We all know how important it is to wash our hands. But did you know how fun it can be?
Nueva students learn by doing. They construct knowledge through hands-on engagement. As experts in project-based learning, teachers guide authentic and purposeful investigations that enable discovery while building the skills students need to be successful.
At the Nueva Upper School, the students’ experience is at the center of everything we do. We nourish their love of learning by providing each student unparalleled opportunity to chart their own pathway through high school. With support from advisors, students select from more than 100 electives that satisfy graduation requirements and allow them to dive deeply into exciting subjects.
On February 13, Middle School students packed 132 boxes containing 28,000 meals of soy, rice, vegetables, and vitamins for children in other countries in a student-organized community service learning day.
Middle School students used a simulator to demonstrate a variety of solar system phenomena, including gravitational waves, orbits, and black holes.
Coach Braelyn Riner inspires Nueva athletes and fosters a love of sports.
Hamilton fans, listen up! The Federalist Papers are no match for this mic drop. Watch rapper and sixth grader Reid D. run rhymes around our founding fathers.
Curriculum and community service learning came together for eighth graders' food systems field trips.
As December rolls around, the Middle and Upper School divisions celebrate a tradition that is core to our culture: culminations. These evening events showcase the depth and breadth of student work.
Sixth-grade Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish students and teachers traveled to local markets, restaurants, and parks to put their world language learning into practice.
Over the course of the year, sixth graders dissect the etymology of words and closely examine word choice in the texts they read and the writing they produce. Their writing teachers asked them to share their favorite words in this short video. What's your favorite word?