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BigEDidea Podcast Talks with Milton Hershey School about the Importance of Mentorship

Featuring Olivia Weidemann, MHS Senior Division Teacher and M.O.L.D Advisor Students at Milton Hershey School know that they are cared for and supported because of the work of hundreds of...

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Professional Referrals Offer Life-Changing Opportunities

Milton Hershey School is filled with opportunities for students to be nurtured and educated so they can go on to lead fulfilling and productive lives. How students find out about...

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Milton Hershey School Participates in Mentoring Monday

As an organization co-founded by a pioneering woman (Catherine Hershey) in 1909, Milton Hershey School was invited to participate in PennLive’s virtual Mentoring Monday event on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021,...

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Mentoring at Milton Hershey School Has a Powerful Impact, Even When Virtual

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Mentoring Our Leaders’ Development (M.O.L D.) program at Milton Hershey School switched to virtual for the 2020-21 school year. Students and staff paired as...

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Milton Hershey School Teacher’s Selflessness Highlighted by CNN Business

Featuring Matthew Pierce, MHS Senior Division Teacher Matthew Pierce, a Senior Division history and government teacher at Milton Hershey School, was profiled this week by CNN Business for the way...

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German Astronomer Joins Middle Division Students for Virtual Learning Experience

This school year, COVID-19 has forced many changes in the classroom including creating a speaker series to bring community experts into the classroom safely. Students at Milton Hershey School are...

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Milton Hershey School Student From Scranton, PA Prepares for College

By Cora Frishko, 11th-grade student As a Senior Division student at Milton Hershey School, I am pushing myself to be the best version of myself and learn new things every...

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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 Provides Mentorship in a Virtual World

At Milton Hershey School, mentorship is an element of the whole child approach for students from pre-kindergarten to senior year. The MHS Student Government Association’s Breaking the M.O.L.D. mentoring program...

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New Hampshire Teenager Flourishes at Milton Hershey School

Growing up in poverty in New Hampshire, Brianna Davis and her family faced many difficult times, even at one point living out of a hotel room. Then one day, a...

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