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Community Visit Day at Steamboat Mountain School

Join us for Steamboat Mountain School’s Community Visit Day 42605 County Rd 36, Steamboat Springs CO January 8th, 2018 9:30am - 1pm Arrive with...
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Open House- Hot cocoa and foosball at Steamboat Mountain School

Learn more about us! Steamboat Mountain School’s Open House 42605 County Rd 36, Steamboat Springs CO December 29th, 2017 3pm - 5 pm Play...
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Art Night at Steamboat Mountain School

Please Join Us for Art Night on Tuesday, December 12th 7:00 PM Krautkramer Theatre Steamboat Mountain School Presenters:   Abby Jensen,...
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Rotary Student of the Month- Tanner Richard

We are delighted to honor Steamboat Mountain School senior Tanner Richard as the Rotary Student of the Month. Tanner is a gentle, genuine soul whose...
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Alumni Events in Boston, NYC, and Park City!

Steamboat Mountain School is hosting 3 events in 3 cities- please join us! Boston Alumni Gathering Join Meg Morse, Head of School, and Brian Smith,...
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Alum Dylan Roberts, '07 to fill seat in the Colorado House of Representatives

Read about Steamboat Mountain School alum Dylan Roberts, '07, in the Steamboat Today. Congratulations to Dylan- we look forward to hearing about...
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A great day on the river!

POPS (Physical and Outdoor Pursuits) meets after classes end for the day, four days a week. Students can choose to go fly-fishing, hiking, mountain...
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Oct
19

Creavitity

Creavitity

Steamboat Mountain School students work hard- both in the classroom taking college prep classes, and out of the classroom tackling 14,000' mountains...
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Parents' Weekend 2017

As part of Parents' Weekend 2017, student leaders spoke about the importance of our new Craig-Scheckman Student Education Center and what it means to...
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Front Range Gathering

Steamboat Mountain School is hosting a gathering on the Front Range for current parents and area alums. Please contact Gina Wither, Alumni Director...
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New Mountain Media Team

Steamboat Mountain School students were tasked with designing non-elective classes that meet 1-2 weekly. These self-directed classes are a way for...
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Run Rabbit Run- an inside look at a community service project

For the second year in a row, a group of Steamboat Mountain School students volunteered for Run Rabbit Run at one of the Runner Aid stations. ...
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Giving Back- community service work

Steamboat Mountain School students and faculty donated a full work day (486 hours in total), toward helping out agencies in Routt County. As part of...
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Our board works as hard as our students do!

Our Board of Trustees gathered for a morning retreat the day before the official start of our school year. This annual retreat is a time for...
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The start of a new school year!

Our whole school community marked the beginning of this school year with one of our traditions- the bell ceremony. The seniors led the tradition by...
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Joanne "Doc" Lasko starts a new chapter at Steamboat Mountain School

This year's graduation and alumni weekend marked a sentimental rite of passage for me, as my retiring as the Academic Dean (I first accepted the...
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Remembering John Robert Wither

July 14, 1944- June 20, 2017 John was born July 14th, 1944 to Frances Colt Wither and Robert Archibald Wither of Steamboat Springs, CO. ...
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New Adventure Travel Video

Watch the highlights from this year's Global Immersion Studies program's adventures.
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Grateful Parents

Steamboat Mountain School seniors Yoshi and Nicole pose for a picture during their Spring 2017 Global Immersion Studies Program excursion in...
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Award-Winning Photography

Steamboat Mountain School senior Sean Pellman won a 1st place in the Jostens Photography contest: category Mobile Photos for this photo: ...
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May
01

Champions!

Champions!

Steamboat Mountain School's student athletes achieved their goals at the U16 National Championships! Nico, class of 2020, earned 1st Place U16 and...
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Cozy Dorm Dinner in a log cabin at Steamboat Mountain School

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...
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Steamboat Mountain School student/athlete Cooper Mann, '18 speaks to U14 Alpine Athletes

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...
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Guest Speaker enhances understanding of immigration issues in Steamboat

Roddy Beall, a representative from Integrated Community, spoke to the geography class about immigration issues in Steamboat and how the organization...
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Steamboat Mountain School's Winter Photo Contest Winners!

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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Denver Open Media

Ten students from Steamboat Mountain School traveled to Denver to participate in Denver Open Media's Workshop to create two live news shows. The...
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Steamboat Mountain School is happy to be a sponsor of the U14 Championships

This year, the 2017 USSA Rocky/Central U14 Championships will be held in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and will be hosted by the Steamboat Springs...
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Steamboat Mountain School's Ski/Ride program featured on a webinar

Pearson Alspach, Director of Admissions, will be contributing to an Educatius (International student placement organization) webinar on February 21st...
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Ice Climbing Adventures for Steamboat Mountain School Students

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...
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Keeping Current- Steamboat Mountain School's Dean of Students attends TABS Res-Life Workshop

Brian Smith, Dean of Students, recently attended a three day TABS (The Association of Boarding Schools) ResLife Leadership Workshop.  The...
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Winter Arts Exploration classes have started

Winter Arts Exploration Classes have started! Students choose from: The Art of Living College Counseling (all juniors) Cooking/baking in 30 mins...
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School and Skiing- Jamie Bender, '13

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...
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New Offering! Back Country Skiing- all day trip added

Steamboat Mountain School is now offering a back country skiing POPS on Friday afternoons. Students need to provide their own equipment and sign up...
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Reflecting on Core Values

Steamboat Mountain School's advisory program will focus on reflecting about core values- starting with integrity. Students and their advisors will...
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Steamboat Mountain School Parents Speak- new quotes!

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...
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Holiday Giving

We are grateful for all the support we receive from alumni, family, friends, and community members. We appreciate your gift to Steamboat Mountain...
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A Feeling for Snow

Here is the poem that Steamboat Mountain School's academic dean shared with the entire community during our annual Holiday Dinner “A Feeling for...
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It doesn't end when you graduate! Steamboat Mountain School community bonds last a lifetime

Steamboat Mountain School hosted an alumni get together in Steamboat at Scratch on November 15th. Alums and their families gathered with current and...
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Our Global Immersion Studies Program- why travel is part of our mission as a college prep school

Steamboat Mountain School's GIS program provides an expansive experiential learning opportunity for our students coupled with a strong academic...
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News from Steamboat Mountain School's Ski/Ride Program

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....
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National Honor Society Study Guide

The National Honor Society chapter at Steamboat Mountain School is sponsoring a de-stress and study skills workshop in preparation for trimester...
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POPs- What we're up to!

Steamboat Mountain School's POPs Program (Physical and Outdoor Pursuits) is all about taking advantage of our warm November weather. We're fishing...
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Rx Task Force Founder Shares Her Experience With The Student Body

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...
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GIS 2017 Destinations Revealed!

Steamboat Mountain School is thrilled to announce the Global Immersion Studies Program students will spend one month (April, 2017) exploring: Trip 1...
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We're Opening Our Doors For You!

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...
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Winterizing the Yurt

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...
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Pies! Pies! Pies!

Thanks to Steamboat Mountain School parents, the evening dorms snacks have been elevated to fancy pies! Some of the pies were purchased locally and...
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On the Road!

Steamboat Mountain School reps are on the road representing the school at fairs from the front range of Colorado (Montessori School of Denver High...
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Run Rabbit Run!

Steamboat Mountain School prefects will staff an aid station for the ultramarathon, Run Rabbit Run. They will be helping at mile 23 and encouraging...
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Steamboat Mountain School helps athletes go big!

Check out this story in Steamboat's local paper, Steamboat Today.
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And they're off to climb some of Colorado's amazing 14ers

Steamboat Mountain School students and staff have spent the last few weeks preparing to conquer some of Colorado's impressive 14,000 ft. mountains,...
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Arts Explorations- a great way to try something new!

Steamboat Mountain School offers students a chance to explore the arts in fun, non-graded classes. They can choose among: College Essay Writing,...
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How do you get ready to hike a 14,000 foot mountain?

You start by training with Steamboat Mountain School's knowledgable and experienced outdoor leaders. Four days a week during their after school...
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Steamboat Mountain School starts 2016-17 School Year by giving back!

Steamboat Mountain School students and faculty gave back to the the greater Steamboat community and volunteered over 560 hours to: the Boys &...
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New Studio Art Class offered!

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...
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Community Service in Routt County

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...
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Camp Inc. at Steamboat Mountain School

The Camp Inc. Business Academy had an amazing three sessions here at Steamboat Mountain School. Campers from around the world worked together to...
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Steamboat Mountain School senior profiled

Siena, '16 was profiled as one of Steamboat's seniors to follow! The Steamboat Today interviewed her for their annual graduation guide. Watch a clip...
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Steamboat Mountain School's chapter of National Honor Society leads workshop

Students from Steamboat Mountain School have created workshops for their classmates, "tips and tricks for exam week and beyond." The National Honor...
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Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Awarded Gold Certification

Congratulations to our partner organization, SSWSC. They've won gold!  "Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) is proud to announce that...
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New Weekend Activities Task Force at Steamboat Mountain School

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...
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Intersession students focus on academics and outdoor pursuits

While many Steamboat Mountain School students are exploring the world on our GIS trips, our competitive ski/ride student athletes are in Steamboat...
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Spring clean up and community service

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...
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Spring outdoor pursuits in Steamboat Springs, CO

From skiing and snowboarding to learning to cast a fly rod or participating in traditional high school spring sports- Steamboat Mountain School...
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Winter Games and all-school BBQ

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...
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Spirit Week and Talent Show at Steamboat Mountain School

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...
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Steamboat Mountain School has accepted students for the graduating classes

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...
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Steamboat Mountain School is on the road!

Our head of school and admissions director traveled to Denver to meet with placement counselors at St. Anne's, International School of Denver,...
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BOLD leaders at Steamboat Mountain School

Steamboat Mountain School’s global immersion studies program participants and leaders will take part in a training with BOLD leaders (International...
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Steamboat Mountain School's GIS itineraries revealed and updated!

Steamboat Mountain School’s Global Immersions Studies (GIS) participants and their parents received itineraries for their upcoming trips to Tanzania...
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The importance of saying Thank You. Steamboat Mountain School

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...
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Steamboat Mountain School graduate teaching in Japan

Born and raised on campus at Steamboat Mountain School, Bridger Root (LWS '07, Whitman College '11), has embarked on a new adventure teaching in...
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Steamboat Mountain School's Ice Climbing Trip February 26th-28th

Led by professional guide Patrick Meyer, eight students and two faculty members leave Friday, February 26th Sunday by dinner. As they climb, we will...
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Capital Campaign Celebration in Denver February 27th!

Steamboat Mountain School has launched its first capital campaign in eight years- kickstarted by a generous donation ($500,000 matching pledge) from...
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Steamboat Mountain School's GIS itineraries revealed and updated!

Steamboat Mountain School’s Global Immersions Studies (GIS) participants and their parents received itineraries for their upcoming trips to Tanzania...
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On Monday, January 25th the Steamboat Mountain School community learned about avalanche danger,

back country safety and canyon rope rescue when local paramedic/firefighter, Steamboat Resort Ski Patroller, and Search and Rescue guru, Michael...
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Steamboat Mountain School Geography teacher Nikki Durkan has invited alum James Tobler, ’09

an expert in Geospatial Technology and cartography, to present to her class and then utilize the applications in the field.
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Steamboat Mountain School Arts Exploration Classes Begin

A new AE session started on Monday, January 18th. The classes are non-credit and meet for 40 minutes every Monday. College Counseling:  (...
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Steamboat Mountain School Students Head to Buffalo Pass for Back Country Skiing

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...
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Steamboat Mountain School Alums Report from Africa

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...
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Winter Fly Fishing Adventure! Steamboat Mountain School teacher

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!
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Steamboat Mountain School Strategic Planning

Steamboat Mountain School embarked on a strategic planning session in January 2015 with consultant and former faculty member Eric Malmborg. Our multi...
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Steamboat Mountain School thanks Yampa Valley Fly Fishers!

Steamboat Mountain School thanks Yampa Valley Fly Fishers, a charter of Trout Unlimited, for their support of Steamboat Mountain School’s new Fishing...
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Camp Inc. at Steamboat Mountain School

Did you know that each summer, teens from around the world travel to Colorado to learn about business and entrepreneurship right here at Steamboat...
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Steamboat Mountain School Alum Reports from the Field

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’...
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Time to donate! Please Donate to Steamboat Mountain School

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...
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Head of School attends TABS conference

Meg Morse, Head of School, will be attending the The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) Annual Conference in Boston Dec. 3-5. Steamboat Mountain...
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Rotary Student of the Month- Steamboat Mountain School's Senior Noah Zedeck

Steamboat Mountain School’s academic dean, Joanne Lasko, presented Rotary Student of the Month Senior and member of National Honor Society, Noah...
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Exam Prep: Steamboat Mountain School Students Hold Study Skill Session

Steamboat Mountain School’s chapter of the National Honor Society hosted a study skills session prior to first trimester exams. The student members...
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Revoluntionary Science

Steamboat Mountain School teacher Nikki Durkin participated in the National Science Teachers Conference in order to gain better of understanding...
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What We Eat Really Does Matter...

Pam Wooster, a nutritionist from Yampa Valley Medical Center, will present about nutrition and food for Steamboat Mountain School's Friday Meeting....
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Steamboat Mountain School Professional Development

Our Director of Global Studies and Outdoor Programs heads to Boulder, CO to attend Where There Be Dragons'  four-day seminar for educators. The...
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Steamboat Mountain School's Marketing and Design Class Hosts Local Artist

The students in the Marketing and Design class welcomed a local artist, Gregory Block. Block led the group through hand-on exercises and blind...
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It's all about aquaponics!

Steamboat Mountain School’s director of our sustainable agricultural program (SAP) plans to attend a workshop in Denver to learn the key principles...
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Global Positioning

Steamboat Mountain School administrators and trustees attended “Global Positioning: K - 12 Strategies,” the annual conference sponsored by The...
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Red Ribbon Week

Steamboat Mountain School will observe Red Ribbon Week through Oct. 30th.  Red Ribbon Week is an opportunity to have a focused conversation...
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Oct
08

COLLAB

COLLAB

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...
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Steamboat Mountain School at Denver's 5280 fair on Oct. 17th

Check us out on the Front Range.  We will have a table at Denver's 5280 admissions school fair.
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NACAC Conference

Steamboat Mountain School’s college counselor just returned from the NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counseling) with some new intel...
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Science Field Trip

The Anatomy and Physiology class will visit Yampa Valley Medical Center next Tuesday, September 29, to tour the Radiology/Diagnostics Lab.  They...
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Day of the Student

The Spanish 2 and 3 classes will be getting together on Monday, September 21 to celebrate the Argentinian holiday, the Day of the Student. ...
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Steamboat Mountain School College Counseling Day for Seniors

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,...
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Arts Explorations

Tuesday, September 8th marked the start of Steamboat  Mountain School’s AEs. The topics of these non-academic classes are: strings instruments,...
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Steamboat Mountain School Community Dinner Menu

Chefs Andy and Eric prepared an amazing meal for the school community. Everyone enjoyed Herb Grilled Chicken with Mushroom Risotto, Roasted Brussel...
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Janada Bachelor Foundation for Children in Tanzania

On Tuesday, Steamboat Mountain School students, faculty, and parents attended a presentation led by Chris Gates. Gates is the founder and CEO of the...
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A healthy mind in a healthy body

Steamboat Mountain School strives to provide both healthful food, (by cooking from scratch and serving locally-sourced food when possible) and...
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Our teachers never stop learning

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...
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Steamboat Mountain School students and faculty give back to the community

As part of orientation, students and faculty gave back to greater Steamboat Springs Community by spending a day doing service work for agencies...
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Global Immersion Studies Presentation

Steamboat Mountain School students shared their captivating pictures and told their inspiring stories in front of a packed house at the Bud Werner...
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First Friday Artwalk

Come sample tasty bites of Yampa Valley Farms Pork Sliders and Pickled Spring Vegetables, courtesy of SAP (Sustainable Argiculture Program)  and...
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New Steamboat Mountain School Video

Check out our new video! College preparatory academics, global studies & travel, competitive skiing and snowboarding, and epic outdoor adventure...
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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY FUNDRAISER

Steamboat Mountain School's chapter of the National Honor Society annually sponsors a fundraiser for a local non-profit organization. This year, the...
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Rotary Student of the Month

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

The Prefect election process at Steamboat Mountain School has begun for the 2015-16 student leadership. The Prefect position is an amazing...
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Steamboat Pentathlon

Congratulations to Steamboat Mountain School's pentathletes who competed in the annual Steamboat Pentathlon. The pentathalon combines skiing,...
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Steamboat Dance Theatre Performance

Come out to see Steamboat's amazing annual Dance Theatre performance featuring four of Steamboat Mountain School's faculty in dances: Hayley...
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Steamboat Mountain School Teacher in Largest Cross Country Ski Event

Steamboat Mountain School's Science and Geography Teacher Nikki Durkan and her fiance, Josh Smullin, Nordic Coach at the Steamboat Springs Winter...
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Weather Station

You'll no longer need to wonder about the weather at Steamboat Mountain School because we now have our own weather-monitoring station. This station...
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Feb
06

Composting

Composting

In the past few weeks Steamboat Mountain School's Sustainable Agriculture Program (SAP) has started a campus wide composting program. We are...
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Wisdom Wednesdays

Steamboat Mountain School offers Wisdom Wednesdays once a month. We have hosted three speakers this year to date. For our January event, the student...
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Steamboat Springs: NYT Top Places to Visit 2015

Another great reason to come to Steamboat. The New York Times listed Steamboat Springs, CO as number 19 out of 52 places to visit in 2015. We love...
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Fun With Science Program

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...
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AP Environmental Science Class Featured

Steamboat Mountain School's AP Environmental Science Class was featured in the Yampa Valley Sustainable Schools Green News Update. Steamboat...
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Ski Season Begins!

The Steamboat Mountain School recreational ski ride program had their first day on snow yesterday! Before heading to the mountain, the group had a...
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Mentioned in Huffington Post

Alum Caroline Lalive mentioned Steamboat Mountain School (formerly Lowell Whiteman School) in her Love Letter to Steamboat Springs on Huffington Post.
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Friday Art Walk

Join Steamboat Mountain School students displaying their pieces from first trimester art classes including an independent advanced art class. The...
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Trimester Exams Schedule

Trimester Exams are November 19-21. There is a special all-class schedule on November 18 for Review Day. Review Day Schedule: Tuesday, November...
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Steamboat Mountain School holds grand reopening

Steamboat Mountain School celebrated its new name Friday October 24 during an event that included visiting parents, alumni and members of the...
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Parents Weekend

Please visit our Parents Weekend page to see the schedule for Parents Weekend 2014
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First Trimester Academic Honors

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...
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Parents Weekend

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...
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Still Accepting Summer Applications

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Recent Graduates Featured in Paper and Art Walk

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