All are invited to celebrate Hanukkah (which occurred over break) with the Jewish Studies and Culture Club on Friday, January 6th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Global Commons Classrooms. There will be great food, traditional holiday treats, and holiday games, which are always very popular! There will be an optional gift exchange of a value no more than $10. Look out for more information on the celebration after the break! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Dorfman.
In conjunction with the John Gale Hun Program for American Civics Education, Dr. Sean Wilentz, professor of American History at Princeton University, and Jeffrey Rosen, president and chief executive officer of the National Constitution Center, will speak to students about the processes and virtues of the American Republic.
Dr. Wilentz is a renowned professor, award-winning author of non-fiction books on topics ranging from music and the arts to history and politics, and one of the nation’s most prominent commentators on America history and politics. Dr. Wilentz serves on a Hun School committee working to develop programming that will engage and educate students on this topic. Dr. Wilentz received a Ph.D. from Yale University, after earning BAs from Columbia University and Oxford University.
Mr. Rosen is a highly regarded journalist whose essays and commentaries have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, on National Public Radio, and in The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer. He received the 2012 Golden Pen Award from the Legal Writing Institute for his “extraordinary contribution to the cause of better legal writing.” He is also the author of a new book, Louis Brandeis: American Prophet. Mr. Rosen received a BA from Harvard University and Oxford University; and a JD from Yale University. He teaches at George Washington University.
The Hun School Student Government is sponsoring a winter pep rally on Saturday, January 28th at 3:30 p.m. in the Shipley Pavilion. It will immediately follow the 2:00 p.m. boys' varsity basketball game. The event will feature the winter sports teams and the Janus Players. There will be Raider House events, music, and food. Both Middle School and Upper School students are welcome!
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational, private day and boarding college preparatory school. Student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work.