Middle School News

Middle School Faculty #HandWashDance Mash-up
Mitzi Mock


We all know how important it is to wash our hands. But did you know how fun it can be? Inspired by the #HandWashDance TikTok challenge (also known as the #GhenCoVyChallenge) that started in Vietnam, our Middle School faculty produced their own mash-up from home.

Leave it to Nueva teachers to show us that joy can always be found, even in challenging times!

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Civil Rights Activists Inspire Sixth-grade Humanities Class

“One of the learning goals for our study of the Civil Rights Era has been for my students to see examples of young people making change and for them to realize they are never too young to effect change,” said sixth-grade humanities teacher Evan Bartz.

Student musicians performing.

Our concert series, Succulent Sound Garden, is adapting to the times. We’re now Sofa Sound Garden! From living rooms to kitchen tables, backyards to garages, Nueva students and faculty will continue to share their love of music from home.

Eighth Graders Explore Cultural Graphic Novels

The eighth-grade writing class is another example of how Nueva teachers are thinking outside the box in order to add a splash of excitement and fun to remote learning. The graphic novel unit uses the Canvas platform, and our eighth graders are enjoying a different form of storytelling.