Free sports physicals at PMC on Aug. 11

MEEKER I Free sports physicals will be offered by Pioneers Medical Center on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at Pioneers Medical Center Clinic. All Barone Middle School and Meeker High School athletes must have a physical to participate in any sport. Students and their parents can obtain the paperwork at the clinic at the […]

Slide show of MHS students in Belize, Aug. 11

Ten students from Meeker High School made the trip to Belize in June with science instructor Dr. Robert Dorsett. The students studied a variety of specific subjects during their trip, and they will present a free public slide show report of their trip on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. at Meeker Public Library. All are welcome.

MEEKER I In June, 10 Meeker High School students traveled to Belize with Ecology Project International (EPI), staying four days at a research station in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and Jaguar Reserve and another four days at the Calabash Caye marine science field station operated by the University of Belize.


Meeker High School Scholastia Chapter National Honor Society President Nick Burri leads the induction of 17 new students as NHS members. He is assisted here in the opening ceremony, by Vice President Maggie Phelan and members Meghan Smith, Madeline Amack and T.J. Shelton.

MHS students elect StuCo officers

MEEKER I In one of their last actions before giving way to summer, the underclass student body at Meeker High School elected their Student Council officers for the 2016-2017 school year. They chose to continue the reigns of Madeline Amack as president and Delenn Mobley as treasurer. Also elected were junior Christopher Strate as vice […]

37 Meeker High School graduates earned their diplomas

Barone and Meeker High Spring 2016 Music Program

37 students to receive MHS diplomas Saturday

MEEKER I Meeker High School (MHS) expects to graduate 37 seniors at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the high school auditorium.

Barone and MHS spring concert set

MEEKER I The Barone Middle School and Meeker High School Band and Choir spring concert is set for Tuesday, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

MHS Awards: Shults, Smith win Newton awards

At the May 11 Meeker High School awards assembly, Principal Amy Chinn stands with the 2016 Quigg Newton Award winners, Jacob Smith and Madison Shults. The award is named for a former mayor of Denver and president of the University of Colorado. Chosen by high school staff, the awards recognize honesty, respect for others, cooperation with fellow students and adults, good attitude toward work and activity assignments, willingness to accept and carry out responsibilities and efforts to improve themselves and their school.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School awards assembly held May 11 honored the school’s top students and graduates, led by the Quigg Newton Award winners, a senior boy and girl chosen by MHS staff for their display of honesty, respect for others, cooperation with fellow students and adults, a good attitude toward work and activity […]

‘Jury’ finds student in mock ‘fatality’ guilty, gives 32 years

Nick Burri, a student at Meeker High School, was one of two survivors of the mock triple fatal accident on the Meeker High School campus on Oct. 29. Three students were killed in the “accident” while Burri and the driver, T.J. Shelton, survived. In Thursday’s trial, presided over by local judges, the jury of Shelton’s peers sentenced him to 32 years in prison. The entire accident scene and trial were witnessed by Barone Middle School eighth graders and all Meeker High School students in an effort to impress the students with the possible gravity of drinking while driving.

MEEKER I On Feb. 11, Meeker High School hosted a mock trial as a follow-up to the “Mock Triple Fatality Accident” that occurred Oct. 29 at Meeker High School.

Two county residents earn state-level education awards

Meeker science teacher Michelle Selle was recently named a 2015 Outstanding Colorado Educator by the University of Colorado.

RBC I Meeker High School science teacher Michelle Selle, and Rio Blanco Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Executive Director Teresa Bandel-Schott of Rangely received state-level awards last week.

Burri qualifies for state golf tournament Oct. 5-6

Nick Burri qualifies for state

MEEKER I Meeker High School senior Nick Burri, who plays on the Rangely High School golf team, qualified for the state meet for a second year in a row. Burri finished fourth in the qualifying regional tournament, and Rangely junior Harrison Heil also played in the tournament, held on the Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat […]