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.
September 17, 2021
As part of a series of Alumni Journeys stories, catching up with graduates of Aspen Country Day School about their lives after Castle Creek.
June 17, 2021
Ask an ACDS student for a Blue Green Day memory, and you’ll hear about dressing up in team colors, going wild with green hairspray or painting faces with blue stripes.
June 16, 2021
For Aspen Country Day School students and teachers, the COVID year of 2020-21 was a challenge, but also an opportunity to deepen our understanding and practice of the school’s core
March 6, 2020
After reading Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird and studying the civil rights movement, Eighth Grade students developed strong views on the topic of racial discrimination in the justice system.
November 6, 2019
The Lower School Shakespeare Festival is a favorite tradition at Aspen Country Day School. Four days of performances bring the Bard’s classics to life as children create their own new
October 14, 2019
Parents, you have likely heard from your children about “class meeting with Mary.” What is it? Class Meeting is a longstanding feature of the social-emotional learning curriculum at ACDS. Lower
October 10, 2019
John Chapman, a.k.a. Johnny Appleseed, was one of our country’s earliest conservationists and the man responsible for making apple trees plentiful in the United States. Kindergarteners spent a week focusing
October 5, 2019
A recent PreK Three newsletter gives a peek into what life is like for the youngest students at Country Day. Focusing on a theme for each week gives children time
September 24, 2019
In an example of ACDS students and their enthusiasm for community service — especially the outdoor kind — Fifth Graders took ecological matters into their own hands — literally —
April 22, 2019
Third Graders, in a new project-based learning unit led by Lower School Science teacher Lise Sansom, recently put their design-thinking skills to use for some space engineering. In a Third