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Menuhin Virtual Assembly: Lower School Edition
Mitzi Mock
 

Enjoy a spring presentation of musical performances from lower school students in the Menuhin program!



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Introducing Director of Communications Karin Storm Wood

Karin Storm Wood joined Nueva this summer all the way from Brooklyn, New York as both a member of our leadership team and a Nueva parent. She has already begun immersing herself in the community—wearing both hats!—and getting to know the people that make Nueva special.

Melanie León Steps into Role of Director of Admissions

In you case you missed it in the latest issue of Nueva Magazine, we invite you to get to know new Director of Admissions Melanie León. Embodying Nueva's learn by doing, learn by caring ethos, Melanie has already begun to immerse herself in the Nueva community and to develop relationships with Nueva community members (and she is an 11th grade advisor!). 

Get to Know Director of Social Justice and Equity Savannah Strong

Savannah Strong joins the Nueva Leadership Team as our new Director of Social Justice & Equity. Her work involves close partnerships with all members of the Nueva community. Director of Communications Karin Storm Wood (whose own Q&A will appear in an upcoming issue of Nueva Notes) sat down with Savannah for a conversation just before the first day of school. 

Reflections on Ramadan and Eid

When I explain Ramadan to people who aren’t Muslim, I’m often met with incredulity and disbelief—while the general idea of fasting for 30 days from sunrise to sunset is simple, it’s often hard for people to grasp what that looks like in practice. 

Jew-ish?

Gigi S. '23 shares her piece, "Jew-ish?" which recently earned an honorable mention in the 2022 Bay Area Scholastic Writing Awards. 

"Fear and I" and "Grandfather"

Eighth grader Jordan G. recently earned a Gold Key in the Bay Area Scholastic Writing Awards for his series of poems, "Grandfather." Additionally, he shared his spoken word poem, "Fear and I" at the March 21 World Poetry Day celebration at the Hillsborough campus.