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Heritage Christian School offers to sell property to Steamboat Springs School District

The owners of Heritage Christian School west of Steamboat are offering to sell the campus to the Steamboat Springs School District for $9.8 million.

Routt County graduation rates remain above Colorado average for 2014

The graduation rate for all Routt County students climbed from 89.9 percent in 2013 to 93.4 percent in 2014, according to calculations based on Colorado Department of Education data released in late January.

Colorado Senator Bennet introduces bill to restore rural school payments

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined in introducing a bill last week to renew the Secure Rural Schools program for three years, helping fund schools, roads and law enforcement programs in Routt County and other rural areas.

Testing waiver unlikely for Steamboat Springs School District

The Colorado attorney general has ruled that the Colorado State Board of Education does not have the authority to grant school districts waivers from state-mandated tests.

Capital construction on the horizon for Steamboat Springs School District

All signs point to capital construction on the horizon for the Steamboat Springs School District — provided the community is on board and funding falls into place.

School Board approves 5-year extension for North Routt charter

The Steamboat Springs School District will renew its charter with North Routt Community Charter School for a period of five years.

Steamboat Springs High School speech and debate team scores well at state competition

Four members of Steamboat Springs High School’s speech and debate team recently took top honors at a state tournament.

Rural schools will lose money with expiration of national act

Payments to rural schools and U.S. Forest Service projects in several western states including Colorado will be significantly reduced this year, following the expiration of a national act.

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Steamboat students make bookmarks to raise money for world literacy

Steamboat Springs students Wednesday learned that the small effort it takes to create a bookmark could help improve literacy rates around the world.

School district master plan stakeholder committees begin meeting next week

Stakeholder meetings for four committees tasked with efforts related to a new Steamboat Springs School District master plan will begin meeting as early as next week.

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.