TELL survey at Barone indicates school teachers pretty much satisfied

MEEKER I Principal Jim Hanks and the staff at Barone Middle School have something to be proud of. The BMS Colorado Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Survey results this year show high scores and improvements in teacher beliefs through several categories of school evaluation.

State GOCO grants $350,000 for MHS track, football field

MEEKER I The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board of directors awarded a $350,000 grant to Meeker High School’s track/football field renovation project during a June 18 meeting. GOCO’s support will facilitate the endeavor—a partnership between the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (ERBM) and the Meeker School District. It validates ERBM’s $400,000 pledge […]

MSD board names Kindler as AD; budget OK’d; grant funds sought

MEEKER I It was a busy night as Meeker Schools Superintendent Mark Meyer started the June 16 meeting of the Board of Education (BOE) with a review of the agenda, with the request that the scheduled executive session be eliminated as it wasn’t needed.

MHS principal resigns new assignment

MEEKER I After rumors had been circulating in the community since late last week, new Meeker Superintendent of Schools Chris Selle emailed the high school staff on Monday to inform them Kelly Boren, who was hired as the new Meeker High School principal by Selle and the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) on May 5, […]

Dorsett calls MSD protocol into question; new MHS classes nixed

MEEKER I Dr. Robert Dorsett, a longtime Meeker High School teacher, spoke up during the call to the public at the June 2 Meeker Board of Education (BOE) meeting, asking about the Meeker School District English as a Second Language (ESL) para-professional having been told, the last full day of school, that her position was […]

Proposed MSD budget expecting big deficit

MEEKER I After reviewing the final plans for high school graduation ceremonies with school counselor Amy Chinn at the May 19 meeting, the Meeker Board of Education looked at the school district’s preliminary 2015-2016 budget.

MSD rehires Meyer, names new principal

MEEKER I At its May 5 meeting, the big ticket items for the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) were the hiring of a new high school principal and filling the vacant academic coordinator position.

Meeker School Board hires two teachers: Dorsett out once again

MEEKER I On the recommendation of Superintendent Mark Meyer, the Meeker Board of Education hired two new high school math and science teachers on April 21 to replace Don Cameron and Dr. Robert Dorsett.

TELL results show good, bad with MHS teachers and administrators

MEEKER I Results of the 2015 Colorado TELL Survey, made available last week, show that only 42 percent of teachers and administrators at Meeker High School (MHS) believe that, overall, the school is a good place to work and learn. That’s a drop of 15 percentage points from 2013. With interviews for the new high […]

MHS principal candidates set for interviews this Monday

MEEKER I Meeker School Superintendent Mark Meyer announced Tuesday that the three finalists for the Meeker High School principal position will be interviewed Monday, and one of the three is Meeker High School Athletic Director Brett Steinacher.


MEEKER I In the March 26 edition of the Herald Times, incorrect information was reported in a story on the front page titled, “MSD narrows district superintendent finalists…”

MSD OKs contract with new superintendent; Selle will start July 1

MEEKER I Approving a contract with new superintendent of schools, Chris Selle was the big ticket item at the April 7 Meeker Board of Education (BOE) meeting.