CRMS in the News

CRMS Climbing Team Finishes Strong
The CRMS Boys' and Girls' Climbing Team capped off a great season with a strong showing at the State Championships.

CRMS Student in the Spotlight
Kimbrell Larouche and Matthew Palomino were recently featured in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent for their achievements in music.

CRMS Featured On Aspen NPR
Aspen NPR has selected CRMS as the Non-Profit in the Spotlight for the month of February!

Another Student in the Spotlight
Claire Johnson was featured in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent for her outstanding work in silversmithing.

CRMS Student in the Spotlight
Jose Godoy was recently profiled in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent for his work in the glassblowing studio.

Arts Education is Thriving at CRMS
An article in today's local Glenwood Springs Post Independent paper.

High School Climbing on the Rise
The CRMS Climbing Program was recently highlighted in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. Read the full article here!

Horses Return to CRMS
The CRMS horse program is back this fall! Learn more about it here.

Oyster in Velo News
CRMS Alumnus Mitchel Hoke quoted at the US Mountain Bike National Championships.

Carbondale Chosen for State "Creative District" Program
We think that Carbondale is an amazing town. Click here to read more about its recent accomplishment.

CRMS Participates in SSATB Summit
Thirty-three admission directors and educators convened in Princeton, NJ last week to participate in the SSATB Non-Cognitive Summit, a ground-breaking discussion about the potential use of non-cognitive assessment in the admission process. Read more about it here.

CRMS Sends Team to Solar Rollers
A group of CRMS students build a solar-powered remote control car and raced it against eight other high school teams.

Plant Sale A Huge Success!
Explore two articles on the CRMS Organic Garden: One in the Sopris Sun and one in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.

CRMS Students "On the Air"
CRMS students recently broadcast documentaries they created during their Creative Nonfiction class, on KDNK.

CRMS Students Swims SF Bay
Jon Birzon conquers "Escape from Alcatraz" for the fifth time!

CRMS Student to Participate in Leadership Summit
Zoey Steel will join students from around the country and travel to Harvard University to participate in a 7 day leadership program.

CRMS Awarded Green Key Grant
The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) recently acknowledged CRMS for its Solar Hot Water efforts.

CRMS Students Take 2nd in Mock Trial
Three CRMS students helped The Roaring Fork Team succeed at the Colorado Bar Association's High School Mock Trial Program.

CRMS Students Thriving in the Gym
Four CRMS students play on the RFHS Varsity Hoops Team

Linda Halloran, Garden Program Coordinator, Praised in Local Media
Linda was recently featured in a Sopris Sun article highlighting her accomplishments over the past fifteen years.

CRMS Alumnus Featured in Ski Magazine
A Piece on Mickey Blake and Taos

CRMS Alumnus Featured in the Wall Street Journal
Sam Perry, Class of '99, was recognized for his investment in bargain hydropower plants.

Memoir Highlights Former Faculty
The book is a combination of an autobiography of Charles and a biography of his father, Steve Shanzer, who taught silversmithing, French and German at CRMS for over 20 years!

All School Workday!
CRMS students laid sod in front of the new, state-of-the-art, Science Center!

One of the Best Towns in the U.S.
Carbondale, CO made the list in Outside Magazine's recent rankings.

Boy's Soccer on a Roll!
CRMS is off to a 2-0 start after beating Grand Valley this past saturday, and Basalt last week!

CRMS Alumnae Discovers Rugby
Audrey Adgate stumbled upon rugby at Colorado State University and is now hooked!

CRMS Hosts Chilean Students
In what is the second leg of an exchange program, CRMS students will team up with Chilean students to explore the ecological impact of dams.

Alumna Creates Bosnian Craft Market
Claire Noone recognized for her nonprofit work.

Changes at CRMS
Aspen Times recently ran a piece, and so did the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, that highlighted some of the exciting changes happening at CRMS.

Eco Fight for CRMS Students
CRMS students joined EcoFlight recently to get the aerial perspective of the Thompson Divide and nearby oil and gas development sites.

Alumna L. Hunter Lovins
Lovins appeared in a recent feature in the Denver Post

Alumnus Produces Sequel
Zak Podmore, '06, will release a new film series this week.

Alumnus Wins Piolet d'Or!
Hayden Kennedy and two climbing partners were selected as winners for the prestigious mountaineering award given by the French magazine Montagnes.

Alumnus Recognized for Service
Mike Alder was recognized in the Grand Junction Free Press for his commitment to service.

CRMS Students in Climbing Article
Rock and Ice published an online story about climbing competitions. CRMS students enjoy a cameo in the piece.

Join us on February 18th!
Mae Peshlakai, a well-known Navajo silversmith, will share stories of her life and work at 7pm, in the CRMS Barn.

CRMS Students "On the Air"
On Monday, January 10th, CRMS students broadcast documentaries they created during their Creative Nonfiction class, on KDNK.
Click here to listen to a recording.

CRMS Guest Speaker
Join us on Monday, November 26th at
7 p.m. as CRMS welcomes
Dr. Leonard Sax.

Parent Workshop - Open to the Public!
CRMS will host a parent workshop on Thursday, October 18th with a representative from Freedom from Chemical Dependency.
October 2012

CRMS Tallies Another Victory
The Oysters soccer team won 3-2 over Moffat County.
September 2012

CRMS Alumnus Never Stops Exploring
Conrad Anker is still climbing the world's tallest peaks.
September 2012

Meet BJ Sbarra
Your new Director of Residential Life

Meet Your New Spanish Faculty Member
Learn more about Juanma Martín Céspedes!

CRMS Alumnus completes first ascent of K7
Hayden Kennedy and two climbing partners completed a daring ascent.
August 2012

Welcome Two New CRMS Staff Members!
Amy Christeson, Director of Outdoor Program, and Diane Hackl, Director of Active. Learn more about each of them.

Mitchell Hoke, CRMS Alumnus, Named to U.S. Squad
Mitchell was among 42 named to compete at the 2012 Mountain Bike Worlds.
August 2012

CRMS Garden Intern Wins Leadville Silver Rush 50
Maeve McGovern, summer garden intern, won this 50 mile race in 8 hours and 26 minutes.
July 2012

Zak Podmore's Research Continues
2006 CRMS graduate shares river stories from his journey. For more on Zak's expedition, click here.
July 2012

CRMS Student Qualified to Attend Prestigious Ski Camp
Evelina Sutro qualified to attend the National J2 Talent Camp based on results from the 2012 USSA Junior Cross Country Ski Championships.
July 2012

HS2 Students Dissect Problem Bear
Students in teacher Brent Maiolo's class recently dissected a Colorado black bear.
June 2012

Zak Podmore's Journey Underway
2006 CRMS graduate returns to Glenwood Springs July 3rd, 4th, for film screening.
June 2012

Claire Noone Departs for the Advocacy Project
CRMS alumna departs for Srebrenica as a peace fellow.
June 2012

CRMS Alumna, a Rising Star in the Art World
Donielle Kaufman shares her story, and reveals what it's like working with Jeffrey Deitch.

Local Students Climb to the Top
CRMS girls varsity group wins the overall Western Slope Championship
February 2012

CRMS Freshman Wins Cross Country Skiing Championship
Evelina Sutro proved herself to be the fastest classic skier in Colorado yesterday at the State Cross Country Skiing Championship. Now she has her sights set in the skate race tomorrow.
February 2012

Famed Colorado skier rebuilds life, and those of kids, after tragedy
CRMS alum Max Mancini started Life Turns for kids with challenges after a crash killed his girlfriend and almost killed him.
January 2012

Colorado ranching family bathed in success after finding hydrothermal water
Chuck and Meredith Ogilby's Avalanche Ranch, next to their Hell Roaring Ranch in Redstone, opened last spring. Its three gravel-floored hot springs pools have hosted a deluge of international travelers from as far as Denmark, Sweden and Australia.
January 2012

Locals dish on their perfect winter day
Powder, Gold Medal rivers and sunshine by day, burritos, falafel or steaks by night. CRMS graduates tell about what they like to do in the valley. 
December 2011

Spring Gulch ‘a diamond in the rough'
23-kilometer network of groomed trails in cross-country ski area started by CRMS graduate Chris Landry is now considered one of The Roaring Fork Valley's best-kept secrets
November 2011

US Freeskiing Announces National Slopestyle Team
Alumna Meg Olenick is nominated for the Olympic team
November 2011

Oliver Platt Returns to Campus
Actor Oliver Platt (class of '78) returns to campus and discusses his experiences at CRMS. (Video)
October 2011

David Powers: The magic of glass at the Saturday Market
CRMS's resident artist in the news
July 2011

Summer scholars get a boost toward college
CRMS's summer enrichment program for minorities in math in science graduates another class.
July 2011

CRMS Geology Class Helps in Uncovering Hot Destination
Kayo Ogiby's Geology class discovered hot springs that are now developed and being used at Avalanche Ranch
July 2011

Tamin Ansary, CRMS alum and Afghan-American Author and Lecturer discusses Canyonlands
June 2011

Students offered chance to question the gas industry
EcoFlight's Kestrel Student Project leads to discussion of environmental issues among CRMS students
June 2011

Bears, Pearls battle to draw
CRMS and Rifle soccer teams trade late goals to force overtime
March 2011

Feeding the Community
Edible Aspen features the CRMS gardening program and kitchen
March 2011

Climbing State Championships
CRMS girls take 2nd place while the boys placed 5th.
March 2011

CRMS Devotes A Lot To College Admissions
On top of a unique curriculum focusing on high academic standards and outdoor activities, Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale boasts a 100 percent college acceptance rate. KDNK's Mathew Katz visited the private school to see how they get so many kids into college.
February 2011

Blowing their Minds
CRMS educator uses glassblowing to shape students
February 2011

CRMS Takes Top Places at Glenwood Climbing Comp
Post Independent
December 2010

Elevating Consumption
Mark Fisher contributes to Carbondale's quality cuisine

The Big Red Bike
Campus's new addition
November 2010

New Dorm
Students' vision sparks
new living spaces
November 2010

Campus Projects
New music building
hits all the right notes
November 2010

Students vs Faculty
Soccer game slide show
November 2010

Chalk it up winner!
Congrats to Sam Kaufman
September 2010

CRMS Former Faculty
Denver Post
August 2010

Outside Magazine
Carbondale top pick for
best places to live!
August 2010

CRMS Experience Leads to Career in Climbing
Denver Post
July 2010

Pearson Young Leaders Award
Jemima Strong & Olivia Mertz
Honored by Greg Mortenson
July 2010

CRMS Students Interviewed on KDNK
Senior Project Documentary in New Orleans
May 2010

CRMS Student Wins EPA Video Contest
Student Winner - Kelsey's 3Rs
May 2010

Ending the War on Terrorism
The Masked Women of Kabul
Student Published Features
Teen Ink
Spring 2010

CRMS Senior Project Feature
Post Independent
May 14, 2010

CRMS Alum Promotes Biofuel Production
CRMS Alumnus Morgan Williams ’03 puts Carbondale on the biofuel production frontier
March 24, 2010

CRMS Alum's Film Wins Oscar
CRMS Alumnus Brook Aitken ’91 was the cinematographer for a feature-length documentary which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary!
March 7, 2010

CRMS Student Wins State
Shakespeare Monologue Comp
Headed to NYC for Nationals

CRMS Nordic & Alpine Teams
Post Independent
February 18, 2010

Robel Telkemarian feature
Denver Post
February 15, 2010

CRMS Seniors In the News for Operation Smile
Post Independent
February 4, 2010

CRMS Alumnus Wins Gold at Winter X Games
Aspen Times
February 1, 2010

CO High School Mascots in the News
Colorado Springs Independent
January 28, 2010

CRMS Alumnus on Time Magazine's Top 10 Fiction Book list
Delta County Independent
January 5, 2010

CRMS Alumna's Son Headed to the 2010 Olympics
Aspen Daily News
January 29, 2010

CRMS Alumna Finishes in Top 5 at Winter X Games
Post Independent
January 28, 2010

CRMS Alumna interview with ABC on her new documentary
Mags Miller '90 will also be speaking at our Founders' Day
January 28, 2010

CO High School Mascots in the News
Colorado Springs Independent
January 28, 2010

CRMS alumni on Time Magazine's Top 10 Fiction Book list

Delta County Independent
January 5, 2010

CRMS board member in the news
Aspen Times
December 12, 2009

CRMS mention in New YorkTimes
Reviving the Roxy - Can the Strip Follow?
December 4, 2009

High School Tele-Teams in the News
Adventure Sports Journal
November 5, 2009

Post Independent
Students at CRMS Head for the Hills, Cliffs and Canyons
October 2, 2009

Post Independent
CRMS Students Sent 500 Pairs of Used Shoes to Needy Souls Around the World
September 19, 2009

Post Independent
Soccer Season Updates
September 2, 2009

Mountain Flyer
CRMS's Bike Shop is featured
Fall 2009

River Currents // Roaring Fork Conservancy Magazine
CRMS's Kayo Ogilby, recognized as River Educator Of the Year
Summer 2009

Aspen Times
Letter to the Editor thanking Jennifer
Ogilby, CRMS Dean of Students
August, 2009

Post Independent
Carbondale Could Be a Green Model
(CRMS Solar Array)
July, 2009

Post Independent
Outdoor Life Magazine selects Carbondale as a top-ten sports town.
June 18, 2009

Post Independent
Western Slope Omnium Bike Race time trials begin at CRMS campus
June 10, 2009

Post Independent
CRMS Graduation: Photo of the Day
June 7, 2009

Aspen Times
CRMS Kayaker, Michael Palmer, is headed for the ICF Freestyle World Championships in Switzerland this summer after a bronze in the National qualifiers this past weekend.
June 1, 2009

Post Independent
CRMS alumna Hannah Farrar, world-class kayaker in the news
May 29, 2009

Aspen Times
CRMS alumni Conrad Anker visits campus to talk to students about global warming and giving back.
May 10, 2009

Aspen Times
CRMS Plant Sale article
May 11, 2009

Delta County Independent Paper
Coverage of the CRMS girls' soccer game against Delta.
April 24, 2009

Sopris Sun
Feature on CRMS's 2009 Founders' Day addressing segregation. Plus a feature on CRMS graduate and filmaker Fred Norquist debuting an adventure film at the upcoming Five Point Film Festival.
April 23, 2009

Denver Post
Article on Colorado high school mascots.
April 21, 2009

RISE / ESPN Magazine
Profile on CRMS student Hayden Kennedy
April 2009

Sopris Sun
Feature on CRMS Interim
March 26, 2009

Aspen Times
Article on solar usage in Carbondale
March 23, 2009

Aspen Times
Feature on CRMS students working with Challenge Aspen during Interim Week
March 21, 2009

Denver Post
CRMS Telemark Team coverage
March 18, 2009
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