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Colegio Nueva Granada
ColegioNuevaGranada.png
Location
Cra 2 Este No. 70-20
Bogotá, Colombia

Information
Type Private
Established 1938
Principal Dr. Eric Habegger
Yearbook Andean
Information (57)(1) 212-3511: Phone
Website

Colegio Nueva Granada, is a bilingual private primary, elementary, middle and high school in Bogotá, Colombia

Colegio Nueva Granada was founded in 1938 by Fred Dever, Doris de Samper and Irving Byington.

Colegio Nueva Granada teaches a U.S college-preparatory curriculum. Students study for both the U.S High School Diploma and the Colombian Bachillerato Diploma[citation needed]. The majority of the classes are taught in English with a varied curriculum including Foreign Languages, Sports, and Technology. The school's staff includes foreign as well as Colombian teachers.

Students from this school have been accepted at some of the world's most prestigious universities[citation needed]. Yearly over 50 top universities are invited to visit the campus to recruit interested students in their fields[citation needed].

In 2004-5 it had 1,659 students at levels from pre-kindergarten to Grade 12. Of these 1,121 were Colombian nationals, 197 were dual citizens of Colombia and the USA, 176 were US nationals and 165 were of other nationalities.[citation needed]

Students participate in sports including volleyball, soccer, baseball, volleyball, hockey, basketball, chess, ping-pong and track and field. The school participates in known tournaments as the Uncoli, Asocoldep, and Binational Games, the latter held on campus this year, sheltering more than 200 national students from other cities.

Among the social projects in which students participate, Hogar Nueva Granada, Alianza Educativa and personal student Social Service Hours are the most important. Hogar Nueva Granada and Alianza Educativa are projects formed to help children and families in need with health and education programs to ensure their futures as Colombian citizens[citation needed].

Yearly students teach English to approximately 40 children, ages 7 to 14, from the surrounding neighborhoods of Juan XXIII and Bosque Calderón in Bogotá[citation needed].

Others participate in the continuing education program for adults, 18 to 40 years old. This is a joint program, with CAFAM with the help of teacher and student volunteers, to prepare adults to validate elementary school and also to get ready for ICFES exams in the higher levels of education[citation needed].

House system[edit]

Colegio Nueva Granada follows the House system tradition. Through the grades, students and teachers form part of one of the four houses (Falcons, Eagles, Hawks and Osprey). Houses compete in both academic and athletic tasks, crowning a winner at the end of the school year, depending on the overall points the house received. The winning team gets a trophy that is put in the hallway of the school they are in. They have jump rope contests and field days, but most important are the points. In elementary kids elect their House representatives. In third for House Representative. In fourth for Vice-President, and in fifth for Captain. Anyone can enter. They have to make posters and hang them in the hallway. At the final day of campaign they have to give a 1 minute speech in front of their grade telling why they should get elected. There should have a girl and a boy for each place.

Tri-Association[edit]

The school was the host of the Association of American Schools of Central America, Colombia, Caribbean and Mexico meeting in the week of October 13 of 2006. Around 1000 people from all over America came to the school.

Accreditation[edit]

The school is accredited by the Colombian Ministerio de Educación Nacional[citation needed] and the US-based Southern Association of Colleges and Schools[citation needed].

External links[edit]


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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:01:47 -0800

Con el subsidio de la Alcaldía matriculamos a Byron en el Colegio Nueva Granada pero se la montaron porque no habla inglés. Jairo, el mayor, sí se adaptó, pero anda de amigo con los muchachos de bachillerato y ahora mete vicio a la plazoleta de Carulla ...
 
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Thu, 08 May 2014 10:11:05 -0700

La graduación de la primera promoción de alumnos del bachillerato es uno de los logros más esperados, producto de la solidaridad, creatividad, esfuerzo, disciplina y perseverancia de un grupo de padres de familia del Colegio Nueva Granada y algunas ...
 
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:26:15 -0700

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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 15:23:24 -0800

Carlos Duque y Daniel Del Castillo, mejor encestador y Jugador Más Valioso, del Cojowa, campeón del baloncesto masculino. // CORTESÍA. Cojowa, campeón en baloncesto masculino. // CORTESÍA. K.C. Parrish de Barranquilla, campeón en sóftbol.
 
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:33:45 -0700

In 2005, she and her new family moved to Bogota, the capital city of Colombia, where she was Head of the lower school at Colegio Nueva Granada. In 2010, the Hernandez family moved back to the United States, to Boca Raton, Florida, where Hernandez ...
 
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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:34:43 -0700

Carter Mckay-Epp · Top Commenter · Colegio Nueva Granada. I see unlimited potential in Roby. And as of now, I am disregarding the rumors of his immaturity as bs. He has come out and played hard for this team and his attitude is that of a contender ...
 
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:54:22 -0700

Courtney Stewart · Colegio Nueva Granada. Mark is an wonderful person. I was fortunate to work with him when he first started in the middle school. I have always had tremendous respect for his thoughtful, humble and gentle demenor. Reply · Like.

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:41:15 -0700

Con eventos deportivos y culturales, entre ellos la apertura de una cápsula del tiempo que hace 25 años fue enterrada por alumnos de la época, el Colegio Nueva Granada (CNG) celebró su aniversario 75. Los festejos incluyeron una fiesta en el ...
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