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CN AWEprogram heroFollowing upon the success of the February offerings, the Nueva School is hosting another weekend of unique learning opportunities for academically talented students in grades 5 through 8. In collaboration with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development (CTD), the Accelerated Weekend Experience (AWE) program provides challenging, hands-on, in-depth exploration for those passionate about the subjects of astronomy and neuroscience!

The two-day AWE courses will be held at our Hillsborough campus from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7.

CN OneCommunityWhat makes a community? How is our school made better by every student, parent, and staff member here? In this video, originally shared at our annual auction, we reflect on the fabric of our community and the ways we all make each other stronger!

CN Leyla Beban Contest 1920px 2Five Nueva students are among the twenty-six middle and high school students from around the United States and abroad whose short stories won acclaim in a local creative writing contest. The annual Leyla Beban Young Authors Foundation $1,000 for 1,000 Words contest challenges students in grades six through twelve to write a piece of fiction in exactly 1,000 words.

CN MSM Hero 1920“Late at night, our group walked down to the beach carrying bucketfuls of turtle hatchlings. Each year fewer and fewer turtles nest in Costa Rica, and biologists there must do all they can to prevent their extinction. We tipped the buckets over, leaving a mound of hatchlings strewn across the sand. Ahead of them were the glow of the bioluminescent ocean waves and the brilliant reflection of the moon and stars on the water. The natural light should have been a beacon to the hatchlings, drawing them forward and away from the predators of the coast. But despite all the help we’d given them, our turtles struggled to orient themselves. They veered left to face a new, manmade beacon: the city of Tamarindo.”

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At the recent lunch on March 30, Menuhin Scholars learned about the life of Yehudi Menuhin, considered one of the greatest violinists of all time, for whom the program is named.



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