MEEKER I While getting to know the Meeker community during the past several months, many of you have frequently heard me comment that student learning is the number one goal for a school system. Given that student learning will always be goal No. 1, student safety is goal 1A.
MEEKER I At the Meeker Board of Education meeting on March 15, the most interesting event, in addition to honoring, in person, the high school wrestling state championship team and participants in middle school “History Day,” were comments made by a citizen who showed up just to make his remarks.
MEEKER I “Money, money, money … all the things I could do if I had a little money.” Who would have ever thought the 1976 lyrics from the legendary Swedish band ABBA would best describe the financial state of Colorado’s public schools in 2016?
MEEKER I As the 2016 legislative session begins, funding for school finance will once again take center stage. For the Meeker School District, multiple programs and offerings have been cut over the past several years in response to the declining investment Colorado is making in K-12 education.
MEEKER I Meeker Superintendent of Schools Chris Selle participated Jan. 14 in a news conference by state school superintendents at the State Capitol, urging the Legislature to properly fund public schools.
RBC I The state may be reconsidering its most recent state testing change, and that would make local school superintendents happy.
MEEKER I On Dec. 23, when virtually no public school or administrative offices in the state were open, Colorado school superintendents were notified by email that the New SAT and the PSAT (formerly Scholastic Aptitude Test and the Preliminary SAT) had been chosen by an independent selection committee to serve as the Colorado college entrance […]
The Meeker School Lunch Program has been consulting with the Livewell Colorado chefs and all that the program brings to the district. “This program has not only given new recipes for our children to try, but it has also been a guide in helping make our program the best it can be,” said Cindy Nelson, […]
MEEKER I Four judges picked out the top 10 Meeker High School freshmen’s marble roller coasters last week from more than 50 submitted as part of their physical science classes taught by Michelle Selle this fall. Some were done by individuals, others by teams of two. The projects were part of the classes’ energy studies. […]
MEEKER I Certifying the 2015 county property tax mill levy to fund the school district for the next year was the primary task of the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) on Dec 8. The district operates on a general fund mill levy of 6.542, resulting in $5,057,335 of local property tax. Also, the district has […]