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2015 graduates of Yampa Valley High School celebrate their accomplishments

Friends and families gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate the eight students graduating from the Yampa Valley High School with bright futures.

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School Board will consider district's interest in 70-acre Yampa Valley Electric property

The Steamboat Springs School Board has called a special meeting at noon Wednesday to consider allowing the district to begin negotiating the purchase of a 70-acre Yampa Valley Electric Association property.

New database reveals teacher turnover rates in Steamboat Springs and across Colorado

Teachers in Steamboat Springs are more likely to stay in their positions each year than teachers in nearby districts and many other districts across the state, according to state data publicized last week.

Steamboat Springs School Board approves teacher and classified staff contracts for 2015-16

The Steamboat Springs School Board voted unanimously Monday to approve a Collaborative Bargaining Team contract package negotiated last week and approved by the majority of staff Friday.

Sonja Macys selected for national environmental education panel

Yampatika leader Sonja Macys has been selected to join a national panel to advance the advocacy agenda for environmental education.

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Eric Nilsson named Steamboat Springs School District Educator of the Year

Eric Nilsson’s enthusiasm for teaching and his ability to connect with students were some of the reasons he was named last week the district’s Educator of the Year for 2015.

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Steamboat Mountain School graduates eager to apply learning to life

This year SMS graduated nine seniors, who were eager to apply what they learned at the private school in the woods just north of Steamboat Springs.

Totally Kids meal program menus for the week of June 1

Totally Kids meal program menus for the week of June 1

Routt County school lunch menus for week of June 1

Routt County school lunch menus for week of June 1

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Yampatika partnering with agencies to provide mini-grants for environmental education

Groups interested in providing environmental literacy curriculum in Northwest Colorado have until Monday to apply for mini-grants offered through the Environmental Protection Agency.

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30-student preschool opening in Yampa in early June

A new preschool in Yampa operated by the South Routt School District will begin offering childcare and education to families early next month.

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Soda Creek Elementary students work on bear awareness project

A partnership between two classes at Soda Creek Elementary is aiming to make students and the community more aware of practices to keep bears wild, safe and out of people’s trash.

Steamboat Springs School District bargaining teams agree on compensation plan

Bargaining teams for the Steamboat Springs School District hammered out a tentative compensation plan for classified and certified staff Tuesday, which if approved will leave the district with a $399,000 deficit for next year.

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Steamboat Mountain School program takes students to three countries

Steamboat Mountain School students were hesitant but willing this spring when asked to try grilled guinea pig, tree larva, salty goat’s milk tea and other treats from around the world.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of May 25

Routt County school lunch menus for week of May 25