Welcome, parents! In this section of our website, find information and resources to help your children and your family thrive at Aspen Country Day School. In addition to what you find here, current parents can access personal information such as gradebook, class schedules, and messages from teachers via our parent portal, mycountryday. Click here to log in! 

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Learning to read can seem a mysterious process -- part science, part magic. Kindergarten teacher Shelley Gill-Meisler shares thoughts on how it all comes together and the importance of reading aloud to your child every day.
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About traditions at school: Blue Green Day, three field games each year that combine fun competition with cross-grade teams. Dear to the heart of Country Day students and graduates everywhere.
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A new report from the National Association of Independent Schools looks at how graduates fare in college. While the focus of this report is on high school, it's pretty intriguing for parents contemplating the journey through ACDS and beyond.
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When it comes to a public health threat like vaping, it pays to be prepared. Students need solid information and practice with their "refusal skills," and parents need awareness and strategies for prevention. ACDS provided both in a series of sessions with Eighth Graders and adults this winter. Included: some useful resources for parents.
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Three ACDS Eighth Graders participated in the Aspen Institute's Hurst Student Seminar, tackling essential questions such as "What constitutes just and unjust behavior?" and "What are human characteristics?" We hear from the students themselves about what they learned.
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Coming soon

    • MonJan21 MLK Day, all-school day of service, school in session
    • TueJan22 Seventh Grade Outdoor Ed, ski touring, group 1, returning Friday
    • WedJan23 Meeting of the Board of Trustees
    • FriJan25 Middle School Ski Afternoon
    • MonJan28 Sixth Grade Parent Need-to-Know: Adolescent Changes, 2:25-3:10 pm Atrium
    • TueJan29 Seventh Grade Outdoor Ed, ski touring, group 2, returning Friday
    • FriFeb01 Due date: financial aid application for new students
    • FriFeb01 Middle School Ski Afternoon
    • TueFeb05 Sneak-peek: Parents Explore Classrooms, 8:00-10:00 am
    • WedFeb06 Fourth Grade Outdoor Ed, ski touring, returning Friday
Aspen Country Day School
85 Country Day Way Aspen, Colorado 81611
Phone: 970.925.1909
Time to consider ACDS

Our PreK to Eighth Grade school in the mountains of Colorado

The Way School Should Be

With a balance of nurture and rigor, children become their best

The Power of Three

Rigorous academics, creative arts, outdoor education

A welcoming community

Our motto, de amicitia: in the spirit of friendship

Out into the wide world

Alums carry the Aardvark spirit far and wide

A culture of generosity

Many ways to help make Country Day's future even brighter

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