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 […]

Dates set for free physicals

MEEKER I Klark Kindler, the new athletic director at Meeker High School, announced Friday the dates for free athletic exams for Barone Middle School and Meeker High School. All student athletes who will be entering interscholastic sports this fall at eithr school will need to have had their physicals before the start of athletics. According […]

Meeker’s Class of 1965 has great 50th reunion

The Meeker High School Class of 1965 gathered in Meeker during the July 4 weekend for its 50-year reunion, and what a busy weekend it was. In addition to the reunion, it was also Range Call weekend, and the class was kept busy from a dinner at the golf course to catching “The Pageant” re-enactment of the Meeker Massacre to taking in a lot of Range Call events, including Saturday night’s fireworks.

MEEKER I It was an honor and great fun to celebrate our Meeker High School 50th class reunion in conjunction with the Meeker Range Call Celebration. We were a large class in number (65), and a close class having had reunions every five years since we graduated in 1965.