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Steamboat students do well at regional Science Olympiad

Steamboat Springs middle and high school students competed last weekend in the regional Science Olympiad, earning some of the highest scores ever for the district.

South Routt schools create new honor to encourage district engagement

The South Routt School District has been rewarding its students, staff and community members a little differently this year. It's part of a larger goal to get more people engaged in important district happenings.

Steamboat resident bequeaths estate for student scholarships

The liquidated assets of a Steamboat resident who died in 2013 have been used to create a scholarship fund and benefit a handful of programs at local schools.

Steamboat Springs School Board approves raise for Superintendent Brad Meeks

Steamboat Springs Superintendent Brad Meeks is receiving a 9.4 percent increase on his base salary effective two weeks ago, following a school board vote Monday night.

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Testing the limit: Colorado education officials seek reduction in the number of student assessments

State and federal legislation requires a growing number of K-12 student assessments, resulting in an over-tested student body that spends less time learning and more time getting evaluated than ever before.

School district’s lunch menus for week of March 9

Lunch menus for the Steamboat Springs School District

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Local youth believe underage marijuana use has increased with legalization

Members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council are unanimous in their opinion that legalizing recreational marijuana has upped the chances that local teens will give the drug a try.

Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board expects $530,000 more for 2015-16

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board expects to have about $3.89 million in its budget for the 2015-16 school year, about $530,000 more than last year.

Mitsch Bush bill would eliminate red tape for Colorado Mountain College

A bill sponsored by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush would provide administrative relief for Colorado Mountain College, which currently keeps two separate budgets for two- and four-year programs at the school.

Routt County Grand Futures to see leadership change

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will see a leadership change this spring, when current Routt County Program Director Kate Elkins steps down and Grand County program director Megan McCord takes her place.

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Regis professor says business must be sustainable

By 2050, the average daily temperature across the world may be 5.4 degrees higher than it is today, the global population will top 9.6 billion and forest wildfires will be up between 50 and 175 percent, according to a Regis University assistant professor who spoke at Colorado Mountain College this week.

School district lunch menus for week of March 2

School district lunch menus for week of March 2

Heritage Christian School offers to sell property to Steamboat Springs School District

The owners of Heritage Christian School west of Steamboat are offering to sell the campus to the Steamboat Springs School District for $9.8 million.

Routt County graduation rates remain above Colorado average for 2014

The graduation rate for all Routt County students climbed from 89.9 percent in 2013 to 93.4 percent in 2014, according to calculations based on Colorado Department of Education data released in late January.

Colorado Senator Bennet introduces bill to restore rural school payments

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined in introducing a bill last week to renew the Secure Rural Schools program for three years, helping fund schools, roads and law enforcement programs in Routt County and other rural areas.