SSSD considers impacts of Montessori school

A new Montessori charter school opening this fall is unlikely to provide much relief in overcrowding within the Steamboat Springs School District, district administration said.

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Heritage Christian School to close

When Kyan Strong learned Thursday his school will soon close its doors, the fourth grader put $142 of his hard-earned chore money in an envelope and tucked it into his backpack.

Oak Creek adopts 2015 comprehensive plan

The Oak Creek Town Board met Thursday, where it approved and certified Resolution 2016-003 to adopt the 2015 Oak Creek Comprehensive Plan.

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South Routt superintendent finalist for South Dakota job

South Routt School District Superintendent Darci Mohr is a finalist for a superintendent position in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Jimmy Westlake: Behold the Dog Star

There are 6,000 or so stars visible to the naked eye under ideal conditions, but only Sirius, the famous Dog Star, can claim the title of “The Brightest Star.”

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Steamboat schools embrace K-12 Junior Achievement program

A nationwide program that matches community volunteers with K-12 classes to give lessons about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness is starting up in Steamboat Springs.

Montessori charter school releases enrollment numbers

Mountain Village Montessori Charter School has accepted 127 applications for students who plan to enroll this fall when the school opens.

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.