November 11, 2015

Hillsborough, Calif. – More than 1,200 guests recently traveled from around the world on October 15 and 16 to hear 80 of the most compelling speakers in education and education innovation at The Nueva School’s 2015 Innovative Learning Conference (ILC).

Our diverse group of participants (and many more through an innovative new online partnership between the ILC and IDEO’s Teachers Guild exploring how to “spark student curiosity”) comprised administrators, curriculum developers, policy makers, classroom teachers and specialists, counselors, and researchers, representing public, charter, independent, and international schools.

HILLSBOROUGH, Calif. —On Tuesday, February 11, a group of students at The Nueva School watched as their first music video “That’s Metal” went live. At first listen, the video, which they wrote, produced, and starred in, sounds like a high quality rendition of the popular Sage the Gemini song “Gas Pedal.”

If you watch closely, though, you realize this isn’t a typical hip-hop video remake. This is a classroom coming to life in a new way, and these Nueva students are at the front of the class, teaching the world about complex, scientific methodologies through rap music. (Please click here to watch the video)

"Shifting the Paradigm” Features More Than 75
Thought Leaders Speaking on Innovative Education


HILLSBOROUGH, Calif. — October 18, 2013 — Educators and innovators from around the country will convene today on the campus of The Nueva School in Hillsborough, California to discuss and share ideas about many of the most challenging and critical issues facing education as part of the biennial Innovative Learning Conference (ILC).

hsRendering1SAN MATEO, Calif.–January 31, 2013–The Nueva School announced today that it formally has acquired land and will begin construction this spring for its new high school at Bay Meadows in San Mateo.

The Nueva School, a nationally recognized independent school, recently closed escrow on 2.76 acres at Bay Meadows, California's largest Transit Oriented Development (TOD). The Nueva School is launching a new high school to complement its existing preK-8th grade campus in Hillsborough.

The school received Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) approval from the City of San Mateo Planning Commission on December 11, 2012. Designed by architectural firm Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, the high school will be adjacent to the new 12-acre public park on the northern side of the Bay Meadows development. The Nueva School expects to open the Bay Meadows campus in fall 2014. The high school will commence operations this fall in temporary facilities at the College of San Mateo.

SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 3, 2012 – On December 11, 2012, the San Mateo City Planning Commission granted SitePlan and Architectural Review (SPAR) approval to The Nueva School's new high-school campus at Stockbridge and Wilson Meany's Bay Meadows, California's largest Transit Oriented Development (TOD). Designed by architectural firm Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, the new high school will sit on 2.76 acres near the northeast corner of the Bay Meadows development. The school will include classroom space, labs, a 425-seat theater, a gymnasium, and an underground parking garage.

The SPAR approval comes at an exciting time for Bay Meadows and for The Nueva School. Residential construction is under way at the development, which is a joint venture of Stockbridge Capital Group and Wilson Meany. The Bay Meadows Welcome Center is slated to open spring 2013, with real estate sales launching shortly thereafter.



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