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South Routt schools will have new leaders

Both South Routt Elementary and Soroco middle and high schools will see new leadership this fall, following the resignation of one principal and the position change of another.

School district lunch menus for the week of March 30

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Steamboat Springs School District master planning committees meet

Members of the Steamboat Springs School District’s four master planning committees met Thursday evening to formulate a wish list of facilities improvements for district buildings.

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Hayden School District Superintendent Trudy Vader resigns

School Board President Brian Hoza said Vader will work for the remainder of her one-year contract, which expires June 30.

U.S. relations with Mexico and Central America topic of Seminars at Steamboat workshop

United States relations with Mexico and Central America will be the topic of a lecture and workshop Saturday at Colorado Mountain College.

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.

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