Newman’s Alumni Association is pleased to announce that the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award is Ms. Ti Adelaide Martin ’78. Award-winning restaurateur, author, speaker, philanthropist, and advocate for New Orleans, Martin is one of the country’s most admired leaders in the hospitality industry.
Newman Upper Schoolers recently led a week-long initiative to observe Mental Health Awareness Week. Through series of lunchtime discussions, Upper School students explored mental health issues that were especially significant to adolescents.
Sixth grade science teacher Lisa Swenson was named a Louisiana finalist in the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST awards are among the nation’s highest awards for teachers of mathematics and science.
Today Newman recognized the members of the 2018 Homecoming Court in a ceremony for the Upper School. Homecoming Queen Laine Nowak joined Homecoming King John French and the other members of the Court on stage to be presented to their peers, and to hear remarks by Darryl Berger ’65.
For our youngest Greenies in Green Trees, the 2018-19 school year has officially begun! We are happy to welcome more than 160 new and returning children to Green Trees. Read on for a story and slide show.
Several Newman fourth Graders made visual art and written submissions to the Louisiana Environmental Awareness Student Art & Language Arts Contest. The group dominated the Age 8-10 division, earning five 1st-3rd place wins in both written and visual art categories.
The Class of 2018 began the evening as Newman seniors, and ended it as alumni. We are so proud of all they have accomplished in the classroom, on the stage, in the studio, and on the playing field – and we anticipate greater achievements from them as they embark on the next chapter of their lives. Read on for the full story.
On their last official day on campus before Awards Night, the seniors joined the underclassmen to celebrate Move-Up Day, and then gathered as a class on the Michael Lupin Field to count down to the final bell.
This past weekend the Newman Speech & Debate Team competed in the State Tournament for the Louisiana High School Speech League. Seven students were named State Champions and the School earned Second Place overall.
As part of the Founder’s Day school-wide service projects, our students in Green Trees welcomed guests from the Lambeth House to share a morning of discovery, play, and companionship. Our guests and Greenies had a wonderful time learning together and getting to know each other.
The Newman Knights chess team has been advancing though the ranks in the Louisiana Scholastic Chess League's City League Tournament. In early March they made it to the final round, placing 2nd city-wide.
Each year we gather together as a school to honor Isidore Newman, our School’s founder, and to recognize excellence in teaching in each of our divisions. Please click through for a story on this important event.
If you could build a city center from the ground up, what would it look like? What sorts of commerce and services would it provide, and how would it meet residents’ needs? The students in Michael Lemon’s AP Economics class rolled up their sleeves to wrestle with a development plan and the competing interests of community stakeholders. Read on for more.
The Policy Debate team of Rajan Agrawal '18 and Royden Lynch '18 qualified for the National Tournament of Champions (TOC), marking the first time since 2002 that a Newman team has qualified in this event.
Today at the 2017 Fall Sports Awards Assembly, athletes from each of the fall sports took to the stage to be recognized, and team captains shared their reflections on the season. Read on for a complete list of awards.