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Milton Hershey School Retirees Recognized at Annual Luncheon

On Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, retired employees of Milton Hershey School were honored at the annual Retirees’ Holiday Luncheon at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. President Pete Gurt ’85...

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A Creative Way to Share Enthusiasm

The act of giving often sounds easy, but it truly takes a giving heart to share something with another person in hopes of brightening their day. That’s exactly what the...

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Holly Dixon ’17

Holly Dixon ’17 was in eighth grade when she enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Curwensville, Pennsylvania. She learned about MHS through a guidance counselor at her school. “My dad...

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MHS Students Visit with Hershey Bears Ice Hockey Team

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Hershey Bears ice hockey team visited with Milton Hershey School high school athletes and elementary students. The players ate lunch with the students and shared...

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MHS Hosts Annual Founders Feast to Encourage Reflection and Community

On Sunday, Nov. 11, more than 2,000 Milton Hershey School students and staff gathered for the school’s annual Founders Feast—a special program and dinner that’s devoted to reflection and community....

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MHS Class of 2019 Honored at Senior Pinning Ceremony

On Sunday, Nov. 11, the Milton Hershey School Class of 2019 was recognized at the annual Senior Pinning Ceremony. Several MHS alumni attended the event to support the seniors, and...

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Defining My Future, Letting Go of My Past

By Maggie, an MHS freshman From a young age, we are always told to “push through” any trials or tribulations that life throws in our face. For most of us,...

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Part Five: Advice for Parents/Sponsors

By Tennille, an MHS parent/sponsor If you do make the decision to accept the opportunity to send your child to Milton Hershey School, here’s my advice: Support the houseparents and...

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MHS Seniors Build Connections During Female Empowerment Event

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 50 MHS female seniors attended a social event through the “Hugs and Kisses from Catherine” program. The event, which was held at the Hershey Rose Garden...

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Milton Hershey School Honors Professionals for Commitment to Help Low-Income Children

Milton Hershey School admissions counselors recently held an appreciation event to honor the professionals who have formed partnerships to help low-income families learn more about the school. More than 25...

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