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Sept. 2, 2020

Hershey Internship Expands Horizons for MHS Alumna

As a rising junior at American University studying public relations and strategic communications, MHS alumna Susanna Compare ’18 was not going to let the challenges of the global pandemic get...

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Aug. 31, 2020

MHS Celebrates 110 Years of Wonderful Opportunities

An article in the Hershey Press newspaper on July 8, 1910, reported a school will open in September by Mr. and Mrs. Milton S. Hershey: Hershey Industrial School (now, Milton...

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Aug. 26, 2020

MHS Project Market Donates Produce to Local Food Banks

Milton Hershey School’s Project Market students and staff donated produce to two local food banks over the summer months and plan to continue donations throughout the 2020-21 school year. The...

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Aug. 23, 2020

MHS Fireworks Display Culminates Opening of School Festivities

Over the past several weeks, Milton Hershey School provided an Opening of School experience that will be remembered for years to come. MHS students and staff participated in fun, unity-building activities centered...

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Aug. 20, 2020

Surprise Box #4: Students Win Prizes in Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Milton Hershey School students received the fourth Opening of School surprise box on Thursday, Aug. 20, continuing several weeks’ worth of fun, unity-building activities around this year’s theme. Included in...

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Aug. 19, 2020

MHS Students Write Letters to Future Selves

Milton Hershey School’s 2020-21 school year began with an Opening of School celebration spread out over several weeks of Our Future in Focus themed activities. This week, students were asked...

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Aug. 18, 2020

Our Future in Focus Decoration Contest Decks Out MHS Campus

Milton Hershey School student homes and Transition Living (TL) buildings got creative in decking out their outdoor spaces for the Our Future in Focus decorating contest—as part of the 2020-21...

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Aug. 17, 2020

MHS Welcomes First Day of Classes

On Monday, Aug. 17, MHS students and staff entered into the 2020-21 school year focused on a bright future ahead. MHS normally kicks off the first day of school with...

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Aug. 15, 2020

MHS Shines Guiding Lights for the Future

There was a luminous glow coming from Milton Hershey School this weekend as the residential school continued its Opening of School festivities. Continuing the theme of Our Future in Focus,...

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Aug. 14, 2020

MHS Students Create FOCUS Murals

Creativity. Imagination. Artistry. Milton Hershey School students brought all of these skills to life in a special Opening of School project this week. As part of “Our Future in Focus”...

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