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June 10, 2019

Milton Hershey School Celebrates the “Royal Class” of 2019 at the 85th Commencement Ceremony

This weekend, Milton Hershey School had 216 reasons to celebrate as the Class of 2019 graduated and prepared to begin the next chapter in their lives. The Class of 2019...

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June 7, 2019

Milton Hershey School Celebrates Rising Ninth-Graders

On Friday, June 7, Milton Hershey School eighth-grade students finished their middle school years and celebrated their accomplishments during Middle Division’s annual promotion ceremony. President Pete Gurt ’85 welcomed guests...

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June 7, 2019

Milton Hershey School Fourth-Graders Celebrate Promotion to Middle School

On Friday, June 7, Milton Hershey School celebrated 130 fourth-grade students who are being promoted to Middle Division. President Pete Gurt ’85 welcomed guests and shared a moment with parents/sponsors....

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May 31, 2019

MHS Student Athletes Participated in the PIAA Track and Field State Championships

Four Milton Hershey School high school students qualified to participate in the PIAA track and field state championships at Shippensburg University on May 24 and 25, 2019. Tatyana Gibson, an...

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May 31, 2019

Senior Student-Athletes Recognized for Their Efforts On and Off the Field

Seniors Michelle Rodgers and Darius Briggs were recognized as C.S. “Pop” Kelchner nominees at the Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame’s 36th Annual Prayer Breakfast on May...

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May 29, 2019

Elementary Students Participate in “Design Your Future” Fair

On Friday, May 24, third- and fourth-grade students were given the opportunity to learn more about the 11 career pathways that are a part of Milton Hershey School’s Career and...

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May 22, 2019

Visual and Performing Arts Students Reach New Heights at the Apollo Award Ceremony

On Sunday, May 19, Milton Hershey School students and staff attended the Apollo Awards at the Hershey Theatre. Sophomore Tala Lahr and junior Brittany Straiton were awarded the Spirit of...

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May 20, 2019

Commencement 2019

As 216 students prepare to graduate from Milton Hershey School on June 9, 2019, we celebrate their accomplishments, their victories, and their growth in and out of the classroom. We...

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May 20, 2019

MHS FFA Members Organize Agriculture Festival for Spring Family Weekend

During Milton Hershey School’s 2019 Spring Family Weekend, four MHS seniors who are members of FFA organized the school’s first-ever agriculture festival. Jordan Edmonds, Skylar Nace-Gerhart, Kerri Hoffman, and Aliza...

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May 17, 2019

Milton Hershey School and Mount St. Mary’s University Partner to Support Low-Income, First-Generation College Students

Milton Hershey School and Mount St. Mary’s University announced that they entered into a formal partnership to provide more focused support to help students from Milton Hershey School—many of whom...

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