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Five Questions for...Sharmistha Ghosh, Fourth Grade Teacher

Fourth grade teacher Sharmistha Ghosh joined Nueva in fall 2023. She is committed to igniting the joy of learning in her students, allowing them to make sense of the world around them through creative and resilient problem solving, and to discover their own unique and authentic selves. 

Community Members Reflect on State of Nueva

On January 11 and 12, Head of School Lee Fertig delivered his "State of Nueva" presentation for the community. Lee invited parents, students, alumni, and faculty to offer their reflections immediately following the presentation.

Snapshots: Intersession

Hosted each year following winter break, Intersession  is a verifiable feast of intellectually stimulating, rich, experiential introductions to a variety of subjects and fields. Parent and professional facilitators offer hundreds of sessions covering a broad spectrum of topics around the arts, athletics and movement, cooking, humanities, environmental citizenship, design thinking, philosophy, business, science, math, and more. 

Take a look at a sampling of some of the sessions offered in each division.

Truly Stunning: Capitalism and the Apocalypse

As someone interested in the humanities and social sciences, I have taken many history courses at Nueva. My Capitalism and the Apocalypse course—which I am taking this semester—is truly stunning, as it exemplifies the subtle interconnectedness of all of these courses, and how history is an ever changing-field.

Lee Fertig

Head of School

"Nueva is more than just a school for gifted learners. It’s more than just a place where students focus on design thinking and social emotional learning. It’s a beloved community, inclusive and compassionate, collectively embracing diverse perspectives and empowering everyone to make choices that benefit the world."
 

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