At Hun, we know that how kids feel about themselves determines how well they learn. Individual relationships with faculty based on mutual respect, warmth, guidance, and personal attention build powerful foundations of trust. By providing a community where every student has consistent access to the guidance and support they require, The Hun School fosters each student’s personal and academic achievements.
Study Strategies teacher Dayna Gash joined a panel of experts on April 19th, who spoke at a screening of the documentary Angst at the Princeton Garden Theater, a movie exploring anxiety in children. The film features students who share their experience and symptoms, ranging from stomach aches to panic attacks, as well as clinicians who explore the difference between normal worry and a more significant anxiety disorder.
For new Hun School Dean of Faculty Dan Walker, skills-based learning, academic risk-taking, and experiential education were all part of his philosophy before he arrived in Princeton. That philosophy has made him right at home at Hun, where those qualities are at the heart of learning.
As a teacher of math and music at The Hun School, Ryan Brown described every day as “a beautiful mix of left brain and right brain. The music makes my math teaching more creative, and the math makes my music classes more structured, logical, organized.”
Katharin L. Kiefer is a brilliant academic whose intellectual curiosity is matched only by delight in the success of her students and colleagues. Since 1980, she’s been a science teacher, department chair, dean of academic affairs, and now, dean of faculty at The Hun School. This spring, after forty-one years in education, she will retire.
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.