Tags: Milton Hershey School

 Dr. Frances O’Connor is installed as the first woman president of Milton Hershey School.  She becomes the school’s fourth president.

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 "60 Minutes," a CBS televsion news program, airs a 30-minute segment on Milton Hershey School.

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 Hershey Industrial School opens a small, 6-8 bed hospital in a house just east of the school’s current health center on Rt. 322. [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1920.]

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The original "Welcome to Hershey" is created on the hill in front of the Milton Hershey School Senior Hall [today Catherine Hall] for the National Agriculture Meeting held at the Parkview Clubhouse. The sign is created by spreading lime. [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1962.]

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Board of Managers approved the following Mission Statement: "In keeping with Milton and Catherine Hershey’s Deed of Trust, Milton Hershey School nurtures and educates children in social and financial need to lead to fulfilling and productive lives." [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in Janaury 2004.]

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The Milton Hershey School completes construction of the Horticulture Center. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in October 1997.]

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The Spartan Center opens to Milton Hershey School students, staff and faculty.  [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in February 2000.]

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The Camelot Room decor is removed and replaced with School Pictures. A large picture of M.S. Hershey holding a boy is placed over the fireplace. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in June 1993.]

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Milton Hershey School appoints a Study Committee to study possible uses or disposition of the Senior Hall Building. Committee is chaired by Richard Zimmerman. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in March 1997.]

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Milton Hershey School’s Spartan Football team completes its varsity schedule becoming the first football team in School history to have an undefeated season. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in November 1997.]

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Milton Hershey School moves its Admissions Office from The Homestead to Catherine Hall. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in June 1996.]

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Milton Hershey School moves offices for Alumni Programs, Student Grants and Records and the MHS Alumni Association into The Homestead. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in August 1996.]

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The Board of Managers of Milton Hershey School appoints a Search Committee for President, to be named by end of December, 1990. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in July 1990.]

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Milton Hershey School opens twenty new student homes and renovates many other homes. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in August 1995.]

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Milton Hershey School announces the establishment of an Agriculture Science Program. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in July 1993.]

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Milton Hershey School’s new film, "The Vision" premieres. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in October 1988.]

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Milton Hershey School begins construction of Henry Hershey Field. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in 1983.]

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Milton Hershey School wins State Class AA Boys’ Track Championship Title. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in May 1982.]

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Milton Hershey School wins State Track Championship Title. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in May 1981.]

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First phase of the Long Range Planning for Milton Hershey School is completed. [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in August 1981.]

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Milton Hershey School Senior Division Homes increases to 49 (27 renovated, 22 new). For students in grades 9 through 12.  [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in 1967.]

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Milton Hershey School completes renovations at Senior Hall. (Grades 9 – 12).  [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in August 1967.]

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Milton Hershey School Intermediate Division develops 36 student homes (35 new, one renovated) for Grades 5 through 8.  [Specific date is unknown.  Event occurred in 1966.]

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Milton Hershey School renovates and expands the Supply Center, including dismantling the old kitchen (site of M.S. Hershey’s early chocolate experimentations). [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1963.]

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Milton Hershey School dismantles Ivanhoe, an early student home. [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1963.]

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Milton Hershey School’s construction and renovation program begins. [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1961.]

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Milton Hershey School Junior Division homes are increased to 17 (12 renovated, 5 new). Homes are for students in grades K-5. [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1962.]

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Milton Hershey School renovates Fanny B. Hershey Memorial Hall (Grades K through 5). [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1962.]

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Milton Hershey School releases a revised version of the film, "A Living Heritage for Boys." The film was first produced in 1952. [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1959.]

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Milton Hershey School releases film titled: "A Living Heritage for Boys." [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 1952.]

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