Nowadays if you don’t use social media, people may think that you’re a bit unusual. This peer pressure is particularly strong in younger groups, especially among teenagers. Being a teenager myself, I know others believe their social media presence is a vital part of their image. With this comes a whole host of negativities, whether it’s promoting negative body images, degrading real social relationships, or being used as an unhealthy source of validation. I believe social media platforms, such as Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and Instagram, should do more to help the mental health of teenagers.
Fifty teams. Thirty-plus highly competitive events. It may sound like your average athletic tournament, but think again. It is Science Olympiad, a team competition that has students battling it out in a variety of science-specific events.
I’ve noticed that at Hun – more than at any school I’ve been at - there are so many courses and clubs for students who are interested in STEM. At my previous schools, that wasn’t really the case. I’m even in the STEM Scholars Track, which is a concentration in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Class was in session on Friday, January 31st in the Hun Middle School, but it was far from a traditional academic learning environment. Instead, students and faculty participated in EXDay, a day-long celebration of experiential learning.
In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Holocaust survivor David Tuck shared his story with Hun School students and faculty on Wednesday, Jan. 29th.
DAVID KWONG is no ordinary magician. He’s a New York Times crossword writer, TED speaker, Harvard grad, Broadway star/producer, and a consultant on blockbuster films like The Imitation Game and Now You See Me. His debut book Spellbound draws upon his diverse body of work to reveal how the principles of illusion can be used to gain an edge on the competition. With easy charm and mind-bending tricks, Kwong shows us how to command attention, sway opinions, and sell ideas.
The Centennial Speaker Series
The Hun School of Princeton hosts a renowned speaker series each year, welcoming extraordinary authors, artists, and thought leaders to campus from around the world. The Series is designed to expose students to ideas and experiences that will provoke thought and stretch their understanding on a range of real-world topics and issues.
The Hun School’s world-class Centennial Speakers Series welcomes thought leaders, performers, and artists to campus each year to stretch our students' understanding of the world and provoke discussion on the topics and issues of our time. In recent years, we have been fortunate to welcome: Jeb Bush, Kate Brooks, Jason Collins, Black Violin, Dan Harris, Shalini Kantayya, Angelique Kidjo, Chuck Klosterman, Congressman John Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Monks of Drepung Gomang, Casey Neistat, Nina Tandon, Sean Wilentz, Erik Wahl, Eric Whitacre, and Alison Wright.
Lunch with David Kwong
Celebrity illusionist and author of Spellbound
Registration is required, as seating is limited. Contact Maureen Leming with any questions.
David Kwong is no ordinary magician. He’s a New York Times crossword writer, TED speaker, Harvard grad, Broadway star/producer, and a consultant on blockbuster films like The Imitation Game. His debut book Spellbound draws upon his diverse body of work to reveal how the principles of illusion can be used to gain an edge on the competition. With easy charm and mind-bending tricks, Mr. Kwong shows us how to command attention, sway opinions, and sell ideas.
Students in both divisions will be dismissed at 12:50 p.m. Faculty members will have an In-Service Afternoon.