Letter to the Editor: Treasure Hunting Club formed, sponsors sought

Dear Editor: It is my pleasure to announce the formation of the Parkview Elementary Treasure Hunting Club.

Night at Hogwarts an educational, funding success

The third annual Night at Hogwarts had the largest turnout yet Friday as Rangely’s Parkview Elementary School hosted approximately 350 children and adults, including families from Meeker, Vernal and Grand Junction. The fundraiser, brought in more than $6,000, up $1,600 from last year’s profits. The majority of funds will be distributed among teachers for school supplies, equipment and field trips.

RANGELY I Parkview Elementary School’s third annual Night at Hogwarts saw its highest turnout to date as approximately 350 children and adults, including families from Meeker, Vernal and Grand Junction, attended the fundraiser Friday night.

Dictionary giveaway…


Approximately 60 Rangely third-grade students received free Spanish-English dictionaries from Rangely resident René Harden recently. Harden was unable to attend the giveaway, so parent Heather Zadra, left, and writer Lou Dean, right, distributed the books. The students later expressed thanks for the donation.

Hogwarts returns…


A Night At Hogwarts returns to Parkview Elementary School on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. The Harry Potter-themed fundraiser helps cover teachers’ extra supply costs and pays for the event’s continuation. Last year, the event drew more than 300 people and raised $4,400. There are $10 family tickets and $3 individual tickets that can […]

Rangely Detour project features song sharing

Stephen Brackett, a member of Detour/Flobots, joined Parkview Elementary School’s fifth grade band class on Sept. 15 to teach students about different musical technologies and their expressions in everyday life. The Detour project traveled to 15 communities throughout Colorado in September, with the aim of bringing music back to its community-based collaborative roots.

RANGELY I In a large, open room framed by mirrors, a group of children and adults huddle, count to three. In unison, they belt out the chorus of Queen’s “We Will Rock You.”

Pennies for Parkview…

Rangely’s Parkview Elementary School’s three second-grade classes brought in more than $350 for the Pennies for Parkview fundraiser, which raised $1,135 for local breakfast and after-school programs and spring activities. As a reward, the classes enjoyed an ice cream sundae party at Elks Park on March 19.

Parkview joins Read Across America

RANGELY I Parkview Elementary School (PVE) students, parents and community members will join millions of other readers across the nation to celebrate the 16th annual National Education Association (NEA) Read Across America Day on March 2.

National Hike/Bike to School Day…


Bicycles parked outside Parkview Elementary School in Rangely represented just a segment of the nearly 300 Rangely children who participated in National Hike/Bike to School Day on Oct. 8. More than 90 preschool and kindergarten-aged children, 80 elementary children and 120 middle and high school students joined in the annual activity, the second annual event […]

64 children join in ‘Aladdin’ production held in Rangely

There were 64 Rangely and area children who took part in the Missoula Children’s Theater production of “Aladdin” on Friday at the Rangely Junior/Senior High School auditorium. Three of the top four lead roles went to Rangely children including Tommy Jarvis, above, as Aladdin, Phalon Osborn as Princess Dory and Alexis Wiley as Dinozade.

RANGELY I Missoula Children’s Theater participants performed its version of the classic children’s tale “Aladdin” to a packed house in the Rangely Junior-Senior High School auditorium Nov. 14.

More than 300 raise funds at ‘Night at Hogwarts’ event


RANGELY I When the Preciados commit to something, they go all out. Like last Halloween, when mother Marisela and father Jose dressed up as Minnie and Mickey Mouse before taking their kids, 8-year-old Xavier and 6-year-old Jasmine, out trick-or-treating. Or this Halloween, when the whole family will dress up as the Flintstones.

‘A Night at Hogwarts’ learning experience returning to Rangely

Parkview Elementary School staff and faculty in Rangely will host the second annual expanded and improved ‘A Night At Hogwarts’ on Oct. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 per family or $3 for individuals and can be purchased in advance right now in the main office at Parkview. Last year’s event was a great success and, this year, organizers are expecting at least 200 people, if not more.

RANGELY I A Night At Hogwarts returns to Parkview Elementary School on Oct. 24 with more wizardry and magic planned for children and families this year.

‘A Night at Hogwarts’ draws 150 to promote reading

Cheri Smith, transformed into a goblin banker at Gringotts Wizarding Bank, trades Muggles’ cash for galleons.

RANGELY I Rangely’s inaugural “A Night at Hogwarts” program drew more than 150 children and parents to Parkview Elementary School on Friday, raising approximately $1,200 for next year’s Harry Potter-themed literacy event.