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.

Correction…

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.

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.