Meeker’s $24M initiative would build new elementary, fund improvements MEEKER — Standing outside Meeker Elementary School on a bright blue-sky day, Jason Hightower looked up admiringly at the nearly 70-year-old building.
MEEKER — As if planning a new elementary school, getting a $24 million bond issue passed, and taking care of regular business wasn’t enough, the Meeker Re-1 School Board may be about to hire a construction manager.
MEEKER — Board members of the Meeker School District recently approved the two bond measures required to go ahead with construction of a new elementary school. The bond measures on the Nov. 4 general election ballot will raise about $24 million for the new school and improvements to the middle and high schools. Costs of […]
MEEKER — In a series of meetings over a two week span, the Meeker Re-1 School District Board hired a new high school principal and learned Meeker students generally score above state averages on assessment tests.
MEEKER — Meeker School District Re-1 board members Tuesday night were reminded that approving the new elementary school was just the first step — now they have to sell a $24 million bond issue to voters.
MEEKER — “We have a site.” These were the words of Meeker Re-1 School Board President Mary Strang after last Thursday’s vote to approve a final site for a new elementary school.
MEEKER — After months of community debate, the Meeker School District Re-1 School Board appears likely to make a final selection for the site of a new elementary school at tonight’s meeting. The board will meet at 7 p.m. in the district building, 555 Garfield St.
MEEKER — Meeker School District board members were unable to specify a site for the new elementary school Tuesday night because of concerns about utilities, particularly sewer lines. However, the location of the future building was narrowed down from five to two. To narrow down location and other issues, the board voted to hold a design […]
MEEKER — School’s out for summer, but there’s plenty of studying still going on.
Principal Newman resigns MEEKER — Meeker School District Re-1 board members Tuesday had a busy and lengthy meeting to discuss new elementary school building sites, accept the preliminary 2008-2009 budget and accept resignation of the Meeker High School principal.
MEEKER — Finding qualified candidates to fill 4-1/2 teacher vacancies as well as the middle school principal’s position for the 2008-2009 school year is only a portion of the challenge facing Meeker School District.
MEEKER — Results of a recent survey of school district voters generally supports seeking a $24 million bond issue and making permanent the $404,000 property tax increase first approved in 1999 and renewed by voters in 2004.