History Week a winner for BMS

The Barone Middle School eighth-grade winners who qualified for the regional competition in history are: back row from left to right, Gavyn Garr, Kenzie Turner, Luis Villalpando and Andy Kracht; third row, left to right, Krissie Luce, Stephen Walsh, Kale Burke, Brayden Woodward and Charlie Day; second row, from the left, Lila Klinglesmith, Allie Willey, Kassie Luce, Eli Hanks and Victor Arias; first row, Pake Burke, Briar Meszaros, Brennan Jensen and Allison Moon; sitting, from left, Kylee Bradford and Savana May; not pictured Gracie Bradfield, Tori Lasker and Abby Rosendahl.

MEEKER I Sporting the theme of “Leadership and Legacy,” the week of Feb. 17-20 was History Project Week at Barone Middle School.

Barone team wins area competition

Several Barone Middle School students combined efforts to win the MathCounts competition for the Western Slope in Grand Junction over the weekend. Usually, the winners of the competition are older students, but the Barone students prevailed. Bottom row, from left to right, are: Madison Kindler, Abbi Moon and Jon Baker; middle row, from left to right are: Marryn Shults, Brynlee Williams, Pake Burke, Kale Burke, Jose Garcia, Ryan Phelan and Ridge Williams; back row, from left to right are: Jake Shelton and Colby Clatterbaugh.

MEEKER I On Feb. 28, students from Barone Middle School traveled to Grand Junction to compete in the Western Slope MathCounts competition, emerging as champions in the team competition and placing highly as individuals.

MSD board upholds expulsion from Barone for girls in drug incident

MEEKER I At an executive session of the Meeker School District Board of Education on Jan. 20, the board upheld the year-long expulsion of two female students at Barone Middle School.

Two drug incidents at Barone

MEEKER I Officials at Barone Middle School and the Meeker Police Department both report that there have been two incidents of students bringing non-prescribed prescription narcotics to the school and distributing them to other students. At least one student has been charged and three were hospitalized, but the names of all students involved are being […]

Vicky Tate Fun Run/Walk…

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More than 200 kids and adults participated in the Vicky Tate Fun Run/Walk, starting and ending at Barone Middle School on Tuesday.

BMS tracksters endure bad weather to stay ready

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BMS eighth-grader Doak Walker is pictured in the 200 hurdles, where he finished third.

The Barone Middle School track team has been very busy over the past two weekends, competing in Glenwood Springs two weekends ago and in Rangely on Saturday.

STEM visits Meeker…


On Feb. 28, the mobile field trip known as the STEM Museum arrived at Meeker Elementary School. Stem stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Barone students look forward to testing

MEEKER I When standardized testing comes to Barone Middle School, students look forward to learning active and hands-on skills like archery, knitting or building model rockets.

Speaker entertains and inspires students

Barone Middle School Principal Jim Hanks, Jacob Pelloni, Chris Bowers and Doak Mantle.

MEEKER I Motivational speaker Chris Bowers inspired Meeker Elementary and Barone Middle School students on Monday as a part of the school’s health program.

Antler contest…

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Hunters from Barone Middle School measured the antlers and recorded the scores of their harvest, then prizes donated by Strawberry Creek Outfitters were given to the winners.

Many helped clean Barone parking area

Dear Editor: It is with great pleasure that I thank those who donated their time and equipment to fix up the parking lot area of Barone Middle School.

Barone’s 6th graders raise funds for Granby trip

MEEKER I It looks like the sixth-grade students at Barone Middle School in Meeker will have some early school-year bonding to do as they embark Sept. 16-19 on the second annual Sixth Grade Outdoor Experience in Granby, Colo.