We're excited to welcome all of our alums back to campus on April 21 - 23rd! We'll be celebrating milestone reunions for classes ending in 3s and 8s, but our schedule includes opportunities for all alums to reconnect. We hope you'll be able to join us for all or part of the weekend. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule of Events
Friday, April 21st
John Gale Hun Luncheon
12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Russell Hall. The John Gale Hun Society Committee invites all alumni and friends of the School to a luncheon to recognize members of the John Gale Hun Society. The John Gale Hun Society recognizes those loyal alums, faculty, staff, and friends who have made provisions for The Hun School in their estate plans. Interested in learning more? Join us!
Mason House Open House
2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Mason House. Stop by the Alum House, now located in Mason House, and browse through copies of the Edgerstounian, other items from the archives, and leave a note of well wishes for Head of School Jon Brougham. Coffee, tea, and baked goods will be available.
Alumni Recognition Ceremony
5:30 p.m. cocktails and h'ors d'ouevres, 6:15 p.m. program begins, tent behind Russell Hall. Alums, faculty, and friends are invited to join us as we celebrate and honor these distinguished individuals.
Fran Held '83
Jessica Lane Alexander '03
Young Alum Award
Camille Schrier '13
Tom and Meg Gorrie H'98
Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Adam Epstein '95
Brendan Tierney '98
Angela DiPastina McMullin '05
Lance Goulbourne '08
Saturday, April 22nd
Alum vs. Alum Basketball Game
9:30 a.m. warm-up, 10:00 a.m. game, Grant M. Shipley '42 Pavilion.
10:30 - 11:15 a.m., Breen Performing Arts Center. Join us to learn more about NextTerm, our groundbreaking experiential learning experience.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Breen Performing Arts Center. Join us in remembering and honoring members of the Hun family who we lost this year.
Luncheon and State of the School
12:15 – 1:00 p.m., tent Behind Russell Hall. Hear remarks from Head of School Jon Brougham, celebrate our honorees, and mingle with retired and returning faculty members. Stop by the registration table to receive a gift from the Alumni Association.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Russell Lobby. Join members of our Red Shield Society for a tour of campus.
Art appreciation tour
1:30 - 3:00 p.m., Russell Lobby. Join Carin Sankus, visual arts faculty member, for a guided, behind-the-scenes tour of special artwork displayed around campus, recently donated by a generous family.
Informal Book Group Discussion
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Chesebro Academic Building Library and Media Center. Miss the energy of learning in a classroom or simply love discussing good literature? If so, join Hun’s Black Alumni Network (HBAN) for a discussion of "Black Cake" by Charmaine Wilkerson. It's a story of how the inheritance of betrayals, secrets, memories, and even names can shape relationships and history. Deeply evocative and beautifully written, "Black Cake" is an extraordinary journey through the life of a family changed forever by the choices of its matriarch.
lacrosse Affinity Group
2:00 pm. - 4:00 p.m., Athletic Center Alum Room/Patio. Celebrate and relive the memories of the 1998 Boys' and Girls' Varsity Lacrosse teams while watching the athletic events on the fields below. This is the 25th anniversary of the team's state championship.
Hun Athletic Competitions: Go Raiders!
Cheer on our home teams throughout the day:
- 8:00 a.m. - Varsity Boys' Rowing - Mercer Sprints at Mercer Lake
- 8:00 a.m. - Varsity Girls' Rowing - Mercer Sprints at Mercer Lake
- 12:00 p.m. - Varsity Girls' Lacrosse v. Delaware Valley Regional High School
- 2:00 p.m. - Varsity Baseball v. Blair Academy
- 2:30 p.m. - Varsity Boys Lacrosse v. Blair Academy
- 2:30 p.m. - Varsity Softball v. Blair Academy
Leadership and Loyalty Reception
5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Mason House yard. We are especially grateful to those who express their belief in the School’s mission through support of the Hun Fund. This cocktail reception celebrates donors who are members of The Red and Black Leadership Society and The Russell Loyalty Circle. By invitation only.
Alumni Celebrations 2023
6:30 – 10:00 p.m., tent behind Russell Hall. All alums are welcome to celebrate milestone reunions for class years ending in 3s and 8s. The celebration includes cocktails, h'ors d’oeuvres, specialty stations, desserts, and dancing.
$100 per person, $75 for members of the Class of 2018, subsidized compliments of the Alumni Association. All guests will be charged the full $100. Early registration discounts of $25.00 are available if you register online by March 3rd.
Sunday, April 23rd
25th Run for Kate
8:30 a.m. registration; 9:15 a.m. kids run; 9:30 a.m. 5K; 10:30 a.m. 25th anniversary brunch, Russell Circle. Join us for this 5K run/walk that will begin and end at Russell Circle and take you around the neighborhood. Bring the family, as there will be a fun run for younger kids behind Mason House. Proceeds benefit the Katherine Wright Gorrie ’98 Memorial Scholarship.
For those traveling from out of town, we are pleased to provide you with the following hotel information. We hope you plan to spend the weekend with us. When booking, please reference "The Hun School of Princeton Alumni Weekend Room Block."
Hampton Inn Princeton * - (609) 951-0066 ($129/night) Room block expires April 1st
Princeton Marriott at Forrestal * (609) 452-7800 ($173-$193/night) Room block expires March 20th
Hyatt Regency Princeton * (877) 803-7534 ($179-$229/night; Group Code G-HSAW) Room block expires March 23rd.
Springhill Suites Marriott (609) 530-0900
The Peacock Inn (609) 924-1707
Chauncey Conference Center(609) 921-3600
Hilton Garden Inn Princeton (609) 895-9200
Inn at Glencairn (609) 497-1737
Nassau Inn (609) 921-7500
* Special hotel rates available if booked before room blocks expire.
Come Back and Give Back
Every gift to The Hun School – no matter how large or small – is important. Help make a difference for today’s students by supporting The Hun School.
On Saturday, April 22nd, stop by the PA Café for a complimentary cup of coffee or tea or to purchase a snack. The PA Café is located in the Wilf Family Global Commons and will be open from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Our Pop-Up Spirit Store will carry a selection of Hun gear and memorabilia for purchase.
- Friday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Russell Hall Lobby
- Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Athletic Complex
- Saturday 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m - Russell Hall Lobby
Classes 1953, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993, and 1998
Director of Alumni Engagement and Planned Giving
Classes 2008, 2013 and 2018
Assistant Director of the Hun Fund and Young Alumni Engagement