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September 05, 2018

2018 State of the School Presentation

Dear CSS Families and Alumni,  During the recent State of the School presentation, I welcomed new and returning families to the opening of our 56th school year. The abridged webcast (12 minutes) shared here is a recap of the people and programs that make us effective, points of pride, including a 12% enrollment growth, and how we fuel the school’s economic engine. Please watch (and share) the State of the School presentation. As has always been the case, The...
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August 16, 2018

2018-2019 Welcome

Dear CSS Families, Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! We are glad you are here. I have three points of pride I want to share with you to kick off the school year. Responsible Growth: We’re proud to announce that, following our strategic plan, enrollment has grown by 11% from last year. We’re now serving 330 students (and counting) in 15 grade levels, drawing from more than a 450 square mile area of the Pikes Peak region and 7 countries. Families...
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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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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 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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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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More recent posts

An interview with the Head of School, Aaron Schubach featured in local Broadmoor 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 &...
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Mr. Aaron Schubach with high school students at The Colorado Springs School 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...
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The Open House welcomed prospective families to alumni and current families 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...
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