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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Steamboat Springs School District needs to build a third elementary school to accommodate increasing enrollment, a demographer said Monday.
School board members see the plan as coming at the expense of their future tax funding.
The Steamboat Springs School Board will continue to review options for the 2015-16 school calendar and reveal the results of a demographic study during its Monday night meeting.
The district is contracting with the Cambrian Group at a cost of $32,500 to facilitate the planning and provide ongoing consultations over the next several months.
Colorado Student Care is once again seeking donations of school supplies to distribute to schools in the region.
Two new modular classrooms are being installed at Soda Creek Elementary School this week, adding additional teaching space as enrollment across the district continues to creep up.