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Steamboat's Perry-Mansfield introduces new directors

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts and Camp has introduced new theatre and dance directors.

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South Routt Elementary kindergarten teacher Peggy Barnes says goodbye after 36 years

South Routt Elementary School teacher Peggy Barnes is retiring after 36 years of leading kindergarten classrooms.

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New cooking class in Hayden is 1 part fun, 1 part education

A high trend of obesity in Hayden School District spurred a new cooking course funded by LiveWell Northwest Colorado and a Healthy Schools Successful Students grant.

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State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush pushing to keep Safe Routes to School grants alive

Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, is working to keep the Safe Routes to School program intact by bringing a bill to the House and Senate floors.

Routt County lunch menus for week of April 21

Routt County school lunch menus for week of April 21

Education Fund Board to review $2.62 million in grants in May

At Wednesday's Steamboat Springs Grant Commission meeting, the board pushed along more than $2.62 million in potential 2014-15 grants for Steamboat, Hayden and South Routt school districts. Approval will be made in May by the Fund Board.

Tales from the Tread: From bear hunt to Broadway

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp is a hidden gem in Strawberry Park and is renowned for promoting creativity in the arts. To celebrate the camp’s 100th anniversary, the Tread of Pioneers Museum opened the exhibit “Creativity in Motion: Celebrating 100 Years of Perry-Mansfield” in June 2013.

Steamboat Springs School Board hears presentation on strategic planning

The Steamboat Springs School Board listened to a presentation Monday night on strategic planning and how it could possibly affect the district's future. It also unanimously adopted its strategic anchors after a months-long discussion.

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Heritage Christian students set to perform semi-annual musical

Heritage Christian School first- through sixth-graders are putting on a Western-themed play titled "Jonah's Druthers," which will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Hayden names Cripple Creek's Vader new superintendent

The Hayden School District named Trudy Vader — the current principal at Cripple Creek-Victor Junior-Senior High School — its new superintendent for 2014-15 and beyond.

Montessori charter school eyes 2015-16 implementation

A group of parents is in the initial stages of establishing Steamboat's first Montessori charter school after the public-school program was closed fully before the 2013-14 school year.

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One for the books: Colorado Mountain College student balances skiing, class

Persistent snow made for a great day of skiing on the final day of the season at Steamboat Ski Area. For one area student, it was one more highlight from what's been a great winter.

New award recognizes coaches and athlete who made a difference in Steamboat Springs

Thirty years ago a young athletes named Tom Southall captured the attention of Steamboat Springs, the state of Colorado and the country. Three legendary Steamboat Springs coaches are the first to share an award that will recognize those who work with athletes that are full of unexpected potential.

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Local rock climber gives presentation of her 'life sport'

Steamboat resident and rock climbing world-record holder Tori Allen gave a presentation Thursday at Steamboat Springs Middle School as part of the campus's Everything Outdoors Steamboat program.

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Students honor past classmate with guitar concert

As Michael Kirlan sat in the audience, he smiled and was obviously happy watching his son's former classmates perform a concert in Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan's honor.

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