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.

List of candidates for MSD board expands

MEEKER I Meeker insurance agent and father of two K-12 Meeker students, Kevin Amack, has now been joined by three additional candidates for the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) four-year terms. Current board member and former band and music instructor Tom Allen, former Meeker High School math teacher Scott Aldridge, and former high school science […]

MSD superintendent sets new guidelines for gifts, grants, donations

MEEKER I One of the areas identified by new Meeker School District Superintendent Chris Selle as he took up the reins of the district last month was better, consistent management of financial contributions made to the schools.

Amack first to file papers for MSD board

MEEKER I Janelle Urista, the election official for the Meeker School District’s Board of Education (BOE) elections, said Monday that Kevin Amack, a Meeker insurance agent and parent of a district student, is thus far the first and only person to return a qualified petition for the Nov. 3 board election.

From the MSD Superintendent: Good news to tell

MEEKER I The new school year is just around the corner, and once again the employees of the Meeker School District will embrace the unparalleled privilege of being a positive influence in the lives of children and of promoting high levels of learning for all students.

Selle releases draft of goals for school year

MEEKER I On July 1, his first day working for the school district, new Meeker Superintendent of Schools Chris Selle submitted an anonymous survey questionnaire to the district staff. He described the survey as being informal, having only four open-ended questions to which respondents could write as little or as much as they wanted. Selle […]

Petitions now available for slots on MSD board

MEEKER I Janelle Urista, the formal Meeker Board of Education (BOE) election official, said Monday that three people, so far, have picked up petitions to become candidates for the Meeker Board.

County schools open Monday

RBC I Most students in Rangely and Meeker will return to their classrooms on Monday, filling the streets and sidewalks in both towns with young students walking or bicycling, older students driving to school, school buses busy delivering children to the schools and parents dropping off their children.