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.
Dianne Somers, International Student Program director and a forty-year veteran of the Hun School, has been awarded the Distinguished Endowed Faculty Chair. This award is The Hun School’s most prestigious faculty honor, given biennially to a teacher who exemplifies the highest standards of Hun instruction.
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.”
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.