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The Colorado Springs School to Celebrate 50 Years!

As the 2012-2013 school year begins, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) will be celebrating 50 years of pioneering innovation, responsive and creative teaching, and leadership by example. The celebrations will take place September 7 – 10, 2012.

Schedule of Events
Friday, September 7, 2012
Founders’ Day Special Assembly
9:40 a.m., Louisa Performing Arts Center

Founders’ Day Honorees: Al Adams, former faculty member and Debbie Scaling Kiley ’76
Induction of Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees: Jennifer Cogswell ’72, Matt Field ’81, and Katharin Binkowski Collings ’87. The Athletic Hall of Fame is sponsored by UMB Bank.
Induction of Arts Hall of Fame Honorees: Rebecca Devere ’79, Patrick Shearn ’80, Edward Aldrich ’83, and John Goodman ’87
Art exhibition and refreshments to follow the Founders’ Day Assembly in the Louisa Gallery.

Alumni REUNION Reception
5:00 p.m., Louisa Performing Arts Center
Following the REUNION reception, classes will break for class-level dinners and their own activities.

Varsity Girls’ Volleyball Game
7:00 p.m. Louise Honnen Tutt Field House
Saturday, September 8, 2012

Celebrate Our Gifts Gala Auction, Dinner & Dancing
5:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Resort
$75 per person – $750 per table of 8
Featuring auctioneer Reggie Rivers and music and dancing with Phat Daddy!
Honoring 50th Anniversary dignitaries, Founders’ Day, Athletic Hall of Fame and Arts Hall of Fame Honoree. For more reservations, contact Theresa Fitts at (719) 434-3501.

Sunday, September 9, 2012
Alumni REUNION Brunch
11:00 a.m., Maytag Dining Hall
Community Reception and Historical Tour
1:00 p.m., Trianon
Free and Open to the Public.

Monday, September 10, 2012
Ceremonial First Day of School
8:15 a.m., In Front of the Trianon
A gathering of all students, faculty, parents, alumni and local dignitaries for a ceremonial first day of school and tributes to Janet LeCompte, founder, and  Margaret Campbell, founding headmistress. Dedication of the Janet LeCompte Plaza.

The school’s 50th will be celebrated in a way that reflects the school’s core values through the decades and engages current students and their parents, as well as alumni, past faculty and past parents.

To obtain media credentials to cover any of The Colorado Springs School’s 50th anniversary events, please contact Jessica L. James by phone at (719)434-3506.

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