Organizers with the envisioned Mountain Montessori Charter School are moving forward with their application to the Colorado Charter School Institute, but have pushed back a target opening until fall 2016.
The objections to the proposal are detailed in a letter from the Routt County Board of Commissioners, the East Routt Library District Board of Trustees and the Steamboat Springs School District, which was hand-delivered to the Steamboat Springs City Council on Friday.
Superintendent Brad Meeks said that although there are many students who live outside the district boundaries, the district has a sound policy for admitting transfer students.
Routt school district lunch menus for week of Sept. 1
The South Routt School District School Board unanimously voted to ask taxpayers to renew a $354,357 property tax on November's ballot. The property tax wouldn't be an increase but rather a continuation of a tax approved by South Routt voters in 2010.
Enrollment at Colorado Mountain College's Alpine campus is on the rise, with increased applicants and more than 250 new students, college administrators announced this week.
The Steamboat Springs School District needs to build a third elementary school to accommodate increasing enrollment, a demographer said Monday.
School board members see the plan as coming at the expense of their future tax funding.
The Steamboat Springs School Board will continue to review options for the 2015-16 school calendar and reveal the results of a demographic study during its Monday night meeting.
Routt County school district lunch menus for the week of Aug. 25
The district is contracting with the Cambrian Group at a cost of $32,500 to facilitate the planning and provide ongoing consultations over the next several months.
Colorado Student Care is once again seeking donations of school supplies to distribute to schools in the region.
Two new modular classrooms are being installed at Soda Creek Elementary School this week, adding additional teaching space as enrollment across the district continues to creep up.
Routt County school lunch menus for week of Aug. 18
The 2014 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program results are in, and the results for the Steamboat, Hayden and Soutt Routt school districts are varied. It's the final year of the state standardized test before the Colorado Department of Education moves to a new, multistate test.