What have attracted students are courses that they can use to accelerate their education, all taught by a dedicated and consistent teaching staff. A diverse assortment of motivated students from area schools are signing up for courses in Summer Session that offer course credit or prepare for a placement test that would allow them to test out of a course for the following school year.
The Hun School theatre group departs July 27th for two weeks in which it will perform four shows of “Match Girl” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.
It’s the first time in the sixty-year history of Hun’s long-respected theatre program that it has been invited to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Festival featured 55,000 performances of 3,548 different shows in 2018. This year’s festival runs August 2-26th. Hun will perform as part one of approximately forty schools selected from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for the American High School Theatre Festival.
Any Upper School student interested in playing a Varsity or Junior Varsity fall sport is encouraged to attend Pre-Season from Wednesday, August 21st – Friday, August 30th. All students planning to attend Pre-Season must register by August 1st. There is no cost for attending and student-athletes of all abilities are welcome.
Student-athletes will meet in the Breen Campus Center of the Wilf Family Global Commons. Individual team report times for Wednesday, August 21st are:
- Football - 8:30 a.m.
- Boys’ Soccer - 9:00 a.m.
- Girls’ Soccer - 9:30 a.m.
- Field Hockey - 10:00 a.m.
- Girls’ Tennis - 10:30 a.m.
- Cross Country - 10:30 a.m.
- Fall Crew - 11:00 a.m.
Parent meetings will take place on on Wednesday, August 21st at the following times. Athletic Trainer Laura Goldsmith and coaches will be on-hand to provide a program overview and answer questions.
- Football - 9:30 a.m. in Russell Hall
- Boys’ Soccer - 10:00 a.m. in the Wilf Family Global Commons
- Girls’ Soccer - 10:30 a.m. in Russell Hall
- Field Hockey - 11:00 a.m. in the Wilf Family Global Commons
- Girls’ Tennis - 11:30 a.m. in Russell Hall
- Cross Country- 11:30 a.m. in the Wilf Family Global Commons
- Fall Crew - 12:00 p.m. in Russell Hall
Parents of students who are registered to attend Pre-Season Camps should have received emails from their respective coaches.
- Cross Country - Coach Kurt Wayton
- Field Hockey – Tracey Arndt (contact Bill Quirk prior to preseason)
- Football - Coach Todd Smith
- Boys' Soccer - Coach Patrick Quirk
- Girls' Soccer - Coach Jennifer Barrett
- Girls' Tennis – Coach Daniel Horowitz
- Fall Crew – Boys’ Coach Steve Fluhr
- Director of Resident Life Jon Stone
Please contact Mr. Esher with any question.
All Middle School students are expected to attend Middle School Student Orientation, at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd. Students should report to the Hun Middle School in Attire For Dress Down Days as described in the Middle School Handbook. Students will finish at 11:30 a.m. and will stay for lunch at the New Parent BBQ.
All parents should join us for coffee and a parent orientation in the Middle School at 9:00 a.m. You are also invited to attend the Welcome Luncheon for Middle School Families at noon on Tuesday, September 3rd.
Please contact Jillian Schneider with any questions.
All 9th grade students and new students in grades 10, 11, 12, and PG are expected to attend New Student Orientation, which begins at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd. Students should report to the Shipley Pavilion in the Athletic Building and may be dressed in casual school dress as described in the Hun Upper School Handbook, but 9th grade students should bring an athletic change of clothes for our Advisory Olympics that will take place on the Mall after dismissal from 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Students should bring their iPads/laptops for this orientation day, but no other school supplies are required.
Please contact Alison Chmielewski with any questions.
Contact Jennifer Harris for more information.
All Middle School parents and students are invited to attend. Please contact Jillian Schneider with any questions.
Middle School students should report in Regular School Dress, as described in the Middle School Handbook, at 8:20 a.m. to the Hun Middle School Building. Students continue the day with shortened classes and advisory meetings. Middle School students will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m.
Upper School students should report in Regular School Dress at 8:15 a.m. to the following locations: Grade 9 to Russell Hall lobby, Grade 10 to the Breen Family Gym, Grade 11 to the Breen Campus Center in the Global Commons, and Grade 12 and PG to the Shipley Pavilion in the Athletic Building. The opening of school ceremony, Convocation, will follow class meetings as will a brief introduction to each of your classes and teachers. We end introduction to classes with a picnic on the Mall and dismissal at 1:45 p.m.