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Thoughtful Parenting: Framing meltdowns

January 12, 2020

Contrary to what it often feels like, children are not trying to be manipulative; they are not intentionally acting out. They are trying to communicate something. Our job, as the adult, is to remain calm...





Steamboat well represented at CU Honor Band

December 27, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Sophie Flam, an eighth grader at Steamboat Springs Middle School, will return to Boulder in February to play flute with the 2020 Colorado University Middle School Honor Band. This year, she earned the...


Spanish classes brighten holidays for 2 local families

December 24, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Marin Shanahan’s two eighth-grade Spanish classes at Steamboat Springs Middle School never learned the names of the two families with whom they spent months writing letters. They know both are single mothers, working...


Groups begin to design new school, upgrade projects

December 22, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The design process is well underway for the new pre-K through eighth-grade school on the Steamboat Springs School District’s 70-acre property in Steamboat II. With a goal of breaking ground in the spring...


Thoughtful Parenting: Managing holiday stress

December 22, 2019

For young kids, winter break and the holidays signal sheer excitement. In an ideal world, it’s a two week span of time to finish holiday preparations, participate in festive activities and celebrate with friends and...


Community Connections: Family Development Center

December 21, 2019

Family Development Center educates and cares for young children and their families through three different programs. Discovery Learning Center Discovery Learning Center is a nationally accredited preschool and prekindergarten.  All of our students who graduated...


Hepatitis A case reported at Steamboat Springs High School

December 20, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A student at Steamboat Springs High School tested positive for hepatitis A this week.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is working with Routt County Public Health to investigate the...







Construction on Hayden’s new school nearly halfway complete

December 9, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Construction on Hayden’s new pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade campus is on schedule and on budget, according to Hayden School District Superintendent Christy Sinner. The $61 million project was made possible through a $38.8...