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Sept. 30, 2020

Milton Hershey School, Hershey Trust Company Seek to Expand Impact and Reach Through New Cost-Free Early Childhood Education Initiative

Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust Company today filed a petition in the Orphans’ Court Division of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas requesting authorization to develop and...

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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. 23, 2020

Founders Hall Undergoes Renovation of Visitors Center

Founders Hall is an iconic building at Milton Hershey School that lives as a lasting tribute to the founders, Milton and Catherine Hershey. The recent Founders Hall renovation project tells...

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Sept. 21, 2020

Milton Hershey School Announces Five-Year Strategic Plan

Milton Hershey School has announced its newest five-year strategic plan called the MILT Plan: Our Future in Focus. The plan outlines the school’s priorities for the next five years while...

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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. 17, 2020

MHS Teacher Recognized as Only Female to Graduate PA Army Officer Candidate School

Milton Hershey School Middle Division teacher and field hockey coach, Analyse Gaspich recently graduated from U.S. Army Officer Candidate School (OCS). She spent 15 months training and is now a...

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Sept. 15, 2020

MHS Food Services Shifts Meals During Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Milton Hershey School continues to provide a whole-child education to more than 2,000 students. MHS believes providing for the daily needs of all students is essential...

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Sept. 14, 2020

Focus Fun Continues as Student Home Holds Two Parties in One

Remember the student home decoration contest during Opening of School festivities? Each of the contest winners—nine student homes and two Transitional Living (TL) buildings—recently celebrated their creativity with a well-deserved...

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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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Sept. 9, 2020

MHS Alumnus Joins Fourth-Grade Class as Virtual Guest Speaker

Teachers across the Milton Hershey School campus are incorporating this year’s theme, Our Future in Focus, into classroom activities and helping their students stay motivated to focus on their future...

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