Meeker School District gets $46,400 Morgridge grant

MEEKER I The Meeker School Board announced a grant award of $46,400 from the Morgridge Family Foundation in Denver at its Aug. 11 meeting.

Pollard receives Ph.D. from U of N

MEEKER | Lisa Pollard received a doctorate of philosophy degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Commencement exercises took place Aug. 14-15.

Construction may affect school traffic

MEEKER I Sewer construction at the intersection of Fifth and Garfield could affect traffic to the school district’s administration building, if work is still going on when classes start next week.

Suggested supplies for Meeker schools

Pre-school supply list 6 Elmer’s Glue Sticks 1 large container of Clorox Wipes

Doug Pfau leads Meeker schools

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MEEKER I Doug Pfau was used to doing a lot of things himself. Moving up to a bigger school district, he’s finding, has its advantages.

New Meeker superintendent

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MEEKER | New Meeker superintendent of schools Doug Pfau and his family are settling in after moving from De Beque.

Board hikes school breakfast, lunch prices

MEEKER — Prices for school breakfasts and lunches will go up next year. School board members approved the increases at a meeting June 2.

Seeking Justice: County makes its pitch for justice center at elementary school site

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RBC — With construction under way on the new elementary school, the future of the existing school site continues to generate discussion.

Superintendents begin transition

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RBC — Dwayne Newman has sat in on his last school board meeting. At least in Rangely.

New superintendent cites familiarity with Meeker, northwest Colorado

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MEEKER — When Doug Pfau takes over as Meeker’s superintendent of schools, he won’t exactly be a newcomer. “I’m very familiar with the area,” Pfau said Monday during a phone interview. “I’ve been doing most of my hunting and fishing up there.”

Coming, and going: As Franklin joins Meeker board, Supt. Evig resigns

MEEKER — On the same night the Meeker School Board added a new member, it lost its superintendent.

School bond votes highlight lengthy ballots

RBC — It’s countdown to election time for the Meeker and Rangely school districts. Both districts will have bond initiatives on Tuesday’s general election ballot. And both are confident they have made their case to voters. “I’m still hearing positive support,” said Rangely Superintendent Dwayne New-man. “I have heard comments from a small number of […]