As we begin 2017 and look with admiration and anticipation towards the commencement of our very first twelfth-grade graduating class, we share exciting information about our students’ early college decisions. At every turn, our students live their values, love learning, dive deep, and follow their passions. In typical Nueva style, as they prepared their college applications, our students took time for self-reflection, embraced the research, and found schools that fit them extraordinarily well.

USAthletics Feb2017Parents, coaches, fans, and classmates came together this week to celebrate senior members of the Varsity basketball and soccer teams. In their final home games of the regular season, senior athletes were honored during pre-game ceremony introductions, accompanied by parents and family members, and presented with flowers from the athletic department.

USathletics 02.03.2017Building off the momentum of highly successful fall and winter seasons, Nueva’s Upper School athletics program launches spring sports this week. Teams taking to the field include: Boys’ Tennis, Co-ed Track & Field, Girls’ Softball, and Boys’ Golf. Tennis will field both a Junior Varsity and Varsity squad for the first time this season, with close to 30 students participating. We are also excited to announce the new addition of co-ed Swimming & Diving to this spring’s line-up.

sensorPrototype COVERAfter returning from their trip to Costa Rica in 10th grade, US students Erik M. and Matthew M. saw an opportunity to help biologists and developed a prototype sensor to improve the labor-intensive process of collecting temperature data. The two students describe the project in their own words:

CN volunteerDayOnNueva tenth grader Sophia Y. and twelfth grader Meera S. participated in a planting at San Bruno Mountain through the San Mateo County Parks Department Stewardship Corps last Monday.



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