Voices

Meet a Maverick: Rob Zomber, I-Lab Engineer
Mitzi Mock, digital storyteller and videographer


Get to know I-Lab engineer Rob Zomber as he shares reflections on his most “Nueva” class, his favorite cookies, and his dream superpower. 



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Students Share Why Coming Out Has Been So Important to Them

Observed annually on October 11, National Coming Out Day is a day to celebrate coming out and to raise awareness of the LGBTQ+ community. This year, we invited middle and upper school students to share why coming out has been important in the development of their identities. 

Celebrating Latina Heritage

For Hispanic Heritage Month, we invited three Latina faculty members in our Nueva community—Paloma Hernandez, Ana Cecilia Alvarez, and Karla Ortiz—to reflect on the question: What do you want to celebrate about your Latina heritage?

Identity Unraveled

Inspired by all the conversations she's had as equity and inclusion representative on student council, senior Fiona T. recently launched a new podcast, Identity Unraveled

Find Your Spot Under the Stairs

I started at Nueva when you were in 10th grade, but we didn’t really know each other. I taught 11th and 12th and to me, you were the group of kids who hung out under the second-floor stairs.

A Rising Generation Seeking to Understand the World

History for me has always been, at root, a lens to view the present as temporary and malleable rather than fixed and timeless. In preparing this speech, I found myself less interested in dispensing wisdom from my own life’s experiences and more drawn to the wisdom that comes from new eyes looking at the world as it should be.

Community

I want you to imagine that it’s a cool August in the year 2017. You lie awake in bed, filled to the brim with burning questions about your new high school, Nueva.

Fifth-Grade Travel Week: A Deep-Dive Into Pueblo Culture

Fifth grader Raya I. shares her reflections on travel week, taking readers through the history of the Pueblo people and the activities and lessons she and her classmates engaged in to better understand their rich culture and heritage. 

Reflections on Riding the Bus

Wondering what it's been like to ride the bus this year? Students share what's been different during the pandemic and what they enjoy most about their bus-riding experience. (Video footage by eighth-grader Tatiola S.)