The architectural company hired by the Steamboat Springs School District to work on an upcoming capital construction project has set a design schedule and began meeting with teachers at each school last week to gather feedback.
During a joint meeting with the Steamboat Springs City Council Monday night, several of the Steamboat Springs School Board members urged the council to exhaust all other options before considering an urban renewal plan that would use some property tax increment to fund infrastructure like sidewalks and pedestrian lighting.
The number of uninsured children in Routt County has dropped drastically since 2012, according to data from the Colorado Children’s Campaign and local social services officials.
Find out what's being served up in local school cafeterias this coming week.
The city council is considering using tax increment financing in a downtown urban renewal area to fund infrastructure improvements that include sidewalks, public restrooms and pedestrian lighting.
The Steamboat Springs School District is hoping the city’s half-cent sales tax will fund full-day kindergarten, middle school French instruction and numerous technology upgrades, among other things next school year.
Soda Creek Elementary is implementing for the first time a lottery system for next year’s incoming kindergarteners, and students who aren’t selected will attend Strawberry Park Elementary.
With a vision for inspiring kids to read and develop a new appreciation for the outdoors, the local BookTrails nonprofit organization will host a Western Hoedown event to support its summer programs and scholarship funds.
19-year-old killed in car accident Saturday
Tayler Slaugh will long be remembered as a young man who loved dirt biking, hunting and big diesel trucks. “He was one of them kids who was always smiling. He was a people person,” his father Allen Slaugh said.
Thirty-two students from four schools in Steamboat Springs have chosen to opt out of the first portion of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers exams, which began in the Steamboat Springs School District Monday.
A new Colorado Mountain College scholarship will make secondary education more attainable for local high school seniors.
Steamboat Springs School District Finance Director Dale Mellor will telecommute for his position through June 30, while the district searches for a replacement who will work in the district office.
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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.
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.