The Middle School students made a vibrant statement on campus Wednesday. Decked out in orange t-shirts, they sent a message of support, hope, and unity to show that they stand together against bullying and are united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.
The students were celebrating Unity Day, a national event that aims to eliminate bullying. They spent an extended Advisory period in a session led by student leaders from the PoPP (Power of Positive People) Club celebrating the things that make each of them special. Each student was given an orange link and asked to write something unique about themselves, and then all of the links were joined into one chain representing the Hun community.
The students were also given the opportunity to purchase $2 ribbons, and together, they raised $150 for STOMP Out Bullying, a non-profit anti-bullying and anti-cyberbullying organization. The organization is dedicated to promoting inclusion and equality; educating against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism, and hatred; providing help for those in need and at risk of suicide; and raising awareness through peer mentoring programs in schools.
Nationally, Unity Day will be celebrated on October 25th.
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.