The NOVA Blog

In this regular blog, we take a look back at the week that was, cast a glance forward at events on the horizon, and share our insights about teaching highly capable students.

While the domination of politics in our country tries to consume our attention, there are enlightening, exciting, humorous, and compassionate actions all around us.

Happy Holidays

December 19, 2019

Whether religious or cultural, there are many December celebrations to deepen and broaden our world view and understanding.

Student Leadership

November 5, 2019

NOVA Student Council is one of the leadership development opportunities for our young learners.

It Takes Community

October 25, 2019

Conference Week has always been one of my favorite weeks at NOVA...

On Being Responsive

October 10, 2019

One of the qualities that people often notice upon entering NOVA is the genuine interest here in being responsive to student needs...

A Certain Spaciousness

October 3, 2019

Sometimes, spontaneity is the source of joy – and we definitely have our share of silly, spontaneous joy at NOVA! However, joy can also be the product of careful intention...