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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Edited Hero Photos September 22 NMSLast Wednesday, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of students in the Class of 2018 who have earned recognition for their academic achievement. This year, forty-seven percent of the Class of 2018 has been honored for their outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Taken last fall, the exam enters students into competition for the National Merit Scholarship Program recognition and scholarships.

Edited Hero Photos September 22 Nueva September Coastal Cleanup 17On Saturday, September 16, an energized and dedicated group of Nueva families from all three divisions came together to clean up the coastal shoreline and beach along Pillar Point in Half Moon Bay.


Hero photo 1920 AWE HeroNext month, Nueva will once again host two weekends of learning in partnership with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development. The program is being expanded to include students in grades 3–8.

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It was the third week of school, and, at the Bay Meadows campus, upper school students were digging deeper into their classes. Overhead fans stirred the warm air. Backpacks lined the halls. Conversations moved from classrooms to hallways to faculty pods as students discovered and pursued their interests.

Hero photo 1920 MS originalFor many students, making mistakes can often invite feelings of frustration and shame. Gifted learners, especially, often struggle with perfectionism and other pressures that come with being high achievers. At Nueva, we want to encourage a growth mindset that propels students to take risks and see mistakes along the way as exciting opportunities for improvement and understanding, rather than an indication of fixed abilities.



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