Sixth graders organized a food drive for Operation Food Search, a local food pantry. As usual, the New City School community stepped up to the bat!
Our fourth graders participate in the "Living Museum" each year. Students choose a historical figure - living or dead - that interests them and prepare a live biographical presentation, including costumes and props!
After winning their individual grade-level bees, eleven New City students age 2nd through 6th grade took place in the school-wide Spelling Bee on Friday. The competition was stiff, and this year's Bee broke records; it went ten rounds without a single elimination -- the longest ever!
Recently, many of our 5th and 6th grade students have been choosing to spend their lunch and recess time engaging in dialogue about diversity-related issues with Food for Thought. Food for Thought is a group that meets monthly. Students talk about issues related to human diversity, working to gain a respect and appreciation for everyone.
The New City School Chess Team – which is comprised of over 50 New City School students ranging from 1st to 6th grade – was successful in all three elementary school divisions at the Missouri State Chess Tournament on March 1st, 2014, including the school’s first ever individual State Chess Champion, sixth grader Russell Bigham.
Tom Hoerr has announced that this year, his thirty-fourth as Head of School, will be his last, and that he will retire on June 30, 2015.Patricia Nuernberger, the current Assistant Head of School for Academics at New City School, has agreed to assume the role of Interim Head of School, effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.