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A Statement from Hun School Headmaster Jonathan Brougham

The Hun School is a community built on goodwill toward people of all backgrounds, and on inspiring the highest moral values in our students. In recognition of George Floyd’s horrifying and tragic death, we as educators wish to reaffirm our uncompromising opposition to hatred, violence, and other cancerous affronts to our shared humanity. We are a School deeply troubled by this event, and we grieve together. 

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Hun Class of 2024

Congratulations to The Hun School’s Class of 2024 on completing their coursework and graduating The Hun Middle School. Students attended their final classes and activities this week, including a virtual awards assembly and talent show. The young Raiders will matriculate to the Hun Upper School this fall, but not before enjoying a traditional in-person graduation ceremony the day before classes begin again.

The following Middle School students were recognized at Wednesday’s closing assembly.

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Hunsung Heroes: Dr. Michael Russo '01 Fights Infection, One Case at a Time

In a pre-COVID world, infectious diseases were not top of mind for most, but for Michael Russo, M.D. ’01, it is all in a day’s work. As a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Dr. Russo treats children stricken with serious or uncommon infections, as well as those with underlying health problems or differences in their immune systems. CHOP’s sterling reputation as one of the premier children’s hospitals means his patients hail from all over the world. 

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This event will not be held as originally planned. An email will be sent out with more information.

This professional development opportunity is open to educators.

Liz Elsby, an expert from the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem (The World Holocaust Rememberence Center) in Jerusalem, will be facilitating a day of professional development on the topic of Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students. Registration will take place on a first-come, first served basis and will be capped at 40-45 attendees. In order to sign up, please fill out this registration form by Friday, March 6. Please contact Dan Walker or Cheryl Beal with any questions.

More information is available here.

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The Hun community is invited to join us for our interactive Passover Seder with Rabbi Sheldon Schevelowitz of Perrineville Jewish Center and the Hun Community!  We will be having our virtual Seder on Zoom. All are encouraged to attend, regardless of religious background or level of observance! 

Please let us know if you are able to join us by filling out this form, and please email Mrs. Dorfman if you have any questions! 

P.S.  If you have spare apples at home and you are looking for something to make, try this Passover charoset recipe!  Charoset is an apple-cinnamon mixture eaten on Passover as a symbol of the mortar the Israelites used when they were slaves in Egypt. 

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