Dear Editor: Your editorial in the May 30 Herald Times — attributing school problems to “whining” teachers, parents who protect their “darlings” and student disrespect for education — is not only misinformed. It completely misses the point.
MEEKER I At its Oct. 6 meeting, Meeker School Board members discussed changes — and challenges — in state funding. “The state is going to change the way we have to do business,” said Superintendent Doug Pfau. “We will get approximately the same amount of total funding (state and tax), but over 90 percent now […]
RBC I At last week’s public meeting about a proposed justice center, a question arose about the condition of the Meeker Elementary School building. The school site was the county’s first choice for the location of a new justice center. However, some neighborhood residents don’t like the idea of a jail being located on the […]
MEEKER | Deanette Devereaux, a 1972 graduate of Meeker High School, recently completed classes and is now a nurse practitioner in Arizona.
RBC I After questioning who actually has ownership of the existing Ute Road, the Meeker School District — with the town of Meeker as a co-applicant — is seeking a revised $925,000 energy impact grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs to build a new road leading to the site of the new elementary […]
MEEKER — Prices for school breakfasts and lunches will go up next year. School board members approved the increases at a meeting June 2.
MEEKER — Due to construction work being done at the middle school and high school this summer, the office staff and principals for those buildings will be working out of the administration office at 555 Garfield.
MEEKER — This past weekend, Meeker track and field athletes traveled to Grand Junction for a two-day meet for their last chance to qualify for state.
MEEKER — Soils in this area can be, well, a bit unsettling. With that in mind, the Meeker School Board has decided on a foundation for the new elementary school.