MSD board meets, looks at budget

MEEKER I Meeker’s new Board of Education (BOE) met for the first time Nov. 17 as election victors were sworn in and new officers, for two-year terms, were chosen.

From the Superintendent: It is important to keep student expectations high

MEEKER I Results from the initial Partnership of Readiness for Assessment for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments are slowly becoming available. The PARCC assessments tested English and mathematics skills for students in third through 11th grade in the spring of 2015.

One MSD incumbent wins; incumbents win in Rangely, tax loses

RBC I The Meeker Board of Education will take on a new look, the Rangely School Board will remain the same, the mil levy tax override for added Rangely school funding failed and county voters told the state to keep its excess marijuana tax money and use it for education, law enforcement and other state […]

From the Superintendent: MSD needs parents’ help

MEEKER I Meeker School District needs help from parents. The District Accountability Committee (DAC) and Building Accountability Committee (BAC) for each school are in need of parent volunteers.

Meeker school board candidates interviewed before forum

MEEKER I There are six candidates for three four-year term seats on the Meeker Board of Education. The Herald Times asked each candidate to provide a brief biographical description, answers to five questions and a photo. We asked them to try to keep their answers to each question to about 150 words. Voters will be […]

Meeker parents must register for free, reduced meals

MEEKER I The Meeker School District is asking that those who believe they may qualify for free/reduced breakfast and lunch to complete an application if you have not done so for this school year 2015-2016. If your child/children were on our program last year, the new application will need to be filled out and returned […]

MSD lunches join LiveWell Colorado program

MEEKER I The Meeker School District is among a select group of school districts in Colorado that has accepted the LiveWell Colorado challenge to provide more freshly prepared school lunches that taste good and are good for students.

Education foundation is vital

MEEKER I The purpose for the Meeker Education Foundation can be found on the foundation’s website. It is as follows: “The Meeker Education Foundation’s sole purpose is to support and enhance educational opportunities for the Meeker School District’s students and staff with independent resources. School finance in Colorado is very inadequate and the impact on […]

MSD hears reports on accountability, foundation

MEEKER I The Meeker Board of Education (BOE) heard Sept. 15 from Superintendent of Schools Chris Selle that the District Accountability Committee (DAC), established by state statute, had met that afternoon, for the first time this school year.

Letter to the Editor: Dorsett’s motive for school board run

Dear Editor: I would like to address head-on any concerns about my motivation running for the Meeker School Board.

Nine candidates running for Meeker school board

MEEKER I Nine candidates for the Meeker Board of Education have filed qualifying petitions with school district election official Janelle Urista. The deadline for the return of completed petitions was Aug. 27.

MSD backs broadband projects, hears reports, OKs coaches

MEEKER I In August, the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) voted to support the county broadband project, heard a number of reports from administrators and approved a number of new hires, coaches and activity sponsors.