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Tag: Visual and Performing Arts

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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Somerset Student Aspires for Greatness

By Tyler McMasters, 10th grade Many families living in rural communities throughout Pennsylvania do not know the opportunities that exist at Milton Hershey School. Growing up in Somerset, PA, we...

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MHS Students Create FOCUS Murals

Creativity. Imagination. Artistry. Milton Hershey School students brought all of these skills to life in a special Opening of School project this week. As part of “Our Future in Focus”...

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MHS Elementary Division Expand on Piano Skills During YRE

Milton Hershey School students are exposed to Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) classes, activities, and after-school groups from pre-K through 12th grade. This early introduction allows MHS students the ability...

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MHS Students Create Positivity Rocks

During an uncertain time in Milton Hershey School history John Davis, Coordinator of Visual Arts for MHS, created a 4-week focus arts series for Year-Round Experience (YRE) to encourage students...

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Milton Hershey School Named Among the Best Communities for Music Education

Milton Hershey School was listed as one of the 2020 Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation. This award recognizes school districts and schools nationwide for the efforts...

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Brian Washington ’03

Brian Washington ’03 enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania after his mother saw that MHS would challenge her son academically, emotionally, and in his career interests. During his...

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Andre Sumler ’17

Andre Sumler enrolled at Milton Hershey School with a passion for music and the art of playing the drums, searching for the ability to make his dream of attending Berklee...

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Milton Hershey School to Present ‘Once on this Island’ on March 5-7

Milton Hershey School is proud to present its rendition of the critically acclaimed, award-winning musical Once on this Island.  The community is invited to attend one of four performances during...

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Live Stream Event: 2019 Second Grade Thanksgiving Play

On Friday, Nov. 22 at 10 a.m., Milton Hershey School second graders will perform their annual Thanksgiving play titled “Turkey Day.” Watch a live stream of their performance by clicking...

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