In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20, students engaged in a variety of programming focused on the life of Dr. King and his legacy as an activist.
Welcome to the premiere episode of Succulent Sound Garden, an Upper School concert series. This week’s episode features freshman Hannah D., a singer-songwriter musician.
Nueva alums reconnected at the lively Alumni Luncheon on January 8. More than 30 alums visited the Upper School campus to reminisce and catch up.
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.
Storyteller-in-residence Jim Weiss visited students in grades PreK–6 last week. He captivated his young audiences by reciting stories that ranged from Aesop’s fables to myths from ancient Greece and West Africa to historical accounts of Red Cloud, the 19th century leader of the Lakota Sioux.
The Nueva School community is delighted to announce that Lee Fertig will become the next head of school. Fertig, who currently serves as director of the International School of Brussels, will assume his new position in mid-August, 2020.
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.
In fourth grade, students explored the intersection between social justice and architecture.
Nueva peer coaches help students in Mandarin, writing, computer science, chemistry, physics and math.
“We want our students to become engaged global citizens. That requires imagination, flexibility, resilience, the ability to get along with others, and a sense of humor. These are the compassionate creators and leaders who will build our future.”