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Corey Sampson shares Middle School Celebrations with the Aspen Academy team during year end celebration.
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Aspen Academy Contributors

On Monday, our team of faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the end of the school year, embrace and recognize the remarkable accomplishments of this year including, 85% of Aspen Academy students being in the top 10% of U.S. students in math and reading!

8th Grade Aspen Academy students dancing at the end of the graduation ceremony.
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Yuzo Nieto

Our unique Essentials programming at Aspen Academy is amongst the many things that make our school exceptional: a national model in education. And the inspirational design of our Dance program by Maya Pingle is a prime example of what sets Aspen Academy apart.

Lower School Director and Director for the Day, Dana Kohls and Jackson F. in front of the Aspen Academy values wall.
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Aspen Academy Contributors

At our April Gala, parents had the opportunity to bid on their student being either our Lower School or Middle School Principal for the Day. Two lucky students took on the challenge on May 9, 2022 and shared a bit more about the experience

Boys playing outside in summer
  • Academics
Dana Kohls and Corey Sampson

It's hard to believe that summer vacation is here and it is so well deserved. We want to stress the importance of summer fun, play and family time together. We also know that families are looking for ways to maintain skills or practice new learning. Read more in this blog!

Photo of U.S. Capital Building in Washington, DC, taken by Aspen Academy student, Alex T.
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Student Contributors: Maddox G., Penelope H., Riya C., Jamison M. , Alex T. and Connor W.

Last month saw the return of Adventure Week, following a two-year hiatus. Several students were nominated as journalists for the week, and share their highlights from trips to Moab, Utah or Washington, D.C. Learn more in this blog from student contributors.

Rainbow drawn in chalk on pavement
  • Child Development
Eric Peterson

This month, guest blogger and faculty member Eric Peterson shared how he and his wife educated themselves to support their teenage son. "As someone who reads quite a bit, my natural response to most things that I don’t understand is to read a book about it!"

Joyous Aspen Academy students in main lobby of school
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Aspen Academy Contributors

The purpose for the dress code stems from our collective aim of ensuring an atmosphere that supports high quality learning, community engagement, belongingness as well as supports safety and security. Learn more about changes for 2022-2023 in this blog. 

Denver Business Journal Best Places to Work 2022
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Lisa Teets

Each year, the Denver Business Journal partners with Quantum Workplace to identify Denver's Best Places to Work: companies who know the importance of culture and how to create places that feel extraordinary to their employees.