< 2019


  • October

    Middle School Science Teacher Lisa Swenson Wins Presidential Award

    R. Hibbert
    Newman’s 6th Grade science teacher Lisa Swenson recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive the 2018 Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest award given by the government to K-12 teachers of science and mathematics.
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  • September

    Newman Celebrates Homecoming 2019

    Newman celebrated Homecoming 2019 with a series of events including Spirit Week festivities, field games, a guest speaker, and presentation of the Court, King, and Queen.
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  • Distinguished Alumnus 2019: Dr. Debu Tripathy '77

    The Distinguished Alumnus/a Award is the highest honor Newman bestows on its alumni. It is given each year to graduates for their personal, professional, and civic achievements, which in turn bring honor to the School.
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  • Newman Sailing Team: Making Waves

    R. Hibbert
    Nine Newman Upper School sailors competed at the recent NOYC Girl’s Regatta, which took place on September 7 in Lake Pontchartrain. The student-athletes won both their division and overall prizes.
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  • August

    A Big N to Begin the School Year

    R. Hibbert
    Each year Newman marks the beginning of the year with an all school assembly. And what better way to begin than with a Big N? Read on to for a story and picture.
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  • Green Trees' First Day

    On August 14, Green Trees opened its doors to new and returning students for the 2019-20 school year. Children ages 6 weeks to 4 years accompanied their parents into classrooms to meet new teachers and begin important work - and  play!
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  • May

    Newman Celebrates Commencement 2019

    R. Hibbert
    On May 29, 2019, Newman faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends gathered in Tulane’s McAlister Auditorium to celebrate the members of the Class of 2019 on the momentous occasion of their graduation.
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  • April

    Newman Hosts State Speech and Debate Tournament

    R. Hibbert
    Competitors from around the state descended on Newman as the School hosted the 2019 Louisiana High School Speech League State Tournament. Unlike in the annual Newman Invitational Tournament held each December, our Speech and Debate team participated in this event, earning several awards.
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  • February

    Students Win Big at Science and Engineering Fair

    Nineteen Newman students partcipated in the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair recently, and five Upper Schoolers walked away with a 1st place win in several different categories. Read on to see the winners and their exceptional entries.
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  • January

    Students Recognized at Fall Sports Assembly

    E. Eagan
    Students from each of Newman’s varsity sports teams were recognized at the Upper School Fall Sports Assembly on January 17, 2019. Read on to see the award recipients.
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