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Tag: Social and Emotional Learning

MHS Students Create Positivity Rocks

During an uncertain time in Milton Hershey School history John Davis, Coordinator of Visual Arts for MHS, created a 4-week focus arts series for Year-Round Experience (YRE) to encourage students...

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Who We Are

By Tony Sedun, an MHS Middle Division Teacher Stripes on zebras. Spots on koalas’ noses. Nose prints on cows. Fingerprints on people. These are the marks of individuality in the...

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In Uncertain Times, Turn to the Calming Corner

Much has changed over the past couple of weeks as a result of coronavirus, or COVID-19. Routines have been disrupted with the call to stay at home and closures of...

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Training for Hills

By Clare Ogle, an MHS houseparent Our student home is located on top of a hill. We have a great view and our basement doesn’t flood when it rains. It’s...

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What Can I Do For You?

How Hospitality Helps Our Students Imagine arriving at your hotel after a long day of travel. Perhaps this is a business or work-related trip and you are traveling alone. Perhaps...

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MHS Offers Support During Children’s Grief Awareness Day

Milton Hershey School recently partnered with Highmark Caring Place to provide support to elementary students during Children’s Grief Awareness Day on Nov. 15—a nationwide movement that’s devoted to supporting children...

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Girls Grace Event Provides Skill-Building and Fun for Female High School Students

On Friday, Oct. 19 through Saturday, Oct. 20, 200 MHS female high school students participated in the third annual Girls Grace event. The event builds on the character and leadership...

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Lend a Helping Hand: Developing Student Leaders Through Peer-to-Peer Mentorship

As we prepare students to become 21st-century leaders and problem-solvers, it starts with the relationships they’re building with their peers. If children and teens can master the ability to develop positive...

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MHS Elementary School Introduces New Sensory Garden

Milton Hershey School’s elementary school students have a new creative way to stimulate their emotions and help them manage stress – an outdoor sensory garden. The garden was built over...

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5 Ways to Instill Empathy in Children

When we think of success, skills like collaboration, time management and critical thinking may immediately come to mind. While these skills are important, many 21st century employers argue that empathy—the...

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