Alumni

Alumni Journeys

Tales of Aardvarks and their adventures in the wider world

Cover to cover: something for every Aardvark in the newly revived magazine for the Aspen Country Day community, The Ponds.
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Alumni news update for Aardvarks of all generations.
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from an interview with Charlie Hemenway, at ACDS for its first decade, eventually becoming headmaster. "I often wondered what I was getting into," he recalls of the earliest days painting, gardening, and getting the campus ready to open in September 1970.
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The Aspen Energy Challenge is a competition among communities around the nation to see how much we can do to reduce our energy footprint. Gretchen Bleiler '96 is on board via her new company ALEX bottle.
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Profile: Jen Schumacher '98, part of a legendary family with six (count 'em) ACDS graduates, has brought her talents back to the Roaring Fork Valley in a counseling practice and non-profit to help patients from Denver Children's Hospital.
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From the archive: the importance of growing up with a sense of place, and how the ponds and campus "become part of our self-identity and a measuring stick for later experiences."
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The journey after ACDS: continuing the aardvark tradition across the country and around the world.
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How one transformative year (Eighth Grade) set the stage for a career in politics at the highest levels. Meet Andrea Hailey '99
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#soproud: ACDS alumni are all over the world, making their marks in many pursuits. Here, we celebrate and salute some alums for their mad skills and recent outdoor achievements.
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Our story for this month features an aardvark who attended ACDS for high school in the heyday of the early eighties, when the town was a little more "Wild West" and the feeling of family was strong.
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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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