Superintendent candidates interviewed

MEEKER I Below is a question and answer transcript of the Meeker School Board’s April 3 interviews of the two candidates for new Meeker School District superintendent.

Local schools raise questions about standardized testing

RANGELY I Lately it’s become increasingly difficult to turn on the news or log onto the Internet without encountering an opinion about public school standardized testing.

MSD chooses Selle for superintendent

Chris Selle

MEEKER I After extensive interviews last Friday, the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) announced Monday its selection of Christopher Robert Selle of Westcliffe, Colo., as the new Meeker School District superintendent to begin work July 1.

Selle named MSD superintendent

Chris Selle has been named superintendent of the Meeker School District starting July 1. More will be in this week’s Herald Times.

Superintendent interviews Friday

MEEKER I The two candidates wishing to become superintendent of the Meeker School District will be in Meeker Friday for interviews with six school-related groups and the Meeker School Board.

Ibach explains reason for resignation; MSD accepts New Eden bid

MEEKER I At the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) meeting on March 17, Meeker Elementary School Principal Kathy Collins, acting as interim superintendent in the absence of Mark Meyer, requested board approval of resignations from high school principal Kim Ibach, and 26-year chemistry and math teacher, Bev Devore-Wedding.

MSD narrows district superintendent finalists to two

MEEKER I On March 18, the the Meeker School Board announced two finalists had been selected for April 3 interviews for the next superintendent of Meeker schools.

MSD looks at salaries, evaluations

MEEKER I The Meeker Board of Education took a look at teacher salary comparisons following a two-hour executive session to finalize evaluations of district Superintendent Mark Meyer and BOCES Executive Director Teresa Schott of Rangely on March 3.

MSD track and field rehab funded for future

MEEKER I The Meeker Board of Education on Feb. 17 made a $120,000 commitment toward the resurfacing of Starbuck Stadium track in 10 to 12 years if the effort led by the the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (ERBM) to refurbish the track and football field comes to fruition.

Meyer: Four day week has saved $70,000

MEEKER I At their work session on Feb. 17, the Meeker Board of Education began discussing the budget for fiscal year 2015-16. School district superintendent Mark Meyer reported that the four-day school week produced a savings, from July through December, “not necessarily all-inclusive,” of roughly $70,000.

MSD forum addresses public issues

MEEKER I Meeker School Superintendent Mark Meyer and the Meeker School Board held an open forum Feb. 3, and several members of the public took advantage of the occasion to present several questions to the officials. The forum opened with Superintendent Mark Meyer surprising almost everyone in the room by submitting his letter of resignation, […]

MSD saves $433,650 on refinance; superintendent search to begin

MEEKER I Major business items were on the agenda at the Feb. 3 Meeker School Board meeting including saving district taxpayers significant dollars by refinancing the remaining portion of the district’s 2008 general obligation bonds. Also on the agenda were the resubmission of a grant request for the renewal of the football field and track; […]