Donna Howell's tenure


College enrollment and retention rates high for Steamboat graduates

Steamboat Springs High School graduates continue to exceed state averages for the number of students enrolling and staying in college, according to the Colorado Department of Higher Education's District at a Glance annual report, released earlier this month.

Steamboat Springs School Board makes collective bargaining meetings public

After a lengthy discussion with several public comments, the Steamboat Springs School Board voted to make collective bargaining meetings open to the public, regardless of the outcome of Proposition 104.

Steamboat Springs School Board to discuss Proposition 104

The Steamboat Springs School Board will discuss Proposition 104, which would require school employee contract negotiations to take place during public sessions, at Monday's meeting.

Steamboat Springs School District seeks more participants for strategic plan action teams

The Steamboat Springs School District is seeking more volunteers for the district's strategic planning action teams, which are set to have their first meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at Steamboat Springs High School.

School enrollment up in Steamboat, Hayden, down in Soroco

Schools across the state tallied enrollment Oct. 1, the official date for districts to establish eligibility for state per-pupil funding.

Language arts programs focus of Steamboat Springs School Board workshop

The Steamboat Springs School Board heard during its Monday workshop meeting from teachers at the elementary, middle and high school levels about instructional practices in language arts.

Steamboat Springs School Board workshop meeting Monday

The Steamboat Springs School Board will hold a workshop session to review board policies, discuss the district's strategic planning efforts and review language arts programs during its meeting Monday night.

Steamboat Springs School District moves forward with strategic plan

Nearly 30 Steamboat Springs School District staff, district parents and community members turned out for a three-day strategic planning retreat last week, the district's first comprehensive planning effort in several years.

Steamboat Springs School District seeks state funding to renovate Fly Gulch Schoolhouse

The historic Fly Gulch Schoolhouse is one step closer to being used as a teaching tool for Steamboat Springs students, after a discussion during last week's School Board meeting.

School district will send out requests for proposals for architect, owner's representative

The Steamboat Springs School District will send out requests for proposals for an owner's representative and an architect to evaluate district space and the potential need for a third elementary school, the School Board voted Monday.

School district looking to hire architect, project manager for 3rd elementary

Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Brad Meeks plans to ask the School Board for permission to hire an architect and project manager at Monday night's School Board meeting to evaluate the district's options for increasing classroom space.

Montessori charter school looks at 2016 opening

Organizers with the envisioned Mountain Montessori Charter School are moving forward with their application to the Colorado Charter School Institute, but have pushed back a target opening until fall 2016.

Routt County, Steamboat Springs School District oppose downtown URA

The objections to the proposal are detailed in a letter from the Routt County Board of Commissioners, the East Routt Library District Board of Trustees and the Steamboat Springs School District, which was hand-delivered to the Steamboat Springs City Council on Friday.

Superintendent defends district transfer student policy

Superintendent Brad Meeks said that although there are many students who live outside the district boundaries, the district has a sound policy for admitting transfer students.

Demographer urges Steamboat School Board to build 3rd elementary school

The Steamboat Springs School District needs to build a third elementary school to accommodate increasing enrollment, a demographer said Monday.