Did you miss last week's Beloved Community meeting? We invite you to listen to the stories we shared (featuring artwork by Anisha K. '22!) and to learn more about the many ways we are trying to make systemic and cultural change at Nueva.
Fifth grader Raya I. shares her reflections on travel week, taking readers through the history of the Pueblo people and the activities and lessons she and her classmates engaged in to better understand their rich culture and heritage.
Rachel Freeman, communications and website manager, shares the impact of anti-Semitism on her everyday choices.
From cooking classes to guest speakers and art projects to field trips, Nueva Travel Week has offered students a variety of experiences designed to immerse them in places or themes close to home and around the globe. While the majority of travel week experiences this year have taken place virtually, one thing is certain: all of the trips have been infused with the core pillars of the Nueva experience, namely social justice, social-emotional learning (SEL), and design thinking.
Mavericks Making Waves is our latest roundup of exceptional student and faculty accomplishments and activities happening beyond Nueva's walls.
As a first-generation Asian immigrant, I have experienced very complicated emotions about the recent news. Every day for the past year, whether I was walking, shopping, or taking out the garbage, anti-Asian news stories have been in my head, reminding me to be careful. I am a mother, teacher, Taiwanese, American, friend, aunt, sister, daughter—but I have never felt my identity as an Asian immigrant so consciously.
Get to know I-Lab engineer Rob Zomber as he shares reflections on his most “Nueva” class, his favorite cookies, and his dream superpower.
Next week, Nueva middle and upper school students will be transported around the world via Zoom, as they meet with an array of experts to explore museums, cuisine, history, and current events. We “sat down” with a few of grade-level deans for a roundtable discussion about their hopes for trips week and the programs they are most looking forward to. We also learn about the intentionality behind planning the week's itineraries to ensure we preserve the values of this important part of the Nueva experience.
Imagine being in a (Zoom) room with some of the most successful and influential sports management professionals, getting to absorb the knowledge and insights they have to share. That’s exactly what the audience experienced at the upper school Nueva Sports Management Club’s first-ever conference, “Sports in 2021: An Inside View.”
"Nueva is more than just a school for gifted learners. It’s more than just a place where students focus on design thinking and social emotional learning. It’s a beloved community, inclusive and compassionate, collectively embracing diverse perspectives and empowering everyone to make choices that benefit the world."