alumni 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. 

When (ACDS) graduates become the teachers

December 16, 2022

ACDS alumni Andrew Meisler, Melanie Doyle, and Allison Fifield returned to campus for the 2022-23 school year to the faculty that helped shape and elevate their own Lower and Middle School years.

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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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Alumni Journeys: solving crimes

January 14, 2022

When we heard that this alumna had rushed into a burning trailer to save a woman’s life, we had to get the whole story. Meet a detective, mother, and advocate for victims of crimes against children.

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Alumni Journeys: startup life

January 7, 2022

Aspen Country Day School alumni go on to all corners of the world and all sorts of careers. Here’s one story of a journey from Castle Creek to Silicon Valley.

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Anne Sperry Connors bus

Alumni Journeys: traveling poet and writer

October 6, 2021

Poet and artist Anne Sperry ’76, traveling around the country in her converted school bus/tiny home, stopped by campus to lead poetry workshops and reminisce about the (very!) early days of our school.

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Alumni Journeys: an aspiring lawyer in climate/disaster relief

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.

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Wisdom from the late Charles Hemenway, former Head of School

November 8, 2016

The early years of Aspen Country Day School The first Aspen Country Day School students arrived on campus in September of 1970. Prior to their arrival the school’s faculty all

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