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CSS Celebrates 50 Years with Ceremonial First Day of Scool

After a weekend of celebratory events to commemorate The Colorado Springs School’s 50th anniversary, on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 8:15 a.m. the school will host a ceremonial first day of school. Fifty years to the day, The Colorado Springs School opened its doors to 23 girls in grades 7 -9.  CSS now serves the region as a coeducational, private, independent day school enrolling 302 students, age 3 – grade 12.

The following dignitaries will be attending:

Mary Duell ’68, original student of the school
Susan Fielder Mears ’66, original student of the school
Heather Cogswell Olson ’66, original student of the school

Amy Lathen, county commissioner
Sallie Clark, our county commissioner
Dennis Hisey, county commissioner

Tim Leigh, city council
Lisa Czeladtko, our city council rep
Brandy Williams, city council
Jan Martin, city council

The ceremonial first day of school will be hosted in front of the Trianon at 8:15 a.m. The presentation is slated to last 20 minutes and will gather all current students, dignitaries, alumni, parents and friends.  A reception hosted by the Parents Association will follow.

Agenda:
Welcome – Kevin Reel, Head of School
Reading of Proclamation by City C0uncil – The Honorable Lisa Czelatdko, City Council Member
Dedication of Janet LeCompte Founders’ Plaza
Singing of School Song – written by Sam Johnson, Science teacher and sung by Faculty/Staff choir
Students return to class
Reception for guests on the plaza in front of the Louisa Performing Arts Center

For more coverage of the school’s 50th anniversary celebrations visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheColoradoSpringsSchool or follow us on Twitter @CSSKodiaks.  All coverage is trending at #CSS50th.

About The Colorado Springs School
CSS offers an experiential educational curriculum for prekindergarten – 12th graders. Through
superior academics and mentoring, The Colorado Springs School prepares students to think
independently and to meet the needs of a dynamic world with leadership, ingenuity, problem solving skills, and personal integrity.

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