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).

Cross Country DigestThe upper school cross country team swept all three divisions in the third PSAL meet of the season on Tuesday, October 10, placing first in girls' varsity, boys' varsity, and junior varsity. On the court, JV and varsity volleyball teams picked up wins on the road against Kehillah. Middle school teams saw limited action, because poor air quality led to the cancellation of most events.

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Twenty-two seniors presented their experiences as summer interns during the annual Internship Showcase, which took place on Wednesday, October 4. Upper school students, faculty, and parents attended three different senior-led sessions and asked questions following the presentations. The event gives internship participants a chance to share their experiences and inspires other students to think about what opportunities they might seek.

3rdfloorOn the third floor of the Upper School, history teacher Brian Cropper can see students come and go from a quiet, sun-filled corner. Sacred texts and religious icons line book shelves, and comfortable cushions decorate the floor. Unlike so many of the shared learning spaces across both campuses that invite collaboration, this corner invites introspection.

10 10 13 TMW Hero IMG 8793On Monday morning in the Middle School, students gathered in the GCC to hear speeches from Student Council candidates before heading back to their advisories to vote.

During lunch and recess, the Gay Straight Alliance raised over $350 for a Bay Area organization that works with LGBTQ youth.

After lunch, students settled into their studies. This week’s Ten-Minute Walk features a fifth-grade music class, sixth and seventh-grade science classes, and a section of sixth-grade design engineering students.



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