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Student Concert Series Premiere: Succulent Sound Garden
Mitzi Mock, digital videographer/storyteller

Welcome to the premiere episode of Succulent Sound Garden, an Upper School concert series spotlighting student and faculty performers. Inspired by other video series like NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, Succulent Sound Garden will feature intimate, live performances showcasing a breadth of genres including rock, indie, and classical music. Each episode takes place on the third-floor garden terrace of the Upper School’s newly built Rosenberg Wing.

This week’s episode features freshman Hannah D. A singer-songwriter musician, Hannah shares an original piece: Party by the Wall.

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Upper School teacher reads phone

Fans of Jimmy Kimmel Live will recognize his regular segment "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets." But why just snicker when you can laugh, cry, and awww your way through our new segment "Teachers Read #KindTweets."

A student banging stones together

In the Upper School’s history of technology class, students learn that some of the simplest technology is much more complicated than it looks.


Basketball Players Get Physic-al

This season, the girls basketball team is in a unique situation: half of the players are also members of the Robotics Team 4904: Bot-Provoking. 

Intersession Provides Upper School Students with an Experiential and Intellectual Feast

Intersession is a time for our Upper School students to engage in hands-on, interactive seminars and activities that are often not found in a typical high school classroom. Topics range from cake decorating and leather dyeing, to boxing and yoga, to American criminal law and the theory of change. We have spotlighted four Intersession opportunities our students took part in this week. 

Nueva Students Examine the World of Artificial Intelligence

For the third Upper School Roundtable event of the year, Roundtable organizers collaborated with the newly created Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force to host a panel discussion on artificial intelligence, automation, and the future of work.