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Groups partner to train educators

RMC Health, the Colorado Department of Education and The Colorado Education Initiative are partnering to present a training session for school level staff to foster healthy student choices outside the classroom, according to a news release.

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District plans to return to tuition-based, all-day kindergarten

Facing a difficult budget outlook for the upcoming year, the Steamboat Springs School District plans to return to a tuition-based, all-day kindergarten program next year.

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School district considering budget cuts

The reductions up for discussion are related to a decreased amount of grant funding from the Education Fund for the upcoming year and a desire to achieve a balanced budget.

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School district to release interest in Overlook site

The Steamboat Springs School District plans to release its interest in purchasing the Overlook site off Downhill Drive on Steamboat’s western border.

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Steamboat school officials address rumors of music cuts

A recent community dialogue about the elimination of music programs within the Steamboat Springs School District was fueled by misunderstandings, according to district administration.

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Jimmy Westlake: Fires of Kilauea

This week, I am on the Big Island of Hawaii with 19 other members of the SKY Club, the student astronomy club at Colorado Mountain College.

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New CMC fund aims to improve college readiness, offer scholarships

A new Mountain Futures Fund at Colorado Mountain College is bringing together nearly $1 million in private, state and federal grants to fund scholarships and improve college readiness for high school students.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of April 4

Routt County school lunch menus for week of April 4

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Steamboat Springs School Board sets Monday meeting

The Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, at the District Office, 325 Seventh Street.

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Kids Count report studies child well-being in Routt County, statewide

The annual Kids Count in Colorado Report released Monday uses snapshots of data to help determine child well-being in a given county but doesn’t always paint a full picture, according to local education and social services experts.

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Community Committee for Education kicks off trio of forums

More than 100 community members turned out Wednesday for the first of three public forums hosted by the Community Committee for Education.

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Community education forums set for tonight, Thursday

The newly formed Community Committee for Education is hosting a series of community forums this week and invites community participation. The goal of the committee is to ensure the best education possible for local students.

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Challenge Fund School Auction Night April 8

Last year’s inaugural event raised $30,000 of the $68,000 awarded by the Challenge Fund to support programs and equipment, including Lego math, a 3-D printer, a Denver history trip and a reading incentive program.

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Aging school buildings looming issue for Hayden School District

“We have failing buildings. We’re near the bottom of districts in the state as far as deteriorating facilities. That’s going to create an interesting collision in coming years.” – Hayden School Board President Brian Hoza

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Jimmy Westlake: How Orwandil lost his toe

One of the sure signs that spring has arrived is the return of the Big Dipper to our early evening sky.