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Idea of tiny houses gaining traction locally

Steamboat Springs High School students, under the direction of industrial arts teacher Dusty Dike, are finishing up their seventh “tiny home” build.

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Steamboat Springs School Board struggling to work as a team

Poor communication and collaboration may be causing a disconnect between old and new members of the Steamboat Springs Board of Education.

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District may create policy to govern use of medical marijuana in schools

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.

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School board split on employee compensation package

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members were split 2-2 on Monday on whether to approve a proposed employee compensation package, meaning the package won’t be put in place as-is.

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School board will consider employee compensation package

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education plans to meet Monday to discuss whether to approve a tentative employee compensation agreement for district staff.

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Fly Gulch Schoolhouse to reopen to students in the fall

After two years of fundraising and restoration work, the Fly Gulch Schoolhouse is ready to again serve as a teaching tool for local students.

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Sandy Conlon says goodbye to Steamboat Springs High School

The veteran Steamboat Springs High School world history and literature teacher retires this year after 56 years as a teacher, 46 of them with the Steamboat Springs School District.

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Grant commission considers funding all-day kindergarten or extra teacher

The Education Fund is looking at $81,000 in extra sales tax revenue realized after this year’s grant process concluded earlier this month.

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Sailor Luau returns to SSHS

The luau takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 16 at Steamboat Springs High School, 45 East Maple St.

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Middle school students debate during Model UN event

Whether to build a protective women’s shelter in Mauritania or fund the purchase of thousands of wells for Ethiopia were among the issues debated this week by students from across the region during a model United Nations event.

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Bargaining team agrees to step increases for eligible school employees

Steamboat Springs School District employees are likely to see step salary increases next year following a vote by the district’s Collaborative Bargaining Team Tuesday morning.

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School board considers employee raises during budget discussion

Nearing the end of the annual budget planning process, Steamboat Springs School District leaders are again weighing employee raises alongside a desire to achieve a balanced budget.

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Bill would allow medical marijuana use in schools

A bill awaiting signature on Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk would allow young medical marijuana patients access to their prescribed medication while on school grounds or at school events.

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Fourth annual Steamboat Springs Student Film Festival kicks off Friday

This year marks the Fourth annual Steamboat Springs Student Film Festival, which will be hald at Bud Werner Memorial Library and Colorado Mountain College and feature submissions from high school students across the nation.

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Education Fund Board approves $3M budget, considers funding kindergarten tuition

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board Wednesday gave final approval to $3 million in grant requests for the 2016-17 school year, including nearly $2.4 million in requests from the Steamboat Springs School District.

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