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New Soroco ag program designed to create work-ready students

Soroco High School is jump starting its new agriculture certificate program, a concurrent-enrollment plan that allows graduates to more readily enter the workforce or gain credits toward two- or four-year degrees.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 29

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 29

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Higher education funding overhaul seeks Northwest Colorado's input

Funding discussion held in Craig

Affordability, access and employability emerged as important issues for higher education in Northwest Colorado at a meeting held Thursday to discuss statewide higher education funding.

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Candidate forum focuses on early childhood care

Candidates for Colorado House of Representatives, and Routt County commissioner, treasurer and coroner, as well as Sheriff Garrett Wiggins turned out for the First Impressions annual Candidates Forum Wednesday, fielding questions on the state of early childhood development.

Language arts programs focus of Steamboat Springs School Board workshop

The Steamboat Springs School Board heard during its Monday workshop meeting from teachers at the elementary, middle and high school levels about instructional practices in language arts.

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CMC aims to work more closely with high schools

Colorado Mountain College administration is aiming to work more closely with school districts near each of its campuses to attract more high school students and help them better transition to college-level coursework.

Steamboat Springs School Board workshop meeting Monday

The Steamboat Springs School Board will hold a workshop session to review board policies, discuss the district's strategic planning efforts and review language arts programs during its meeting Monday night.

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Sept. 22

Routt County school lunch menus

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Alleged hazing results in no charges against students

Concerned parties want community to heal

In late June, news about alleged hazing incidents involving the Moffat County High School football team shook the Craig community, resulting in the removal of football coaches, suspension of upperclassmen and a police investigation.

Hayden School Board votes in favor of putting property tax renewal issue on November ballot

The Hayden School Board voted Aug. 20 to officially ask local voters to approve a renewal of the district's 2010 property tax increase in November. The tax that generates more than $321,000 annually for its district.

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Soroco High School debuts healthy vending machine

Students at Soroco High School said goodbye to candy bars and junk food-filled vending machines over the summer and now make their snack selections from an interactive, healthy snack dispenser.

Steamboat Springs School District moves forward with strategic plan

Nearly 30 Steamboat Springs School District staff, district parents and community members turned out for a three-day strategic planning retreat last week, the district's first comprehensive planning effort in several years.

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Grant will allow programming to expand at Hayden vocational center

Hayden High School vocational education teacher Kevin Kleckler is finding ways to keep up with the demand for his classes.

Steamboat Springs School District seeks state funding to renovate Fly Gulch Schoolhouse

The historic Fly Gulch Schoolhouse is one step closer to being used as a teaching tool for Steamboat Springs students, after a discussion during last week's School Board meeting.

Council on Aging menus for the week of Sept. 15

Lunch menus for Steamboat Springs Community Center, Hayden American Legion Hall and South Routt Community Center.