Nueva’s First Upper School Class of 2017 Receives Early Admission Replies
As we begin 2017 and look with admiration and anticipation towards the commencement of our very first twelfth-grade graduating class, we share exciting information about our students’ early college decisions. At every turn, our students live their values, love learning, dive deep, and follow their passions. In typical Nueva style, as they prepared their college applications, our students took time for self-reflection, embraced the research, and found schools that fit them extraordinarily well.
“How Do You Deliver Love?” - Kindergarten Valentine Studies
Each year our Kindergarten classes take a deep dive into letter writing in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. This year the two classes took slightly different approaches, both of which led to an exploration of the workings of the U.S. mail system. Both projects activated a multitude of skills including collaboration, writing, and mathematics surrounding money.
The Nueva Talent Show
Nueva students from the lower, middle, and high school came together on Friday, February 10th to share their special talents with the community. The 2017 Nueva Talent Show kicked off in the GCC with over 25 acts including magic shows, skits, solo ballads, instrumentals, and rock performances. A biannual tradition that was revived in 2012, the show was filled with over two hours of fun, laughter, and awe.
Shadow Day Immerses Associate Teachers in Student Experience
Last week, the Associate Teachers of the Innovative Teacher Program each spent a day shadowing a student to every class and activity. “The goal was to immerse in the student experience,” explained Megan Terra, Director of the Innovative Teacher Program, “to see what life is like for a Nueva student from bus stop to final bell.”