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Tag: Social and Emotional Learning

Milton Hershey School Houseparents Grow in their Roles through Professional Development

Recently, Milton Hershey School houseparents and Transitional Living Assistants (TLAs) took part in the first of four self-directed professional development days. All houseparents had the opportunity to explore topics of...

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Caregivers Often Need Care Too

By Laura Schmidt, MHS Director of Marketing Communications When a Milton Hershey School employee shares about their job or talks about where they work and the students they serve, often...

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Founders Hall Auditorium: A Chapel, Performing Space, and So Much More

By Pastor William Ogle, MHS Director of Religious Programs I can remember the first time I walked into the Founders Hall Auditorium. In the fall of 2011, my wife and...

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Milton Hershey School Class Reflections: Learning to Face My Fears

By Jaison Nieves ’22, MHS Alumnus During the five years I attended Milton Hershey School, I’ve changed and grown beyond what I thought was possible—because I was encouraged to face...

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Milton Hershey School Community Honors and Observes Juneteenth

Featuring Fonati Abrokwa, MHS Special Assistant to the President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion At Milton Hershey School, our culture is an ever-changing mosaic made up of the stories and...

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Milton Hershey School Students Find the Perfect Fit for Prom in Cinderella’s Closet

It’s no secret that dressing up for prom is a very special occasion for any student—especially at Milton Hershey School. For some students, as special as this moment might be,...

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Milton Hershey School High School Students Work with Pennsylvania State Police to Solve Matters Affecting Teenagers

For more than 110 years, Milton Hershey School students have been encouraged to use their voice to advocate for themselves and those around them. Recently, 43 MHS high school students...

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Milton Hershey School Hosts Its First Boys Leadership Seminar

Milton Hershey School hosted its first ever Boys Leadership Seminar focused on facilitating crucial conversations while taking advantage of opportunities. The event—a collaboration between MHS Student Character and Leadership and...

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Milton Hershey School Hosts Its Sixth Annual Girls Grace Empowerment Conference Encouraging Self-Love

For its sixth year, Milton Hershey School hosted its annual Girls Grace Empowerment Conference where 120 high school girls came together in unity. The conference—an overnight lock-in event—included panels, workshops,...

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Milton Hershey School to Host Second Poverty Talks Livestream Conversation

Childhood poverty is a national crisis in America. When Milton and Catherine Hershey founded a home and school for orphans in 1909, they understood that in order to lead fulfilling...

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