MEEKER I Meeker School District (MSD) began in January to develop a new strategic plan aimed at attaining academic excellence, improved facilities and gaining an inventory of available resources.
MEEKER I Not without controversy, all three of Meeker’s school principals received offers for one-year contracts Tuesday night from the Meeker School Board.
MEEKER I The board of trustees of Rio Blanco RE-1 Meeker School District voted unanimously after an executive session on Thursday night to offer current superintendent Susan Goettel a new one-year contract.
MEEKER | The Meeker school holiday concert schedule has been announced: Meeker’s preschool, first and second-graders will perform “The Littlest Christmas Tree” in the Meeker High School auditorium Dec. 13, starting at 6:30 p.m.
MEEKER I The Meeker Education Foundation was incorporated in May 2012 for the sole purpose of supporting and funding enrichment opportunities for Meeker’s students and school staff. It was formed because school finance in Colorado is very inadequate and there doesn’t appear to be much relief in sight.
RBC I School districts face another year of drastic cuts as the negative factor increases from -12.94 percent in 2011-12 to -16.1 percent for 2012-13. Options to keep cuts away from the classroom are unrealistic.
MEEKER I In the interest of collaboration and for the benefit of Meeker’s kids, Gary Zellers and Bob Amick, representing the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council, asked the board of the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation District to consider a proposal “to provide comprehensive performing arts programs for the Meeker School District Re-1 schools” through [...]
MEEKER I Meeker RE-1 superintendent Susie Goettel received direction from the school board to hire a new geotechnical company to further investigate the soils at the new elementary school. The CTL Thompson firm has proposed drilling at least three additional soil bores before structural repairs begin.
Meeker Elementary Supply List PRE-SCHOOL • 6 Elmer’s Glue Sticks • 1 large package of napkins • Backpack • Girls: Small pkg. of paper plates, LG container Clorox wipes, LG Ziploc bags • Boys: large box anti-viral Kleenex, LG paper plates, container of baby wipes KINDERGARTEN • 1 2-pocket folder • 1 backpack/bag • 1 big eraser • 1 set
MEEKER | Nominations for school board candidates in the Meeker RE-1 district are now open. In November three directors will be elected for four-year terms on the school board.
MEEKER I Seven weeks after dedicating the new $18 million elementary school built by The Neenan Company, safety concerns about movement of the east wall of the gymnasium forced the closure of the gymnasium from Oct. 6 to Nov. 9 last fall. Now, after an independent review of the new building, school board members made [...]