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.”

Slide Show: Groundbreaking at new Meeker elementary school

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Officials from the Meeker school district recently celebrated a groundbreaking for the new elementary site.

Meeker board narrows superintendent search to two

MEEKER — Two finalists for the superintendent’s job here will be in town for interviews this weekend.

Former teacher Franklin replaces Turner on Meeker board

MEEKER — Iris Franklin is no newcomer to education. She will bring 20 years of experience as a teacher in her new role as a member of the Meeker School Board.

Meeker school board approves construction mill levy

Second mill levy will fund operations; board seeks member to replace Kai Turner

Winter programs begin Dec. 9

MEEKER — Meeker winter music programs are Tuesday, Dec. 9 for the Meeker Elementary first, second and third grades. Dress rehearsal is 1:30 p.m., and the evening performance 6:30 p.m. On Wednesday, Dec. 10, the fourth, fifth and sixth grade choirs perform at 7 p.m.

Citizens for Schools go door to door today

MEEKER — No, it won’t be trick-or-treaters going to door to door today, it will be members of Citizens for Meeker Schools.

Meeker board considers construction manager for new elementary school

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 School Board places pair of bond issues on Nov. 4 ballot

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 […]

New school administrators not new to the area

RBC — One school administrator has come back home, while another has moved on. But he didn’t move far. Just the other end of the county.

New elementary: Now comes the hard work

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.