Student Spotlight: Tuet Siu

Student Spotlight: Tuet Siu

Meet Tuet Siu! Tuet is in 10th grade and this is her second year at The Nest Academy! Tuet loves coming to the Academy because of the small class sizes, but her favorite part is that all of the students are basically like brothers and sisters. And, for Tuet, some of...
Student Spotlight: Tinh Rolan

Student Spotlight: Tinh Rolan

Meet Tinh Rolan! Tinh’s family is from Vietnam, he is in 5th grade, and this is his third year at The Nest Academy! His favorite parts about coming to school at the Academy are learning and having fun, especially in gym class and recess! However, his least...
Student Spotlight: Iba Soumare

Student Spotlight: Iba Soumare

Meet Iba Soumare! Iba is in the 8th grade and this is his first year at The Nest Academy! Iba loves playing soccer (his favorite position is attacking mid), drawing, and playing video games (especially Fortnite)! At his old school, Iba says there was too much...
DrumStrong: Drumming to Beat Cancer!

DrumStrong: Drumming to Beat Cancer!

Welcome DrumStrong, the newest member of our Nest family! The past couple of Fridays, DrumStrong has visited the Academy to teach the students about rhythm and the healing power of music! The organization was founded to raise awareness and funds in support of cancer...
Student Spotlight: Mathú Rochom

Student Spotlight: Mathú Rochom

Meet Mathú Rochom! This is Mathú’s second year at The Nest Academy and he is in eighth grade this year. At his old school, Mathú struggled to keep up because of large class sizes; he was often distracted by other students who were off task and, when he needed...
Student Spotlight: Mema Rucia

Student Spotlight: Mema Rucia

Meet Mema! This is Mema’s second year at The Nest Academy and she has captured the hearts of everyone here! At her previous school, Mema struggled because she couldn’t speak English very well and didn’t know how to read. She was often bullied because...
Student Spotlight: Bosco Nzabara

Student Spotlight: Bosco Nzabara

Meet Bosco! Bosco is a fourth grader and this is his first year as a student at The Nest Academy! He is the youngest out of four children and his family is from Uganda. Before coming to the Academy, Bosco says that school was mostly good, but here “everything is...
Staff Spotlight: Maiya Black-Keeling

Staff Spotlight: Maiya Black-Keeling

So excited to introduce to you our newest staff member, PE, Health and nutrition teacher…Maiya Black-Keeling. Maiya started with us as a volunteer last year, teaching PE two days a week on her lunch break and has now joined our staff!!! Maiya’s heart for kids,...
Student Spotlight: Lucy Nie

Student Spotlight: Lucy Nie

Meet Lucy Nie! This is Lucy’s first year at the Nest Academy and she is in the fourth grade! Lucy’s family is from Vietnam and she has two sisters and two brothers. Before coming to the Academy, Lucy says that she struggled to focus in school because her...
Student Spotlight: Justin Reyes

Student Spotlight: Justin Reyes

Meet Justin Reyes! He is an eighth grader from El Salvador and this is his first year at the Nest Academy! Justin learned about the Academy from some of his friends that he plays soccer with and he really wanted to come here! Justin says he struggled at his old school...