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Steamboat Springs School District releases master planning meeting schedule

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.

City Council, School Board discuss downtown urban renewal plan

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.

More children insured in Routt County according to Kids Count in Colorado 2015 report

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.

School district lunch menus for the week of March 23

Find out what's being served up in local school cafeterias this coming week.

School board, city council to discuss urban renewal plan Monday

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.

Steamboat Springs School District seeks $2.5 million from Education Fund Board

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 implementing lottery system for incoming kindergarteners

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.

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Upcoming BookTrails fundraiser to support scholarship funds

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.

Tayler Slaugh was a fun, joyous young man

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.

32 students opt out of PARCC testing in Steamboat Springs School District

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.

CMC scholarship offers $1,000 to high school seniors living in college's service area

A new Colorado Mountain College scholarship will make secondary education more attainable for local high school seniors.

Steamboat Springs School District finance director will telecommute for rest of school year

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.

Routt County school district lunch menus for week of March 16

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Steamboat students do well at regional Science Olympiad

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.

South Routt schools create new honor to encourage district engagement

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.