Sophomore Activist Amanda Gorman Chosen to Attend UN Conference in NYC
By Candice Rosales - Posted: March 4, 2014
Amanda Gorman, founding member of the New Roads’ chapter of Girls Learn International (GLI), was selected by youth advocacy group SustainUS as a delegate to the UN ‘s 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
“Know Before You Go” Financial Planning for Your Child’s College Education
March 12, 6pm
By Dawn Fairchild - Posted: March 4, 2014
Join us for a presentation featuring Stephanie Hancock, Certified Financial Planner, on navigating the complexities of financing your child’s college education.
Meet Tomorrow's Leaders at the Generation's Council Meeting, Feb. 12
MS Leadership Class to Talk about "Bead Relief" Project
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 6, 2014
Generation's Council Presents the Leaders of the Future; February 12, 2PM
The Leadership Center at New Roads School. RSVP today to ensure on campus parking or for assistance with GoToMeeting.
Contact Tena Yatroussis, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 310-828-5582.
NRS Jazz Bands Play Typhoon Restaurant On March 5th
By Candice Rosales - Posted: March 3, 2014
Do not miss the the New Roads High School Jazz Bands performance on Wednesday March 5th, 7:30pm, at the Santa Monica Airport (3221 Donald Douglas Loop S, Santa Monica, CA 90405).
Sophomore Soccer Star Marlena Backlar Named Coastal League Offensive MVP
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 28, 2014
When soccer coaches and athletic directors from throughout the CIF Coastal League convened recently to select the offensive and defensive MVP’s for the 2013-14 season, New Roads 10th grade center mid-fielder Marlena Backlar was an easy pick.
Alex Thorland Aces Shakespeare Competition
Advances to Finals March 8
By Dawn Fairchild - Posted: February 27, 2014
Bravo to 10th grader Alex Thorland for making it to the regional finals in the English Speaking Union’s National Shakespeare Competition.
"Game On” for Sixth Graders Studying Ancient Egypt
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 24, 2014
Their mission: show what they’ve learned about Ancient Egypt without a unit test or research paper.
Instead, New Roads sixth grade teachers Tedd Wakeman and A.J. Webster asked each student to create a ‘no-tech’ board or card game that demonstrated the students’ understanding of at least three the “lenses of culture” (beliefs, art, economics, government, social conventions, institutions, technology) through which the students viewed Ancient Egypt.
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 19, 2014
Carlos Lomas, grandparent of eighth-grade student Hanu Yum and an internationally renowned flamenco guitarist, took center stage in the Leadership Center last week to share with students his unique musical style, cultivated over decades and across continents.
New Roads Presents Guys and Dolls
March 13 - 16
By Dawn Fairchild - Posted: February 18, 2014
Reserve your tickets online for New Roads Performing Arts Department Production of Guys and Dolls
March 13th, 14th, 15th @ 7:30PM
March 16th @ 2PM
ES Discovery Center Showcased at National STEM Conference
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 12, 2014
Word is out: the engaging, innovative and interest-sparking activities going on at the ES Discovery Center are more than just fun, they are the centerpiece of what was identified as a “Signature” STEM program at ECSTEM 2014, a national conference presented by Caltech’s Children Center last week in Orange County.
Discounted SAT Prep Classes Available to NRS Juniors
By Candice Rosales - Posted: December 10, 2013
Attention parents of New Roads students in their junior year: Princeton Review will offer test preparation classes for the June 2014 SAT test, conveniently located on our campus, and at a fraction of the normal cost. Note that the class size is limited and students will be enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure and register quickly!
Drama Students Hone their Craft with Actors Intensive
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 6, 2014
Acclaimed acting coach and New Roads parent Kirk Baltz led high school drama students through an “actor's intensive” workshop this week at the Moss Theater.
ES Rings in the Chinese New Year
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 4, 2014
Elementary School Students gave more than just a passing nod to the Chinese New Year this month, ushering in the Year of the Horse with a field trip, a special presentation from a New Roads parent, and with eye-popping artwork.
Rock On, Natalie!
Eleventh Grader Climbs to Success
By Candice Rosales - Posted: February 3, 2014
Eleventh Grader Natalie Josefsberg swears that she’s afraid of heights – if she’s not scaling them, that is.
Combat Paper Project Artist Gallery Talk March 5
Veterans Convey Powerful Stories through Art
By Candice Rosales - Posted: January 10, 2014
UPDATE: Join artist Drew Cameron on March 5 at 7pm for a gallery talk about his work with the Combat Paper Project. The gallery talk will take place in the Capshaw-Spielberg Center. Check out media coverage of the Combat Paper Exhibition .
By Candice Rosales - Posted: January 29, 2014
The Girls Middle School Soccer team is on the attack this season, with a jaw-dropping record of three wins, two ties, and zero losses.
By Dawn Fairchild - Posted: January 22, 2014
Bring together talented, passionate educators and creative collaborations are bound to ensue. English teacher Zelda Harris and History teacher Ronan Hallowell team up throughout the year to help students make connections across academic disciplines, enriching their understanding of history, literature and culture. Z
By Candice Rosales - Posted: January 17, 2014
NRS Varsity Soccer teams are bringing their “A” game these days, showing the grit, determination, enthusiasm and sportsmanship that are the pride of the Jaguar program.
By Dawn Fairchild - Posted: December 19, 2013
Our Middle School summer reading project, Outcasts United, has inspired students to help refugees living in Los Angeles. Learn more about our their work in this video.