Homecoming and Family Weekend
Let's Go Raiders!
We're ready to welcome our community to campus the weekend of Oct. 5 - 7th -- rain or shine! There will be activities for students, parents, and alums, opportunities to cheer on our sports teams, and dedicated time for parents to connect with campus leaders and one another.
Don't miss our Pop-Up Spirit Store, which will be selling Hun gear around campus all weekend long!
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, October 5th
Grandparents' and grand friends' day
7:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Russell Lounge
Homecoming and family weekend will kick off with an event specifically for grandparents and grand friends: Grandparents and grand friends are invited to spend the morning attending class with their student. RSVP. Contact Jeannette Maddalon with any questions.
Game Show for Boarding Students and FAMILIES
7:00 p.m., Wilf Family Global Commons
How well do you know the Hun boarding community? Boarding families and students are invited to play the original Brain Challenge, a ground-breaking live TV-style game show by Hollyrock Entertainment, including some custom Hun boarding-related categories.
Boarding FAMILIES and Dorm Parent Social
8:00 p.m., The Dinky Bar, 94 University Place
Following the game show, all boarding parents are welcome to meet and mingle with Hun dorm parents at The Dinky Bar & Kitchen in Princeton. This event is for adults 21+.
Friday, October 6th
MEET AND GREET AND WALKING TOUR OF PRINCETON
Tour begins at 8:45 a.m. Hinds Plaza, Princeton - rain or shine!
Join us for a meet and greet with beverages from Small World Coffee before setting off on a fun and informative walking tour of Princeton led by Princeton Guided Tours.
10:15 a.m., Grant M. Shipley '46 Pavilion
We'll celebrate all of our campus teams in this energetic pep rally, held during Advisory period.
Boarding Family Lunch and College Counseling Session
11:30 a.m., Russell Lounge
Join Director of Resident Life Jonathan Stone, Associate Director of Resident Life Linda Krasnoo, and Director of College Counseling Radha Mishra for lunch and hear more about boarding and college counseling at Hun.
PARENT HAPPY HOUR with THE head of school
4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Russell Lounge
Join the Parents’ Association for a Family Weekend celebration with Head of School Bart Bronk in Russell Lounge. Contact Jennifer Harris with questions. This event is for adults 21+.
BBQ Community Dinner and ATHLETIC GAMES
4:00 - 7:30 p.m., Athletic Center. All games are against Blair Academy. BBQ begins at 5:30 p.m. (BBQ rain location: Breen Gym)
- MS Boys' Soccer White vs. Princeton Academy (Away), 3:30 p.m.
- MS Girls' Soccer vs. Hillsborough Middle School (Away), 4:00 pm.
- Varsity Boys' Soccer vs. Blair Academy, 4:00 p.m. Watch a Livestream
- JV Boys' Soccer vs. Blair Academy, 4:00 p.m.
- JV Field Hockey vs. Blair Academy, 4:30 p.m.
- Varsity Field Hockey vs. Blair Academy, 6:15 p.m. Watch a Livestream
Bonfire and PERFORMANCE
8:00 - 9:30 p.m., The Mall, (Rain location: Breen Performing Arts Center)
Students, faculty, and families are invited to join us for the annual bonfire, dessert, and a special performance on the Mall.
Saturday, Oct. 7th
UPPER SCHOOL CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE
10:00 - 11:45 a.m., Chesebro Academic Center, Registration Closed
Registered guests should arrive to the Chesebro Academic Building at 9:45 a.m. to collect your class schedule.
Athletic Hall of Fame
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Grant M. Shipley '42 Pavilion
The Hun School of Princeton Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome six new distinguished alums to its ranks: Jim Firestone '61, Sharon Papp '82, Donelle Mitchell '88, Orin Wilf '92, Tom Monfiletto '04, and Emily Gratch '08. This event is by invitation only. Contact Sarah Dileo Craig '07 with questions.
All Affinity Group Gatherings begin at 1:00 p.m. with the exception of the Hispanic and Latinx Affinity Gathering, which begins at 2:00 p.m. All community members are welcome!
- Black Affinity Gathering - The Hun Middle School. Contact Marcus Bright or Dara Martin with questions.
- Hispanic and Latinx Affinity Gathering - 2:00 p.m., James M. Byer '62 Ampitheatre, (Rain location: Middle School Multipurpose Room). Contact Lawren Pelling with questions.
- LGBTQ+ Affinity Gathering - Putman Family Courtyard and Breen Performing Arts Center . Contact Bill Esher with questions.
- South Asian Affinity Gathering - Chesebro Academic Center Library. Contact Radha Mishra with questions.
Carnival Games, Specialty Foods, and Community Dinner
2:00 - 7:00 p.m., Breen Gym
Take a turn at one of your favorite carnival games and enjoy your favorite carnival snacks. All community members are welcome!
4:30 p.m., Alum Lounge in the Athletic Center
Join us for a family-friendly alum tailgate! Enjoy games, Princeton foodie favorites, and a signature drink in honor of our new Head of School Bart Bronk. Contact Sarah Dileo Craig '07 with questions.
Games will be played rain or shine! 1:00 - 10:00 p.m., Athletic Center. All games are against Blair Academy.
- Varsity Cross Country, 2:00 p.m.
- JV Girls' Soccer, 1:45 p.m. on the turf
- Varsity Girls' Soccer, 4:00 p.m. Watch a Livestream
- Varsity Football, 6:30 p.m. Watch a Livestream
- Majesty Performance, halftime of the football game Watch a Livestream
- Hun Cheerleading Performances, pep rally and throughout the weekend