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Language arts programs focus of Steamboat Springs School Board workshop

The Steamboat Springs School Board heard during its Monday workshop meeting from teachers at the elementary, middle and high school levels about instructional practices in language arts.

Steamboat Springs School Board workshop meeting Monday

The Steamboat Springs School Board will hold a workshop session to review board policies, discuss the district's strategic planning efforts and review language arts programs during its meeting Monday night.

Steamboat Springs School District moves forward with strategic plan

Nearly 30 Steamboat Springs School District staff, district parents and community members turned out for a three-day strategic planning retreat last week, the district's first comprehensive planning effort in several years.

Steamboat Springs School District seeks state funding to renovate Fly Gulch Schoolhouse

The historic Fly Gulch Schoolhouse is one step closer to being used as a teaching tool for Steamboat Springs students, after a discussion during last week's School Board meeting.

School district will send out requests for proposals for architect, owner's representative

The Steamboat Springs School District will send out requests for proposals for an owner's representative and an architect to evaluate district space and the potential need for a third elementary school, the School Board voted Monday.

School district looking to hire architect, project manager for 3rd elementary

Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Brad Meeks plans to ask the School Board for permission to hire an architect and project manager at Monday night's School Board meeting to evaluate the district's options for increasing classroom space.

Montessori charter school looks at 2016 opening

Organizers with the envisioned Mountain Montessori Charter School are moving forward with their application to the Colorado Charter School Institute, but have pushed back a target opening until fall 2016.

Routt County, Steamboat Springs School District oppose downtown URA

The objections to the proposal are detailed in a letter from the Routt County Board of Commissioners, the East Routt Library District Board of Trustees and the Steamboat Springs School District, which was hand-delivered to the Steamboat Springs City Council on Friday.

Superintendent defends district transfer student policy

Superintendent Brad Meeks said that although there are many students who live outside the district boundaries, the district has a sound policy for admitting transfer students.

Demographer urges Steamboat School Board to build 3rd elementary school

The Steamboat Springs School District needs to build a third elementary school to accommodate increasing enrollment, a demographer said Monday.

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Steamboat Springs School Board is skeptical of city's urban renewal plan

School board members see the plan as coming at the expense of their future tax funding.

Steamboat Springs School Board to revisit 2015-16 school calendar options

The Steamboat Springs School Board will continue to review options for the 2015-16 school calendar and reveal the results of a demographic study during its Monday night meeting.

Steamboat Springs School District to embark on strategic planning

The district is contracting with the Cambrian Group at a cost of $32,500 to facilitate the planning and provide ongoing consultations over the next several months.

Steamboat school supply drive planned for next two weekends

Colorado Student Care is once again seeking donations of school supplies to distribute to schools in the region.

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Modular buildings arrive as Steamboat school enrollment continues to climb

Two new modular classrooms are being installed at Soda Creek Elementary School this week, adding additional teaching space as enrollment across the district continues to creep up.