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Sept. 16, 2021

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning Announces Harrisburg Location for its Second Cost-Free Early Childhood Resource Center

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning (CHS) has announced that it plans to build its second Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) in the Midtown neighborhood of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, at the...

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Sept. 10, 2021

CBS21 Reports on How Milton Hershey School Teaches Students About 9/11

Featuring Dr. Jamie Kinsley, MHS Social Studies Teacher In remembrance of September 11, 2001, CBS21 interviewed Milton Hershey School social studies teacher Dr. Jamie Kinsley and her students about the...

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Aug. 18, 2021

Summer Success: FOX43 Chronicles the Milton Hershey School Spartan Internship Program

Featuring MHS seniors Ally Barrows and Jaison Nieves In 2021, learning continued well into the summer for Milton Hershey School students Ally Barrows and Jaison Nieves. As Spartan interns, the...

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Aug. 12, 2021

Good Housekeeping Magazine Highlights Milton Hershey School Teachers as “Heroes in Our Lives”

Featuring Kelly Nickels and Jason Moffitt, MHS teachers During the COVID-19 pandemic, educators have again proven they are an essential part of children’s lives. That is certainly the case for...

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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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May 26, 2021

Outcomes Beyond Compare: Milton Hershey School Gives Low-Income Kids Access to College and Supports Their Success

Milton Hershey School education experts recognize that every student’s path to greatness is different. This is especially true for low-income children with complicated life situations and stressors. For more than...

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