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November 18, 2020

Theatre Students Explore Creative Outlet Through Radio Play

Upper School students at The Colorado Springs School are learning new ways to stretch their voices for their upcoming production, Trap, a mystery-thriller radio play that focuses on sound.  “It’s different from anything I’ve ever done,” senior Whitney R. ‘21 said. “It’s different because so much of what I’ve learned is how we can use our body to fill up space. I like being able to learn how to change every single word to make it sound how I want it to sound. Is it...
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November 03, 2020

8th Graders Use Imaginations to Create Civilizations

The mountain town Pow Wow at 89,500 feet, where residents ski everywhere, and children learn at school how to make skis and design ski runs. Alien-like creatures whose river contains a green liquid called glassay that cures COVID-19 in two days with one gulp. Raindrops that are citizens of a megacloud, where slavery has never existed because they learned what it did to the United States and wish not to repeat those mistakes but to fix them. These are some of the elements of culture that...
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October 21, 2020

Head of School Letter: Family Guidance & Working Together to Keep our School Community On Campus

  Greetings CSS Families,   As we look toward the upcoming months, we want to prioritize in-person learning and interacting together as a community of learners. Students need to be in school. Families want to be together. How can we prioritize both?   Navigating through COVID-19 will take all of us. We need your help to continue in-person learning. We want to avoid any potential outbreak or transmission of the virus on our campus.   We know that your community and extended...
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September 24, 2020

Heading Outdoors to Learn How Data Moves on the Internet

Learning how data moves on the internet meant heading outdoors for 4th grade and for Upper School students in AP Computer Science.The internet is based on a concept called a distributed network. Originally developed during the Cold War as a means of resiliency, this system provides for the extremely high reliability of the internet.For this hands-on lesson, three AP students played the role of network engineers, while 4th graders were packets. Data is transported by packets from their origin...
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September 21, 2020

Head of School Letter: CSS Experiential Education Signature Programs Update

  Greetings CSS Families,   ​When presented with the challenge of COVID-19, schools across the country have had to pivot, hold to their mission, and build community like never before. We are working diligently to provide robust programming in the face of the pandemic. Academic programming has had to shift and through the collective efforts of our community, we are continuing to provide quality experiential learning experiences. Our outdoor education and seminar programs are an...
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September 04, 2020

Students Return to Campus at The Colorado Springs School

The Colorado Springs School welcomed students back to campus for the first time since March, when the school shifted to e-Learning because of the global pandemic. The school features 28 acres for on-campus learning with small class sizes and outdoor classrooms, including pergolas that our community helped build. We are prepared for quick pivots to robust e-Learning with Google Classrooms.Middle School and Upper School began on-campus learning August 24, 2020, then reverted to e-Learning...
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September 02, 2020

Gratitude and Appreciation

  Greetings CSS families,   We have successfully re-opened school during a pandemic. Let that statement settle in. To say we are grateful would be an understatement. We are embarking upon living up to our mission to prepare students for a dynamic world by mitigating risk, re-inventing school events and protocols, examining our educational delivery to provide quality education, and restructuring the school day and its routines to be COVID-friendly. We have embraced all things change...
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August 17, 2020

School Planning Update and Progress

Dear CSS Families,     As we move closer to the start of school, it is important to update you on some of the many plans that are underway. There are many details to digest during these ever-changing times. Here are some of the things that you will want to know.   People Making Things Happen Holly Hannum, the Early Childhood Center Administrative Assistant, is now an Executive Administrative Assistant for myself and the leadership team.    A long-standing...
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August 12, 2020

Head of School's Charge to the Class of 2020: Aaron Schubach, former Head of School

After holding 24 individual diploma conferment ceremonies in May for the Class of 2020, we were able to bring the collective class together on Saturday, August 8, 2020, for the 55th Commencement Exercises while following health and safety guidelines. Head of School Tambi Tyler: I never imagined my journey at CSS to begin like this, but as was sung so beautifully, the school’s Alma Mater rings ever true with the line “Across the miles and seas of changes, we’ll return to CSS.”...
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August 11, 2020

2020 Commencement Address: Dr. John Longo, Upper School English Teacher

After holding 24 individual diploma conferment ceremonies in May for the Class of 2020, we were able to bring the collective class together on Saturday, August 8, 2020, for the 55th Commencement Exercises while following health and safety guidelines. Nicole Goyette: The Class of 2020 invited Dr. John Longo to speak to them today. The teacher of both World Literature and Composition for freshmen and Senior Seminar: Topics in Literature, Dr. Longo is one of the few Upper School...
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8th Graders Use Imaginations to Create Civilizations

The mountain town Pow Wow at 89,500 feet, where residents ski everywhere, and children learn at school how to make skis and design ski runs. Alien-like creatures whose river contains a green liquid called glassay that cures COVID-19 in two days with one gulp. Raindrops that are citizens of a...
» read more
September 24, 2020

Heading Outdoors to Learn How Data Moves on the Internet

Learning how data moves on the internet meant heading outdoors for 4th grade and for Upper School students in AP Computer Science.The internet is based on a concept called a distributed network. Originally developed during the Cold War as a means of resiliency, this system provides for the...
» read more
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