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Tag: Social and Emotional Learning

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

Featuring Diana Davis, MHS Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum Supervisor When we think of success, skills like collaboration, time management and critical thinking may immediately come to mind. While these...

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Milton Hershey School Incorporates Virtual Reality Technology into STEAM Curriculum

Computer Technology students prepare for future careers with new technology tools. As part of the Computer Technology career pathway in Milton Hershey School’s Career and Technical Education program, high school students...

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Student Voice and Student Choice: The 21st Century Approach to Teaching and Learning

To give students freedom in the classroom, Milton Hershey School is committed to problem-based learning. Through open-ended challenges, students at all grade levels choose how they’re going to solve a...

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Milton Hershey School STEAM and SEL Curriculums Receive National Recognition

National education writer Tom Vander Ark and author of the Getting Smarter blog recently highlighted Milton Hershey School’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and arts) program as well as the...

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