Nick Stertz, AMS Counselor, gives an update to our Skier families from the AMS counseling department. Please see some resources below that the AMS counselors put together. Parenting in a Pandemic: Tips to Keep the Calm at Home 15 Coping Strategies for Kids: Simple Skills Can Help Kids Embrace Their Emotions Center for Parent and [...]
Amy Showers, Aspen Elementary counselor, gives an update on services during this time. Thank you Amy for your dedication and commitment to our AES students! Please visit Amy's website here for more resources.
Update from Katherine after the eighth week of food distribution. AFC continues to serve families up and down the valley at the Aspen Middle School on Wednesdays. Last week 300 households came through to pick up delicious food options. AFC also added a new location for food distribution, Snowmass Village. Every other Friday AFC will [...]
Mary McClure, Aspen Film Educational and Outreach Manager, has exciting news about bringing the MAKING MOVIES MATTER program into the classroom via Zoom this year! Making Movies Matter highlights national and international filmmakers who are inspired to share their films, culture, and creative process with teachers and students. Please reach out to Mary at Aspen [...]
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Aspen Family Connections launches an economic assistance program after receiving a grant from the Aspen Community Foundation and many generous donors in our valley. AFC also continues feeding families in need through the food distribution program offered every Wednesday.
With the school day shortened, parks closed, and all extra-curricular activities on hold, our families are searching to fill the days in a meaningful way. We are fortunate to live in a beautiful mountain town. Getting outside to bike, walk, scooter, hike - all at the proper 6 feet social distance - will definitely help [...]
Update from Director of Aspen Family Connections, after the first week of food distribution. If you would like to make a financial donation that will go directly toward supporting families in our district please click here.
Our partner, Aspen Family Connections, is here to help ALL in our community. Many of us are out of work and worried about money and providing for the basics at home - food, and supplies. AFC is here for you and there is no stigma in asking for help. AFC will deliver to you in [...]
Aspen Education Foundation (AEF) recognizes that we are in uncharted territory. Most of us don’t know what to do with the quarantine - what to do with our students home from school - and have so many unanswered questions. This is new for all of us, and we don’t know where to turn. In an [...]