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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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 […]

MHS art show at elementary school

MEEKER | Art students at Meeker High School will be holding their annual High School Art Show all next week in the Meeker Elementary School library, and the school art program is inviting the public to visit the show. Share on Facebook

MDS winter concert shows off school bands; debut for new music director

MEEKER I Jeff Hemingson, the new music director for Barone Middle School and Meeker High School, made his debut at the winter music concert at the MHS auditorium on Dec. 17 with a performance of challenging and intriguing compositions. Share on Facebook

MHS junior nominated for D.C. conference

MEEKER I Faith Patterson, a junior at Meeker High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14-16. Share on Facebook

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Faith Patterson and Jacob Henderson, juniors at Meeker High School, were chosen to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) seminar in Denver this past summer. Share on Facebook

RHS alum, former Meeker coach joins hall of fame

RBC I Rangely High School alum and former Meeker teacher/coach Bill Turner, along with his former University of Utah teammates, winners of the 1964 Liberty Bowl, were recently inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame. Share on Facebook

MACC launches drive for performing arts center

RBC I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) is working in cooperation with and on behalf of the Meeker School District Re-1 and Meeker High School to launch a community fundraising project that would permit renovation and enhancement of the Meeker High School Auditorium. Share on Facebook

Letter to the Editor: Dorsett says goodbye

Dear Editor: The Meeker School Board refused my proposals for contract revisions that would have protected me, and, hopefully, also my colleagues, from the hostile workplace environment imposed by the high school principal. I will not be working at Meeker High School this fall. Share on Facebook

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Letter to the Editor: Dr. Dorsett won’t return to MHS

Dear Editor: I tried to negotiate a contract with the Meeker School District which would alleviate disagreements between myself and the high school principal and which would also help the district overcome its “fiscal emergency,” but after six weeks of talks, Superintendent Matt Meyer finally rejected my proposal. Share on Facebook