MEEKER I The Meeker School District RE-1 (MSD) Board of Trustees is considering not filling key teacher positions for music and consumer/family sciences.
MEEKER I Come the fall of this year, Meeker School District (MSD) RE-1 will join Rifle, Rangely and at least 80 other Colorado school districts in adopting a four-day school week.
MEEKER I The Meeker School District RE-1 (MSD) Board of Education approved a resolution March 4 calling on the Colorado General Assembly and the governor to remove the negative factor in school financing.
MEEKER I Mark Meyer, superintendent of Meeker School District RE-1 (MSD) and 167 other Colorado superintendents endorsed a letter to the Colorado General Assembly and Gov. John Hickenlooper to express, “shared concerns regarding the extreme state of inadequate funding for Colorado’s public schools.”
MEEKER I On Jan. 28, the Colorado State Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee (JBC) refined its decision to cover mid-year shortfalls for three rural school districts in the state, including Meeker, DeBeque and Pawnee.
MEEKER I A large group of district officials, board members, community members, teachers and parents attended the public forum held by the Meeker School District on Thursday night at Meeker High School to gather ideas on how the district should deal with a budget shortfall of more than $1 million.
MEEKER I Meeker School District and two other rural Colorado school districts were promised aid from the state Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee (JBC) to fix reductions in their mid-year funding.
MEEKER I Obviously disappointed by the 64-vote failure of Ballot Issue 3A in Meeker, new school superintendent Mark Meyer said although it is a known fact that cuts will now have to be made, he will certainly comply with the voters’ decision on the measure.
Dear Editor: After reading the Aug. 29 story, “RE-1 School District to Seek Increased Tax Mill Levy,” I want to express support for this initiative. Despite difficult economic circumstances and significant tax loads, I believe it is important that our community continue to maintain a high priority on funding and supporting our schools.
MEEKER I The Meeker School Board was expected to name the new district school superintendent Tuesday night at its regularly scheduled board meeting.