Principal’s Blog

CCS Students Exhibit Compassion and Agency

CCS Students Exhibit Compassion and Agency

Overcoming challenges can lead to greater compassion and agency. Agency has many definitions. When we say students have agency, we are utilizing this noun to describe a person through which power is exerted or an end is achieved (Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary). I witnessed students utilizing their agency to summit Mt. Sopris last week, and it made me think:   Students are overcoming challenges ALL THE TIME, big and small, each and every day, and quite frequently with the…

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Kinder Students of the Month

Kinder Students of the Month

The town of Carbondale recognizes local students every month. Here are Hayden Everett and Violet Lucy receiving student of the month recognition on Wednesday evening from Carbondale mayor Stacey Bernot.

Stress Man!

Stress Man!

As the holidays near, we have a Secret Santa tradition at CCS among our teachers and staff. On most days, some small gift miraculously appears. For example, today I received a squeezable Stress Man. As we head into the final week and a half of school before the winter break, students are busy finishing up final projects, and for our 7th & 8th graders, preparing for final exams. And your kids’ teachers are beginning to write individual…

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