle Division students share their favorite thing about MHS and why...

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MHS Family Focuses on the Future

As a life-sustaining organization, Milton Hershey School never closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic. MHS continues to fulfill its mission while implementing safety measures to maintain the health and...

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The Hershey Company Delivers Candy to Support an MHS Halloween Activity

Throughout Halloween week at Milton Hershey School, student homes are invited to participate in a safe, collaborative pumpkin decorating activity that involves hand-picked pumpkins from MHS’s Agricultural and Environmental Education...

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Milton Hershey School Achieves Second Accreditation for Exceptional Campus Safety

Milton Hershey School was recognized for its commitment to campus safety with its second accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This makes MHS the first...

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Student Home Prioritizes Safety and Communication During COVID-19

Houseparents at Milton Hershey School create structured, caring homes for children from lower-income families. Houseparent couples teach students life skills and help them build character inside and outside of the...

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MHS Onboards Largest Houseparent Class in School History

Milton Hershey School employs over 200 houseparent couples annually to oversee student homes on campus. Houseparents shape the lives of children from lower-income families. This year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Kenneth Eason ’83

As a young boy, Kenneth Eason ’83 did not exude self-esteem. Growing up in north Philadelphia, Eason was bullied as a child and struggled with the passing of his father....

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Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.