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ABC27 highlights Milton Hershey School Founders Hall’s 50th Anniversary

Featuring Susan Alger, School History Coordinator Television station, ABC27, celebrated the 50th anniversary of Founders Hall with a segment marking the milestone. The iconic building on the Milton Hershey School...

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Milton Hershey School Celebrates 110 Years of Wonderful Opportunities

An article in the Hershey Press newspaper on July 8, 1910, reported a school with opportunities will open in September by Mr. and Mrs. Milton S. Hershey: Hershey Industrial School...

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Founders Hall Lights Illuminated for Opening of School Festivities

In celebration of Milton Hershey School 2020-21 school year’s Opening of School festivities, Founders Hall will be illuminated with a variety of bright blues, navy, and white lights to represent...

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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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