Aspen Community School

Buckle Up!

Happy New Year! If you have not taken a moment to celebrate yourselves, now is the time! As a community, we have handled countless disruptions, rule changes, and inconviences in stride. Your steadiness has allowed resilience and flexiblity to thrive. Our children are stronger, more adaptable, and have a greater appreciation for their families, friends, and school life. Take the compliment. Your engagement and support have turned living through a pandemic into an opportunity for […]

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Local Support & Resources

Local Support & Resources

A List of Local Support and Resources for Parents, Students, and Teachers   Resources for Parents Aspen Family Connections– a one-stop family resource center. Aspen Family Connections links families to a wide range of resources: academic and emotional support, financial assistance, extracurricular activities, summer camps and more. Aspen Family Connections – 970.205.7025 Aspen Community Foundation– COVID 19 Regional Response Efforts Healthcare and Essential Human Needs- (food, rent and utility services, emergency services for those impacted by the virus) Mental Health and Wellness Find Inner Strength and Cultivate Resilience – Movement […]

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Last week before the holidays!

Hi Parents! This is my normal mode of communication. Usually I write a blog on the weekend, email it to you, and eventually it publishes as a blog. I dropped this when COVID hit, and now I need to start it again. I usually have pictures but none from this week. Highlights: Assessment Day was a hit for the kids, although we were sorry for the confusion with online vs. in person assessing.  Information about […]

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ACS December Newsletter 12-11-2020

ACS December Newsletter 12-11-2020

  Snow is here and school is humming along. We practiced an all school safety drill this week.  It was a “Lockout”. It lasted 10 minutes on Thursday morning. It all went smoothly. These drills are designed for us to practice safety in case of any danger outside like a “bear” on the playground. We locked the exterior doors and class work went on as usual. Please come to All School Meeting Wednesday, December 16 […]

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Time to count the rainbows

“You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.”― Charlie Chaplin When we opened the school in August, Thanksgiving break was the furthest thing from our minds. While other schools delayed start dates, we set our sights on opening to in-person learning for as long as possible. We needed time together to solidify relationships, experience a little fun, and inspire one another to engage in learning. Secretly, I was hoping we could make it to […]

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