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January 14, 2020

Middle School’s 2020 annual National Geographic GeoBee

Eighth grader Micah R. ‘24 took first place Tuesday in the The Colorado Spring School’s annual National Geographic GeoBee. Seventh grader Norah O. ‘25 took second place, and 8th grader Adhista E. ‘24 took third place.  Thirteen Middle School students qualified to participate. The other students included 6th graders Connor M. ‘26, Wyatt N. ‘26, Emmi M. ‘26, and Tejin M. ‘26; 7th graders Hayden D. ‘25, Pedro G. ‘25, and Elliott C....
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January 13, 2020

Upper School Clubs Encourage Students to Explore Interests and Share Knowledge

Spencer B. ’20 spearheaded the Upper School Chess Club hoping to share his love of the game with classmates.  “I really wanted people to have fun with it,” he said. “I saw this as an opportunity to integrate not only my own passion for it, but to get other people involved.” The Chess Club is one of four new Upper School clubs this year; the other new ones are Improv, International Thespian Society, and Kodiak Spirit. A Kindness Club is slated for approval. Students are required...
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December 12, 2019

Class of 2019 Alumni Active During First Year of College

We highlight how these three young alumni are involved in campus life during their first year of college. For more on alumni, click here to read the December 2019 Alumni News. Joosung Kim, Cornell University   When Joosung Kim ‘19 stepped on stage in the Louisa Performing Arts Center during the school’s Revue, you were ready to be wowed. The flash of his smile and vocal abilities matched his strength in the classroom and moves on the soccer...
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October 22, 2019

Students of all ages learn from the CSS garden

When 4-year-old Olivia G. ’33 pulled carrots from the garden at The Colorado Springs School, it sparked a newfound interest in the veggie.  “She came home and told us all about it,” said her father, Nick Green. “She showed off her mini carrots and shared them and was proud of them. The garden is making a positive impact and teaching her where food comes from. She’s much more aware.”  Olivia ate carrots before she and her classmates in prekindergarten visited the garden in...
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October 09, 2019

Global adventurer and philanthropist to visit CSS

Global adventurer and philanthropist Leon Logothetis is bringing his message of kindness and the power of human connection to The Colorado Springs School (CSS) at 21 Broadmoor Avenue.  Leon will be visiting campus October 21, 2019, as part of The Kindness Diaries speaking tour. He will present “I See You: The Power Of Human Connection” to students in 5th through 12th grade from 8:10 to 9:10 a.m. in the Louisa Performing Arts Center. The community is invited to join us...
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October 03, 2019

Alumni Feature: Tiffany Williamson Kelly reflects on why her daughter attends CSS

For alumna Tiffany Williamson Kelly, The Colorado Springs School provided more than an education.  “It was like a second home. I loved all of my teachers. I loved being in small classes. I was known really well,” said Kelly ’98, a student from 6th through 12th grade. “It speaks volumes that my daughter goes here now.” Her daughter, Eva, is a 1st grader who joined the school in prekindergarten after she and her family moved from Philadelphia. Eva sometimes asks her mother if she...
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October 01, 2019

2019 State of the School Presentation and Annual Fund Challenge

Dear CSS Families and Alumni,  Last month, we began the start of school with the State of the School presentation, and I welcomed new and returning families to the opening of our 57th school year. The screencast shared below is a recap of that presentation which proudly speaks about the school’s history, enrollment growth, school-wide goals. Please watch (and share) the State of the School presentation. As has always been the case, The Colorado Springs School...
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September 24, 2019

2019 Founders' Day Ceremony: Retired Science Teacher Sam Johnson inducted into Hall of Fame

Retired Science Teacher Sam Johnson was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday, September 20, 2019, during the Founders’ Day ceremony. Below are highlights from the ceremony.  Mr. Aaron Schubach: Good morning and welcome to our 2019 Founders’ Day celebration. I’m Aaron Schubach, the Head of CSS.  This tradition, one of my favorite annual events, began in 2009. This ceremony and alumni reunion that is held this weekend gives us a chance to reflect on who we are as an...
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September 09, 2019

Alumni teach hands-on math lesson with giant sundial they created

Driving cross-country from California to Florida, alumnus Max Fagin ‘06 took a break at The Colorado Springs School to make sure the giant sundial outside of the El Pomar Academic Center is still accurate. He, along with classmate Tyler Boschert ‘07 and others, began the project in 2006 during an Experience-Centered Seminar on archeoastronomy.  Boschert, a patent attorney in Denver, joined Fagin on Thursday to help with calculations. They also saw it as an opportunity to engage...
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November 06, 2019

Discover The Colorado Springs School during Open House & All-School Showcase

Curious about The Colorado Springs School? We invite you to learn more during our Open House & All-School Showcase this Saturday, November 9, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The event features robotics, science demonstrations, art, live music and dance, campus tours, global food, and more.  “We host this event in celebration of our school community and the entire Colorado Springs community,” said Joy Maguire-Parsons, Director of Admission. “We simply want to share our beautiful, historic...
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More recent posts

Spencer B. '20, left, plays against Ben M. '21 during Chess Club, which he forme January 13, 2020

Upper School Clubs Encourage Students to Explore Interests and Share Knowledge

Spencer B. ’20 spearheaded the Upper School Chess Club hoping to share his love of the game with classmates.  “I really wanted people to have fun with it,” he said. “I saw this as an opportunity to integrate not only my own passion for it, but to get other people involved.” The...
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Joosung Kim '19 at Cornell University. December 12, 2019

Class of 2019 Alumni Active During First Year of College

We highlight how these three young alumni are involved in campus life during their first year of college. For more on alumni, click here to read the December 2019 Alumni News. Joosung Kim, Cornell University   When Joosung Kim ‘19 stepped on stage in the...
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Four-year-old Olivia G. ’33 holds up a carrot from the school garden. October 22, 2019

Students of all ages learn from the CSS garden

When 4-year-old Olivia G. ’33 pulled carrots from the garden at The Colorado Springs School, it sparked a newfound interest in the veggie.  “She came home and told us all about it,” said her father, Nick Green. “She showed off her mini carrots and shared them and was proud of them. The...
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