Arts Archives - Aspen Country Day School

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. 

Allison Fifield

September 19, 2022

A 2008 ACDS graduate, Allison is thrilled to be back in the Roaring Fork Valley. She attended boarding school at Interlochen Arts Academy and earned a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts

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Debi Bender

August 2, 2021

Debi is originally from Wilmington, Delaware, where she taught art in public schools for a decade and was named Teacher of the Year in 2009. She is the former arts

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Marci Sketch

March 24, 2021

Marci is originally from Detroit, Michigan. She came to Aspen “just for the summer” in 1993, and in a tale as old as time, she never left. She holds a

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Paula Ponto

January 27, 2021

Paula, who grew up in Neenah, Wisconsin, has been teaching at at Aspen Country Day School since 2000. She has a degree in art education for K-12 from the University

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Wes Lanich

January 15, 2021

Wes moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 2019 and worked with the Aspen Music Festival & School supporting their audio and streaming projects. Prior to that he taught music

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Kimberly Bakker

January 13, 2021

Ms. Kim started at Aspen Country Day School in 2003. She grew up in Holland, Michigan, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Art and Literature from Hope College.

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