Meyer says MSD will require cutbacks after loss of tax vote

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.

Letter to the Editor: Backing hike in school tax levy

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.

Superintendent to be chosen for RE-1 district

MEEKER I The Meeker School Board was expected to name the new district school superintendent Tuesday night at its regularly scheduled board meeting.

RE-1 superintendent finalists are chosen

MEEKER I In executive session on Tuesday night, the Meeker School Board of Education pared its search for a new Meeker School District superintendent to two candidates from Colorado.

Voytko resigns as Meeker High School principal

MEEKER I Jeremy Voytko, the principal at Meeker High School for the past year, turned in his letter of resignation on May 15.

Susan Goettel resigns as RE1 superintendent

MEEKER I Susan Goettel, superintendent of the Meeker School District for the last three years, turned in a letter of resignation on Friday, with her last day of work being June 28.

Teachers: MES has good highs and bad lows

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third of three stories looking at the results released by TELL Colorado, which surveys teachers in Colorado every two years on specific teaching/preparation conditions at their schools. This week we will look at Meeker Elementary School.

Letter to the Editor: TELL survey tells of MHS conditions

Dear Editor: Thank you for reporting conditions in the Meeker School District, and thank you for alerting your readers to the results of the recent TELL survey. I would like to comment on your article in last Thursday’s issue entitled “Teachers: Good and Bad.”

Correction

MEEKER I Two mistakes were made in the story on Page 1 of the May 16 edition of the Herald Times under the heading of “Teachers: Good and bad at MHS.”

Meeker teachers being reassigned

MEEKER I Eight current teachers were issued class reassignments at the Meeker School Board meeting on May 14, and the trustees also announced there were two new hires in the district for the 2013-14 school year.

Teachers: BMS meets more needs

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of three stories looking at the results released by TELL Colorado, which surveys teachers in Colorado every two years on specific teaching/preparation conditions at their schools. This week we will look at Meeker’s Barone Middle School. Next week, we will examine the results from Meeker Elementary School teachers. All […]

Teachers: Good and bad at MHS

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of three stories looking at the results released by TELL Colorado, which surveys teachers in Colorado every two years on specific teaching/preparation conditions at their schools. This week we will look at Meeker High School. The next two weeks will examine the results from Barone Middle School and Meeker […]