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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.