Voices

Reflections on Riding the Bus
Mitzi Mock, digital storyteller and videographer

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.)



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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.)

An Open Letter to My Students in Response to Racist Hate Crimes

As a first-generation Asian immigrant, I have experienced very complicated emotions about the recent news. Every day for the past year, whether I was walking, shopping, or taking out the garbage, anti-Asian news stories have been in my head, reminding me to be careful. I am a mother, teacher, Taiwanese, American, friend, aunt, sister, daughter—but I have never felt my identity as an Asian immigrant so consciously.

Maverick Mickey Shiloh ’06 on the Power of a Nueva Education

From Janet Jackson to Britney Spears to J.Lo, songwriter and recording artist Mickey Shiloh ’06 has worked with some of the biggest names in the music business. Now the CEO of a game-changing record label, Mickey shares how her Nueva education (and the financial awards that made it possible) shaped her life.

Upper School THRIVE

From rap battles to pizza parties, upper school students share why THRIVE—a club that builds community among students and teachers with shared racial, cultural, and socioeconomic experiences—has been their home away from home.

STEMinism is a Movement

For the final week of Women's History Month, senior Isabelle A. shares what it means to her to be a woman in STEM and how she feels empowered to support and advocate for inclusive change in STEM fields.