Soroco principal abruptly resigns

Soroco high school and middle school Principal Lyn McCarty submitted her immediate resignation Thursday, district administration said.

Education Fund Board will consider Partners request in March

Partners in Routt County leaders must wait until March to learn whether the AmeriCorps school-based mentor program will continue during the 2016-17 school year.

Our View: New era for school communications

The Steamboat Springs School District used its new emergency messaging system for the first time last week when it notified parents that students at Strawberry Park Elementary School were being evacuated to the middle school gym due to an unexplained odor of gas at the campus.

Steamboat Springs School District may need to cut $1 million from budget

The Steamboat Springs School District will need to cut more than $1 million in operating expenses next year in order to get a balanced budget.

Steamboat Springs High School holding fundraiser for Iceland trip

A group of Steamboat Springs High School students are hosting a showing of the documentary “Future of Energy” on Wednesday to raise money for an upcoming educational trip to Iceland.

Jimmy Westlake: History of Groundhog Day

Feb. 2 is Groundhog Day, marking the midpoint of winter. The tradition of this unusual holiday can be traced back for many centuries, though not in the same form we celebrate today.

Preschool screenings to be held in South Routt

South Routt Elementary School in Yampa will host free developmental screenings for preschool-aged children on Monday, March 7 and Tuesday, March 8.

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North Routt Nordic ski team continues to prosper

The team trains at the Home Ranch in Clark twice per week and travels to competitions most weekends. The competitive side of the team is mostly for the middle school kids, with the core group currently made of six boys.

DAC will help Superintendent Meeks with steering committee

The District Accountability Committee will help Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Brad Meeks review a list of possible steering committee candidates in the coming week.

Front Range group spent $40,000 on Steamboat school board race last fall

Campaign finance reports submitted within the last month give some insight into who paid for local advertisements supporting and opposing candidates in November’s school board race in Steamboat Springs.

Our View: Lessons of the past

We were greatly encouraged by Monday’s news that the Steamboat Springs Board of Education intends to move forward with seating a 17-member steering committee to study the district’s facilities needs and develop a plan that addresses these needs in a way that’s palatable to the community.

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Craig's Garrett Flint honored for Youth Corps excellence

A 17-year-old junior at Moffat County High School, Garrett Flint has been named 2015 member of the year for the Steamboat Springs Community Youth Corps, an accredited corps of the Colorado Youth Corps Association.

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Local students win math awards

Three local students were recently honored for their accomplishments in mathematics.

Steamboat principals report smooth takeover of preschool

The Steamboat Springs School District’s takeover of its preschool on Eighth Street has run smoothly despite a few challenges, according to the district’s elementary principals, who are overseeing the program.

CMC tuition increases for 2016-17

Tuition for Colorado Mountain College students will increase by between $5 and $56 per credit hour in 2016 to offset a forecast $3 million revenue shortfall.