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MHS Teacher Recognized as Only Female to Graduate PA Army Officer Candidate School

Milton Hershey School Middle Division teacher and field hockey coach, Analyse Gaspich recently graduated from U.S. Army Officer Candidate School (OCS). She spent 15 months training and is now a...

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MHS Alumnus Joins Fourth-Grade Class as Virtual Guest Speaker

Teachers across the Milton Hershey School campus are incorporating this year’s theme, Our Future in Focus, into classroom activities and helping their students stay motivated to focus on their future...

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Hershey Empty Nesters Become Houseparents at MHS

As Hershey community members for over 30 years, Terry and Kathy Augustine knew many friends who worked at Milton Hershey School. However, they did not know the impact of the...

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MHS Longest-Working Employee Retired After 50 Years of Service

On Friday, July 31, 2020, Mary Stauffer, Milton Hershey School’s longest-working employee, retired after 50 years of service. Throughout Stauffer’s tenure at MHS, she has held numerous titles including: assistant...

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MHS Empty Nester Houseparents Make a Difference in Student Home

Milton Hershey School relies on over 200 houseparent couples to oversee student homes and provide structure for the more than 2,000 MHS students who live on campus. Houseparent couples shape...

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MHS Changed Us – Spartans At Heart

By DeRaya Royster ’20 As soon-to-be graduates of Milton Hershey School, we are faced with the reality of the real world. As seniors, we share similar memories from our time...

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Three Things MHS Has Taught Me Before Graduation

By Gabriel Rojas Gomez ’20 1) It is important to embrace the desert. If there’s one mentality we can take away from our days at Milton Hershey School, it is...

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Pandemic Challenges Class of 2020—We Prevail

By Amber Kostelnik ’20 On March 13, 2020, my graduating class was challenged with uncertainty. Unsure of what the outcome could be, we stayed positive. For three months, we had...

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Seize the Opportunities—It Is Our Time

By Brianna Ferguson ’20 In life, particularly at Milton Hershey School, we are given opportunities. We must be willing to seize these opportunities, despite the risks. As a junior in...

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Be The Change, Class of 2020—From Your Hopeful Classmate

By Riley Barcklow ’20 Milton Hershey School is unlike any other institution. We have sacred values. We learn to cook, clean, and make our beds. We have staff that treat...

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