CN TwoNuevaTeachersLower School Math and Technology Specialist, Lora Saarnio, and Middle School Writing and Electives Teacher, Karen Tiegel, were both honored last week with awards from Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) for excellence in teaching children with advanced academic abilities.

collegeAcceptancesAs 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.

CN MichelleGrauMentorshipAwardI-Lab Teacher Michelle Grau was awarded the Woodie Flowers Award at a recent regional FRC event after being nominated by students on the Upper School Robotics Team, Bot-provoking.


CN Feminism hero 1920pxOver 75 people joined the 2nd annual Feminism Conference held in the Writing and Resource Center at Nueva’s Bay Meadows Campus on Saturday, March 18. Attendees were treated to an array of influential speakers and an MD panel discussing Feminism in Medicine.

CN One Act Plays hero 1920pxNueva’s First Annual One-Act Play Festival showcased two dramas that were written, directed, acted, and produced entirely by students. Eleventh grader Justin S. and tenth grader Louis B. each wrote a play last year for their Quest projects, and then this year expanded their Quest projects to include staging their work.



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