Sleeping Giant School

Sleeping Giant School

  • The new $52.5 million 74,000 SF school may open as early as the 2021-2022 school year and will serve 490 students in preschool through grade 8

  • The school will be the first new traditional school built since 1981 that will expand the district's capacity; it will provide additional spaces for programming and community use

  • The school will be built with the flexibility to convert to a full middle school or elementary school in the future if needed



New Steamboat Springs School District PK–8 School Gets a Name: Sleeping Giant School. Read more

Read the statement on the placement of power lines on the PK-8 site here


PK-8 School

  • Design: November 2019 – Summer 2020

  • Construction: Summer 2020 – Fall/Winter 2021

DAG Role

  • Provide high-level design guidance

  • Provide input to design team and executive committee

  • Give feedback on general design direction

  • Provide feedback on options/alternatives

  • Act as ambassadors for the project

Draft Renderings

Location: Steamboat II

About the future site of our new PK-8 school

Acquired: 1997

Acres: 35.15 + potential additional 36

Jurisdiction: Routt County

School Permitting Authority: State

Water: City of Steamboat Springs or Metro District

Sewer: Metro District or Septic System

Traffic Infrastructure Required:

    • Traffic signal at Highway 40 and CR42

    • Northbound turn lane

    • Westbound deceleration turn lane

DAG Members

SSSD Parents

  • Quint Friesell

  • Brie Neppl

  • Casey Quillen

  • Suzie Romig

SSSD Administration

  • Dr. Brad Meeks

  • Dr. Celine Wicks

  • Joe Laliberte

  • Brandon LaChance

  • Jay Hamric

  • Katy Lee (BOE)

  • Pascal Ginesta

Owner’s Rep/Architect

  • Colleen Kaneda - Owner’s Rep

  • Matt Porta - Architect

Meeting Presentation

Community Members

  • Margie Huron

  • Larry Jordan

  • Heidi Spengler

SSSD Staff

  • Dan Brabec

  • Susie Gruben

  • Ann Henderson

  • Alex Masse

  • Cory Truelove

  • Julie Warnke

Meeting Minutes

School Program