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As leaders in holistic education, Milton Hershey School staff believe providing for students’ daily needs is essential to their success. See how we lead the way in thought leadership.


Little Moments, Big Impact in Student Health Services

By Jerome Pressley, Senior Division Psychotherapist As a psychotherapist at Milton Hershey School, my role is to assist students by providing therapy. As a psychology department, we care for students’...

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Helping Students Succeed by Meeting Their Basic Needs

By Linda Breisch, MHS Assistant Director of Nursing You cannot reach your potential in any part of life unless you have your basic needs met, and that includes your health....

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Pennsylvania KinConnector Podcast Shares How Milton Hershey School Helps Grandparents/Sponsors

Featuring Shaun Turner, MHS Senior Director Enrollment Management and Family Relations Pennsylvania KinConnector’s podcast, Kindred Voices, focuses on sharing resources with kinship caregivers, or individuals who care for children when...

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A Life-Changing Mission: FOX43 Showcases How Milton Hershey School Helps Children in Need

Featuring Shannon Butler, MHS Houseparent Television news station, FOX43, recently aired an in-depth story highlighting how Milton Hershey School lifts children out of poverty. The piece features MHS ninth-grader Candie...

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Milton Hershey School Hosts Twitter Chat with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020

Children respond to stress in different ways. During an ongoing pandemic like COVID-19, a child’s caregiver—whether it’s a parent, teacher, or trusted adult—can all contribute to the child’s health and...

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NBC10 Shares Milton Hershey School Psychologist’s Advice for Parents This 2020 Holiday Season

Featuring Dr. Mike Valle, Assistant Director of Psychological Services MHS Assistant Director of Psychological Services Dr. Mike Valle was featured on NBC10 in Philadelphia as an expert in whole child...

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A History of Student Health Services Provided for the Milton Hershey School Community

Featuring Chris Rich, MHS Senior Manager of Student Health Services Shortly after marrying Milton S. Hershey, Catherine Hershey joined and was an active member of Lancaster Charity Society, an organization...

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Milton Hershey School Health Center Provides for Students’ Daily Needs During Global Pandemic

Featuring Jamie Byerly, MHS Director of Nursing and Medical Services At Milton Hershey School, students’ medical, dental, psychological, behavioral, and social work needs are met on campus by licensed professionals....

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The Importance of Oral Health—Providing Comprehensive Dental Services at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Karen Koussis, MHS Dental Hygienist Walking into Copenhaver Center, it’s hard to miss the tooth flag hanging off the wall. It marks the entrance to the dental clinic for...

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Health Blog: A Closer Look at Brain Development in Lower Income Children

Featuring Dr. Beth Shaw, MHS Executive Director of Student Support Services Redirecting brain development through evidence-based interventions For more than century, Milton Hershey School has been nurturing students by providing...

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