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Montessori school approved for three-year charter, could open next fall

A steering committee working to open a Montessori charter school in Steamboat Springs received authorization from the state’s Charter School Institute Tuesday for a three-year contract.

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District reveals YVEA site as Option C2 for school construction

A new option to construct a high school on a 70-acre property on the western edge of town was revealed to community members during the latest Steamboat Springs School District facilities meeting Monday night.

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Steamboat Mountain School teacher boards Alaska research ship

A Steamboat Mountain School science teacher takes off Thursday from the shore of Kodiak, Alaska, as a research assistant helping with a study of fish populations.

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Grant leads to new experiences for Steamboat English language learners

On a visit to the Steamboat Art Museum Monday morning, students in Dani Booth’s Strategic Language Arts classed formed pointed questions to ask painter John Fawcett about his displayed work.

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Steamboat community fundraising for first-grader diagnosed with cancer

When Nati and Eric Scherff’s daughter Sofia began complaining of stomach pain in March, the couple thought she must have had a stomach bug.

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Strawberry Park Elementary teacher retires after 31 years in district

As a teacher in elementary grades first through fifth at different times throughout her career, Spear has connected with students of many ages and been recognized with numerous awards that prove she has a creative, effective teaching style.

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SSHS seniors prepare for next step with graduation behind them

Amid the smiles, jokes and general festiveness of Saturday’s Steamboat Springs High School class of 2015 graduation inside the Kelly Meek gymnasium, there was a lot of fear.

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Infrastructure impacts of new Steamboat Springs school considered

Steamboat Springs’ city staff and some council members expressed support last week for a school site within proximity to the center of town, if the Steamboat Springs School District chooses to build a new high school to address increasing enrollment.

Totally Kids meal program menus for the week of June 8

Totally Kids meal program menus for the week of June 8

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.