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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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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.

26 Nueva Cup IMG 8732The Tenth Anniversary Nueva Cup Annual Golf Tournament teed off Friday, September 29, at Green Hills Country Club in Millbrae with one of the largest group of golfers in its history. More than 60 Nueva parents, alumni parents, students, faculty, and extended family and friends enjoyed a wonderful afternoon on the links followed by a reception, awards ceremony, and raffle.

10 FS Sapolsky 1920px FS RSapolskyQA IMG 8427“Within seconds of birth, culture shapes everything from what we view as the purpose of life, whether we are intrinsically beautiful or sinful, what happens after we die... to where our eyes track over the course of milliseconds.”

—Robert Sapolsky, PhD, Author of Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst



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