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Grant helps Hayden School District improve

Thanks to a grant from a local foundation, the Hayden School District has a multi-year plan to raise test scores and improve learning in the district.

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Steamboat Springs School District updating budget after mill levy passage

The Steamboat Springs School District is making quick work of updating its budget following the narrow passage of a mill levy to fund full-day kindergarten.

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Screening of "Audrie and Daisy" Saturday in Steamboat Springs

The film "Audrie and Daisy" documents the story of two teenage girls, strangers to each other, who both were victims of sexual assault by teenage boys after nights of underage drinking in 2012.

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Chinese immigrant visiting Steamboat Springs to discuss reform

Helen Raleigh arrived in the United States from China in 1996 on a student visa, but because of what she sees as an outdated, poorly organized immigration system, it took her 17 years to become a naturalized citizen.

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Jimmy Westlake: Sea monster rising

Wedged in between the bright star Fomalhaut to the south and the glittering Pleiades star cluster to the east is the huge, lumbering constellation of Cetus, the Sea Monster.

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North Routt students host their own election to learn about government

This election season, fifth and sixth graders at North Routt Community Charter School held their own election as part of a three-month government expedition about how the United States government works and what it means to be a United States citizen.

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Steamboat school board holds heated, divisive discussion on board leadership

A hostile discussion Nov. 7 is the latest display of poor collaboration from the Steamboat Springs Board of Education, which has struggled to work together since Margie Huron, Michelle Dover and Sam Rush joined Roger Good and Joey Andrew on the board in November 2015.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of Nov. 14

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Sloppy Joe sandwich Tuesday: Shredded chicken and potatoes in soft tortilla Wednesday: Pasta Calabrian style or Alfredo sauce

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New Steamboat Springs enrollment forecast presented

School enrollment forecaster Jim Looney said Thursday that his report for the Steamboat Springs School District uses a combination of math and art to make projections about the district’s future enrollment.

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Emerald Mountain School hosts annual fundraising auction

Emerald Mountain School will host its 24th annual Scholarship Auction at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Rex’s American Bar & Grill.

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Kindergarten mill levy in Steamboat Springs narrowly approved

Steamboat Springs residents narrowly showed their support on Election Day for providing free, full-day kindergarten in 2017 and beyond.

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Steamboat Springs teacher returns from Finland with new insights

Meghan Hanson-Peters left Finland earlier this year with a better understanding of a culture that values trust, individualism and family values.

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Steamboat's first-time voters overwhelmed with election

Some of Steamboat Springs' young voters were feeling overwhelmed on the eve of Election Day but knew the importance of casting their first vote in a presidential election.

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Jimmy Westlake: Here comes a super-duper moon

Once a year, the monthly full moon nearly coincides with the moon’s monthly perigee, producing what has become known as a "super moon."

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New report predicts slower enrollment growth at Steamboat schools

A new enrollment forecast for the Steamboat Springs School District predicts much slower enrollment growth in the coming five years than a 2014 demographics report.