Hunterdon Preparatory School

11 Spencer Lane ♦ Annandale, NJ 08801 ♦ 908.832.7200

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Studying the Harlem Renaissance

Studying the Harlem Renaissance


Ms. Geyer’s language arts students are currently studying African American poets in honor of Black History Month. “There is a great importance in exposing our students to literature from the Harlem Renaissance and other very important contributors to the literary canon,” says Ms. Geyer. This week her classes are studying Langston Hughes with students conducting research and sharing his poetry.   Next week they will be studying Maya Angelou, which will include videos of this icon of literature reciting her own poetry.  The final week of February will be a medley that will include Lucille Clifton, Robert Hayden, Claude McKay, Alice Walker and James Weldon Johnson. 
Studies will culminate with a trip to the Mayo Theater in Morristown where students will hear the story of Harriett Tubman who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery.

Upcoming Events

Summer Discovery (ESY) begins
July 5, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Art theme week - Sculpture
July 10, 2017 10:00 AM - July 14, 2017 2:00 PM
Hiking at Point Mountain
July 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Art theme week - Ceramics
July 17, 2017 10:00 AM - July 21, 2017 2:00 PM
Art theme week - Ceramics
July 24, 2017 10:00 AM - July 28, 2017 2:00 PM
BBQ lunch
July 28, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
908.832.7200 ♦ Fax: 908.832.9772 ♦ 11 Spencer Lane ♦ Annandale, NJ 08801

HUNTERDON PREPARATORY SCHOOL IS A, not-for-profit, day school serving students between the ages of 12 and 21
 from over 40 school districts in New Jersey. We are located near the town of Clinton in west central NJ.