NORTH ADAMS -- Milton Hershey School (MHS) is hosting an informal get-together to offer area residents a chance to learn more about Milton Hershey School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, March 26, at the Holiday Inn.
Following a free meal and brief presentation, attendees will have time to ask questions and talk with MHS staff, students, parents and alumni.
No registration is required to attend. For more information, call 800-322-3248. For directions only, call the hotel at 413-663-6500.
MHS is a cost-free, private, coeducational home and school for children from families of low income, limited resources and social need, located in Hershey, Pa. The school is funded by a trust established by Milton S. Hershey and his wife, Catherine. MHS offers a structured home life year-round and a pre-k through grade 12 education. MHS focuses on building character and providing children with the skills necessary to be successful in all aspects of life.
To be considered for enrollment at MHS, a child must come from a family of low income, be 4-15 years old, be free of serious emotional and behavioral problems that disrupt life in the classroom or home, and be born in the United States. The school examines need, motivation and personal character in making final selections. Enrollment is not guaranteed and prospective students must demonstrate the capability to benefit from the programs the school offers. Children are accepted year-round through a rolling admissions process.
For more information, visit www.mhs-pa.org.