Caleb Dustin Hunking School


Caleb Dustin Hunking bears a close relationship to Haverhill’s most historical character, being a direct descendant of Hannah Duston. Born in Hill, New Hampshire February 24, 1805, he attended Franklin Academy, Franklin, New Hampshire for a short time after which teaching occupied several years of his early life. Removing to Haverhill he became one of the best known and esteemed shoe manufacturers in this City. In 1855 he became the first man from Haverhill to sit on the Governors Council and in 1857 served in the State Senate. Later he was “Justice of the Peace and Quorum for all of the Counties of the Commonwealth.” In 1847 he built a home at the corner of Merrimack and How Streets where the Masonic Temple now is. When the Business Section expanded from Water Street to Merrimack Street in 1871 the house was moved to Main Street. In 1923 it was sold to the American Legion for use as a home. Expanding his shoe business he built “the Granite Front” a business block at 68-84 Merrimack Street where he occupied the upper floors, renting the street floor to R. H. Macy who later sold his business here and moved to New York where he established and built up the spectacularly successful department store bearing the name of “Macy’s.” A substantial amount of capitol is said to have been supplied by his friend Caleb Hunking.…..

excerpted from the Dedication, March 16, 1960 

  • Science Fair Exhibit

    Science Explosion by Scout

    Join us April, 12th, from 5:00-7:30pm. for our annual Science Fair Exhibit, Dodgeball Tournament & Pizza and Treats.


  • STEM Camp


  • Parent/Teacher meeting sign up below

  • “Pennies for Patients”


    The Student Council will be kicking off our “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society today.  Collection boxes will be sent home……..Thank you for your support!

    The Student Council

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  • Art Open Studio

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    Art School

  • Hunking Teacher Wishlist

  • Message from the Principal


    Dear Parents and Guardians,
    The Hunking Book Fair will begin this week. Students will visit the book fair during school. Please remember
    to stop by during Parent/Teacher Conferences. Thank you to our parent volunteers and Mrs. Paquette for
    bringing the book fair to us!
    Reminders and Important Dates:
    ● Please contact your child’s teacher directly if you have questions, comments or concerns about your
    child or something happening in the classroom. You will find teacher emails on the website.
    ● Remind students to bring in pennies for our “Pennies for Patients Drive”
    ● March 20 PTO Meeting 5:00 in the cafeteria
    ● March 23 Parent/Teacher Conferences 5:30-7:00
    ● March 29 Hunking Site Council 3:30
    ● April 12 Hunking Family Night 5:00-7:30
    ● April 17 Vacation
    ● MCAS Testing:
    ○ April 4 ELA MCAS Session 1 grades 6 and 8
    ○ April 5 ELA MCAS Session 2 grades 6 and 8
    ○ April 26 ELA MCAS Session 1 grade 7
    ○ April 27 ELA MCAS Session 2 grade 7
    Have a wonderful weekend! Please contact me at with questions,
    comments or concerns!
    Shannon Nolan
    Principal, Hunking Middle School
    Estimados padres y tutores,
    La Feria del Libro Hunking comenzarán esta semana. Los estudiantes visitarán la feria del libro en la
    escuela. Por favor, recuerde pasar por nuestra durante las conferencias de padres / maestros. ¡Gracias a
    nuestros padres voluntarios y la señora Paquette por traer la feria del libro para nosotros!
    Recordatorios y fechas importantes:
    ● Por favor, póngase en contacto con el maestro de su hijo directamente si tiene preguntas,
    comentarios o inquietudes acerca de su hijo o algo que sucede en el aula. Va a encontrar los
    correos electrónicos de maestros en el sitio web.
    ● Recuerde a los estudiantes que traigan monedas de un centavo para nuestros “Centavos para los
    pacientes de la unidad”
    ● Marzo 20 Reunión de PTO 5:00 de la cafetería
    ● de marzo de Conferencias 23 de Padres / Maestros 5: 30-7: 00
    ● de marzo 29 de Hunking Sitio del Consejo03:30
    ● de abril de12 Hunking Noche Familiar 5: 00-7: 30
    ● abril 17 alquiler de
    ● MCAS Prueba:
    ○ April Sesión 4 ELA MCAS 1 grados 6 y 8 dede
    ○ abrilELA MCAS 5 Sesión 2 grados 6 y 8 dede
    ○ abrilELA MCAS 26 Sesión 1 grado 7
    ○ de abril de 27 de ELA MCAS Sesión 2 de grado 7
    tienen un fin de semana maravilloso! Por favor, póngase en contacto conmigo en el con preguntas, comentarios o preocupaciones!
    Shannon Nolan
    Principal, Hunking Middle School

  • CD Hunking School Spirit Store

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  • March, April & May Calendar


    March 3rd, Yearbook Pictures

    March 9th, Marks Close, Grades K-8-2nd Trimester

    March 14th, Open Art Studio Begins

    March 16th, Class Pictures beginning at 8:30am.

    March 17- Report Cards Issued, Grades K-8

    March 23, Grades K-8 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences

    April 4th, Grades 6 & 8 MCAS ELA Testing (Section 1)

    April 5th, Grades 6 & 8 MCAS ELA Testing (Section 2)

    April 6th, ELA  MCAS Make-ups

    April, 12th, from 5:00-7:30pm. for our annual Science Fair Exhibit, Dodgeball Tournament & Pizza and Treats.

    April 14th, No School, Good Friday

    April 17th to April 21th, School Vacation

    April 26th, Grade 7 MCAS ELA (Session 1)

    April 27th, Grade 7 MCAS ELA (Session 2)

    April 28th, ELA MCAS Make-ups

    May 2nd, Grade 6 & 8 MCAS Math (Session 1)

    May 3rd, Grades 7 MCAS Math (Session 1)

    May 4th, Grades 6 & 8 MCAS Math (Session 2)

    May 5th, Grades 7 MCAS Math (Session 2)









  • 5/5/15 — Student Photos


    Periodically, we will be featuring some photos of the Hunking construction site through the lens of Carol VanDoren’s photo club at Hunking. Be sure to keep an eye on our Pictures page for updates!



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    School Nurse
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    ETF/Special Education

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