MSD declares an ‘emergency’ with schools’ funding

MEEKER I December financial tables from the Colorado Department of Education led Meeker School Superintendent Mark Meyer to recommend, and the Meeker School District RE-1 Board of Trustees to declare, a state of emergency over district funding.

BOCES recognizes retiring members…

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Brad Bauer, second from left, the coordinator of student services for the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), presented certificates of appreciation to the three members of the Meeker School District Board of Education who are retiring this year.

County-wide donations…

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Chris Archuleta, right, a graduate of Meeker schools and a representative of Chevron, presented a check worth $15,000 to Iris Franklin, left, the president of the Meeker School District Board of Education, on Tuesday night.

Letter to the Editor: Taking matters into our own hands

Dear Editor: I believe it is time that we took matters into our own hands. One of the issues that Meeker residents will be asked to consider on the ballots that we’ll soon receive is Mill Levy Override 3A, which asks us to help fund our public schools.

Re-1 School District to seek increased tax mill levy

MEEKER I Meeker School District RE-1 voted Aug. 20 to seek an increase in taxes on the Nov. 5 ballot, raising income to fund the district’s current $540,000 budget deficit, to maintain classroom size and support staff, and to add to the district’s capital reserve fund.

RE-1 School District Supply List

MEEKER I Meeker Elementary School 2013-2014 suggested School Supply List

New staff for Meeker schools

MEEKER I The Meeker School District released the names of the many new employees this year on the district teaching and support staffs as well as those new in the three school’s athletic departments.

Back to school tips for students

RBC I As a new school year begins, it’s important for parents and children to take steps to help ensure safe and enjoyable school days.

Students must check vaccinations

RBC | School’s out for the summer, but with the new school year just around the corner, many students will need immunizations. Colorado students are required to have a number of immunizations for school attendance, and parents are urged to avoid the last-minute rush and make appointments now for needed vaccinations before the school year […]

With doctorate, state native new MHS principal

MEEKER | A Colorado native born in Denver has accepted an offer to return to the state and take the position as principal at Meeker High School.

Letter to the Editor: How much per pupil will Meeker receive?

Dear Editor: I have been following the Meeker School District state funding issue for the past several months.

Alamosa’s Mark Meyer is new MSD superintendent

MEEKER I The Meeker School District Board of Education announced publicly Wednesday morning that Mark Meyer of Alamosa had accepted the position of Meeker superintendent of schools.