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Dec. 17, 2020

MHS President’s Office Spreads Holiday Cheer Before Christmas Break

To spread holiday cheer across Milton Hershey School, MHS President Peter Gurt ’85 and his wife, Jane, created a safe “12 Days of Christmas” celebration for MHS students this holiday...

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Dec. 17, 2020

MHS Student Homes Decorate for the Holidays

Milton Hershey School student homes and Transitional Living (TL) buildings got creative this holiday season in decking out their outdoor spaces. It was part of a campus-wide student home decorating...

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Dec. 15, 2020

Santa Claus Visits MHS with the Help of the Hershey Fire Department

On the tenth day of Christmas… On Monday, Dec. 14, before Santa Claus and Rudolph headed back to the North Pole, they hitched a ride with the Hershey Fire Department...

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Dec. 14, 2020

MHS Elementary Division Powers Santa’s Sleigh

This holiday season, Milton Hershey School’s Elementary Division is “super-powering Santa’s sleigh” with fitness activities to keep MHS students active before Christmas Break. Student homes and classrooms are encouraged to...

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Dec. 14, 2020

The Hershey Company Provides Holiday Cheer for MHS Students

On the seventh day of Christmas … The Hershey Company provided the necessary ingredients for Milton Hershey School students and houseparents to create their own festive holiday chocolate houses. Student...

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Dec. 8, 2020

MHS Home Life Drives Through the Homestead Light Show

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

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Dec. 7, 2020

MHS Begins 12 Days of Christmas Celebration

Since Milton Hershey School was founded in 1909, the holiday season has always been a special time for the MHS family. This year, MHS is making the holidays even merrier...

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Dec. 4, 2020

MHS Students’ Out-of-This-World Artwork Travels to Space with NASA

Art projects created by Milton Hershey School fourth-grader Joshua Ferguson and sixth-grader Zoyaboleh (Zoya) Johnson went on a galactic adventure aboard the *Student Spaceflight Experiment Program’s (SSEP) Mission 14. The...

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Dec. 2, 2020

MHS Foreign Language Teacher Celebrates Diversity and Encourages Students to Share Their Heritage

Featuring Lisa Pietropola, MHS Foreign Language Teacher At Milton Hershey School, we enroll students, support families, and hire staff from many different cultures who practice various religions, speak many languages,...

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Dec. 1, 2020

Milton Hershey School Hosts Twitter Chat About Navigating the College Search and Application Deadline Season During a Pandemic

High school seniors are approaching an important time of year—college application deadline season. Due to the pandemic, we all know the 2020-21 school year is proving to be different for...

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