Donna Howell's tenure


Details of proposed mill levy override to run new Steamboat Springs school revealed

If a discussed ballot measure and mill levy override for a new high school and districtwide updates are approved by voters, the average homeowner could see school-related property taxes increase by $287 within a few years.

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Steamboat Springs School Board votes in support of new high school on YVEA site

The Steamboat Springs School Board voted unanimously Monday in favor of a plan to build a new high school on property owned by Yampa Valley Electric Association on the western edge of Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat Springs High School Band returns from England with stories of success

After two years of planning, fundraising and practicing, the Steamboat Springs High School band was able to fly to England for a week of music, performance, sight-seeing, some surprise encounters and a recording with BBC Four.

School board expresses urgency in submitting final master plan

After expressing growing interest last week in the “C.2” option to build a new high school on property owned by the Yampa Valley Electric Association, the Steamboat Springs School Board unanimously agreed that they needed to narrow down the list of which of the six options to pursue.

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Sally Lambert named Friend of Education for 2014-15 school year

When Sally Lambert’s son Shane was in second grade, she picked up some math curriculum for older children in an effort to keep his sharp mind challenged.

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Steamboat Springs School Board continues discussion on new school

Board shows preference for new high school, leaves all options on the table

Members of the Steamboat Springs School Board are showing preference for an option to build a new high school, but aren’t taking any of the five options for school construction off the table just yet.

Steamboat Springs School District and city remain far apart on URA harm

Steamboat Springs city staff and the Steamboat Springs School District school board remain in outspoken disagreement of how the mountain urban renewal authority has financially impacted the district.

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District reveals YVEA site as Option C2 for school construction

A new option to construct a high school on a 70-acre property on the western edge of town was revealed to community members during the latest Steamboat Springs School District facilities meeting Monday night.

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Grant leads to new experiences for Steamboat English language learners

On a visit to the Steamboat Art Museum Monday morning, students in Dani Booth’s Strategic Language Arts classed formed pointed questions to ask painter John Fawcett about his displayed work.

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Strawberry Park Elementary teacher retires after 31 years in district

As a teacher in elementary grades first through fifth at different times throughout her career, Spear has connected with students of many ages and been recognized with numerous awards that prove she has a creative, effective teaching style.

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SSHS seniors prepare for next step with graduation behind them

Amid the smiles, jokes and general festiveness of Saturday’s Steamboat Springs High School class of 2015 graduation inside the Kelly Meek gymnasium, there was a lot of fear.

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Infrastructure impacts of new Steamboat Springs school considered

Steamboat Springs’ city staff and some council members expressed support last week for a school site within proximity to the center of town, if the Steamboat Springs School District chooses to build a new high school to address increasing enrollment.

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School Board will consider district's interest in 70-acre Yampa Valley Electric property

The Steamboat Springs School Board has called a special meeting at noon Wednesday to consider allowing the district to begin negotiating the purchase of a 70-acre Yampa Valley Electric Association property.

New database reveals teacher turnover rates in Steamboat Springs and across Colorado

Teachers in Steamboat Springs are more likely to stay in their positions each year than teachers in nearby districts and many other districts across the state, according to state data publicized last week.

Steamboat Springs School Board approves teacher and classified staff contracts for 2015-16

The Steamboat Springs School Board voted unanimously Monday to approve a Collaborative Bargaining Team contract package negotiated last week and approved by the majority of staff Friday.