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February 04, 2019

CSS engages students in social and emotional learning

Fred Rogers knew the complexities within a child’s mind. His PBS show “Mister Roger’s Neighborhood,” which spanned three decades, not only dealt with emotions such as sadness and anger but allowed space for children to process them. In one episode, a boy confides to Mr. Rogers’ tiger puppet that his pet got hit by a car. “That’s scary,” Mr. Rogers/the puppet says. He asks the boy for a hug, and the boy hugs the tiger. “Children have very deep...
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January 23, 2019

CSS to host free screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

The Colorado Springs School will host a screening of the hit documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? The film highlights Fred Rogers’ radically kind ideas and how he helped children navigate some of life’s toughest emotions on his PBS television show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” which spanned three decades. “In today’s anxiety-ridden world, sometimes it feels as though the challenges of childhood, and therefore parenting, are overwhelming,” said...
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January 15, 2019

Middle School’s 2019 annual National Geographic GeoBee

It took a tie-breaker Tuesday to determine the 2019 winner of The Colorado Spring School’s annual National Geographic GeoBee. Thirteen middle school students qualified to participate. The final questions were between 7th graders Alex H. ‘24 and Micah R. ‘24. For the second year in a row, Alex was the winner. “It was nerve wracking and exciting,” Alex said afterward. The other students who participatedwere: 6th graders Norah O. ‘25, Neve P. ‘25, Ryder L. ‘25, and Navya M. ‘25; 7th...
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January 10, 2019

CSS to Host 6th African-Themed Model UN Competition

This Saturday, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) will be hosting its 6th Model United Nations (Model UN) Conference. CSS will host more than 200 students from 20 schools in a variety of school districts in and around Colorado and Wyoming. These students will participate in a full day simulation of the United Nations and other creative councils while submerging themselves in this year’s theme, Africa. This topic is a tradition at CSS. The conference will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on...
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November 26, 2018

Magazine Feature: An Interview with the Head of School

An interview with Head of School, Mr. Aaron Schubach was recently featured in the Broadmoor Friends & Neighbors magazine. For those of you living beyond the magazine’s distribution, we wanted to take the opportunity to share it with you. Reprinted: Broadmoor Friends & Neighbors, October 2018 Aaron Schubach is the Head of The Colorado Springs School (CSS), a college preparatory, day and international school serving students from preschool through high school. In...
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November 26, 2018

Mr. Schubach Spreading the News About CSS in Asia

Mr. Schubach will be traveling on behalf of the school throughout East Asia from December 6 - December 14, 2018. He will be the guest of an educational consultant in addition to meeting with current parents, past parents, and alumni living and working in Asia. His itinerary includes meetings and visits in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Seoul.   Did You Know? As a college preparatory school day and international school, approximately 10 - 12% of our high school...
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November 15, 2018

Head of School Message: Grateful

Dear CSS Families, Alumni, and Friends, With Thanksgiving break upon us, I’d like to express my gratitude to our students, parents, teachers, and administrative team for the strong work we’ve done together this Fall. It’s been a busy fall for our students and families and while our work together as students, teachers, and parents is purposeful, in that busyness and attention to our studies, we sometimes lose sight of the larger picture. Recently, I stumbled...
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November 14, 2018

A Peek Behind the Curtain of Radium Girls

  This Friday, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) will have its first of two showings of Radium Girls, the Upper School’s fall play.   Radium was a cure-all, until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with an unknown and mysterious disease. Radium Girls, inspired by a true story and set in 1926, follows the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights to have her day in court. Throughout her journey to justice, Grace finds herself facing discourse in her...
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October 30, 2018

Well-Rounded National Merit Semifinalists Announced

Two seniors from The Colorado Springs School (CSS) have qualified as Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sabrina Jackson and Luke Williams are two of the 16,000 high school seniors in the nation who have the opportunity to continue forward in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships which will be awarded next spring. But accomplishments like these are years in the making, as these two have shown exceptional skills throughout their time as ...
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September 06, 2018

Announcing 2018 Hall of Fame Honorees: Robran, Earls, and 2009 State Championship Basketball Team

  FOUNDERS’ DAY & HALL OF FAME ASSEMBLY  Friday, September 21, 2018, 10:15 a.m. Assembly    Louisa Performing Arts Center  Audience: 5th - 12th Grade, Alumni, Parents, and Special Guests  Honoring the school’s founders with awards presented to alumni and past faculty/staff. This year’s honorees (so far) include those with impressive personal and professional accomplishments. Drum roll, please….it is our pleasure to announce former...
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More recent posts

The Colorado Springs School to host free screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? January 23, 2019

CSS to host free screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

The Colorado Springs School will host a screening of the hit documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? The film highlights Fred Rogers’ radically kind ideas and how he helped children navigate some of life’s toughest emotions on his PBS television show “Mister Rogers’...
» read more
The Colorado Spring School’s 2019 annual National Geographic GeoBee January 15, 2019

Middle School’s 2019 annual National Geographic GeoBee

It took a tie-breaker Tuesday to determine the 2019 winner of The Colorado Spring School’s annual National Geographic GeoBee. Thirteen middle school students qualified to participate. The final questions were between 7th graders Alex H. ‘24 and Micah R. ‘24. For the second year in a row, Alex...
» read more
CSS Hosts 6th African-Themed Model United Nations Competition January 10, 2019

CSS to Host 6th African-Themed Model UN Competition

This Saturday, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) will be hosting its 6th Model United Nations (Model UN) Conference. CSS will host more than 200 students from 20 schools in a variety of school districts in and around Colorado and Wyoming. These students will participate in a full day...
» read more
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