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July 24, 2018

Summer Enrichment

Dear CSS Families, I hope this finds you and your family refreshed and (almost) ready for an outstanding 2018-2019 school year. This summer, in addition to some time on both coasts with friends and family, I had the opportunity to do some DIY experiential education. These experiences (summarized below) were enriching, engaging, and tiring! We ask CSS students to work hard in and out of the classroom and my experiences as a learner this summer increased my level of empathy and...
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May 30, 2018

Class of 2018 College Matriculation

Celebrating more than $2.8 million in reported merit scholarships and awards, the 20 graduates in The Colorado Springs School’s Class of 2018 are prepared for a dynamic world and colleges this fall. The Class of 2018 earned an average ACT of 28, boasted a National Merit Scholar Finalist and two Commended students. Nine students in the class were members of the Ursa chapter of the National Honor Society (as indicated by * below). Students in the class gained acceptances to 78...
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July 23, 2018

2018-2019 Back-to-School Orientations, Meetings, and Events

2018-2019 Back-to-School Orientations, Meetings, and Events Start the school year off right and connect at these community-building events.  Back to School Night: PreK-5th Grade (for parents) Thursday, August 16, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. In Classrooms 6th Grade and New Middle School Student Orientation Friday, August 17, 2018, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.Trianon       New Parents & Students Welcome Meeting    Friday, August 17, 2018, 6:00 - 6:30 p...
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June 27, 2018

Welcoming New Hires for 2018-2019

Dear CSS community, I hope this finds you and your family well and enjoying a relaxing and fun summer. Although we still have some time before the back-to-school Ice Cream Social and the first day of school, we are ready to make the 2018-2019 school year our best year yet. Please read on to familiarize yourself with the newest members of our fantastic faculty and staff.   Associate Head of School: As previously announced, Sam Gaudet (pronounced Gaw-det) will join us as our new...
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May 24, 2018

2018 Presentation of Faculty Awards

During the 53rd Commencement Exercises, the three highest faculty awards were presented by Head of School, Mr. Aaron Schubach. The three recipients honored represent a collective 21 years of service to the school. Each was honored with a major award for the first time in their careers at CSS. Thank you to the incredible faculty/staff who works tirelessly to advance the mission of the school and to positively impact the lives of students. Sarah H. Elizabeth Hoiles Outstanding Faculty ...
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May 24, 2018

2018 Presentation of Students Awards

During the 53rd Commencement Exercises, the following awards were bestowed to students. Academic Dean, Mr. Eric Gaylord, and Head of School Aaron Schubach introduced each of these honors.  Longevity Awards The longevity awards are given to those who entered CSS either in Kindergarten or PreSchool. These students have been important members of our community from start to finish. To present the awards this year was preschool teacher, Karen Lawson, former PreKindergarten teachers...
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May 24, 2018

2018 Commencement Address: Anne Taylor

Aaron Schubach: “The class of 2018 asked Ms. Taylor to give the commencement address today. Anne Taylor’s teaching style epitomizes the CSS method, combining inventive, experiential techniques with rigorous academic expectations. Her AP Psych class has become a favorite with students. This year, she orchestrated the highly successful first year of the Capstone project. Please welcome Ms. Taylor to the podium.” Anne Taylor: “Thank you, Class of 2018, for asking me to...
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May 24, 2018

2018 Senior Farewell: Sarah Johnson and Dean Taylor

Aaron: “This year the Senior Class has selected Dean Taylor and Sarah Johnson  to give the Senior Farewell Speech.” Dean and Sarah: Welcome to the Graduation Ceremony for the Class of two thousand eighteen. Dean: We’ve been waiting 18 years to say that. Sarah: We think it’s only fair to give you an idea of what the past 18 years of waiting have meant for our class. When we began our Fall and Spring trips in Kindergarten, 10 of the students on this stage embarked on that...
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May 24, 2018

Head of School's Charge to the Class of 2018

Graduates, it is time for my charge to you. As the great educational philosopher and CSS band teacher, Mr. Brent Moorhead recently said, “The mind cannot absorb more than the behind” so I’ll be brief….. Dean and Sarah, you did a masterful job sharing highlights of your experiences here and you were insightful on so many levels. You will need to be autonomous to prepared for a dynamic world…. You will need to seek new experiences, to redefine yourselves, and to...
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May 21, 2018

Points of Pride for 2017-2018

Dear CSS Families, Alumni, Past Parents, Grandparents, and Friends, In the age of information, we often try to measure literally everything, from our steps to social media “likes.”  This is very natural and can be helpful. However, sometimes we can make the mistake of thinking that things that are not easily measured, do not exist. This is ironic because some of the most important elements of the human experience are invisible and cannot be measured in real time. At The...
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Class of 2018 College Tshirt Photo May 30, 2018

Class of 2018 College Matriculation

Celebrating more than $2.8 million in reported merit scholarships and awards, the 20 graduates in The Colorado Springs School’s Class of 2018 are prepared for a dynamic world and colleges this fall. The Class of 2018 earned an average ACT of 28, boasted a National Merit Scholar Finalist...
» read more
Join us the the Terrace for the Welcome Coffee July 23, 2018

2018-2019 Back-to-School Orientations, Meetings, and Events

2018-2019 Back-to-School Orientations, Meetings, and Events Start the school year off right and connect at these community-building events.  Back to School Night: PreK-5th Grade (for parents) Thursday, August 16, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. In Classrooms 6th Grade and New Middle...
» read more
June 27, 2018

Welcoming New Hires for 2018-2019

Dear CSS community, I hope this finds you and your family well and enjoying a relaxing and fun summer. Although we still have some time before the back-to-school Ice Cream Social and the first day of school, we are ready to make the 2018-2019 school year our best year yet. Please read on...
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