Spotlight on the Soundwaves
It’s been a stellar year for the upper school’s a capella team, the Soundwaves. In early March, the club team won 2nd place at the West Coast semifinals of the International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) Tournament. A week later the class team traveled to Anaheim, CA for the Heritage Music Festival at Disneyland and took home first place in the women’s choir division.
The Honorable Shira Scheindlin Provides Timely History Lesson and Shares Landmark Cases
On Wednesday, March 22, Nueva Upper School students attended a riveting, informative presentation by the Honorable Shira Scheindlin. Judge Scheindlin became one of the country’s most influential judges, in part for her landmark ruling against the constitutionality of the NYPD’s “stop-and-frisk” program. Most recently, she has led the creation of the American Immigrant Representation Project, an effort to provide pro bono counsel to immigrants placed in deportation proceedings.
Nueva Summer Announces First-Ever Program for Students Entering Grades 9-12
This July, Nueva Summer, held at the Hillsborough campus, will host its first-ever program aimed at students entering ninth through twelfth grades! The program is called Upper School Expedition and it will consist of two week-long intensive courses on World War I and World War II led by a team of three Nueva Upper School history teachers.
Upper School Athletics — Spring Season Brings Success
At 4–0 on the season, the varsity golf team has been impressive on the greens. After beating KIPP San Jose, Half Moon Bay, King’s Academy, and Crystal Springs Uplands, the team looks to continue its winning ways as it heads into second-round match play.