The New School is pleased to announce new members of its Board of Trustees for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Eighty percent of The New School seventh grade students qualified for the Duke University Talent Identification Program, which identifies students with exceptional academic abilities. Nationally, only 30 percent of all seventh graders qualify for the program. Selected students were invited to take the ACT or SAT college entrance exams with those who scored well provided additional resources and opportunities designed for accelerated students.
The New School is pleased to announce that David Ferrell has been hired to lead the school's youth basketball program and serve as head coach for high school boys basketball, starting with boys junior varsity this fall.
The New School will celebrate a major milestone on Wednesday, April 19 at 3 p.m. with a topping-off ceremony for three new facilities. Students, faculty, staff, parents, Nabholz construction members and friends from the community will gather to watch the final beam be hoisted atop the school's new innovation center.
Two New School middle school students, Alice Cai '21 and Pooja Kalyan '21, have been selected as nominees for the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS national middle school science competition. Middle school students across the nation were invited to apply for the Broadcom MASTERS competition by placing among the top ten percent of participants at their society-affiliated science fairs.
The New School LEGO Robotics Team competed at the FIRST LEGO League World Class State Championship, winning first place in Arkansas in the project category. The team advances to the North American International competition in West Virginia from July 7-9.