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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!