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Aspen Academy students competing in tug-of-war at Curtis Park.
  • The Aspen Difference
Aspen Academy Contributors

The end of the year for Aspen Academy comes with remarkable traditions and experience for all ages. Here's an overview of that day for all parents interested in celebrating the big day on campus.

Pre-K students selling stickers as their class business at Aspen Academy.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Leadership
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Jennifer Gravlee

Each year, our hundreds of students from Kindergarten through 8th Grade spend months and weeks thoughtfully bringing businesses to life for a culminating event in April: Entrepreneurs Expo.

field of blooming poppies
  • Academics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
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Aspen Academy Contributors

Each month brings new and important traditions. Here's more about the May traditions we are looking forward to celebrating with our community

mental health matters on ipad
  • Health and Wellness
Cindy Hewatt, LMFT

Mental Health Awareness Month allows us to reconnect with the importance of caring for ourselves emotionally, psychologically, and socially. Learn more in this blog by Cindy Hewatt, School Counselor, and LMFT. 

lightning in the sky
  • Health and Wellness
Aspen Academy Contributors

Spring in Colorado can come with a mix of sun, snow, rain, high winds, and thunderstorms. As a reminder, this is our policy for dismissal, should there be inclement weather during pick-up.

mosaic lamp in Marrakesh, Morocco
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Zanna Geier

Since 2021, the month of April is National Arab American Heritage Month. This celebration of Arab heritage and culture has provided our community an opportunity to learn, welcome, and engage in a new understanding.

person making a checklist in a journal
  • Health and Wellness
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Jennifer Gravlee

The majority of humans are going through the motions. Waiting on Friday, waiting on the next long weekend, the next break. I enjoy countdowns and looking forward to upcoming trips,  weekends or those amazing long weekends...but, what are we doing with that time?

vase filled with daffodils on wooden table
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Jessie Skipwith

Please join us in learning more about the Christian holiday of Easter, the Jewish holiday of Passover, and the Muslim holy month of Ramadan; all taking place during what is respected by many around the world a holy time of the calendar year. Read on for more.

Nellie Borrero Quote on inclusion
Arielle S., Maddie S., Reagan D., Emma W.

During this school year, as 6th grade students together with our Communications and Literacy teacher, Mrs. Perkins, we have been practicing and participating in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in a small but important way. This started because of our love for books. Learn more in this blog by 6th grade students!

Student selling products to younger student at Aspen Academy Entrepreneurs Expo.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
Jennifer Gravlee

We have an incredible morning planned for you on April 22nd from 9:00am-11:00am and we want to make sure you have all the details of the big day! Important information for parents about cash, attendance, and the history of this day are included in this blog!