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Committee plans forums to gather input on school district

The Steamboat Springs School District steering committee, now named the Community Committee for Education, is planning a series of forums to gather public feedback on the district.

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Steamboat school board talks selling, buying properties

Buyers interested in Seventh Street site, 90-day extension for Overlook sought

A real estate broker Monday told the Steamboat Springs School Board that two people are interested in purchasing the district’s Seventh Street site.

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South Routt superintendent again finalist for new job

South Routt School District Superintendent Darci Mohr is one of four finalists for a superintendent position at the East Grand School District in Granby.

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Jimmy Westlake: An early Easter this year

Have you ever wondered why the date of Easter Sunday hops around like a bunny rabbit from year to year?

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Steamboat and South Routt school districts ending finance MOU

The South Routt and Steamboat Springs school districts have decided to end a memorandum of understanding that included the sharing of a finance director.

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County Council on Aging menus for week of March 21

■ Steamboat Springs Community Center Monday: Chicken drumetts, au gratin potatoes, carrots, tossed salad, chocolate chip cookie Tuesday: Crunchy shrimp tacos, mixed vegetables, coleslaw, banana pudding

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of March 21

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Moroccan chicken on flatbread Tuesday: Sautéed pork with apple cider sauce, roasted potatoes

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School district bargaining team talks budget constraints

The district has lowered its expectations for new students next year following the latest enrollment projections from the new Mountain Village Montessori Charter School, which translates into less revenue than initial budget projections.

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South Routt considers "superincipal" position

The South Routt Board of Education meeting took an uncomfortable turn Tuesday during discussions about combining the district superintendent position with the secondary schools principal.

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Jimmy Westlake: Lunar eclipse visible next week

After being treated to four spectacular total lunar eclipses in 2014-15, lunar eclipse watchers will have to settle for a very slight lunar eclipse in 2016.

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Steamboat-based Marijuana Education Initiative gains traction

A unique marijuana education curriculum created and piloted in Steamboat Springs during the past year is gaining the attention of schools across the country.

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Districts will allow school-based mentors in 2016-17

Districts will allow school-based mentors in 2016-17

Superintendents for Routt County’s three school districts confirmed Thursday they would accept the Partners in Routt County/AmeriCorps school-based mentor program into their schools next year.

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Education Fund Board gives final approval to Partners request

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board has unanimously approved a $97,000 grant request for Partners in Routt County, promising to make a good faith effort to ensure the funding wouldn’t come from school district allocations.

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Steering Committee hears from 10+2 leader

An 18-member steering committee hoping to address issues affecting the Steamboat Springs School District is making plans to hold some type of community meetings in the coming weeks.

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Education Fund Board to make final decision on Partners grant Wednesday

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board is expected Wednesday night to reach a decision on whether to fund a contentious grant request from Partners in Routt County.