Aspen Academy students are leaders! Whether it involves operating one of our on-campus businesses through Bear’s Enterprises – the school store, the vending machines, the café, or the broadcast network; participating in AMP’d (Aspen Morning Program), our Friday morning celebration of life at Aspen, participating in our Mentor/Mentee program, hosting visiting students through our Student Ambassador Program, or being an officer or member of our Student Civic Organization, Aspen students take pride in their school and it shows. The Aspen Youth Leadership Institute was founded by our Head of School, Kristina Scala and enables us to offer daily leadership classes that focus on the development of concepts and skills in personal effectiveness, intra and interpersonal awareness, character, leadership, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.
A Day Without Shoes at Aspen Academy
What would it feel like to not own a pair of shoes to put on every morning before leaving for school? On Aspen Academy’s annual “Day Without Shoes”, our students have the opportunity to find out. We take off our shoes upon arrival at school and keep shoes and socks off until dismissal. By not […]
Aspen Academy’s 5th Grade Cardboard Challenge
Aspen Academy fifth graders began their school year in science by creating and sharing the first annual Aspen Academy Cardboard Arcade as part of the global cardboard challenge project. Students were asked to build something awesome out of cardboard, recycled materials, and (most important) their imagination. They decided to create an arcade and invited fellow […]
Developing Leaders in the Middle
Greensboro Day School hosted its 2nd Annual Middle School leadership conference on November 18. Seventy students from Kernodle, B’Nai Shalom, Noble Academy, Mendenhall, Canterbury School, and New Garden Friends joined their GDS peers for a full-day program led by Upper School students from Greensboro Day School. They worked in groups to identify types of leadership, […]
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