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Whole Child Care Collection

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.


Working at Milton Hershey School is a “Badge of Honor”

By Chad Patterson, MHS Cook I worked in the restaurant industry for 13 years and decided to go to culinary school because I’d been a cook for well over 20...

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What It’s Like to Be a Kid at Milton Hershey School

Milton Hershey School gives students the opportunities and resources to be their greatest selves. Staff provide nurturing guidance and support to assist children with everything from their basic needs to...

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Milton Hershey School Nurse Finds Family Throughout Career Journey

By John Berarducci, MHS Senior Division Nurse I didn’t always know I wanted to become a nurse. My major in college was pre-dental. After graduating, I ended up working for...

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National Nutrition Month: 10 Tips to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle

By Roberta Tripp, MS RD LDN, MHS Nutritionist As one of three registered dietitians at Milton Hershey School, I work with students, parents/sponsors, and faculty on creating healthy habits to...

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Being Part of a Community is Biggest Blessing for Milton Hershey School Dental Hygienist

By Beth Zimmerman, MHS Dental Hygienist When I was 16, I decided I wanted to become a dental hygienist. In this role at Milton Hershey School, I clean teeth, take...

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Little Moments, Big Impact in Student Health Services

By Jerome Pressley, MHS 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...

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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

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 grandparents who care for children when...

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FOX43 Showcases How Milton Hershey School and Houseparents Help Children in Need

Featuring Shannon Butler, MHS Houseparent Television news station, FOX43, recently aired an in-depth story highlighting how Milton Hershey School and its houseparents lift children out of poverty. The piece features...

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Milton Hershey School Hosts Twitter Chat About Stress During the Pandemic

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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