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Stories from the Journey

The strength of our school community is built on the continued commitment of faculty, students, and families to support each other as they learn and grow. Here are stories of the people, places, and experiences that make up the Aspen Country Day School journey. 

Kindergarten in the great outdoors

September 28, 2022

The ACDS Outdoor Education program provided the inspiration for the school’s core values.

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Dr. Becky Kennedy on campus

September 27, 2022

The “millennial parenting whisperer” spoke to a packed and riveted audience at Aspen Country Day School.

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“lifetime” experience

July 20, 2022

Head of School Josh Wolman is in Israel this month, representing the United States at the Maccabiah Games, where more than 10,000 Jewish athletes gather for friendly – but serious – competition in 47 sports. Check out this video story from Josh’s alma mater, Colby College.

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a celebration of learning

April 28, 2022

Students grow and learn so much in one year. Springtime presentations and culminating activities allow students to demonstrate all they have learned.

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Coming soon: STARSTRUCK

April 22, 2022

What happens when a moonshot goes off course and some ingenious students wind up among the stars? Come find out at the 2022 musical at the Wheeler.

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children looking at their phones

Introducing: The Social Institute & #WinAtSocial

April 13, 2022

Starting next year, children in Fourth through Eighth Grades begin to use the “#WinAtSocial” program, an interactive learning platform that students at other independent schools nationwide have described as fun, engaging, and thought-provoking. Learn more about The Social Institute.

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Young Entrepreneurs at Work

March 15, 2022

Culminating in the Economics Fair, the Second Graders’ study of business, entrepreneurship, and money is always a highlight of the year. The young business people even made commercials. Check them out!

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Alumni Journeys: conservation watchdog

March 4, 2022

Being on the Green Team — is that what made Will Roush ’98 choose a career in the environmental movement? Maybe not directly, but this well-known leader of conservation efforts credits his Country Day experience with an early connection to the natural world.

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Geo Bee returns!

March 4, 2022

A sense of where you are: developing students’ awareness of the wider world is an essential part of our mission to create responsible global citizens. In that spirit, we’re excited to announce the return of the popular Geography Bee this year!

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A story of your own, from a Sixth Grade friend.

February 28, 2022

Sixth Graders learned about the classic story structure of the Hero’s Journey, then used it to write personalized tales for their friends in Kindergarten. Now you can listen to the podcast anytime you want to hear a good story!

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