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Our Beloved Community – Celebrating Our Journey to Date
Mitzi Mock, Digital Storyteller/Videographer


On Friday, May 28, we hosted a virtual event to share updates on the actions we are taking as a school community to advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) at our school. This was an opportunity to show our families the many ways we are trying to make systemic and cultural change, while also celebrating the progress we have made as a school community in the last few years.

We invite you to listen to the stories we shared below (featuring artwork by Anisha K. '22!). Current members of the Nueva community can also access a full-recording of the event on our community recordings archive on the internal homepage.

 

Implementing Anti-bias Practices

Over the last few years, Nueva has been researching best practices for an anti-bias admissions and hiring process. Learn about some of the ways we have put to those practices into action. (Illustrations by junior Anisha K.)

 

Building a Sense of Belonging: THRIVE

The THRIVE program supports historically underrepresented students and families. Hear from students and program advisors to learn how THRIVE supports positive identity development and community-building at Nueva.

 

Evolving Our Teaching Practices: Equity and Inclusion Institute

Nurturing justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion at our school, means building capacity among all of our community members to advance these values and support this work. One of the ways we have helped teachers—at Nueva and beyond—grow their awareness and evolve their teaching practices is through our Equity and Inclusion Institute.

 

Racial Equity and Accountability Task Force

In the summer of 2020, the Nueva Board of Trustees created a task force to help elevate the school’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Learn more about the task force's objectives and steps being taken to bolster accountability. (Illustrations by junior Anisha K.)

 

Students Taking Action

Some of the biggest advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Nueva are the students themselves. Learn about some of the ways students are taking action to spread awareness and make a differences.



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Karen Tiegel and Steven Channan honor Sin-Tung on stage

On Sunday, May 22, community members past and present gathered at Hillsborough and, through Zoom, around the world to celebrate 30 years of brilliant teaching and music-making by our very own Sin-Tung Chiu. If you were unable to attend, you can still enjoy the touching tributes and inspiring performances by the Nueva String Ensemble, current and former violin students, and Sin-Tung himself, accompanied by Nueva alumnus Dmitriy Cogan, on this professionally produced video. Log in to my.nuevaschool.org to watch here.

Mavericks Making Waves: June 2022

Mavericks Making Waves is our latest roundup of exceptional student and faculty accomplishments and activities happening beyond Nueva's walls. 

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Mavericks Making Waves is our latest roundup of exceptional student and faculty accomplishments and activities happening beyond Nueva's walls.