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Extracurricular Programs

Extracurricular Programs

While we do not offer extracurricular programs or summer camps ourselves, many local providers do. Below are some offerings for kids and families that have come to our attention and which we pass along to you as a courtesy. Compass is unaffiliated with these groups; please be sure to do your homework and make certain that the organizations meet your family’s standards. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  Anderson Ranch Summer Programs Available for Registration https://www.andersonranch.org/ Aspen Center for Environmental…

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Volunteer Policy

Compass recognizes the importance of parent and community involvement in all aspects of our educational and extracurricular school programming. Volunteers contribute to the success of our schools and allow schools to expand many programs and activities. A volunteer is defined as someone who is not employed by Compass, and who, for no compensation, wishes to be involved in school activities or programs four (4) or more times during the school year, or who wishes to…

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Facility Rental

Compass offers a variety of short- and long-term facility rentals at our two campuses: Woody Creek Situated on 25 acres atop a private mesa, the Aspen Community School campus offers a mountain experience in state-of-the-art facilities: COMMUNITY HALL 3,000-square foot, clear span hall / gymnasium • Kitchen • Bathrooms Transparent garage doors opening onto a small terraced patio LAWN 25,000-square foot lawn • Unobstructed Elk Mountain views SCHOOLHOUSE 5,000 square feet of rental space in a 13,000-square foot structure, including: Spacious central…

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History

History

COMPASS’s roots date back to 1970 with the formation of the Aspen Community School (ACS) by Margaret Albouy and Lee Dodge, along with a band of like-minded parents, who sought an alternative to conventional public education. The nascent school, which was temporarily housed in the Aspen Center for Physics, initially opened as a trial program of the Aspen School District and later found its footing as a progressive private school. The idea behind the school…

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