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Milton Hershey School Welcomes Retirees for Luncheon and Founders Hall Tours

As a token of gratitude for Milton Hershey School employees who retire from the school, MHS hosts an annual retirees luncheon to celebrate their contributions in the classroom, student home,...

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From One Milton Hershey School Graduate to Another: Thank You

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President On Aug. 19, 1985, Kimberly (Bishop) Elenberg enrolled at the best home and school on earth in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and on Nov. 18, 2022,...

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Milton Hershey School Students, Staff, and Alumni Honor Veterans Day

Senior Division students and staff at Milton Hershey School welcomed alumni who have or are currently serving in the United States Armed Services into their history classroom in honor of...

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Milton Hershey School Welcomes Parents/Sponsors for Fall Family Weekend

Over the weekend, Milton Hershey School hosted parents/sponsors from across the country for a three-day event to engage, equip, and empower them with tools and resources to best support their...

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Milton Hershey School Dedicates Family Center in Honor of Gertrude Gurt

Last winter, the Milton Hershey School Family Relations team opened a Family Engagement Center to provide a place on campus for parents/sponsors to call home. Since February 2021, this building...

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It Takes a Village: Milton Hershey School is a Supportive Community

Featuring Sarah Pearson and Alyssa Hostetter, MHS Family Relations Counselors Milton Hershey School is more than a school. We are a community made up of teachers, administrators, staff, houseparents, parents/sponsors,...

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Caregivers Often Need Care Too

By Laura Schmidt, MHS Director of Marketing Communications When a Milton Hershey School employee shares about their job or talks about where they work and the students they serve, often...

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NASA Astronaut Bob Hines Speaks with Milton Hershey School Students from Space

On Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, Milton Hershey School students spoke live with NASA astronaut Robert (Bob) Hines who shared career and life lessons from space. Hines is currently aboard the...

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Milton Hershey School Supports New Students’ Success

Starting at a new school can be overwhelming, which is why Milton Hershey School works to help students make a successful transition. Through the Helping Our New Enrollees Succeed Together—H.O.N.E.S.T.—program,...

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My Day 1: A Student at Milton Hershey School

By Avery Hullihen, MHS Senior My Day 1 at Milton Hershey School was August 1, 2009—13 years ago. I don’t remember exactly what transpired on that day—but I remember the...

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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.