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, […]

Letter to the Editor: Proud of MHS students

Dear Editor: A week or so ago, I had the opportunity to attend the awards assembly at Meeker High School. I was more than impressed.

MHS and BMS concert Monday

MEEKER | Jeff Hemingson, the director of choral and instrumental music at Meeker High School and Barone Middle School, has announced that the combined spring choir and band concert will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker High School auditorium.


Raul Lopez, a senior at Meeker High School, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Colorado Northwestern Community College Spartans next year after turning in an outstanding year playing for the MHS Cowboys. The MHS point guard led the Cowboys with most points scored and most assists, and he was named player of the year in the NW League. Lopez will also play in all-state games in June. From left to right are MHS assistant coach Matt Dupire, Lopez and head basketball coach Klark Kindler.

MHS and BMS bands and choir will perform together on May 18

MEEKER | Jeff Hemingson, the director of Choral and Instrumental Music at Meeker High School and Barone Middle School, announced Tuesday that the spring combined choir and band concert will be held May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker High School auditorium.

Testing fills last days for MHS students

MEEKER I While the Colorado General Assembly this year wrestled with legislation to reform K-12 testing, Meeker School District geared up for another couple of weeks of high-stakes student testing that will determine college placement, estimate military potential and assess student growth.

MHS student awards assembly Monday at 2 p.m.

MEEKER | Meeker High School will hold its annual MHS Student Awards Assembly on Monday at 2 p.m. in the Meeker High School auditorium. Parents and the public are invited.

TELL results show good, bad with MHS teachers and administrators

MEEKER I Results of the 2015 Colorado TELL Survey, made available last week, show that only 42 percent of teachers and administrators at Meeker High School (MHS) believe that, overall, the school is a good place to work and learn. That’s a drop of 15 percentage points from 2013. With interviews for the new high […]