Winnie B. is currently in the ninth grade at The New School. This year marks her third year attending the school. Read our Q&A Session with Winnie here.
News and Blog
Here in Northwest Arkansas, Independent Schools are not as common as in other parts of the country. Director of Enrollment and Admission Jack Sweeney answers the question on the mind of many prospective parents, "What is an independent school?"
The New School plans to cut tuition rates for the 2021-22 school year by as much as 20%, depending on grade level.by Mary Jordan - January 16, 2021
“‘Life is understood backwards, even though we have to live it forwards’ as Soren Kierkegaard taught us.” This is the opening line from a session for heads of school that I attended this week. The speaker was Lou Salza, an educator with over 40 years of experience who claims that he is 2-3 years past his “best used by date!” Of course, it’s often these leaders with their unique balance of wisdom and humility who inspire us the most.
While most of my time is spent serving The New School community as the Head of the Upper School, I am also fortunate each day to get to work with a group of our students as a history teacher as well. Staying engaged with our students in this way and working alongside our faculty in the Upper School keeps me continually thinking about the best practices of teaching.
We are so excited about the accomplishments of our athletics teams and athletes so far this year! We have finished every sport we have started, so far, and the basketball season has been going great. Remember: Tuesday, January 19, is a Cougar Spirit Day. Wear your Cougar Gear to show your support for our athletes at their home game against Thaden School.