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Community education forums set for tonight, Thursday

The newly formed Community Committee for Education is hosting a series of community forums this week and invites community participation. The goal of the committee is to ensure the best education possible for local students.

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Challenge Fund School Auction Night April 8

Last year’s inaugural event raised $30,000 of the $68,000 awarded by the Challenge Fund to support programs and equipment, including Lego math, a 3-D printer, a Denver history trip and a reading incentive program.

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Aging school buildings looming issue for Hayden School District

“We have failing buildings. We’re near the bottom of districts in the state as far as deteriorating facilities. That’s going to create an interesting collision in coming years.” – Hayden School Board President Brian Hoza

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Jimmy Westlake: How Orwandil lost his toe

One of the sure signs that spring has arrived is the return of the Big Dipper to our early evening sky.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of March 28

County school lunch menus for week of March 28

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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.