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Why Parents/Sponsors are Thankful for Milton Hershey School

Parents/sponsors are a key part of the Milton Hershey School family. They want what is best for the children in their lives. Through a safe living environment, character development, and...

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Begin Every Day with Two Words: Be Significant

By Dennis Moore, High School Science Teacher When I leave my house every morning, I think of two words—be significant. It’s my responsibility to be significant in the lives of...

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A History of Student Health Services Provided for the MHS Community

Shortly after marrying Milton S. Hershey, Catherine Hershey joined and was an active member of Lancaster Charity Society, an organization that shared a common interest in providing practical self-help and...

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MHS Health and Wellness Update from the President

I hope you’ve been keeping safe and healthy during these challenging times. As we continue to care for and educate students amid the challenging realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, I...

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Keeping Students’ College Futures in Focus Despite COVID-19

High school seniors are approaching an important time of year—college application deadline season. We all know 2020-21 is a different school year for everyone. Acknowledging that elephant in the room...

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Mentoring Other Parents/Sponsors Through the MHS Journey

By Karen Sowu, Parent/Sponsor of Daniel Sowu ’01 My son Daniel attended Milton Hershey School from 1994 to 2001. He graduated from MHS and went to college in Minnesota where...

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Milton Hershey’s Legacy

Milton Hershey School lives as a breathing testament to Milton S. Hershey’s life and family. Although he came from humble beginnings, he grew into the resilient creator of The Hershey...

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Giving Back, Teaching at MHS

By Jason Moffitt, MHS Senior Division English Teacher I have a special connection to Milton Hershey School. My sister’s children are all MHS graduates. I always wanted to be a...

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Giving and Receiving Unwavering Support

By Cori Bertsch, Second-Grade Teacher When I first came to Milton Hershey School and went through the interview process, I was blown away. I feel as an educator, it is...

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The Importance of Staff Mental Health and Self-Care During a Pandemic

To kick off the 2020-21 school year, the Milton Hershey School Elementary Division Psychological Services team provided training for teachers centered around the importance of self-care and mental health. As...

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