Skip to content

Tag: Mission and Vision

Milton Hershey School Named One of the 2018 Best Places to Work in PA

For the fourth consecutive year, Milton Hershey School has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA. The award recognizes companies across the state based on workplace...

Read More

MHS Students Give Back to Neighbors During Annual Community Day

To celebrate the start of the 2018-19 school year, Milton Hershey School students and staff recently participated in the school’s annual Community Day to honor the gift of Milton and...

Read More

Milton Hershey School Welcomes More Than 180 Students to Campus as Part of School Expansion

On Sunday, July 29, Milton Hershey School hosted an Enrollment Day for 185 students who will be entering middle school and high school during the 2018-19 school year. On August...

Read More

MHS Students Give Back to Community in Need This Summer

This summer, approximately 50 Milton Hershey School high school students traveled to Uniontown, Pennsylvania for domestic service learning experiences. Uniontown is located in Fayette County where the poverty rate is...

Read More

MHS Recognizes Staff During Third Annual Power of One Awards

On Wednesday, May 30, Milton Hershey School honored 48 staff members at the annual Power of One Awards. “We are proud to honor and recognize our dedicated staff who are...

Read More

Milton Hershey’s History with The New York Times

After completing his first sugar refinery and railway in Cuba in 1918, Milton Hershey needed to restructure the capital stock of the Hershey Chocolate Company in order to expand his...

Read More

The Power of the Spark

When sparks happen in our lives, we have two choices: we can let them simmer and fade, or we can seize the moment. When Milton Hershey had the opportunity to...

Read More

What Does It Mean to be a Spartan?

In October 1935, the term “Spartans” first appeared in the student-written School Industrialist after being selected as the school mascot by the student body. Fortitude, courage, undaunted spirit and self-discipline...

Read More

It was Kitty’s Idea

The Milton Hershey School, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, began as a dream and vision shared by chocolate magnate Milton Hershey and his wife, Catherine. Unable to have children of their...

Read More

Being Thankful For the Love of the Hersheys

By Denise Witmer, MHS alumna and elementary school teacher Mr. and Mrs. Hershey founded an amazing school. They used their finances to supply students with a home, educational and vocational...

Read More

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.