Just last month, Mrs. Johnson donated her family home to The Hun School with the intention of the property becoming a headmaster’s house as well as a beautiful place for the headmaster to entertain members of the School community. The handsome property, designed by famed Princeton architect Ralph Bauhan, comprises an 18-room Georgian-style house with manicured gardens, but it is perhaps best known locally for its magnificent Christmas tree.
Education is not simply about traditional academics, as evidenced by the recent Wellness Day programming in both the Middle and Upper Schools. The School’s focus on the whole child, which includes emotional and physical development, sparked robust programming from a series of experts.
The sophomore class attended Hamilton, the Tony-award winning musical by Lin Manuel, on Wednesday, October 31st. The event followed a day-long visit to Philadelphia in conjunction with The John Gale Hun Program for American Civics Education that included trips to the Museum of the American Revolution and The National Constitution Center.
The Society recognizes students across the country for outstanding scholarship, leadership, service, and character. To be eligible for membership, an applicant must have a minimum GPA of at least 85; have demonstrated leadership both in and out of the school; commitment to community service; and distinguished character.
Students participating in the inaugural NextTerm mini-semester submitted more that 50 entries for a student photo contest, eighteen of which were selected as finalists.
Students in 8th grade will travel to Washington D.C. Students should be at school by 5:30 a.m., and will return to campus around 8:00 p.m. Students will visit the African American Museum and Howard University. Students will hear a presentation by Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies, Greg Carr. We will then go to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Students should bring at least $20 for lunch and extra cash for the museum shop, if desired. Dinner will be provided. Students may wear jeans and a Hun t-shirt or Hun colors. Permission slips are not required. Please contact Chantille Kennedy with any questions.
Students in 6th and 7th grades will travel to Philadelphia, Pa. Students should be at school by 8:00 a.m. and will return around 5:00 p.m. They will take a History Maker tour on foot, followed by lunch at City Tavern, and a visit to the African American Museum. Students may wear jeans and a Hun t-shirt or Hun colors. Please contact Jillian Schneider with any questions.
As an essential part of our community programming and character and leadership education, the 9th grade will participate in an overnight retreat on Friday, September 13th, returning late Saturday afternoon, September 14th. Information on this 9th Grade Hun Outdoor Orientation Trip will be shared with you and your parents in the orientation week.
Students should report to the Grant M. Shipley '42 Pavilion by 8:00 a.m. on Friday and will return to the gym on Saturday at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Please contact Alison Chmielewski with any questions.
Parents will have an opportunity to learn about our new RaiderNet system and meet with Middle School Counselor Chantille Kennedy before cycling through their child's classes. Please contact Jillian Schneider with any questions.
Please contact Alison Chmielewski with any questions.
Alumni, parents, and parents of Hun alumni are invited to join Headmaster Jonathan Brougham, Former Headmaster James M. Byer '62, and his wife Susan Byer, at a cocktail reception hosted by Nina Tinari '98 at:
1523 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Cocktails, soft drinks, and hors d'oeuvres will be served at the complimentary reception.
Please RSVP by Monday, Sept. 16th by clicking the button below, or email Director of Alumni Engagement and Reunion Giving Janine Russo Vanisko.
More information on Nina Tinari '98 and Michael Schulson:
They are the owners and operators of the Schulson Collective, with restaurants in Florida, New Jersey, and Philadelphia,. Some of their most popular restaurants include Sampan, Double Knot, Independence Beer Garden, Harp & Crown, DK Sushi, Osteria, Izakaya at the Borgata, and Giuseppe & Sons, a partnership with the famed Termini family. Recently, Eater Philadelphia n
All seniors should report to The Mall to have their senior class photo taken. Please contact Alison Chmielewski with any questions.
Students will have an opportunity to explore clubs of interest. Please contact Bethany Loffredo with any questions.
Students are encouraged to wear their Raider House colors. Admission costs $5 and includes food, drinks, and a night of dancing and games. Please contact Jillian Schneider with any questions.
Enjoy a nice night out with food and cocktails while meeting parents within your child's grade. Invitations for this event will be mailed to Middle School parents. Contact Bridget Tavani with any questions.
Enjoy a nice night out with food and cocktails while meeting parents within your child's grade. Invitations for this event will be mailed to sophomore parents. Contact Bridget Tavani with any questions.
The Hun School will be closed for Rosh Hashanah.
The Hun School welcomes Eco Del Sur to play Andean and Latin American Folk Music during dinner in the dining hall. Eco Del Sur, which means “Echoes of the South,” was founded in 2000. Eco Del Sur consists of Latin American artists from various musical backgrounds who are united to explore and perform ancient Andean music as well as contemporary music from different Latin American regions. Eco Del Sur’s members are from different countries including Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador, making Eco Del Sur a diverse mixture of backgrounds and musical experiences. Sponsored by Resident Life and Cultural Competency. Please contact Otis Douce with any questions.
Please contact Jon Stone with any questions.
Cultural Connections is an ongoing series where students give presentations about their home country. Stop by to learn about Mexico from Andrea Iriante Estrada ‘22 and Lucuana Magallanes ‘23 and taste some authentic cuisine. Sponsored by Buddies Without Borders. Please contact Otis Douce with any questions.
All Upper School students and their parents are invited to hear from a panel of college admission counselors. Please contact Kim Esposito with any questions.
Students in 6th grade will attend first and second periods before departing at 10:00 a.m. to pick apples, have a farm tour, and pick pumpkins. They will arrive back to Hun at 2:15 p.m., in time for their sports games. Please contact Kate Rivera with any questions.
Enjoy a nice night out with food and cocktails while meeting parents within your child's grade. Invitations for this event will be mailed to junior parents. Contact Bridget Tavani with any questions.