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South Routt 'super mom' recognized for health and wellness education

South Routt "super mom" Jaila Benjamin was recognized with the 2014 Healthy School Hero Award, presented by Colorado Action for Healthy Kids. She's a district parent deeply invested in all things wellness, and takes on a number of different roles each school year.

Moffat County High School to hire new coaches

Police investigation still underway

Moffat County School District is moving forward with its search for new football coaches and plans to hire a new head coach by early next week.

Charter school purchases 28-passenger bus to shuttle students to and from Steamboat

The North Routt Community Charter School will have a 28-passenger bus shuttling students to and from Steamboat Springs to its Clark campus for most of the 2014-15 school year. It's a purchase Principal Brandon LaChance said should give students more access to after- and in-school activities.

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Denver teenagers swap technology for environmental education

Six Denver high schoolers are trading technology for the environment as part of The Nature Conservancy's annual internship program in Routt County.

Steamboat School Board votes to not sign field house agreement

The Steamboat Springs School Board voted, 3-1, on Thursday night to not sign the public-private field house agreement pitched by a pair of community members for nearly a year, citing long-term financial ramifications as being too great to risk the move.

4 vie for lone Steamboat School Board vacancy

Four women have submitted letters of interest for the Steamboat Springs School Board’s lone vacancy since Rebecca Williams resigned June 16.

Four candidates apply for vacant Steamboat Springs School Board seat

Chris Johnson, Tami Havener, Sherri Sweers and Kim Schulz have submitted their applications of interest for the open Steamboat Springs School Board seat.

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Triple amputee heading to all-expenses-paid youth recreation camp in Ohio

Tyler Johnson, a Steamboat Springs High School student who is a triple amputee after battling meningitis in 2008, will be heading to a special youth camp in Ohio for the fifth time this weekend.

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Field house public-private agreement could be signed Thursday by Steamboat School Board

On Thursday, the Steamboat Springs School Board will decide whether it will sign a public-private agreement that would spark the next phase of constructing a multimillion-dollar, privately funded field house on the campus of Steamboat Springs Middle School.

Totally Kids meal program menus for week of July 14

Totally Kids meal program menus for week of July 14

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Moffat County football coaches asked to resign

Moffat County School District has asked the six football coaches from the district’s high school football team to resign following a hazing incident that happened several weeks ago in Evanston, Wyoming.

Business plan writing seminar planned for July 15 in Steamboat

A free business plan writing seminar is planned for July 15 at the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center on Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs, according to a news release.

Community group grants offer engaging, unique opportunities for Routt County public schools

The community group grants awarded by the Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board each year haven't gone without their share of pushback from those wondering why public education dollars aren't going directly to the districts. But it's the unique advantages the programs offer that keep dollars coming and teachers and students excited.

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Renowned choreographer and Perry-Mansfield alum returns to campus after 2 decades

"So You Think You Can Dance" choreographer and Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp alumna Mandy Moore visited the school's campus Sunday morning as part of a site visit for a $10,000 foundation grant.

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Steamboat grad begins life at West Point this week on full scholarship

Steamboat Springs High School graduate Maddie Ruppel is set to enlist at the United States Military Academy at West Point this week on a full-ride scholarship worth more than $200,000.

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