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Board of Education stalls on kindergarten mill levy decision

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members were unable to agree Monday on whether to pursue a mill levy override to fund free all-day kindergarten.

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Jimmy Westlake: See a sky full of planets this week

While you were outside watching for Perseid meteors last week, did you notice the sky full of planets?

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First batch of 2016 student assessment results released

District and school scores for the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, or CMAS, science exams show Steamboat Springs students continue to perform above state averages, while their peers in smaller districts nearby have varied results.

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CC4E seeks new school district demographics report

The Community Committee for Education, or CC4E, is hopeful the district will cover the $3,120 cost, plus potential travel expenses, to hire DPS planner Jim Looney.

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Jimmy Westlake: A banner year for Perseid meteors

The annual Perseid meteor shower is cranking up this week and is expected to peak just before dawn on Friday morning.

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Listo Para Kínder program prepares ELL students for kindergarten

Lisa Para Kinder, a two-week kindergarten readiness program, kicked off Aug. 1 and specifically is targeting ELL students, most of whom haven’t attended a preschool program before, according to Sheila Henderson, executive director of Integrated Community.

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Steamboat Springs High School hires SportsMed to play athletic trainer's role

This year, there will be a big change along the sidelines of high school sporting events in Steamboat Springs, but the school's athletic director is confident that athletes will continue to see a high-level of care.

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Youthful performers close out Perry-Mansfield season

Perry-Mansfield Arts School and Camp will close out its season with a Young Artists Collective Evening of Theatre and Dance at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the camp's main studio.

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Appraisals reveal value of Steamboat Springs School District properties

The Steamboat Springs School District’s historic high school building and the 2.4-acre lot it sits on could be worth $4.6 million, according to an appraiser hired by the district this summer.

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School board weighs pros, cons of kindergarten mill levy

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education continues to weigh the pros and cons of asking voters in November to fund full-day kindergarten.

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Jimmy Westlake: Poniatowski’s bull

The distinctive V-shaped group of stars that forms the face of this summertime bull bears a striking resemblance to the more familiar face of our wintertime bull, Taurus.

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School district demography report under review

A 2014 demographics report, commissioned by the Steamboat Springs School District, is under review by both district leaders and the Community Committee for Education, or CC4E, as the latter group works to make recommendations for the district’s future.

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YVMC gives $150K to local schools for behavioral health

Yampa Valley Medical Center has gifted $150,000 to Routt County’s three school districts in an effort to boost behavioral health services and education.

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New Steamboat Christian School prepares for opening

The new Steamboat Christian School has enrolled 22 students for the upcoming school year, and school leaders are continuing to accept applications.

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Old cabins at Perry-Mansfield retain the spirit of 'the Ladies' who found the arts camp

Charlotte and Portia's spirits live on

Longtime Perry-Mansfield drama teacher senses the presence of "the Ladies" in vintage log cabins