Letter to the Editor: Surprise from Barone StuCo appreciated

Dear Editor: Recently, we attended a Barone Middle School assembly where we presented the Patriot’s Pen Award to Kolbi Franklin. We were asked to remain at the front while the Barone Student Council presented us with an envelope containing proceeds from their sale of refreshments at sporting events during the past year. I was quite […]

Barone and Meeker High Spring 2016 Music Program

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Barone and MHS spring concert set

MEEKER I The Barone Middle School and Meeker High School Band and Choir spring concert is set for Tuesday, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend. Share on Facebook

Veterans at Barone…

U.S Army veteran Ken Culler of Meeker is surrounded by students at Barone Middle School in Meeker on Nov. 11. Barone and its students played host to all invited area veterans on Veterans Day, feeding lunch to the veterans and then putting on skits to remember and to thank the area veterans for their service […]

Mock Disaster: Staged fatality a sobering event

MEEKER I When one arrived on the scene, a double take was not uncommon. A mock fatality accident in the Meeker High School upper parking lot was set up to show a well-made up but uncovered gruesome body in the parking lot, about 15 feet ahead of a vehicle that had obviously been involved in […]

Barone students take learning trip to Granby

MEEKER I The Barone Middle School’s sixth graders went on an educational team building trip to YMCA of the Rockies in Granby, where they learned a lot about teamwork, ecology, survival and history. Share on Facebook

Barone sixth graders back from camp

MEEKER I All the sixth graders from Barone Middle School in Meeker went to the annual bonding and teamwork camp at Snow Mountain Ranch near Tabernash, Colo., last week. Share on Facebook

Barone sets new Big Bucks and Bulls contest

MEEKER I Once again this year, Barone Middle School in Meeker will holds its annual Big Bucks and Bulls Contest in which students at the school can win nice prizes and improve their math at the same time by bringing in the deer or elk antlers they harvest this hunting season. Share on Facebook

Meeker Fire District donates $80,000 fire alarm system to Barone school

MEEKER I On Aug. 13, the Meeker Fire District board voted unanimously to donate up to $80,000 to Barone Middle School to cover the cost of an all-new and much-needed fire alarm system. Share on Facebook

TELL survey at Barone indicates school teachers pretty much satisfied

MEEKER I Principal Jim Hanks and the staff at Barone Middle School have something to be proud of. The BMS Colorado Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Survey results this year show high scores and improvements in teacher beliefs through several categories of school evaluation. Share on Facebook

MHS and BMS concert Monday

MEEKER | Jeff Hemingson, the director of choral and instrumental music at Meeker High School and Barone Middle School, has announced that the combined spring choir and band concert will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker High School auditorium. Share on Facebook

Barone wins history contest and will send 16 students to state

MEEKER I At the regional National History Day competition in Grand Junction on March 7, Meeker’s Barone Middle School beat out Olathe Middle School by one project, forwarding 16 students with eight projects to state competition, to be held in Denver on May 2. Share on Facebook