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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

South Routt School District selects two new principals

South Routt School District officials have selected new principals for the district’s elementary and middle/high schools, and each will begin July 1, Superintendent Darci Mohr announced this week.

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Routt County 4-H livestock judging team wrapping up strong season

Local students on the Routt County 4-H livestock judging team are wrapping up one of the group’s most successful seasons yet, according to coach Rod Wille.