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Alumni Weekend

Trace Your Path Back to Hun

Reconnect with classmates and friends, revisit familiar spots on campus, and learn about The Hun School today. Graduates of classes ending in 3s and 8s will celebrate milestone reunions, but all alumni in all class years are welcome to attend!

Friday, April 20th

Alumni Recognition Ceremony

Alumni Recognition Ceremony
5:30 p.m. - cocktails, 6:00 p.m. - dinner, 6:30 p.m. - program begins
Tent behind Russell Hall; pre-registration is required
Alumni, faculty, and friends are invited to join us as we celebrate and honor these distinguished individuals.

Alumnus of the Year
Peter Black ’78
Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Scott Anderson ’66
Gregory Rafalski ’73
Johnny Rooney ’93
Erica Rosenthal Sparkler ’98

Saturday, April 21st

Morning Events

Golden H Brunch with the Headmaster
9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Pre-registration is preferred. Russell Lounge
Members of the Golden H Club, an honorary society for alumni celebrating a Reunion of fifty years or more, are invited to join Headmaster Jonathan Brougham for brunch, followed by a tour of the campus.
20th Run For Kate
8:30 a.m. registration; 9:00 a.m. race
Paul R. Chesebro Academic Center
Join us for this 5K run or walk around the neighborhood. Proceeds benefit the Katherine Wright Gorrie ’98 Memorial Scholarship. Register online.
Alumni vs. Alumni Basketball Game
9:45 a.m. warm-up; 10:15 a.m. game 
Pre-registration is required. Grant Shipley ’42 Pavilion
Join Coach Jon Stone for the Alumni vs. Alumni basketball game!

Alumni vs. Alumni Soccer Game 
9:45 a.m. warm-up; 10:15 a.m. game
Pre-registration is required. Natale Family Athletic Field
Join Coaches Patrick Quirk ’02 and Joanna Hallac for an Alumni vs. Alumni co-ed soccer game – rain or shine!
Campus tour – Russell Lobby
10:00 a.m., Russell Hall Lobby
Hosted by current Hun School students.

Student Art Exhibit 
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Pre-registration is preferred.
Paul R. Chesebro Academic Center Lobby
Join Visual Arts Department faculty member David Bush for an opportunity to view current Hun School students' artwork.
Cultural Competency and Diversity at Hun
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Pre-registration is preferred.
Wilf Family Global Commons - Upper Level Classroom
All are invited to attend this session that will focus on the School’s commitment to enrolling and supporting our diverse student body.  Remarks by Headmaster Jonathan Brougham, administrators, and a panel of Hun students.
State of the School –  Headmaster Jonathan Brougham 
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
John Andrew Saks ’31 Auditorium
Join us as we remember P. Terence Beach H'14, former admissions director, a member of our community who touched the lives of thousands of students. Remarks by Headmaster Jonathan Brougham, recognition of our Alumni Weekend honorees, and Reunion Award presentations.
Stop by to receive your free Alumni Weekend t-shirt!

Afternoon Activities

Alumni Barbecue/ Afternoon Activities 
12:15- 3:15 p.m.
Athletic Fields
Join us at the Athletic Center for a barbecue, children’s activities, class-sponsored events, food, sweets, and more.

Dedication of the New Grandstand
12:45 p.m.
Athletic Fields
All are invited to attend the dedication of the new Grandstand overlooking Natale Field and the unveiling of the plaque honoring the generous donors, volunteers, and staff whose efforts made this new facility possible.  

Hun Athletic Competitions 
Go Raiders! 
  • Varsity Baseball - Doubleheader 1:00 p.m. 
  • Varsity Boys Lacrosse - 1:00 p.m.
  • Varsity Girls Lacrosse - 1:00 p.m.
  • Varsity Softball - 1:00 p.m.
  • Varsity Tennis - 1:00 p.m.
  • Crew at Mercer Lake - Saturday and Sunday
Tour the New Middle School with Jennifer Anderson
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Join Jennifer Anderson, assistant head of the middle school, for a tour of the newly expanded and renovated Alexander K. Buck ’49 Building.

Celebrate Twenty Years of HUN TV with Marty Hoban
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is preferred. Middle School Lobby
Join Visual Arts teacher Marty Hoban as he takes you on a tour of the new video production studio and digital media classroom. Longtime friends and alumni of the video/film/media program will be wowed by the new space, but a bit embarrassed by the archived footage highlights: 20 years of HUN TV and video class madness--starring YOU as your younger selves! Hope to see you there in person (and on tape).

Robotics and STEM Class for All Ages
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.; pre-registration is preferred
The Hun Middle School
Join us for a showcase of the new Middle School Science Labs. Participate in a mini science class with a take-home science project!

Saturday Evening - Alumni Celebrations

John Gale Hun Society Reception with Dr. James M. Byer '62
6:00 – 6:45 p.m.; Pre-registration is preferred.
Russell Hall Portico
The John Gale Hun Society Committee Chair, former Headmaster James M. Byer '62 and the John Gale Hun Society committee invite all alumni and friends of the School to a cocktail reception to recognize members of the School's John Gale Hun Society. The John Gale Hun Society recognizes those loyal alumni, faculty, staff and friends who have made provisions for The Hun School in their estate plans. 
Alumni Celebrations 2018
6:30 – 11:00 p.m.; Pre-registration is required.
Russell Hall
Celebrating milestone Reunions for class years ending in 3s and 8s, but the party is for all alumni. The celebration includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, specialty stations, desserts, and dancing. Class photos will be taken throughout the evening in the tent behind Russell Hall.
Cost is $80 per person, $40 for members of the Class of 2013, subsidized compliments of the Alumni Association. All guests will be charged the full $80.

Early registration discounts are available if you register online by April 1st, 2018.

Giving Challenge

During the State of the School, The Hun School will present awards to alumni classes who are recognized for their spirit and participation during Alumni Weekend and for their support to the Hun Annual Fund. Every year, it’s a race to see which classes will be recognized for their achievements. Join your classmates and make a gift.
The Paul R. Chesebro H’14 Cup is presented to the Reunion class who contributes the largest Annual Fund gift on the occasion of their Reunion.
The G. Gerald Donaldson H’14 Cup is presented to the Reunion class (of 20 or more classmates) with the highest participation in the Annual Fund.
The James M. Byer ’62 Award is presented to the Reunion class with the highest percentage of classmates in attendance during their Reunion. 

Hotel Information

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!
Courtyard Marriott Princeton* (609) 716-9100
Residence Inn Marriott Princeton* (609) 799-0550
Sonesta ES Suites Princeton (609) 951-0009
The Inn at Glencairn (609) 497-1737
Westin Princeton Forrestal Village (609) 452-7900
Hyatt Place Princeton  (609) 720-0200
Hyatt Regency Princeton  (609) 987-1234
Princeton Marriott at Forrestal* (609) 452-7800
* Special hotel rates available if booked before March 28th. Reference “Hun School Alumni Group Block.”

The Hun Depot and The PA Café

The Hun School Store and the PA Café

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Wilf Family Global Commons, Breen Campus Center
Stop by and shop in the school store, Hun Depot, where you can buy Hun School clothing and gifts, and visit the PA Café to purchase a cup of coffee, an espresso, or a snack.
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational, private day and boarding college preparatory school.  Student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work.

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