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Tag: Visual and Performing Arts

Milton Hershey School Strings Together New Student Ensemble

Despite the pandemic, Milton Hershey School’s Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program has continued to play music and offer a top-notch education for students passionate about instrumental and vocal ensemble....

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CBS21 highlights Milton Hershey School’s VPA 2021-22 Co-Curricular Activities

Featuring Dr. Ed Varner, MHS Director of Visual and Performing Arts When Milton Hershey School kicked off its 2021-22 school year, some student activities that were modified last year resumed....

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Milton Hershey School Students Help Beautify the Hershey Community Garden

The Hershey Community Garden (HCG) will soon install a beautification project on its grounds—an art mural by Milton Hershey School’s Year-Round Experiences (YRE) students. This colorful creation will bring life...

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Milton Hershey School Everyday Hero: Emily Singer

MHS Everyday Hero: A campaign acknowledging employees at MHS who are often found behind the scenes and show up every day to make a difference in the lives of our...

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Music Still Plays at Milton Hershey School Amid the Pandemic

Featuring Ed Varner, MHS Director of Visual and Performing Arts Just like the sign says at Catherine Hall, although physically distant, the Milton Hershey School music program is still musically...

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Milton Hershey School Teachers Prove to be Exceptional Innovators in their Field

Milton Hershey School teachers are innovators who think outside the box—which is one of the reasons students get an experience like no other when they enroll. During the second half...

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Milton Hershey School Teacher Shares Art Activities that Help Students Creatively Work Through Emotions

Featuring John Davis, MHS Art Educator and Gallery Coordinator Did you know that coloring, sketching, and creating can help with navigating emotions? As the pandemic continues to produce anxiety and...

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Milton Hershey School VPA Creates Thankfulness Chain

This November, Milton Hershey School Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program created a “Thankfulness Chain” to showcase what students are most thankful for during this season. “The Thankfulness Chain was...

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Milton Hershey School Music Teacher’s Perspective on Trauma-Informed Music Education

By David Knott, MHS Visual and Performing Arts Teacher It’s hard to really know what others are going through and how they are mentally and emotionally navigating the world around...

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Professional Actors Seek Houseparent Role at Milton Hershey School

Stephen and Jessica Atherholt left their lives as professional actors to pursue a career as houseparents at Milton Hershey School. They came to MHS because of a theatre relationship and...

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