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Compass Stories

Help Hope Give Hope to Charis Youth Ranch

Animal rescues across the U.S. are experiencing funding shortages due to the pandemic. Compass Community Collaborative School student is stepping up to help. Join her in raising funds for the Charis Youth Ranch in Fort Collins.

A Game Changing Year for Robotics Club

It's full steam ahead for the Compass Community Collaborative School LEGO Robotics Club. This year, for the FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge, students have been tasked with stepping into the world of sports, play and fitness—moving, collaborating, competing and celebrating.

And ... We're Off

Teachers and students, without exception, are reporting feeling VERY happy to be back together (even masked and distanced).

Compass's Story of Reimagining Education During the Pandemic

Over the summer, as the pandemic progressed, Compass Community Collaborative School had the opportunity to reimagine the virtual learning experience to make it as meaningful as possible for Fort Collins middle school and high school students. In this Lessons for SEL article, Jan Harrison and Dawn DuPriest talk about the "authentic deep learning" Compass staff encourages and fosters—even in times like these.

Tackling Real World Issues With Science

Math and technology classes at Compass in Fort Collins are not only rigorous, but productive, creative and joyful. Our technology program is for students who enjoy tackling real issues in the world, using their creativity to really make the world a better place.