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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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Traditional Recipes from Milton Hershey School

Our founder, Milton Hershey, grew up eating traditional Pennsylvania Dutch dishes. Some of his favorites included chicken and waffles, Schnitz un’ Knepp (ham with apples and dumplings), and chicken pot pie....

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The History of Family Weekends at MHS

Mother’s Day weekend is more special at Milton Hershey School because that is when we celebrate Spring Family Weekend. The first Parent Weekend was sponsored by the Hershey Industrial School...

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Milton Hershey School Releases 2018-19 Annual Report

Milton Hershey School is proud to share its 2018-19 Brown and Gold Annual Report. This report shares the many achievements of our students and staff during the past school year....

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‘Milton Hershey Day’ Recognized by Pennsylvania House of Representatives to Commemorate Milton Hershey School’s 110th Year

As part of the ongoing celebrations for Milton Hershey School’s 110th anniversary year, State Representative Tom Mehaffie of the 106th District delivered a special proclamation during the Jan. 22 Pennsylvania...

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Milton Hershey School Retirees Honored during Annual Luncheon

On Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, 209 retired employees of Milton Hershey School were recognized at the annual Retirees’ Holiday Luncheon at Hershey Lodge. It was a time to come together...

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MHS Teacher Pays Tribute to Veterans in Nationally Published Lesson Plan

Milton Hershey School’s high school social studies teacher, Megan Kopp’s lesson plan to reinvigorate how World War I is introduced in classrooms was published nationally this week by National History...

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Live Stream Event: 2019 Founders Week Assembly

On Monday, Nov. 11, the Milton Hershey School community will be honoring its founders, Milton and Catherine Hershey, at the 2019 Founders Week Assembly*. The assembly will take place at...

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MHS Third-Grade Students Hold “Be Golden” Lemonade Stand for Charity

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Milton Hershey School third-graders held a lemonade stand during all student lunches to raise money for charity and put into action the MHS Be Golden theme...

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Live Stream Event: 2019 Opening of School Assembly

On Monday, Aug. 19 at 8 a.m.,  join the Milton Hershey School community by watching a live broadcast of the 2019  Opening of School Assembly. MHS students and staff will...

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