Welcome to Campus News!

This new section will feature campus snapshots of our community, students in action, and campus happenings.  In general, the features will provide you with a glimpse into campus life at Nueva. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to see what's happening today at Nueva.

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12 Summer2017Slideshow DSC01654The 2018 Nueva Summer program is now open for application to all Bay Area families interested in enriching, academic deep dives for the students entering grades 1­–12.  

The Lower School Expedition program, featuring interdisciplinary explorations of both unknown mysteries and the fascinating connections between the human and natural world, is nearly full. A handful of spaces remain.

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“Creating the Future,” theTEDxYouth@TheNuevaSchool event, was held at Bay Meadows on Sunday, March 25. Six presenters shared perspectives on the future of medicine, big data, healthcare, artificial intelligence, astrophysics, and animal rights with approximately 75 attendees.

Screen Shot 2018 04 02 at 2.39.50 PMAt Nueva, when students see a problem or a need, they invent a solution. Now in its second year, Invention Studio began as an outgrowth of I-Lab teacher Connie Liu's Design Engineering for Social Good course. It allows students to use design thinking and engineering skills to create empathy-based solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing our society today. Invention Studio is Nueva pedagogy at its best — student-centered learning that gives students the opportunity to use both design thinking and social-emotional learning skills in a real-life setting, to solve real-world issues.

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On Saturday, March 24, Nueva families, trustees, leadership, faculty, and staff gathered at the Annual Benefit Auction to raise funds for student financial aid. The evening's festivities, themed “Beyond the Yellow Brick Road,” celebrated an important Nueva tradition of coming together as a community to support meaningful fundraising for the school.

10 PeninsulaBridge peninsulabridgeNow in its second year, Nueva’s partnership with the Peninsula Bridge after-school enrichment program continues to grow and change in exciting ways.

Every Monday and Friday afternoon, middle school students from local public schools in and around San Mateo come to Nueva's Bay Meadows campus to work on English and language arts (ELA) and math. Nueva teachers Michaela Danek and Wes Patten work with eight Nueva student TAs to share Nueva’s pedagogical values with Peninsula Bridge students, focusing on project-based learning opportunities.

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