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District Announcements
2015-16 School Year Calendar Options
The Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education will be adopting a school year calendar for the 2015-16 school year. Please take a few moments to review the four calendar options below and choose your preferred 2015-16 calendar. The link below will direct you to a survey on Survey Monkey. Please complete the survey to choose your preferred calendar option and you will also have the opportunity to provide input.

Draft A           Draft B          Draft C          Draft D          Calendar Comparisons


Board of Education Agendas and Minutes

Please click on the link below to be directed to Boardbook and the agendas, packets and minutes for previous board meetings.

Annual Performance Report to the Public
April 2, 2014
Dear Steamboat Springs School District Community,

Steamboat Springs School District is pleased to announce the availability of our 2012-2013 Annual Performance Report to the Public. We are also proud to announce that our District has been rated as "Accredited with Distinction" for the fourth year in a row by the Colorado Department of Education.  Every year, school districts in Colorado report about their performance to their communities... (Read the rest of superintendent's message)

Peabody Energy - Leaders in Education

We are pleased to announce that Kathy Gonio, driver of bus #27, was honored as a Leader in Education by Peabody Energy on March 26, 2014 at the Transportation Department. Kathy was nominated by a parent for her dedication to her students on her bus and the positive impact she has in the workplace.

The program recognizes the work of all staff, both licensed and classified, for their contributions to the schools and district they represent.  Recipients are selected anonymously by a committee comprised of educators, community members and business leaders.  Each recipient is awarded $1,000 and is recognized in a surprise event at their school or building. 

You can read more about the program at:  www.peabodyenergyleadersineducation.org

Gifted Education External Review and Recommendations

In December of 2013, the Steamboat Springs School District hired two experts in GT programming to complete a review and audit of the program and to provide the district with recommendations for the future of the K-12 GT program. As part of the process, the consultancy team considered school achievement data listed on the CDE school view site, the proficiency and growth scores for GT identified students, district identification process and district processes for the monitoring of ALP's.   Also considered were the goals of the Administrative Unit concerning GT programming.  Separate survey and focus groups were conducted GT identified students, parents, staff at each school and  administration at each school and the GT coordinators for the district.

The final results of the audit and review can be found here:
Gifted Education External Review December 2013

Steamboat Springs Education Fund
Steamboat Springs Education Fund Newsletter, March 2014. Please click on the link below to be directed to the newsletter

SSEF Newsletter
State Superintendents Seek Restored Funding
A vast majority of the state superintendents, including Steamboat Springs superintendent, Dr. Brad Meeks, have joined forces to send a message to the legislature and the Governor that something must be done about education funding in the state.

Click here for the entire article
Click here for the Superintendents' Letter to the Governor
Local Student Selected to Walk in the Footsteps of the Fallen on D-Day

Local student Margaret Lichtenfels and her teacher Patrick Slowey are one of the student and teacher groups selected to be part of the 2014 Albert H. Small Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Student and Teacher Institute. Please click on the link below for the article.

National History Day Press Release

Steamboat Springs School District Recognized with State Awards
For the fourth consecutive year, the Steamboat Springs Schools District has been recognized as one of 16 schools in the state accredited with distinction by the Colorado Department of Education. The award is based on the overall scores on the school performance framework and places the District in the top 9% of all districts in the state. Individual schools within the District have also been recognized with the John Irwin award and the Governor's Distinguished Improvement award. Please click on the link below to read the press release.

State Awards Press Release
Common Core Questions and Responses
The Board of Education held a workshop on September 18 and discussed Common Core with the community. A list of questions was compiled from the workshop discussion. The District has provided responses to all the questions at the last three Board of Education Meetings. The responses are broken into four categories. Please click on each link to review the questions and responses provided to the Board of Education.
Textbooks              Specific Questions for BOE          Common Core Part III        Common Core Part IV
CDE Common Core Standards
Common Core Standards as a part of the Colorado  Academic Standards
Information about the common core standards is available on the CDE website. Please click on the link to be directed to the CDE page. The Math and English Language Arts standards are available in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

Common Core Standards

The following documents provide additional information about Common Core Standards. Click on each link to view the documents

2014-15 School Year Calendar
On August 12, 2013, the Board of Education approved the 2014-15 school year calendar.
Please click on the link to view the calendar.
2014-15 School Year Calendar

Student Athlete Physicals available beginning June 17, 2013 at SSSD Onsite Medical Clinic
Student Athlete Required Medical Sports Physicals will be available to all Steamboat Springs School District athletes (Grades 7 through 12) participating in school district activities during the 2013-14 school year at the SSSD Onsite Medical Clinic located on 8th Street in the southwest corner of the District Office building beginning June 17, 2013 and continuing throughout the summer. Please see the attached flyer for information regarding appointment times, cost, and contact information for the clinic.

Student Athlete Physicals information        Sports Physical Required Form

Clinic location information (map)