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Two Nueva Teachers Earn Prestigious Award from Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
Lower 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.
2nd Annual Feminism Conference Builds on Success of Last Year
Over 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.
Students Share Their Trip Experience at NPA Thank You Event
This year’s NPA Thank You event on Wednesday, March 14, featured a Trips Forum: two panels of students, one from Upper School and one from Middle School, sharing their most memorable trip moments. They discussed what they learned and answered questions from parents excited to prepare their own children for experiences to come.
Upper School Economics Program Bridges the Intellectual and the Action-Oriented
The upper school economics classes are all taught by one person — Patrick Berger — but you wouldn’t guess that would be possible from their number and the diversity of topics. Patrick Berger began coaching debate at Nueva in the spring of 2015, but in just a few short years, he’s taught everything from Microeconomics to Economic Inequality to Game Theory, and students keep wanting more.
Nutrition Town Hall Focuses on Nueva’s Effort to Promote Healthy Eating across All Divisions
On the morning of Tuesday, March 7, about 45 parents, staff, and faculty members gathered in the library on the Hillsborough campus to discuss nutrition and healthy eating options at Nueva.
The Nutrition Town Hall featured Curt Ellis (Co-Founder and CEO of FoodCorps), Michelle Sandberg (Head of Nueva’s Nutrition Task Force), Robert Donohoe (Flik Executive Chef), and Head of School Diane Rosenberg.