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.

Dates set for free BMS, MHS sports 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 either school will need to have had their physicals before the start of athletics. According […]

Klark Kindler hired as AD at MHS, will also coach, teach

Klark Kindler, left, has been named the new athletic director at Meeker High School in addition to his continuing as the Cowboys’ basketball coach. Kindler and his daughter Madison, left, and his wife, Jewell, right, are seen here at a Broncos game last year, something the whole family enjoys.

MEEKER I Klark Kindler and his family had just returned from a weekend trip to a wedding on the Front Range when he had the time to discuss his new job as the Meeker High School athletic director. He was getting ready for a horseback ride, one of his favorite pastimes, to Lake Peltier in […]

Amy Chinn to be submitted as choice for interim MHS principal

Amy Chinn

MEEKER I New Meeker School District Superintendent Chris Selle announced, via email to the Herald Times Tuesday morning, that his choice for Meeker High School principal for the 2015-16 school year is Amy Chinn.

State GOCO grants $350,000 for MHS track, football field

MEEKER I The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board of directors awarded a $350,000 grant to Meeker High School’s track/football field renovation project during a June 18 meeting. GOCO’s support will facilitate the endeavor—a partnership between the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (ERBM) and the Meeker School District. It validates ERBM’s $400,000 pledge […]

MHS principal resigns new assignment

MEEKER I After rumors had been circulating in the community since late last week, new Meeker Superintendent of Schools Chris Selle emailed the high school staff on Monday to inform them Kelly Boren, who was hired as the new Meeker High School principal by Selle and the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) on May 5, […]