10 BruinMUN IMG 4268A delegation of 8 eighth-grade Model United Nations students traveled to UCLA to take part in a high school MUN event attended by over 1,700 students from across the country on November 11–12.

Nueva’s MUN co-advisor Lora Saarnio said, “I am so proud that our students had such a great experience and rose to the challenge of participating in a high school conference. We even managed a bit of recognition!” Pascal D. and Ezra B.M. received honorable mentions.

10 BookFair IMG 9807Since 1985, the Hillsborough Book Fair has been an annual weeklong celebration of books and the rich literary environment here at Nueva. With a variety of fiction and nonfiction books hand-selected with Nueva readers in mind, the Hillsborough Book Fair is one of the most carefully curated book fairs in the country.

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Forty students in eight collaborative teams presented their designs and inventions to a star panel of Silicon Valley experts, fellow students, parents, and community members on Thursday, November 30, in the Writing and Research Center at Bay Meadows. After a five-minute presentation by each team that included a key problem, market research, and current prototypes, the members fielded questions and received feedback.

10 Banner Image IMG 7590 copyCongratulations to the middle school girls’ varsity soccer team on an undefeated league record and division championship. In other middle school athletics news, the boys' basketball varsity gold team defeated King’s Academy 44–22 on Monday, while JVA Gold beat Pinewood 34–16.

10 UnConference SJC 0184Students took full control of the instructional reins, leading and attending workshops aimed at sharing their unique and varied passions during the second annual UnConference on November 17 at the Upper School.



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