Hillside is a junior boarding school for boys that offers a unique learning environment that includes a parking farm, flexible scheduling for a variety of sports, and highly relational learning. The day's events included an evening screening of the film, World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements, for the student body of about 200 middle school boys and their parents.
The boys were a delightful audience, captivated by the real problem solving that Mr. Hunter's student engage in. This article from the Metro West paper shares some specifics.
Photo by Kim Neal
World peace, one classroom at a time
With Capitol Hill in a constant state of gridlock, an everlasting cycle of conflict in the Middle East and handwringing over global warming, John Hunter has a simple solution – send in the kids to sort it out.
Hunter, who was listed as one of Time Magazine’s education activists to watch in 2012, spoke to a crowd of students, teachers and parents Monday night at the Hillside School in Marlborough about instilling the values of global citizenship in young students.Read more
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