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Dec. 1, 2020

MHS Students and Staff Participate in a Worldwide Coding Event

Starting on Friday, Dec. 4, Milton Hershey School students and staff are encouraged to participate in the worldwide Hour of Code event—a virtual opportunity where people of all experience levels...

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Nov. 30, 2020

Creating a Home for Success

Featuring Perry Tolbert, MHS Director of Campus Safety As part of Milton Hershey School’s commitment to its students, staff, and the local community, safety has always been a top priority...

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Nov. 25, 2020

MHS Senior Division VPA Creates Thankfulness Chain

This November, Milton Hershey School Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program created a “Thankfulness Chain” to showcase what students are most thankful for during this season. “The Thankfulness Chain was...

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Nov. 24, 2020

A Life-Changing Mission: FOX43 Showcases How MHS Helps Children in Need

Featuring Shannon Butler, MHS Houseparent Television news station, FOX43, recently aired an in-depth story highlighting how Milton Hershey School lifts children out of poverty. The piece features MHS ninth-grader Candie...

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Nov. 24, 2020

MHS Music Teacher’s Perspective on Trauma-Informed Music Education

By David Knott, MHS Visual and Performing Arts Teacher It’s hard to really know what others are going through and how they are mentally and emotionally navigating the world around...

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Nov. 23, 2020

Giving Thanks at Milton Hershey School

For 111 years, the Milton Hershey School community has celebrated founders Milton and Catherine Hershey in November—the month we focus on giving thanks. The Thanksgiving holiday at MHS has been...

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Nov. 20, 2020

MHS Exclusive Evening at Hershey Sweet Lights

The Milton Hershey School community was invited to an exclusive night at Hershey Sweet Lights on Thursday, Nov. 19. Students and staff drove through the festive displays and enjoyed a...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Milton Hershey School Seniors Named November 2020 Rotary Students of the Month

Milton Hershey School seniors Kennedy Walker and Raymond Little were recently selected as the November 2020 Rotary Students of the Month. Kennedy Walker is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and came to Milton...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Milton Hershey School Hosts Twitter Chat with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020

Children respond to stress in different ways. During an ongoing pandemic like COVID-19, a child’s caregiver—whether it’s a parent, teacher, or trusted adult—can all contribute to the child’s health and...

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Nov. 18, 2020

NBC10 Shares MHS Psychologist’s Advice for Parents This 2020 Holiday Season

Featuring Dr. Mike Valle, Assistant Director of Psychological Services MHS Assistant Director of Psychological Services Dr. Mike Valle was featured on NBC10 in Philadelphia as an expert in whole child...

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