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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. Students at Milton Hershey School are wearing masks and following proper physical distancing protocols, but the changes also are...

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MHS 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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MHS 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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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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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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