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School board will reserve space on November 2016 ballot

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education will reserve a space on this November’s ballot, but the group will hold another meeting before deciding what a ballot initiative might pay for.

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School board to consider all-day kindergarten mill levy Wednesday

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education Wednesday is expected to vote on whether to proceed with putting a mill levy override on the November ballot to fund all-day kindergarten.

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Steamboat Springs grad takes first in national theater contest

As a senior last fall, Mollie Heil managed the school’s production of “Legally Blonde, the Musical,” and her work organizing and running the show didn’t just pay off when the curtains went up on opening night.

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School board approves raise, contract extension for Superintendent Meeks

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members have agreed to give Superintendent Brad Meeks a 2.5 percent salary increase for 2016-17 as part of a new contract agreement lasting through June 2019.

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School board discusses MLO to fund free all-day kindergarten

The board on Friday heard from Superintendent Brad Meeks about how such a levy would work, how much it would raise and a timeline to consider if the board wishes to put a question on this year’s ballot.

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School board approves 2016-17 budget in split vote

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education Friday voted 3-2 to approve the budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

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Education Fund Board appoints new members

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board has appointed three new members to begin serving with the group, which sets budget guidelines for spending Steamboat’s half-cent sales tax for education.

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Steamboat High class of 1966 celebrates 50-year reunion

This weekend, 38 classmates from Steamboat Springs High School will come together to celebrate their 50-year reunion.

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2016 graduates: Zack Skubiz — Steamboat grad heads to Transylvania

Zack Skubiz has come a long way since he was a freshman at Steamboat Springs High School four years ago.

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2016 graduates: Tyler Eubank — Yampa Valley High School grad works hard, sets an example

When Tyler Eubank moved back to Steamboat after a few years of living on the Front Range, he was behind on credits and not looking to get lost in a big campus like Steamboat Springs High School.

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School board says thanks and goodbye to elite class of retiring educators

There were audible "wows" from many members of the audience when School Board President Margaret Huron counted up the combined years of service of the retirees.

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Caps fly as 158 graduates are sent off

Sunglasses and sun-shading umbrellas were the preferred accessories during Saturday's Steamboat Springs High School graduation ceremony.

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School board votes 3-2 for employee raises

A standing room only crowd of more than 75 people turned out to see the Steamboat Springs Board of Education revote Thursday on a proposed employee compensation package.

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Education Fund will buy extra teacher, French instruction and portion of all-day kindergarten

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund will cover the cost of an extra fourth-grade teacher at Strawberry Park Elementary and an additional section of middle school French. It will also contribute $33,500 to help fund all-day kindergarten.

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Special school board meeting Thursday to revisit compensation vote

Attorneys tell school board members no conflict of interest exists

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education will revisit last week’s vote on the Collaborative Bargaining Team compensation package during a special meeting Thursday.

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