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Celebrating Cultural Richness: Aspen Academy's Lunar New Year Traditions
  • Leadership
  • The Aspen Difference
Jess Cho and Jessie Skipwith

Aspen Academy thrives on the spirit of partnership and collaboration, where families, students, and faculty come together to create unforgettable experiences. One shining example of this collaborative effort is the remarkable Lunar New Year programming brought to our school by a dedicated parent, Mrs. Jennifer McPhie.

10 Must-Know Factors When Finding the Best Private School for Your Child
  • Admissions
  • The Aspen Difference
Aspen Academy Contributors

Searching for the best private school for your child? This guide breaks down the top factors to consider, from curriculum to faculty expertise. Discover how Aspen Academy stands out with its emphasis on character development and hands-on learning. Book a tour now to experience the transformative environment firsthand!

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Learning from our Past
  • Gratitude
  • The Aspen Difference
Jessie Skipwith

Holocaust survivor Sara Moses visited Aspen Academy on Friday, January 19, 2024, to share her remarkable and moving testimony of living through and surviving the Nazi invasion of her home country Poland during World War 2.  Most notably, as students and guest audience participants had the opportunity to ask questions, this interactive presentation was a dynamic experience that identified the end in mind of ensuring that the negative aspects of our history are not only acknowledged, but also actively confronted and understood.

Leadership in Theater Education: Empowering Students to Take Charge
  • Leadership
  • The Aspen Difference
Lee Ann Scherlong

As one of the best independent schools in Denver, we believe leadership can be taught and nurtured in various forms, including through our Essentials Program, including performing arts. Earlier this year, our productions of Winnie the Pooh and School House Rock provided a unique platform for students to bring their leadership skills to life by managing these productions.

young student studying
  • Admissions
Kate Shaw

Maybe you’re looking for a private kindergarten or private elementary school, to give your student a strong foundation in their early education. Maybe you’re exploring private middle school alternatives for your student. Whatever your situation, there are some creative ways to pay for private school tuition that you may want to consider.

Student authors sign each others' books
  • Academics
Marianne Roe

For our third grade students, reading and writing about their social studies project has given them the opportunity to become published authors! Marianne Roe shares more in this blog celebrating our student work. 

student artwork of 3D water lily
  • Academics
Jamie Hatch

Second graders are studying artist Claude Monet. They learned that he was fascinated by the way light changed his subject. Learn more in this blog by our art instructor, Jamie Hatch.

Sports as a Catalyst for Leadership
  • The Aspen Difference
Jack Assaf

The vision for any great athletics program should include character development in tandem with skill development. Aspen Academy offers multiple opportunities for young athletes to grow in their athletic skills and more importantly, their leadership skills as they become exposed to different levels of competition.

Elementary & Middle School Students Finding Continued Joy in Reading: A Recap of Aspen Academy’s Family Literacy Night
  • Academics
Rachel Sachs and Marie Boneck

As one of the best independent schools in Denver, we evaluate our Communication and Literacy curriculum every five years, which allows us to find the most hands-on, interactive, and applicable materials possible for the continued success of our students. Part of that evaluation is also creating engaging opportunities for our families related to academic subjects. Our Communication and Literacy team created a Family Literacy Night supporting the continued learning of students -- and parents -- while making reading and literature even more fun and interactive for our learners.

Unbroken-Album by Aspen Academy Alum, Langdon Bradley
  • The Aspen Difference
Aspen Academy Contributors

Our alumni, parents, and students are up to extraordinary things. Check out more in this blog celebrating their accomplishments this month!