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Two SSHS seniors heading to college on music scholarships

Melissa Requist will pack up her flute and head to the University of Arizona, where she’ll join the Fred Fox School of Music, while classmate Jenna Kramer will take her violin to the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she will study at the school’s College of Music.

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Community Committee for Education continues discussing district needs

The CC4E Committee met Tuesday afternoon to discuss next steps after a series of forums held in late March and agreed to continue accepting feedback from the public indefinitely.

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Parents share concerns about school district's gifted program

A group of parents of gifted students have begun meeting to discuss potential improvements to the Steamboat Springs School District’s gifted and talented programs.

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Jimmy Westlake: Spring’s diamond in the sky

The Spring Diamond asterism, also called the Virgin’s Diamond, is marked at its corners by four of the brightest stars sparkling in the spring sky: Arcturus, Spica, Cor Caroli, and Denebola.

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Hayden community health fair Thursday

The Hayden Valley Elementary Health & Wellness Team is gathering the Hayden community for a health fair this Thursday, April 28.

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The education tax: Why spending Steamboat's half-cent sales tax isn't so simple

Steamboat’s half-cent sales tax was created and approved by voters to support education but deciding exactly how the money should be spent isn’t always simple.

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New NW BOCES professional development project takes off

NW BOCES’ System for Educator Effectiveness, or SEED, was funded through a $2.9 million federal i3 grant, in addition to more than $440,000 in private-sector matches, including $152,000 from the Steamboat Springs Education Fund.

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Mountain Village Montessori hires head of school

Mountain Village Montessori leaders have selected a charter school director from Crestone, Colorado to be the first Head of School for the new Montessori charter school.

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Colorado Court of Appeals visits Steamboat Springs High School

The Colorado Court of Appeals visited Steamboat Springs High School Thursday, where judges heard arguments on cases involving property hunting rights and a possible methamphetamine overdose.

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School bargaining team talks compensation; no agreement reached

After more than four hours of discussion Wednesday, the Steamboat Springs School District Collaborative Bargaining Team was unable to agree on a possible raise for school employees.

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New campus leader has long history with CMC

Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus leader Kathy Kiser-Miller may be new to her position, but she’s no stranger to CMC, where she’s worked for more than two decades.

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Jacqueline Poirot named February Teen of Month

Steamboat Springs Teen Council members have selected Jacqueline Poirot as Teen of the Month for February.

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School board supports financial transparency in elections

It was more than two months after last November’s school board election before the public understood the detailed spending of Front Range groups paying for campaign materials for Steamboat Springs candidates.

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Jimmy Westlake: Viewing the Southern Cross

Though the Southern Cross is the tiniest of our 88 official constellations, its reputation is far larger than its actual size, even though most people living in the Northern Hemisphere have never seen it.

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Groups partner to train educators

RMC Health, the Colorado Department of Education and The Colorado Education Initiative are partnering to present a training session for school level staff to foster healthy student choices outside the classroom, according to a news release.

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