< 2023


  • November

    Andrew Elkins Day | Mondo Bizarro Productions

    E. Bomersback
    Each year the Andrew Clayton Elkins Memorial Fund for the Creative Arts enables Newman to invite a performing artist to the school to share their creative work with our students through performance or creative workshops. This year, the school invited Mondo Bizarro Productions, a New-Orleans based company that has been creating interdisciplinary art and fostering creative partnerships in local, national, and international communities for over twenty-one years.
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  • October

    Author Marlene Trestman ’74 Speaks to Newman Students & Community

    Emily Bomersback
    Members of the Newman community had the unique opportunity to engage in conversation with alumna Marlene Trestman ’74 and author of Most Fortunate Unfortunates: The Jewish Orphans’ Home of New Orleans.
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  • Author Walter Isaacson ’70 Speaks to Newman Upper School

    R. Hibbert
    Isidore Newman School was pleased to welcome Distinguished Alumnus and author Walter Isaacson '70 to campus to speak to our Upper School and sign books at the annual Newman Book Fair.
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  • September

    Special Recognition of Academic Achievement for Newman Students

    Congratulations to our 2024 National Merit Semifinalists, National African American Recognition Award recipients, and our National Hispanic Recognition Award recipients!
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  • April

    Warren G. Moses History Lecture : Anne Levy

    E. Bomersback
    In 1997, in honor of their father’s 80th birthday, Mr. Moses’s sons made a gift to Newman to establish an annual lecture on World War II. Each year, a speaker with significant insight into World War II addresses the Newman community. We were honored to be able to invite child Holocaust survivor, educator, and activist Anne Levy to campus for the 24th annual Warren G. Moses History Lecture.
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  • Spring Thing: The Art of James Michalopoulos

    Isidore Newman School is fortunate to have renowned artist James Michalopoulos on campus, displaying his exhibit, Spring Thing, in the Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery and spending time with students doing workshops.
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  • March

    Newman Speech & Debate 2023 State Champions

    E. Bomersback
    The Newman Speech & Debate recently went to the 2023 State Tournament hosted by the Louisiana High School Speech League on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and they won big! The 37 team members took home wins and accolades in numerous categories, and Newman was recognized as the overall State Champion! 
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  • A Special Speaker in Middle School: Robert Jones

    R. Hibbert
    Author, entrepreneur, and activist Robert Jones was invited to speak to Newman Middle school about justice and the importance of making good decisions in life.
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  • Bernard Hirsch Herman Memorial Lecture: Dana Spiotta

    E. Bomersback
    We were thrilled to welcome this year’s Bernard Hirsch Herman Lecturer, Dana Spiotta, to the Henson Auditorium. Spiotta is the author of several award-winning books.
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  • World War II Veteran Visits Newman’s 7th Grade

    Newman seventh graders had the rare opportunity to speak with a historical “primary source,” a veteran of World War II.
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  • February

    Matilda Jr. | Middle School Musical

    The Middle School production of Matilda Jr. played on the evenings of February 2, 3, and 4. Newman students, faculty, and staff were invited to come watch these talented students showcase their talents in this thrilling musical performance. The theater was packed all thee nights!
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  • January

    Newman Robotics Goes To State

    On Sunday, January 22 the Lower School robotics team competed at the First Lego League (FLL) Louisiana State Championship. Read through to see how they fared in the state competition!
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