Press & Awards

The Nueva School is a three-time winner of the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award, winner of the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability, recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program, appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School, a co-founder of the Common Ground Speaker Series, sponsor of the Innovative Learning Conference, and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times best-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Us in the chapter “Average Is Over.”

 

 

[The Nueva School] for gifted students is one of the most progressive in California, tailoring its curriculum to the individual needs of students."

– The Mercury News, 2014

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Press & Publications

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Patch News Desk. December 2018. Inspired To Give, San Mateo Teen Wins Congressional App Challenge

The Mercury News

Deruy, Emily. November 2018. Bay Area students take top 3 spots in national science competition

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Society for Science & the Public. October 2018. Middle School Student Develops Novel Solar Panel System; Wins $25,000 Top Award in the National Broadcom MASTERS Competition.

Stanford Magazine

Foster, Christine. September 2018. 
Radical Collaboration: How a design thinker inspired a community to save her life.

The Mercury News

Sciacca, Annie. September 2018. Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list

South Bay Accent Magazine

Fancher, Lou. August 2018. 
Edible Lessons: How students learn to play an active role in creating healthy school lunches.

 

The San Mateo Daily Journal

Walsh, Austin. March 2018. "It's been super eye-opening:" San Mateo high school students design products for social good

The Mercury News

Kinney, Aaron. October 2014. San Mateo: The Nueva School debuts Bay Meadows Campus

The Mercury News

Gonzales, Neil. September 2010. Hillsborough school wins prestigious national award

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The Mercury Newsroom. May 2008. Eco-friendly Hillsborough school honored

 

Certificates & Awards

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Member of Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

 

Winner of the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability

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Certified Leader in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

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Appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School

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Recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program and Distinguished School of Technology

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2017 National Merit Recognition 

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Three-time winner of the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award

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Member of California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)

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