Over the course of the year, sixth graders dissect the etymology of words and closely examine word choice in the texts they read and the writing they produce. Their writing teachers asked them to share their favorite words in this short video. What's your favorite word?
“We want our students to become engaged global citizens. That requires imagination, flexibility, resilience, the ability to get along with others, and a sense of humor. These are the compassionate creators and leaders who will build our future.”
Lower School students explore the true meaning of community by meeting the people of Nueva who work beyond the classroom. At the same time, they learn the tenants of being kind, courageous, and engaged.
Meet Tanja Srebotnjak, Nueva’s first Director of Environmental Citizenship. How will her work support our future environmental stewards? Hear from Tanja herself! She describes what her new role and Nueva’s forthcoming environmental center will mean for our students.
Receiving an official Nueva email account is a hallmark of the third-grade experience—and the start of a critical conversation on responsible digital citizenship.
Elizabeth Rossini, Director of Teaching and Learning, talks about one aspect of how we approach curriculum at Nueva: leveraging the power of using the same questions across grades and disciplines to deepen student learning.
Grace Voorhis, parent, former board member, and champion of Nueva's mission and values, shares her thoughts on the "Five things I wish I knew about Nueva when I joined the community."
A violinist on the European concert circuit! Student work celebrated by the scientific community! A debate team on fire! Our new monthly roundup celebrates exceptional student and faculty accomplishments beyond Nueva's walls.
It's a challenge for any school to showcase what is happening in the next room, let alone at other grade levels and divisions. Assembly is designed to open the doors to the many classrooms on our Hillsborough campus and allow conversations to flourish between students, faculty, and staff.
New PE electives offer seventh and eighth graders more choice and flexibility to personalize their individual fitness journeys.