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July 23, 2021

Milton Hershey School Students Learn Lessons that Stick Through Hershey Project Pathways

During the 2020-21 school year, Milton Hershey School seniors in the Career and Technical Education program’s Graphic Communication Technologies pathway were assigned to create, design, and develop stickers for various...

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July 14, 2021

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning Names Senate Alexander, Esq., as First-Ever Executive Director

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning (CHS) today announced early childhood education (ECE) expert, Senate Alexander, Esq., as its first Executive Director. With more than 15 years of leadership experience...

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July 6, 2021

Publications Across Pennsylvania and New York Commemorate Catherine Hershey’s Birthday

Featuring Pete Gurt, Milton Hershey School President While many central Pennsylvanians know Catherine Hershey as the wife of Milton Hershey and a founder of Milton Hershey School, few know just...

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July 6, 2021

A Life of Giving: Celebrating Catherine Hershey’s 150th Birthday

By Pete Gurt ’85, Milton Hershey School President There are many important dates in the history of Milton Hershey School, but one of these noteworthy occasions happened decades before the...

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June 28, 2021

Successful Farming Features MHS Hydroponics Program

Featuring Dr. Jason Smith, MHS Horticultural Instructional Advisor Successful Farming recently interviewed Dr. Jason Smith about the school’s hydroponics program and how the students are learning agribusiness as part of...

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June 25, 2021

FOX43 Showcases the Important Role of Houseparents on Father’s Day

Featuring Mike King, MHS houseparent, and Mike Campbell, MHS Director of Year-Round Experiences Fox43 reporter Madeline Cuddihy visited Milton Hershey School in advance of Father’s Day to learn how two...

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June 12, 2021

Milton Hershey School Holds Senior Celebration Car Processional for the Class of 2021

On Saturday, June 12, Milton Hershey School celebrated its newest graduates and their families by hosting a Senior Celebration Car Processional on campus. The Class of 2021 officially graduated on...

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June 11, 2021

Milton Hershey School Honors the Class of 2021 with a Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Friday, June 11, Milton Hershey School honored the Class of 2021 with a Virtual Commencement Ceremony including personal recognition of each senior, student speeches, a senior class video, and...

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June 11, 2021

Milton Hershey School Recognizes Fourth- and Eighth-Grade Students at 2021 Virtual Promotion Ceremonies

On Friday, June 11, Milton Hershey School held Virtual Promotion Ceremonies for its fourth- and eighth-grade students who are preparing to move on to their next scholastic division at MHS....

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June 1, 2021

MHS Experts and Students Participate in Local Diversity Event

As thought leaders in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Milton Hershey School staff and students recently participated in a Hershey Area: All Things Diversity panel to discuss the importance of...

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