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Tag: Student Character and Leadership

Girls Grace Event Goes Virtual

The fifth annual Milton Hershey School Girls Grace event went virtual this year and still created a community empowering experience for 100 MHS Senior Division girls. In following the school’s...

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My Favorite Thing About MHS

Milton Hershey School nurtures and educates children in social and financial need to lead fulfilling and productive lives. MHS Middle Division students share their favorite thing about MHS and why...

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Advice to New MHS Students

On Monday, Oct. 26, Milton Hershey School welcomes 53 new students to campus for Fall Enrollment Day 2020. To welcome these new students, MHS interviewed four Middle Division students and...

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Student Home Prioritizes Safety and Communication During COVID-19

Houseparents at Milton Hershey School create structured, caring homes for children from lower-income families. Houseparent couples teach students life skills and help them build character inside and outside of the...

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MHS Mentorship in a Virtual World

At Milton Hershey School, mentorship is an element of the whole child approach for students from pre-kindergarten to senior year. The MHS Student Government Association’s Breaking the M.O.L.D. mentoring program...

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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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