Last spring, music teacher Brandon Hagan joined a group called the Virtual Concert Band (VCB) that brings together musicians from all around the world to play music virtually. In the group’s latest project, O. Miller ’21 also performed, playing the French horn.
On Thursday, April 8, the Class of 2024 created a mindful biology photo journal following the prompt “Tell me it’s spring without telling me it’s spring.” The students took a “mindful moment” to step outside their classroom and take a photo to contribute to the class-wide project on Google Slides.
While Newton Country Day athletes did not participate in a formal winter athletic season, Middle and Upper School students had the opportunity to take part in sport-specific skills and fitness-based practices.
From February 23-26, Newton Country Day held its first Science and Engineering Virtual Symposium. Eleven Upper School Independent Research students presented their projects, over Zoom, to a panel of judges from the scientific community, including NCDS parents, past parents, and alumnae. Additionally, NCDS will have its largest representation at the Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair in school history with all 11 Independent Research students advancing to the virtual competition.
Newton’s Latinx affinity group OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students), in partnership with Latinx groups at The Winsor School, Dana Hall School, The Roxbury Latin School, and Fontbonne Academy, launched a t-shirt fundraiser, “Unidos por Centroamérica.”