Grandparents raising kids invited to Hershey School event

HERSHEY — Milton Hershey School is hosting a free, informational event at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 exclusively for grandparent caregivers who are interested in learning more about the school’s top-notch education and nurturing home life environment, and how it could help their grandchildren reach their full potential.

The event will be held at the Milton Hershey School Admissions Office, 430 E. Governor Road, Hershey.

It is for grandparents who are caring for children between the ages of 4 through 15. Trusted friends or family members also are welcome to attend.

During the 2016-17 academic school year, 15 percent of Milton Hershey School students were sponsored by a grandparent.

Milton Hershey School’s grandparent event includes a free information session, complimentary dinner and a tour of the school’s campus, including academic buildings and student homes.

Milton Hershey School offers education and supportive living environment for children in grades pre-K through 12 from low-in-come families.

Grandparents will learn about how their grandchildren will be guided and nurtured through small class sizes, individualized attention, extracurricular activities, college and career readiness programs and opportunities to accrue scholarships.

More information about the event can be found at

To register for the event, sign up online or call 717-520-2590.