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Celebrating Joy and Community Spirit During the Holidays at Milton Hershey School

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President Though I like to say that every day is a Breakthrough day in Hershey, Pa., I have three favorite seasons at Milton Hershey School:...

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Early Childhood Education is the Key to Life-Long Success

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS and CHS President Nelson Mandela once said that “education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” In leading this change,...

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Milton Hershey School Celebrates Mr. Hershey’s 166th Birthday

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President At Milton Hershey School, birthdays are special and have always been reasons to celebrate. In fact, since the early days of the school, all...

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Milton Hershey School Begins a Breakthrough Year

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President For nearly a decade, our Opening of School Assembly has featured themes that both inspire and challenge the Milton Hershey School community. In 2014,...

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Graduation Advice from Milton Hershey School Elementary Division Students

By Pete Gurt ’85, MHS President As Milton Hershey School’s graduation quickly approaches, one of the most important things we as educators can do is share our advice with our...

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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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A Community Centered around One Mission

By Milton Hershey School President Pete Gurt ’85 and John Lawn, President & CEO, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Exactly 113 years ago, Milton S. Hershey, the world-famous chocolatier and philanthropist,...

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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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