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.

Should you have any questions or comments or if you have an idea or photo for consideration to be featured here, please email your submission with a description of the photo and how it represents the Nueva experience to: nuevanotes@nuevaschool.org.


2017 11 03 Hero Halloween 1920 IMG 3525Halloween has long been a special holiday at Nueva, and, like so many of the favorite traditions of our school, it’s foremost a celebration of student creativity.


CN ILCStudentIMG5279 Hero 245pxUpper school student Willow Y. shared her observations and some of the photos she gathered during her experience at the 2017 Innovative Learning Conference.

This past Friday, October 20, school was out — but the Hillsborough campus was still buzzing with activity and noise.

10 Hero ILC 22 HB Friday ILC DSC03255During the third week of October, Nueva hosted the 2017 Innovative Learning Conference. The conference was the culmination of an incredible, two-year effort on the part of our parent volunteers, faculty, and staff.


11 Gr3 8 AWE HB IMG 8320During the second weekend in October, over 40 students in grades 3–8 gathered on the Hillsborough campus to take part in the first Nueva Weekend event of the year.

For the second year, Nueva is partnering with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development in hosting their Accelerated Weekend Experience (AWE).

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During the last week of September, a team of eight faculty and administrators, representing all three Nueva divisions, traveled to Portland, Oregon for a three-day workshop focused on Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching.

Support from Nueva's generous donors allow our community to take advantage of professional development opportunities like the Danielson conference, instilling a passion for lifelong learning in every student, teacher, and administrator.



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