Ihmar Aldana teaches calculus and statistics at the Upper School, co-advises the Filipino Affinity Group, and can sometimes be found playing pickleball with students at lunch. Get to know him as part of our "Five Questions For" series.
Last week, Nueva welcomed educators from all over the country to our campuses for the biannual Innovative Learning Conference (ILC). We invite you to read what participants and presenters had to say during and about this meaningful two-day learning experience.
“Any elective is going to hopefully broaden students’ horizons,” says Upper School teacher Chris Scott, “and deepen their understanding of themselves as learners and human beings.”
After visiting Nueva in January 2020, Shelby Divan “fell in love with the Nueva community and its values.” As the Middle School Equity and Inclusion Coordinator and SEL Associate Teacher, Shelby wears many hats. Get to know her as part of our "Five Questions For" series.
Mavericks Making Waves is our latest roundup of exceptional student and faculty accomplishments and activities happening beyond Nueva's walls.
No matter the day of the week or the time of the day, there are always amazing things happening in the classrooms at the Upper School. Block 2 on Wednesday, September 21 was no exception. From discussing class consciousness to investigating bacterial lab results, exploring a variety of art media to critiquing forms of graphic design, Upper School students dove into their classes with excitement.
At the start of every school year, each Upper School class takes part in an overnight camping trip. These trips allow students to bond together and kick the year off, and is a great chance to for them connect or reconnect with their grade and advisory groups. We asked students to reflect on their top moment from the retreat.
The halls were abuzz on this week as Lower School students could be heard singing, playing, reading, and calculating! We invite you to learn more about a variety of class activities below.
"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."