Donna Howell's tenure


School district seeks volunteers for facilities master planning

The Steamboat Springs School District is seeking volunteers to serve on a least four committees to help formulate a district master plan.

Steamboat Springs School District will apply for state testing waiver

The Steamboat Springs School Board Monday unanimously voted in favor of applying for a waiver from a portion of a state assessment students are scheduled to take as soon as early March.

School district hosting facilities planning meeting

The Steamboat Springs School District will host a community forum Wednesday to gather input from the public on its master plan, facility needs and planning for the future.

Steamboat Springs School Board to consider testing waiver

The Steamboat Springs School Board will hold a special meeting and a workshop Monday to discuss a state testing waiver, consider the transfer of chartering authority for a proposed school and continue leadership training.

NW BOCES executive director leaving organization

Northwest Colorado BOCES Executive Director and Special Education Coordinator Amy Bollinger will leave the organization after her current contract expires June 30.

Board chair urges School Board to consider CDE testing waiver

Union member questions board chair's recent lunch meeting

Steamboat Springs School Board Chair Roger Good urged the board Monday to work quickly when considering whether to apply for a state waiver that could allow the district to opt out of some standardized testing.

School Board hires pre-bond engineer for facility upgrades, new school

The Steamboat Springs School Board Monday approved the hiring of RLH Engineering to move forward with the district’s need for more facility space.

Steamboat Springs School Board expected to accept $50,000 in Education Fund Board grants

The Steamboat Springs School Board on Monday is expected to accept several innovation grants from the Education Fund Board that the group tentatively awarded during a recent meeting.

Tease photo

Soda Creek math whizzes earn top state honors

At a higher level in math than most of their peers, fourth-grader Suzy Magill and fifth-grader Indi Krentzschmar are brought from a modular classroom to the main building of Soda Creek Elementary to get more advanced instruction every Thursday and Friday.

Tease photo

Website ranks Steamboat Springs School District 9th in Colorado

Academic ranking website has placed the Steamboat Springs School District ninth best in Colorado, citing a strong sports program, extracurricular offerings and overall academics.

Tease photo

Fly Gulch School restoration effort moves forward

The Steamboat Springs School District has nearly secured about $11,200 in matching funds needed to receive a state grant to restore the historic Fly Gulch School.

Tease photo

Steamboat Springs schools' ELL programs thrive

Steamboat Springs School District officials think it's the staff’s philosophy of shared responsibility for students and a commitment to community integration that is bringing success.

Steamboat Springs School Board reviews deficit budget

Steamboat Springs School Board members Monday reviewed an updated 2014-15 district budget that leaves it operating at a nearly $74,000 deficit.

Budget revisions on agenda for Steamboat Springs School Board

The Steamboat Springs School Board will meet Monday to discuss proposed budget changes, its electronic participation in meetings policy and other business.

Steamboat Springs School District completes $2.78 million in energy upgrades

The Steamboat Springs School District is nearing completion of a $2.78 million energy efficiency overhaul that includes thousands of new light bulbs and new digitally controlled thermostats.