Family and friends fill the seats, and the Eighth Graders bring with them an air of excitement, sharing hugs before they take their seats. They are half nervous about what next year will bring, but they are happy to be moving ahead in their personal and academic lives.
“It’s All Right,” the Colorado Academy Fifth Graders sang at their 2022 Continuation to Middle School, under the direction of music teachers Brenda Bartel and Nora Golden. For this class, it was even more than an “all right” day. It was a great day of accolades and applause with some very proud parents.
The CA Girls Lacrosse team beat Valor Christain 13-9 to win its seventh consecutive State Championship! This remarkable accomplishment can only be achieved with years of hard work, practice, focus, conditioning, physical and mental discipline, courage, and determination to succeed.
How many actors does it take to play Mary Poppins in the 2022 Colorado Academy Upper School musical? Well, turns out it takes two. This year, both Junior Clare Henry and Senior Abigail Shapiro are cast as Mary in the production.
Colorado Academy students who play on Field Hockey, Lacrosse, and Soccer teams will have double the opportunity for training and competition after sunset with the construction of a second turf field, with night lights, scheduled to be completed by fall of 2022.
At the 2022 CA Concert, featuring Isaac Slade and Rodrigo y Gabriela, more than 550 people had a great time and did a good deed, netting more than $400,000 for financial aid at Colorado Academy, a record amount for the seven concerts held in the past 12 years.
Heartfelt cheers and smiles filled the dining hall as Colorado Academy’s faculty and staff honored this year’s faculty award recipients and celebrated the accomplishments of those leaving CA. The Faculty and Staff Appreciation Reception brought everyone together one last time before summer break.
Seniors at Colorado Academy find their Community Impact Projects (CIP) have taken them from animal shelters to assisted living facilities, from food banks to fundraisers. This year, one CIP required hazmat suits and won a national award. Another involved chess boards and opened a new world for a third grader with Tourette syndrome.
Colorado Academy Seventh Graders do not shy away from complex or controversial subject matter. When voting on this year’s Critical Thinking class debate topic, students selected Artificial Intelligence, with the pointed question, “Is AI a threat to humanity?”
When the Colorado Academy Ice Hockey Team took the ice on March 8, they were playing for more than a State Championship. They were playing for peace in Ukraine, wearing helmet stickers with the Ukrainian flag and the name “Danny,” honoring their volunteer assistant coach, Danielo Kozachuk.