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MHS Everyday Hero: Leo Fulginiti

Everyday Heroes at MHS: A campaign acknowledging employees at MHS who are often found behind the scenes and show up every day to make a difference in the lives of...

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MHS Houseparents Recognized for Recruitment Efforts

Milton Hershey School employs over 200 houseparent couples to oversee student homes in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Houseparents provide MHS students a structured, caring, home away from home while they receive a...

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MHS Flex Houseparents Focus on Health and Wellness

By Daniel Bass, MHS Flex Houseparent It is an uphill battle in America to live a healthy lifestyle, but every small choice can have an impact on future health outcomes....

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Role Models, Houseparents through Generations

Featuring MHS alumna Shannon Butler ’98, Houseparent My parents separated when I was 10 or 11 years old, and my siblings and I were separated when that occurred. I left...

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A Life-Changing Mission: FOX43 Showcases How Milton Hershey School Helps Children in Need

Featuring Shannon Butler, MHS Houseparent Television news station, FOX43, recently aired an in-depth story highlighting how Milton Hershey School lifts children out of poverty. The piece features MHS ninth-grader Candie...

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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 journey at MHS. According to houseparents Clinton and Jill Singletary, parent/sponsor Catherine [Cait] Gabriel is an exceptional role...

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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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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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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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