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New Kodiaks! Student & Family Information

The Colorado Springs School (CSS) Admission Office and entire faculty/staff are so pleased you have decided to join the CSS community and we look forward to helping you make a smooth transition to your new school.

In the coming months, you will receive a lot of information to get you ready and we know you will have some questions along the way. Below you will find a summary of important dates, summer reading lists, textbook and supply lists, and downloads for required forms.

We will update information periodically on this page, so be sure to check back. We highly recommend you attend as many new student/family activities as your schedule will allow. Mark your calendars with the key dates below!

The CSS Admission Office is open over the summer months. Please contact Mrs. Joy Maguire Parsons or Mrs. Hendrika Layton at (719) 434-3500 with any questions. We can’t wait to greet you and introduce you to your new community. 

Get Organized

Major Dates School Calendar 2020-2021    


Throughout the summer, the Kodiak ROAR newsletter will be published the first week of June, July, and August, offering additional information for Back-to-School.

Key Dates for New Students & Families

Medical Forms & Online Permissions Due
Medical Form Link
Parent Portal Link
no later than August 3, 2020

New Family Welcome and Orientation
August 8, 2020, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
The Colorado Springs School

Back-to-School Night for Parents (PreK - 12)
August 13, 2020, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
First Day of School for Middle and Upper School
August 17, 2020
Parents Association Welcome for Parents
August 17, 2020, 8:00 am
Please join us for a cup of coffee/tea in celebration of the new school year.
Trianon Terrace
Middle School Seminar I
August 18-20, 2020
Upper School Mountain Caravan - Mission Centered Seminar
August 18-19, 2020

First Day of School for Children’s School 
August 18, 2020
½ of PreK and Kindergarten students will start on the 18th and the other ½ will start on the 19th. You will be advised by your classroom teacher as to which day your student will start.
Parents Association Welcome for Parents
August 20, 2020, 8:00 am
Please join us for a cup of coffee/tea in celebration of the new school year.
Trianon Terrace

Parent Association Connection & State of the School
All Parents/Guardians/Host Families
September 14, 2020, 8:10 - 9:00 am
Louisa Performing Arts Center

The Quad

Revue & Bonfire: CSS Talent Show
October 2, 2020, 6:30 pm (bonfire to follow)
Louisa Performing Arts Center

Views & Vibes: An All-School Parent Party
October 10, 2020, 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Quad and Trianon Terrace

Open House & All-School Showcase
November 7, 2020, 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Break: November 21- November 30, 2020
Classes resume on December 1, 2020
Winter Break: December 17, 2020 - January 4, 2021
Classes resume for Semester II on January 5, 2021
Spring Break: March 22 - March 29, 2021
Classes resume on March 30, 2021   

Graduation and Last Day of School: May 27, 2021

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