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Make the World Better Entrepreneur Profile: Creative Canvas
  • Entrepreneurship
Theresa Letman

Eighth Grade student Alessa Jackson, CEO of Creative Canvas, founded the organization as a non-profit. She produces one-of-a-kind, commissioned splatter-painted canvas artwork with proceeds benefitting nonprofit organizations...

Person holds up sign reading, "give thanks."
  • Gratitude
Theresa Letman

"Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for." - Zig Ziglar

My kid seems addicted to video games, what do I do?
  • Child Development
  • Health and Wellness
Dr. Sheryl Zeigler

Nothing seems more powerful for boys these days than the lure video games. Learn strategies for resolving challenges with video games in your family.

4 Things to Look for in a PreK Program
  • Child Development
  • The Aspen Difference
Aspen Academy

Students who enroll in high-quality pre-k programs can eventually earn 23% higher incomes than if they skipped the early education. So, how does a parent choose a great PreK?

Make the World Better Entrepreneur Profile: Project Bobby Bear
  • Entrepreneurship
Theresa Letman

In 2014, when Annie and Emily Fox founded their non-profit called Project Baby Bear, they set out to make the world a better place one teddy bear at a time. Over the past five years, the pair have donated thousands of teddy bears to children and adults "who need a smile, a hug, or just a little extra love."

Be Kind
Kristina Scala

Since Aspen Academy opened its doors in 2005, we have maintained a commitment to this one rule: Be Kind. In April, we launch our "Be Kind" Campaign. Read on to learn more.

Day Camps: Finding the Right Fit
  • Child Development
  • Health and Wellness
Mary Stein

"I want my children to be surrounded by safe, mature and compassionate adults who will hold them accountable while also having fun and playing with them." Learn more...

Won't You Be My Neighbor? Film Screening & Conversation
  • Child Development
  • The Aspen Difference
Theresa Letman

Aspen Academy has been selected by the film's producers to host a screening for the recent film Won't You Be My Neighbor? featuring the life of Mr. Rogers. 

2019 Service Week
  • The Aspen Difference
Kristina Scala

This week, we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who changed the world with his dream and his vision to serve others and ensure that their differences were given a voice. His work is not done. His vision inspires one of our values, “Make the World Better.”

Traditions: 10th Annual 8th Grade/Faculty Basketball Game
  • The Aspen Difference
Theresa Letman

Since Aspen Academy opened the doors on our University Boulevard campus in 2008, the students and faculty have played a basketball game against one another on the Thursday prior to Winter Break.

World Peace Game
  • Academics
  • The Aspen Difference
Melissa Taylor from imaginationsoup.net