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Tag: Mission and Vision

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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Begin Every Day with Two Words: Be Significant

By Dennis Moore, High School Science Teacher When I leave my house every morning, I think of two words—be significant. It’s my responsibility to be significant in the lives of...

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Role Modeling in Many Ways

By Morgan Espenshade, Eighth-Grade Social Studies Teacher After student teaching at Milton Hershey School in 2011, MHS employees encouraged me to apply for an open teacher position. I applied for...

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Then and Now: MHS Founders Week Traditions

When creating the Hershey Industrial School (now Milton Hershey School), Milton and Catherine Hershey knew they wanted to help children and families in need. They communicated their vision for the...

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Working in a “Teacher Paradise”

By Andrew Hurst, Sixth-Grade Math Teacher Growing up in the area, I always knew about Milton Hershey School. When I was in high school, I used to play against MHS....

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Milton Hershey’s Legacy

Milton Hershey School lives as a breathing testament to Milton S. Hershey’s life and family. Although he came from humble beginnings, he grew into the resilient creator of The Hershey...

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Giving Back, Teaching at MHS

By Jason Moffitt, MHS Senior Division English Teacher I have a special connection to Milton Hershey School. My sister’s children are all MHS graduates. I always wanted to be a...

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MHS Founders’ Vision for Businesses and Community

A vibrant community has always been important to Milton Hershey’s vision for his school, his businesses, and the Hershey community. From his early work building a complete and thriving town...

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Alexandra Cristin ’07

When you Google “Tape-In Hair Extensions” and scroll past the Google Ads and local businesses, the first website you come upon is Glam Seamless—a multimillion-dollar empire built by Milton Hershey...

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Milton Hershey School Announces Five-Year Strategic Plan

Milton Hershey School has announced its newest five-year strategic plan called the MILT Plan: Our Future in Focus. The plan outlines the school’s priorities for the next five years while...

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