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July 02, 2020

The Colorado Springs School Earns First Place Award for Best Private School

The Colorado Springs School earned the top spot for Best Private School in the Best in Business 2020 Awards from the Colorado Springs Business Journal.“The school has won Best in Business awards before, thanks to its commitment to education, which school officials describe as a balance between ‘tradition and innovation,’” the Journal said in an article. Read more here.We are so honored. Thank you for entrusting us with your child’s education.   ...
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June 22, 2020

Tambi Tyler Becomes 10th Head of School at The Colorado Springs School

Even as a young child, teaching came naturally for Tambi Tyler. She would line up her stuffed animals and her brother’s toys in chairs to play school in her bedroom.  “My passion was always in education,” she said. “I worked at a summer camp in high school in the inner-city neighborhood as a day camp assistant, and it was where I felt the most comfortable. I enjoyed working around children so much that it didn’t feel like work.”  That passion continued into adulthood...
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June 19, 2020

From the Desk of Ms. Tyler

Greetings CSS Community, I am very pleased to be the Head of School at The Colorado Springs School. I am thrilled to have arrived in Colorado Springs. I want to extend my pleasure and heartfelt excitement to be a part of this special and unique CSS community. As an educator with a range of experiences in both public and independent school education, I was drawn to the opportunity to lead at CSS for a number of powerful reasons. The mission and philosophy statement of CSS is based on...
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June 09, 2020

Emerging Plans for 2020-2021 and a Fond Farewell

Dear CSS Families, As our end-of-year celebrations have drawn to a close, we have turned our attention to planning for August. The Colorado Springs School Leadership Team, with input from our incoming head of school, Ms. Tambi Tyler, and me, have reflected upon our e-Learning platforms and we are planning the best way to deliver our mission and maximize safety in light of the COVID-19 public health crisis and emerging guidelines from local and national health authorities.   ...
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June 06, 2020

Standing for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity

Dear CSS Community,  The past few months have been challenging for all of us and we want to continue to show care. It is important that we continue messages of solidarity, love, and acceptance, during this time of upheaval. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”  For nearly 60 years, The Colorado Springs School has prepared students to meet the challenges of a dynamic world with...
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June 01, 2020

Decision Day! Class of 2020 College Matriculation

Celebrating more than $4.6 million in reported merit scholarships and awards, the 24 graduates in The Colorado Springs School’s Class of 2020 are prepared for a dynamic world. The Class of 2020 earned an ACT of 28 and SAT of 1298, while peers across the country reported a national average on 20.8 on the ACT and 1059 on the SAT. One student earned the status of a National Merit Scholar Commended student and 16 students in the class were members of the Ursa chapter of the National...
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May 28, 2020

2020 Presentation of Student Awards

During celebrations for the Class of 2020, the following major awards were bestowed to students at the Senior Tribute Night e-celebrations and applauded during individual Diploma Conferment Ceremonies.  Longevity Awards The Longevity Award is one that we give to students who have attended The Colorado Springs School for all or almost all of their educational career, since Preschool, PreKindergarten and Kindergarten.  Enrolled in Preschool in 2004: Hayden...
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May 28, 2020

2020 Presentation of Faculty and Staff Awards

“A toast and word of thanks,” said Head of School, Aaron Schubach. He continued with the following award citations at a final faculty/staff Google Hangout Meeting of the year. Let me state the obvious — nothing about the 2019-2020 school year was easy, except for selecting the 2020 recipients of the E.E. Ford, Mary Flynn Flemke, and Sarah Hoiles awards. This year’s three most prestigious faculty and staff awards go to three women with a collective 24 years of...
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May 13, 2020

How e-Learning Engages Our Youngest Students

  While e-Learning has been a huge adjustment for students all across the country, here at The Colorado Springs School our teachers have embraced tools and innovative approaches for all students. While not without its challenges, it may be slightly easier to comprehend middle school and high school students logging in for classes and managing assignments in Google Classroom. But what would this new reality look like for energetic 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds, curious mathematicians and...
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Head of School Tambi Tyler joins in for some fun with students on campus. June 22, 2020

Tambi Tyler Becomes 10th Head of School at The Colorado Springs School

Even as a young child, teaching came naturally for Tambi Tyler. She would line up her stuffed animals and her brother’s toys in chairs to play school in her bedroom.  “My passion was always in education,” she said. “I worked at a summer camp in high school in the inner-city neighborhood...
» read more
A group of students greeting Ms. Tyler during her first week as Head of School June 19, 2020

From the Desk of Ms. Tyler

Greetings CSS Community, I am very pleased to be the Head of School at The Colorado Springs School. I am thrilled to have arrived in Colorado Springs. I want to extend my pleasure and heartfelt excitement to be a part of this special and unique CSS community. As an educator with a range of...
» read more
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