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May 14, 2024

Milton Hershey School Recognizes Parents/Sponsors During Awards Ceremony

Milton Hershey School came together to celebrate outstanding parents/sponsors of MHS students during Spring Family Weekend. On Saturday, May 11, MHS held a ceremony to recognize recipients of the 2024...

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April 4, 2024

Milton Hershey School Houseparents Thrive in Their Second Career

Tenacity and grit—leadership traits that create the recipe for a successful student home. Andrea and Matthew Cedro’s careers were built on these principles before becoming houseparents at Milton Hershey School...

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June 15, 2023

Milton Hershey School Transition Dinners Prepare Students for New School Year

Milton Hershey School houseparents who will soon welcome new students recently met and shared a meal with those who will be in their care. Transition dinners are held annually before...

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May 15, 2023

Milton Hershey School Honors Parents/Sponsors with a Community Event and Awards Ceremony

Over the weekend, the Milton Hershey School community, including students, staff, parents/sponsors, alumni, and Hershey community partners, came together for a special event during Spring Family Weekend. On Saturday, May...

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March 31, 2023

Milton Hershey School Houseparent Honored as a Woman of Excellence

For some people, a job can feel like work. But, for Karen Washington, a Milton Hershey School houseparent, her job is a lifestyle worth the effort. On March 29, 2023,...

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Oct. 31, 2022

Milton Hershey School Welcomes Parents/Sponsors for Fall Family Weekend

Over the weekend, Milton Hershey School hosted parents/sponsors from across the country for a three-day event to engage, equip, and empower them with tools and resources to best support their...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Milton Hershey School Houseparents Grow in their Roles through Professional Development

Recently, Milton Hershey School houseparents and Transitional Living Assistants (TLAs) took part in the first of four self-directed professional development days. All houseparents had the opportunity to explore topics of...

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Aug. 14, 2022

Milton Hershey School Celebrates the Beginning of the 2022-23 School Year

Leading up to the first day of school at Milton Hershey School, the MHS community took part in several special events to excite students, staff, and community members for a...

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April 14, 2022

Milton Hershey School to Host Fourth Poverty Talk Livestream Conversation

Houseparenting is a unique and rewarding career where married couples provide Milton Hershey School students a structured, caring home away from home. Houseparents teach life skills that help students from...

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Oct. 18, 2021

Milton Hershey School Staff Named Houseparents of the Year by Coalition of Residential Excellence

Featuring Terry and Kathy Augustine, MHS Houseparents Milton Hershey School houseparents Terry and Kathy Augustine were recently recognized with the 2021 Catherine Hershey Award for Houseparents of the Year by...

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