DEDICATION CEREMONY, RIBBON CUTTING MARK OPENING OF THE NEW MEEKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL School board member Bill de Vergie and Susan Goettel, superintendent, along with other board members did the honors during Monday’s dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Meeker Elementary School.
MEEKER I While the future of the old Meeker Elementary School is unclear, one thing is certain. Rio Blanco County isn’t interested in the building. “They have moved on,” said Meeker Mayor Mandi Etheridge, following a meeting July 12 between members of the town board and county commissioners. “They want to go in a different [...]
MEEKER I Three Meeker Elementary School teachers — Paulette Hanks, Deb Omer and Renay Mobley — have been chosen to attend the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy.
MEEKER I School may be winding down for the year, but the Meeker School District is already making plans for next year. One of the changes will be all-day kindergarten classes. “We will be offering both half-day and a full-day option for kindergarten in the fall,” said Jason Hightower, principal of Meeker Elementary School.
MEEKER I The town awarded the bid for the Ute Road project, the roundabout at the junction of Ute Road and Sulphur Creek Road and construction of sidewalks on said project to Rifle contractor Martinez Western Constructors of Rifle. Martinez Western was the low bidder out of five bids submitted, which ranged from $854,682 to [...]
MEEKER I With the clock ticking until the elementary school building becomes the fiscal and physical responsibility of the town of Meeker, the board of trustees continue to discuss possibilities for the building’s future.
MEEKER I “After feeling like we were pretty well rebuffed on our proposal for the downtown justice center, we’ve basically concluded that going ahead with construction on the current courthouse property is the most cost-effective.
MEEKER I The county has apparently determined the site of the old Meeker Elementary School building is not “suitable” for its needs.