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Nov. 25, 2020

MHS Senior Division 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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Nov. 24, 2020

A Life-Changing Mission: FOX43 Showcases How MHS Helps Children in Need

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 Kolleh, who’s forged a special...

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Nov. 23, 2020

Giving Thanks at Milton Hershey School

For 111 years, the Milton Hershey School community has celebrated founders Milton and Catherine Hershey in November—the month we focus on giving thanks. The Thanksgiving holiday at MHS has been...

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Nov. 20, 2020

MHS Exclusive Evening at Hershey Sweet Lights

The Milton Hershey School community was invited to an exclusive night at Hershey Sweet Lights on Thursday, Nov. 19. Students and staff drove through the festive displays and enjoyed a...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Milton Hershey School Seniors Named November 2020 Rotary Students of the Month

Milton Hershey School seniors Kennedy Walker and Raymond Little were recently selected as the November 2020 Rotary Students of the Month. Kennedy Walker is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and came to Milton...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Milton Hershey School to Host 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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Nov. 17, 2020

German Astronomer Joins Middle Division Students for Virtual Learning Experience

This school year, COVID-19 has forced many changes in the classroom. Students at Milton Hershey School are wearing masks and following proper physical distancing protocols, but the changes also are...

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Nov. 16, 2020

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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Nov. 12, 2020

Girls Grace Event Goes Virtual

The fifth annual Milton Hershey School Girls Grace event went virtual this year and still created a community empowering experience for 100 MHS Senior Division girls. In following the school’s...

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Nov. 11, 2020

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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