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05/01/2017


Steamboat Mountain...
05/01/2017


Steamboat Mountain School senior Sean Pellman won a...
05/01/2017


Steamboat...
03/23/2017
Steamboat Mountain School's residential head cooked and hosted dinner for all the boys who live on campus. The boys got to experience a taste of life in one of the school's log buildings. They loved...
03/23/2017
Cooper Mann, '18 was chosen to speak in front of U14 Rocky/Central Alpine athletes and their parents who were in town for the U14 Rocky/Central Championships hosted by the Steamboat Springs Winter...
03/23/2017
Roddy Beall, a representative from Integrated Community, spoke to the geography class about immigration issues in Steamboat and how the organization serves their clients. Integrated Community (CIIC)...
03/06/2017
Check out these amazing winter images captured by our students. Thanks to Photo Express House in Steamboat Springs for sponsoring this contest.

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03/06/2017
Ten students from Steamboat Mountain School traveled to Denver to participate in Denver Open Media's Workshop to create two live news shows. The students created a show about Global Travel. Check out...
03/06/2017
This year, the 2017 USSA Rocky/Central U14 Championships will be held in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and will be hosted by the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. Steamboat Mountain School is proud...
02/17/2017
Pearson Alspach, Director of Admissions, will be contributing to an Educatius (International student placement organization) webinar on February 21st highlighting Steamboat Mountain School and our...
02/10/2017
This past weekend a group of nine students and three staff were able to journey to Ouray, Colorado to partake in two days of wonderful winter ice climbing. From start to finish the trip was an...
02/10/2017
Brian Smith, Dean of Students, recently attended a three day TABS (The Association of Boarding Schools) ResLife Leadership Workshop.  The purpose of the workshop is to provide Residential Life...
01/24/2017
Winter Arts Exploration Classes have started! Students choose from:
The Art of Living
College Counseling (all juniors)
Cooking/baking in 30 mins
Creative Writing
Debate...
01/13/2017
We say it's possible, and here's a profile about Jamie that proves it!

Jamie Bender, a senior at Saint Michael's College in Vermont, joined their Alpine skiing program as an assistant...
01/06/2017
Steamboat Mountain School is now offering a back country skiing POPS on Friday afternoons. Students need to provide their own equipment and sign up in advance with Mr. Root.
Brick Root, current...
01/06/2017
Steamboat Mountain School's advisory program will focus on reflecting about core values- starting with integrity. Students and their advisors will meet to discuss examples of role models of those who...
12/19/2016
Steamboat Mountain School parents have been sharing their views about our programs with us. We will continue to highlight what they have to say about our boarding school, one-of-a-kind travel program...
12/19/2016
We are grateful for all the support we receive from alumni, family, friends, and community members.

We appreciate your gift to Steamboat Mountain School- to the annual fund and the...
12/19/2016
Here is the poem that Steamboat Mountain School's academic dean shared with the entire community during our annual Holiday Dinner

“A Feeling for Snow”

seemingly dancing...
11/17/2016
Steamboat Mountain School hosted an alumni get together in Steamboat at Scratch on November 15th. Alums and their families gathered with current and past faculty members to reconnect and share...
11/17/2016
Steamboat Mountain School's GIS program provides an expansive experiential learning opportunity for our students coupled with a strong academic connection. The academic curriculum includes...
11/17/2016
While we eagerly await the coming of Old Man Winter, it is inspiring to look back on all the good work our competitive athletes have done this fall.  This year we have kids involved in: Alpine,...
11/10/2016
The National Honor Society chapter at Steamboat Mountain School is sponsoring a de-stress and study skills workshop in preparation for trimester exams Nov. 16-18. They'll get tips, tricks, and snacks...
11/10/2016
Steamboat Mountain School's POPs Program (Physical and Outdoor Pursuits) is all about taking advantage of our warm November weather. We're fishing the Yampa and private waters in Routt County,...
11/02/2016
Mara Rhodes, founder of Steamboat's RX Task Force, spoke to the student body about why she founded the Rx Task Force. She established this group to help spread awareness about prescription drug use...
11/10/2016
Steamboat Mountain School is thrilled to announce the Global Immersion Studies Program students will spend one month (April, 2017) exploring: Trip 1 Sikkim region of Northern India with faculty...
11/04/2016
Community Visit Day
On Friday, November 4th, 2016
8:45 a.m.- 12:20 p.m.
Steamboat Mountain School Campus (Main Building)
42605 County Rd 36
Steamboat Springs, CO
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09/23/2016
Steamboat Mountain School students and staff have put in hours of work to repair and winterize the yurt. Once the yurt is ready to withstand Steamboat's plentiful snowfall, we'll be able to snowshoe...
09/23/2016
Thanks to Steamboat Mountain School parents, the evening dorms snacks have been elevated to fancy pies! Some of the pies were purchased locally and others were shipped from Koko Coffee in Taos, NM....
09/23/2016
Steamboat Mountain School reps are on the road representing the school at fairs from the front range of Colorado (Montessori School of Denver High School Fair) to Ohio (Canton Country Day School...
09/09/2016
Steamboat Mountain School prefects will staff an aid station for the ultramarathon, Run Rabbit Run. They will be helping at mile 23 and encouraging endurance athletes from across the nation in this...
09/09/2016
Steamboat Mountain School students and staff have spent the last few weeks preparing to conquer some of Colorado's impressive 14,000 ft. mountains, and they left on Friday to achieve their goals. The...
08/26/2016
Steamboat Mountain School offers students a chance to explore the arts in fun, non-graded classes. They can choose among: College Essay Writing, Drama One-Acts, Debate, Strings/Band, Art for the non-...
08/26/2016
You start by training with Steamboat Mountain School's knowledgable and experienced outdoor leaders. Four days a week during their after school activity time, students will head to the trails to hike...
08/26/2016
Steamboat Mountain School students and faculty gave back to the the greater Steamboat community and volunteered over 560 hours to: the Boys & Girls Cub, Yampatika, Parks and Rec. Dept., The...
08/16/2016
Steamboat Mountain School is excited to announce Studio Art for all levels. The School is offereing a new multi-media class this fall. Students will be able to explore their creative sides and see...
08/16/2016
Steamboat Mountain School students and staff are gearing up to contribute a day of service work on August 23rd. They plan to help out at the Nature Conservancy's Carpenter Ranch and Yampa River State...
08/16/2016
The Camp Inc. Business Academy had an amazing three sessions here at Steamboat Mountain School. Campers from around the world worked together to launch several new businesses, develop python coding...
05/20/2016
Siena, '16 was profiled as one of Steamboat's seniors to follow! The Steamboat Today interviewed her for their annual graduation guide....
05/20/2016
Students from Steamboat Mountain School have created workshops for their classmates, "tips and tricks for exam week and beyond." The National Honor Society students will meet with other Steamboat...
05/20/2016
Congratulations to our partner organization, SSWSC. They've won gold!
 "Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) is proud to announce that it has been awarded the highest designation...
05/05/2016
The students at Steamboat Mountain School have formed a new activities task force, a.k.a. "The Anti-boredom Committee."
They have met and taken an in-depth look at how our Weekend Activities...
04/28/2016
While many Steamboat Mountain School students are exploring the world on our GIS trips, our competitive ski/ride student athletes are in Steamboat Springs taking seminar-style classes and focusing on...
04/19/2016
On Thursdays, all hands are directed to community service. This week, we had half of our students work on County Road 36, as we have adopted a large section of the road, and the other half of the...
04/19/2016
From skiing and snowboarding to learning to cast a fly rod or participating in traditional high school spring sports- Steamboat Mountain School offers a variety of choices for students.

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03/18/2016
Steamboat Mountain School's spirit week doesn't end after Friday's Talent Show because Monday is Winter Games Day and an all-school BBQ.
Students and Faculty on teams Blue or White will compete...
03/18/2016
Students (and daring faculty) have been showing their true colors during Spirit Week! They've come to school sporting 80's workout gear for Work Out Wednesday and all shades of green for St. Patrick'...
03/11/2016
of 2019 and 2020. The admissions office is pleased to welcome new families and students to the 2016-17 school year for both freshman and sophomore classes!
03/11/2016
Our head of school and admissions director traveled to Denver to meet with placement counselors at St. Anne's, International School of Denver, Stanley British Primary School, Graland School and Aspen...
03/04/2016
Steamboat Mountain School’s global immersion studies program participants and leaders will take part in a training with BOLD leaders (International leadership program) on March 10th and 11th. BOLD...
03/04/2016
Steamboat Mountain School’s Global Immersions Studies (GIS) participants and their parents received itineraries for their upcoming trips to Tanzania, Vietnam/Cambodia, and India in order to start...
03/04/2016
received a very thoughtful thank you note from a current family.

Thank you for your support.
Thank you for your hard work and dedication.
Thank you for loving and nurturing...
02/26/2016
Born and raised on campus at Steamboat Mountain School, Bridger Root (LWS '07, Whitman College '11), has embarked on a new adventure teaching in Japan. When he was just 8 months old, his parents (...
02/26/2016
Led by professional guide Patrick Meyer, eight students and two faculty members leave Friday, February 26th Sunday by dinner. As they climb, we will fuel them with hot chocolate, bagels, cream cheese...
02/24/2016
Steamboat Mountain School has launched its first capital campaign in eight years- kickstarted by a generous donation ($500,000 matching pledge) from a current family.

Event details and...
03/04/2016
Steamboat Mountain School’s Global Immersions Studies (GIS) participants and their parents received itineraries for their upcoming trips to Tanzania, Vietnam/Cambodia, and India in order to start...
01/29/2016
back country safety and canyon rope rescue when local paramedic/firefighter, Steamboat Resort Ski Patroller, and Search and Rescue guru, Michael Hirshman, spoke during meeting time.
01/29/2016
an expert in Geospatial Technology and cartography, to present to her class and then utilize the applications in the field.
01/22/2016
A new AE session started on Monday, January 18th. The classes are non-credit and meet for 40 minutes every Monday.

College Counseling:  (Required for all Juniors)...
01/15/2016
Back country trip in our back yard! Steamboat Mountain School is located very close to world class back country skiing on Buffalo Pass. Senior Alex Boulanger has organized a BC training and trip led...
01/15/2016
Alums Charlie Von Thaden '11 and Marg Sullivan Mondlane '91 are making us proud. Here is an excerpt from a recent post:
“So excited to be back in school after a phenomenal trip to Swaziland and...
01/25/2016
Robbie Tesar has offered to take students on an all day fishing adventure to the tail waters of Stagecoach reservoir- stay tuned for a new date!
01/07/2016
Steamboat Mountain School embarked on a strategic planning session in January 2015 with consultant and former faculty member Eric Malmborg. Our multi-day retreats engaged board members, staff and...
01/07/2016
Steamboat Mountain School thanks Yampa Valley Fly Fishers, a charter of Trout Unlimited, for their support of Steamboat Mountain School’s new Fishing Club. They have generously donated rods and reels...
01/07/2016
Did you know that each summer, teens from around the world travel to Colorado to learn about business and entrepreneurship right here at Steamboat Mountain School?  A few days after our students...
12/11/2015
Geography teacher Nikki Durkan reached out to Will Horner, ‘11, to see if he could speak to her class about his current experiences in Germany. Here’s a excerpt of his response: All is well here...
12/11/2015
Donate to Steamboat Mountain School before Dec. 31, 2015 in order to take a tax deduction as allowed by law. Our school is founded on the principles of community and pitching in. Make Steamboat...
12/04/2015
Meg Morse, Head of School, will be attending the The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) Annual Conference in Boston Dec. 3-5. Steamboat Mountain School just joined the North American Boarding...
11/19/2015
Steamboat Mountain School’s academic dean, Joanne Lasko, presented Rotary Student of the Month Senior and member of National Honor Society, Noah Zedeck. Here are some highlights from her introduction...
11/19/2015
Steamboat Mountain School’s chapter of the National Honor Society hosted a study skills session prior to first trimester exams. The student members of NHS led small groups of students in a discussion...
11/19/2015
Steamboat Mountain School teacher Nikki Durkin participated in the National Science Teachers Conference in order to gain better of understanding about how to connect science curricula with literature...
11/06/2015
Pam Wooster, a nutritionist from Yampa Valley Medical Center, will present about nutrition and food for Steamboat Mountain School's Friday Meeting. She will discuss healthy snacking, and show the...
11/06/2015
Our Director of Global Studies and Outdoor Programs heads to Boulder, CO to attend Where There Be Dragons'  four-day seminar for educators. The seminar will  focus on best practices in...
11/06/2015
The students in the Marketing and Design class welcomed a local artist, Gregory Block. Block led the group through hand-on exercises and blind contour drawings. He related the in-class project to the...
10/22/2015
Steamboat Mountain School’s director of our sustainable agricultural program (SAP) plans to attend a workshop in Denver to learn the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and...
10/22/2015
Steamboat Mountain School administrators and trustees attended “Global Positioning: K - 12 Strategies,” the annual conference sponsored by The Association of Colorado Independent Schools. They came...
10/22/2015
Steamboat Mountain School will observe Red Ribbon Week through Oct. 30th.  Red Ribbon Week is an opportunity to have a focused conversation regarding Drug and Alcohol awareness.  In...
10/08/2015

On October 9th, teachers from the Steamboat Springs Middle School will take a field trip up the hill to Strawberry Park and visit Steamboat Mountain School to learn about permaculture. Led by...
10/08/2015

Check us out on the Front Range.  We will have a table at Denver's 5280 admissions school fair.
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10/08/2015
Steamboat Mountain School’s college counselor just returned from the NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counseling) with some new intel about the ever-changing world of college...
09/24/2015
The Anatomy and Physiology class will visit Yampa Valley Medical Center next Tuesday, September 29, to tour the Radiology/Diagnostics Lab.  They will learn about CT scans, MRI's, and Ultrasonics...
09/17/2015
The Spanish 2 and 3 classes will be getting together on Monday, September 21 to celebrate the Argentinian holiday, the Day of the Student.  Spanish 2 students are preparing chimichurra and other...
09/13/2015
The seniors will meet from 9:00 - 4:00 on Saturday, Sept. 26 for our annual College Workshop. The focus will be how to apply and manage deadlines, using the "white space" of the application artfully...
09/13/2015
Tuesday, September 8th marked the start of Steamboat  Mountain School’s AEs. The topics of these non-academic classes are: strings instruments, photography and video production, marketing and...
09/01/2015
Chefs Andy and Eric prepared an amazing meal for the school community. Everyone enjoyed Herb Grilled Chicken with Mushroom Risotto, Roasted Brussel Sprouts with a Shallot and Dried Fruit Balsamic...
09/01/2015
On Tuesday, Steamboat Mountain School students, faculty, and parents attended a presentation led by Chris Gates. Gates is the founder and CEO of the Janada Bachelor Foundation for Children in...
08/26/2015
Steamboat Mountain School strives to provide both healthful food, (by cooking from scratch and serving locally-sourced food when possible) and opportunities to get outdoors during POPs (Physical and...
08/28/2015
Steamboat Mountain School faculty member Nikki Durkan had the experience of a lifetime when she boarded NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson and spent 2 weeks at sea helping scientists conduct a Pollock survey in...
08/27/2015
As part of orientation, students and faculty gave back to greater Steamboat Springs Community by spending a day doing service work for agencies including: The City Parks and Rec Program, The Boys and...
05/27/2015
Steamboat Mountain School students shared their captivating pictures and told their inspiring stories in front of a packed house at the Bud Werner Library on May 21st.

Read about their...
05/01/2015
Come sample tasty bites of Yampa Valley Farms Pork Sliders and Pickled Spring Vegetables, courtesy of SAP (Sustainable Argiculture Program)  and view Steamboat Mountain School students' detailed...
04/06/2015
Check out our new video!

College preparatory academics, global studies & travel, competitive skiing and snowboarding, and epic outdoor adventure. All in Steamboat Springs, CO....
03/30/2015
Steamboat Mountain School's chapter of the National Honor Society annually sponsors a fundraiser for a local non-profit organization. This year, the NHS students selected...
03/13/2015

The Rotary Student of the Month is a Steamboat Mountain School Junior, Maddie Craig-Scheckman. Maddie is a multi-talented, resilient, and well-...

03/12/2015
The Prefect election process at Steamboat Mountain School has begun for the 2015-16 student leadership.

The Prefect position is an amazing opportunity and the pinnacle of student...
03/09/2015
Congratulations to Steamboat Mountain School's pentathletes who competed in the annual Steamboat...
02/26/2015
Come out to see Steamboat's amazing annual Dance Theatre performance featuring four of Steamboat Mountain School's faculty in dances: Hayley Berg (Latin and Hip Hop), Eric Einstein (Latin and...
02/25/2015
Steamboat Mountain School's Science and Geography Teacher Nikki Durkan and her fiance, Josh Smullin, Nordic Coach at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, competed in America's largest Cross...
You'll no longer need to wonder about the weather at Steamboat Mountain School because we now have our own weather-...
02/06/2015
In the past few weeks Steamboat Mountain School's Sustainable Agriculture Program (SAP) has started a campus wide composting program. We are collecting food and biodegradable scraps from the school’s...
01/29/2015
Steamboat Mountain School offers Wisdom Wednesdays once a month. We have hosted three speakers this year to date. For our January event, the student leaders chose to show and discuss an inspiration...
01/09/2015
Another great reason to come to Steamboat. The New York Times listed Steamboat Springs, CO as...
An After School Science Club for all middle school students (grades 6, 7, 8) at Steamboat Mountain School.

Fun With Science will show how the basic physical sciences - physics and...
12/05/2014
Steamboat Mountain School's AP Environmental Science Class was featured in the Yampa Valley Sustainable Schools Green...
12/03/2014
The Steamboat Mountain School recreational ski ride program had their first day on snow yesterday!

Before heading to the mountain, the group had a meeting about both the privilege and...
11/12/2014
Alum Caroline Lalive mentioned Steamboat Mountain School (formerly Lowell Whiteman School) in her Love...
12/05/2014
Join Steamboat Mountain School students displaying their pieces from first trimester art classes including an independent advanced art class. The works are self-portraits on paper with graphite,...
11/11/2014
Trimester Exams are November 19-21. There is a special all-class schedule on November 18 for Review Day.

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10/25/2014
Steamboat Mountain School celebrated its new name Friday October 24 during an event that included visiting parents, alumni and members of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. Check out...
10/19/2014
Please visit our Parents Weekend page to see the schedule for Parents Weekend 2014
10/18/2014
Steamboat Mountain School recognizes academic achievement through its Dean’s Honors lists. Students need an 86% average to make the Dean’s List and a 90% average to earn a place on the Honors List....
09/30/2014
Parents Weekend is just around the corner.   It’s the perfect time to make your arrangements to join us October 24th and 25th for our annual Parents Weekend events.  We’re all excited...
09/23/2014
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09/24/2014
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