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March 5, 2024

Milton Hershey School Students Plan Their Summer Work Experiences

To address the growing desire of Milton Hershey School Senior Division students to hold part-time jobs and to bring the career-focused education curriculum to life, MHS students had an opportunity...

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Feb. 27, 2024

Milton Hershey School Students to Perform ‘Matilda’

When “Matilda” opens on the Milton Hershey School Founders Hall stage Thursday, audiences will enjoy the work of more than 50 MHS students. “Matilda” tells the story of a misunderstood...

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Feb. 20, 2024

Milton Hershey School Students Learn about Wholesome Food from Penn State Health

In the Milton Hershey School Deed of Trust, founder Milton S. Hershey wrote that “All children admitted to the School shall be fed with plain, wholesome food; plainly, neatly, and...

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Feb. 20, 2024

PennLive Highlights Milton Hershey School Staff in Black History Month Essay

By Matthew Pierce, Senior Divison Social Studies Teacher, and Nate Martin, Head of Senior Division February is Black History Month. It’s known as a time to celebrate the contributions and...

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Feb. 15, 2024

Making History Fun at Milton Hershey School: Memorial Hall of Presidents and American History

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Milton Hershey School third graders embraced the upcoming Presidents Day holiday to showcase what they have learned about presidents and famous Americans. After reading and researching...

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Feb. 12, 2024

Milton Hershey School Cultural Diversity Club Celebrates Leadership and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

During the Cultural Diversity Club meeting in January, students gathered to learn about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and discuss how his work and leadership continue to...

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Feb. 5, 2024

Milton Hershey School Students Tackle Childhood Hunger through Community Service

On Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3, nearly 1,000 Milton Hershey School students packed more than 100,000 meals for Feed My Starving Children, a national nonprofit organization that packages...

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Jan. 30, 2024

Milton Hershey School Mentor Program Forms Strong Bonds

Milton Hershey School’s Mentoring Our Leaders’ Development Program (M.O.L.D.) is designed to build strong bonds between students and staff. As a bonus, the mentor program can also help students enhance...

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Jan. 23, 2024

Milton Hershey School Announces Weekend Hours for Founders Hall Visitors Center

Milton Hershey School has added additional weekend hours for the Founders Hall Visitors Center. Guests can explore the history of the school and learn about the opportunities available to students....

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Jan. 23, 2024

Hershey Bears Support Milton Hershey School Students In Many Ways

The Hershey Bears and Milton Hershey School students are strong supporters of each other. During the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss on Jan. 7, fans tossed 74,599 stuffed animals onto...

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Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.