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Education Fund Board will consider Partners request in March

Partners in Routt County leaders must wait until March to learn whether the AmeriCorps school-based mentor program will continue during the 2016-17 school year.

Our View: New era for school communications

The Steamboat Springs School District used its new emergency messaging system for the first time last week when it notified parents that students at Strawberry Park Elementary School were being evacuated to the middle school gym due to an unexplained odor of gas at the campus.

Steamboat Springs School District may need to cut $1 million from budget

The Steamboat Springs School District will need to cut more than $1 million in operating expenses next year in order to get a balanced budget.

Steamboat Springs High School holding fundraiser for Iceland trip

A group of Steamboat Springs High School students are hosting a showing of the documentary “Future of Energy” on Wednesday to raise money for an upcoming educational trip to Iceland.

DAC will help Superintendent Meeks with steering committee

The District Accountability Committee will help Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Brad Meeks review a list of possible steering committee candidates in the coming week.

Front Range group spent $40,000 on Steamboat school board race last fall

Campaign finance reports submitted within the last month give some insight into who paid for local advertisements supporting and opposing candidates in November’s school board race in Steamboat Springs.

Our View: Lessons of the past

We were greatly encouraged by Monday’s news that the Steamboat Springs Board of Education intends to move forward with seating a 17-member steering committee to study the district’s facilities needs and develop a plan that addresses these needs in a way that’s palatable to the community.

Steamboat principals report smooth takeover of preschool

The Steamboat Springs School District’s takeover of its preschool on Eighth Street has run smoothly despite a few challenges, according to the district’s elementary principals, who are overseeing the program.

Strawberry Park Elementary evacuated for gas smell

Strawberry Park Elementary students and staff were evacuated across the parking lot to Steamboat Springs Middle School Tuesday morning after staff arrived and detected the smell of gas on the elementary campus.

School Board gives OK for 17-member steering committee

Group will represent broad cross section of Steamboat Springs community

Steamboat’s Board of Education gave its approval Monday to Superintendent Brad Meeks to move forward with creating a 17-member steering committee to take up district facilities issues.

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Routt County graduation rates remain high in 2015

The Colorado Department of Education on Thursday released its annual graduation rate report, revealing the state’s 2015 graduation rate — 78.8 percent — and breaking down rates for each school and district across the state.

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Partners and AmeriCorps school-based mentoring program in jeopardy

Partners in Routt County is scrambling to find funding to continue an AmeriCorps-affiliated school mentoring program during the 2016-17 school year.

Steamboat Springs School Board continues post-bond talk

The Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education continues to discuss next steps following the failure of November’s bond, but the group has yet to make any forward moving decisions.

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Steamboat schools named to College Board's AP Honor Roll

Advanced Placement programs at Steamboat Springs High School continue to grow in popularity, and student scores on comprehensive AP exams are also on the rise.

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Steamboat Springs High School drama students qualify for national competition

This year, 42 students from Steamboat Springs High School's Drama Troupe attended the Colorado Thespian Conference, and of that group, four qualified for national competition in Lincoln, Nebraska.