The Infamous Weekly Update

Each week Peter Lefkowicz, the Head of School, sends a weekly email update to all TNS families. It’s one example of how much we value communication and staying...

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The Entrepreneurship Program Launches

The New School Entrepreneurship Program kicked off last week with the $5 challenge. Participants (the entire 11th grade class) had just an evening to plan, $5 in cash,...

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It is right and good that high school students want increasing independence from their parents. They’re learning to take responsibility for their own work, their...

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The New School is delighted to host our Fall information session at Horizon Theatre. Jeff and Lisa Adler, co-founders of Horizon Theatre, lead The New School drama...

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“Look at your tags—do you know where your stuff comes from?” When the manager of Atlanta’s Ten Thousand Villages posed this question to TNS students several...

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In 2005 Stanford University got a huge grant to create a Design School. Unlike the name suggests, it was not a beautiful new building for Stanford artists. The audience...

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In Their Own Words

Lately we have started talking more about school culture. The New School culture is emerging, of course. There's no stopping it. Gather 18 high school students with five...

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Teaching is Not an Engineering Problem

I’ve had a front row seat at The New School for the past two weeks, and I’ve watched in wonder. There’s a lot to love. Creative, smart, self-possessed kids moving...

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Last night we attended a gathering to meet one of the APS board of education candidates from District 9 at-large now facing a run-off on December 3rd. Spending time with...

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