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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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Oct. 7, 2021

Milton Hershey School Builds Community Through M.O.L.D. Mentoring Program

Milton Hershey School believes in the power of community and annually encourages its staff to participate in student mentoring programs to build everlasting relationships. The Senior Division Mentoring Our Leaders’...

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Dec. 8, 2020

Milton Hershey School Drives Through the Homestead Light Show

On the third day of Christmas… Homestead Light Show Milton Hershey School President Pete Gurt ’85 and his wife, Jane, provided a Winter Wonderland to our students and Home Life...

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Aug. 23, 2020

Milton Hershey School Fireworks Display Culminates Opening of School Festivities

Over the past several weeks, Milton Hershey School provided an Opening of School experience that will be remembered for years to come. MHS students and staff participated in fun, unity-building activities centered...

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Aug. 18, 2020

Our Future in Focus Decoration Contest Decks Out Milton Hershey School Campus

Milton Hershey School student homes and Transition Living (TL) buildings got creative in decking out their outdoor spaces for the Our Future in Focus decoration contest—as part of the 2020-21...

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Aug. 27, 2019

Milton Hershey School Welcomes New Students, Reaches Record Enrollment

On Monday, Aug. 26, the Milton Hershey School community welcomed 108 new students to campus during its most recent Enrollment Day. Their arrival brings enrollment at the school to a...

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