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The 2015 Homecoming registration is now open online!

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MHS 2015 Opening of School Assembly

Celebrate the 2015 Opening of School assembly with the Milton Hershey School community on Monday, Aug. 17 by viewing it below on live stream.  Click Here

Construction projects on the MHS campus

Campus Maps and Directions

Route 322 Roundabouts: On Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, construction began on two new roundabouts on Route 322 (Governor Road) where it intersects with Homestead Lane and Meadow Lane in Hershey.

The public should be aware that east-west travel on Route 322 will remain open during construction, with lane shifts and construction signage directing traffic. The intersections at Homestead Lane and Meadow Lane (north-south travel) will be closed.

The project will improve safety at intersections located in the Milton Hershey School campus corridor. Please find maps below to help with navigation around the MHS campus.

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Note:  More information and directions will be shared with Homecoming confirmations. 

 Homecoming Events

Class of 1965
Members of the Class will soon receive invitations to the 50-year reunion dinner hosted by MHS President Pete Gurt ’85. This very special event honoring the gold anniversary will be held on Friday, Sept. 25, at Purcell Friendship Hall on the Dearden Alumni Campus. Watch your mail for details.

Class of 1980
The class will have a private celebration at Duke’s in Hershey on Friday, Sept. 25, and then classmates are encouraged to participate together in the various events that are planned for all alumni during the weekend, including the Friday Night Fling at Hershey Lodge, the Saturday Pre-Game Homecoming Picnic at the MHS Ice Rink followed by the Homecoming Football Game at Henry Hershey Field, the annual Homecoming Banquet at Hershey Lodge, Sunday Chapel Service at Founders Hall, the Memorial Grove Service at Alumni Memorial Grove, and the Alumni Brunch at the Dearden Alumni Campus Pavilion. For details about the celebration at Duke’s, contact Class Agent Braden Maines at (717) 526-8177.

Class of 1985
The Class of 1985 will host an Alumni Celebration following the Homecoming Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Hershey Lodge. Gift baskets to be auctioned to benefit the MHS Alumni Association, and there will be a D.J. and dancing. Members of the Class of 1985 will be selling tickets for the baskets at the MHSAA Homecoming Golf Tournament, Registration in Founders Hall, the Pre-Game Homecoming Picnic at the Ice Rink and the football game, so please look for the stands.

The Class of 1985 is holding several events for class members during Homecoming. To register for each event please visit

For the Reunion Dinner event we are also inviting faculty, staff, and administrators who were part of the Milton Hershey School family during our time there. All events except the Reunion Dinner are free. Please purchase a ticket to attend the Reunion Dinner event via the above site.

For more detailed event information and all things about the Class of 1985 Reunion, please visit our class reunion website:

Class of 1990
The 25-year reunion class will gather for a reunion cookout at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, at the Dearden Alumni Campus. On Saturday, Sept. 26, the class will host a Monster Pong Tournament during the annual Dearden Alumni Campus Block Party that is open to all alumni. The tournament will feature Giant Pong using a volleyball and trashcans where teams of two players compete, and the winners will move to the next round. The winning team splits the pot 50/50 with the class of ’90. The registration fee for Monster Pong is $10 per two-player team. Members of the class are also invited to participate in a Saturday Night After-Party following the Homecoming Banquet at Arooga’s in Hummelstown. For details about any of these events, send an email to

Class agents and reunion planners, we will gladly post details about your reunion. Please send information to

Click here to view the Summer 2015 edition of Thy Traditions Dear