Community-Building

At Nova, students and staff continually engage in community-building and social justice work that are embedded in learning and service activities. Therefore, a wide rangeof activities is provided, which include the following:


Social Justice Projects

Nova's students and staff devote their time andenergies to weekly engagement in activism and service towards socialjustice. Examples in which Nova community members provide support,teaching, or service and labor include:

Action Faction and Beyond
Bailey Gatzert Science Geeks (teaching science to younger students)
College Equity & Access
FEEST at Nova (Food Empowerment Education Sustainability Team)
Hollow Earth Radio
Interlaken Park Restoration Project
Life After Nova (& College Trips)
Little Tykes on Big Trikes
Quilting for Project Linus
Knitting for Social Justice


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Committees

Committees at Nova include governing committees which help run the school and a wide variety of community-building activities.

Action Faction: Gender and Sexuality Justice Now!
Bandaids & Beyond
Beats!
Budget
Communications
Community & the Yearbook
Coor
Hiring & Review
Identities: yours, mine, ours
Nutrition
Other Wellness
POC (People of Color) group
Production/Fundraising
Public Spaces/Public Art
Recruitment
Senior Committee/Graduation
Spoken Word
Tech
Transitions
Unorthodox Chess

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Other Activities, Open Study Sessions

3-Way SoccerBody Poz Movement / American Tribal Style belly danceBombardment Society / Dodgeball
(Rock) Climbing
Firespinning
Skate Squad
Ultimate Frisbee team

IEP Study Sessions
Math Lounge
Open History/Language Arts Study Sessions
Open Languages Study Sessions
Open Math Support
Open Science Study Sessions
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