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Tag: Student Character and Leadership

Daily Journal Project Helps Students Focus on Their Futures

Milton Hershey School houseparents Eric and Ashley Bennett have integrated this year’s Opening of School theme, Our Future in Focus, into their student home activities. They plan to use the...

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Grandparents Encourage Enrollment at MHS

By Haley Shurock, 10th grade I became a student at Milton Hershey School because of my grandparents, who are my guardians. My grandma heard about the school because she lived...

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MHS Houseparents Use Military Background to Foster Positive Character

Marty and Angela Brand started their youth-minded careers working within their church for more than 12 years. With experience in mentoring children, they decided they may be a good fit...

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Surprise Box #4: Students Win Prizes in Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Milton Hershey School students received the fourth Opening of School surprise box on Thursday, Aug. 20, continuing several weeks’ worth of fun, unity-building activities around this year’s theme. Included in...

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MHS Students Write Letters to Future Selves

Milton Hershey School’s 2020-21 school year began with an Opening of School celebration spread out over several weeks of Our Future in Focus themed activities. This week, students were asked...

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A Letter to Our Community

We are greatly pained by the recent events across our nation. They prove more than ever that a divide exists throughout the country and must be addressed by real action,...

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2020 Alumnus of the Year: Charles Seidel ’87

Charles “Chuck” Seidel ’87 is a decorated, retired Air Force officer who came out of retirement to serve as a subject matter expert supporting the U.S. in its fight against...

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Milton Hershey School Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Team Recognized as Top Student Fundraisers, Receive Donation Match

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, Milton Hershey School students and staff presented a fundraising check to benefit the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer research and programs. Last October, more than 300...

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Milton Hershey School Students Honored as February 2020 Students of the Month

Milton Hershey School seniors Alelia Pettus and Nathaniel Boyd recently were selected as the February 2020 Rotary Students of the Month. They each will receive a certificate from the Rotary,...

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Milton Hershey School Students Honored as January Rotary Students of the Month

Milton Hershey School seniors Mariah Weisenmiller and Daniel Himes recently were selected as the January 2020 Rotary Students of the Month. They each will receive a certificate from the Rotary,...

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