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Sept. 25, 2020

Then & Now: Life at MHS

Providing a life experience that takes into consideration the whole-child approach has been the priority of Milton Hershey School since its founding in 1909 as the Hershey Industrial School. Life...

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Sept. 18, 2020

Founders’ Intent Achieved Through Students and Staff

Milton and Catherine Hershey communicated their intentions for the Hershey Industrial School and its programming in the Deed of Trust, signed on November 15, 1909. Many of their intentions for...

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Sept. 13, 2020

A Lasting Tribute: Founders Hall Celebrates 50 Years

Fifty years ago, Milton Hershey School dedicated an iconic building on campus, Founders Hall, in honor of Milton Hershey’s 113th birthday. The building was a part of a bigger plan...

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Aug. 31, 2020

MHS Celebrates 110 Years of Wonderful Opportunities

An article in the Hershey Press newspaper on July 8, 1910, reported a school will open in September by Mr. and Mrs. Milton S. Hershey: Hershey Industrial School (now, Milton...

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