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Building blocks: Option C, a new high school

Steamboat Springs School District architect Matt Porta will spend the next week or two further developing an option for the district to build a new high school, a scenario favored by a district facilities committee, he told the school board Monday.

School district hires investment banker for bond underwriting

The Steamboat Springs School Board Monday approved the hiring of investment banker RBC Capital Markets to provide the district with municipal bond underwriting services.

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Building blocks: Option B, a new pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school

Building a new pre-kindergarten through eighth grade school in the Steamboat Springs School District would alleviate all current capacity issues within the district.

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Building blocks: Option A, a new pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade school

A proposed new 67,000-square-foot pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade campus potentially built on the 9.2-acre district-owned site that currently houses Whistler Park would include 24 new classrooms.

Steamboat Springs High School teacher traveling to Finland with Fulbright program

A Steamboat Springs High School social studies teacher will travel to Finland in January as a Fulbright award winner.

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Proposed school construction could exceed $100 million for Steamboat Springs School District

Construction costs associated with four potential capital projects for the Steamboat Springs School District were revealed during a facilities meeting Wednesday night.

Steamboat Springs School District will get $480,000 less than hoped for under school finance bill

Two legislative decisions made this week could have a significant impact on school finance in Colorado, including for the Steamboat Springs School District.

Steamboat Springs School District hires new director of finance and operations

The Steamboat Springs School District has hired a former Moffat County School District administrator as its next director of finance and operations.

Community members review four options for Steamboat school expansion

About 50 people turned out for a Steamboat Springs School District master planning presentation Wednesday to learn more about four options the district is considering to update its facilities.

Steamboat Springs School District considers taking over preschool operations

Steamboat Springs School District administrators are considering taking over operation of a district preschool that’s currently run by the Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services.

Steamboat Springs School District lays out five options for capital construction

An architect hired by the Steamboat Springs School District to consider capital construction options within the district presented five possible scenarios during a community meeting Tuesday night.

School Board votes to bill city $148,000 for harm from mountain URA

The Steamboat Springs School Board voted 3-1 in favor of billing the city of Steamboat Springs for financial harm from the city’s taxing mechanism used to fund the Base Area Reinvestment Plan.

Nearly 1 in 10 students opt out of PARCC exams in Steamboat

Nearly 10 percent of Steamboat Springs School District students opted out of the first portion of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers exams, which wrapped up in the district last week.

School Board will consider billing city for past URA harm

The Steamboat Springs School Board Monday will consider whether to bill the city of Steamboat Springs for financial harm the district has suffered from the city’s tax increment financing mechanism used to fund the Base Area Reinvestment Plan.

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Two art pieces donated to Saturday's Challenge Fund auction

Two prominent local artists have donated pieces of their art for this Saturday’s School Auction Night, a benefit for the Challenge Fund.