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Milton Hershey School Students and Staff Celebrate Founders Feast and Senior Milestone

On Sunday, Nov. 13, Milton Hershey School students and staff gathered at Hershey Lodge for the annual Founders Feast. Since 2014, Founders Feast has been an opportunity for more than...

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Milton Hershey School Founders Week Begins with a School-Wide Assembly

Milton Hershey School kicked off a weeklong celebration of the school’s founders, Milton and Catherine Hershey, with a Founders Week Assembly. Nearly 113 years after the Hersheys signed the Deed...

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Milton Hershey School Community Rededicates Founders Hall

On Sept. 13, 1970, Milton Hershey School dedicated the iconic Founders Hall to the legacy of the school’s founders—Milton and Catherine Hershey. Fifty-two years later, on Sept. 28, 2022, MHS...

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Celebrating the Legacy of Milton Hershey

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications At Milton Hershey School, we make special days memorable for our students and staff. Holidays are filled with all the joy and...

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The History of Little League Baseball at Milton Hershey School

From the very beginning, Milton Hershey School placed a priority on students’ health and well-being, as described in the Deed of Trust. The Deed states: “Due regard shall be paid...

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Legacy of Dental Care at Milton Hershey School Brings Smiles

While growing up, Milton Hershey moved several times, attended seven different schools, and did not receive the best dental care. Because of this, his wife, Catherine, caringly looked after him...

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Milton S. Hershey: A Mother’s Love and Inspiration

In 1909, our founders, Milton and Catherine Hershey, had the foresight to create a home and school for orphan boys that focused on giving them the opportunities they needed to...

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Milton Hershey School Station Wagons Create Family Memories

As Milton Hershey School expanded, so did the campus. When the school began the farmhome program in 1929, these homes spanned in all directions. The opening of the Junior-Senior High...

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Milton Hershey School Reveals Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas is a special time for any child, and it is no different at Milton Hershey School. MHS students, whether they are at school or in their student home, enjoy...

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Milton Hershey School Launches Its Virtual Founders Hall Visitors Center

More than 50 years ago, Milton Hershey School dedicated an iconic building on campus, Founders Hall, to our founders, Milton and Catherine Hershey. Inside this stately monument lives the Founders...

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