Nueva is an independent PreK–12 school where gifted learners discover and develop their passions, and learn to make choices that positively and profoundly impact the world.
Mavericks Making Waves is our latest roundup of exceptional student and faculty accomplishments and activities happening beyond Nueva's walls.
Parent Linda Woo sat down with Musical Theater Director Zoe Swenson-Graham. Read on to learn how Zoe got her start in theater, what her role at Nueva looks like, and why The Addams Family was selected as this year's middle school musical.
There is something special about opening up your mailbox and finding a letter addressed to you in a friend’s handwriting. And while some may think snail mail is heading towards its sunset, the post office is alive and well in the kindergarten classes.
In our upcoming issue of Nueva Magazine, alumna Briana Das '17 reflects on the impact that her Nueva education has had on her life. We invite you to read a preview of this essay.
Mavericks Making Waves is our latest roundup of exceptional student and faculty accomplishments and activities happening beyond Nueva's walls. A special congratulations to our physics team for winning the US Invitational Young Physics Tournament!
It’s a special opportunity when students get to speak directly with the author of the book they are exploring. Last week, 10th graders had the chance to do just that, meeting virtually with author of Insurrecto, Gina Apostol.
Second graders spent weeks researching the Ramaytush Ohlone to understand their culture, history, and impact on the land before culminating their learning by writing their own land acknowledgements and turning them into posters to be displayed around the Hillsborough campus.
At the start of the new year, Nueva welcomed Brett McCabe as Nueva’s athletics director and newest member of the Extended Leadership Team. We sat down with him to learn more about his journey to Nueva, his excitement about this new role, and why he decided to move back to Northern California, the first place he called home.
Last week, lower and middle school students participated in a myriad of Intersession courses, exploring new areas of learning and digging deeper into areas of passion. Take a look at a sampling of offerings our lower and middle school students participated in last week.
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"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."