4 Days of our Lives…

Rangely Senior High students, from left, Patrick Brown and Blake Wanstedt, left school at the end of the day Oct. 7. With the change to a four-day school week, classes meet Monday through Thursday.

So far, so good for Rangely’s four-day school experiment RANGELY I The school day is longer, the week is shorter and absences are down. An early report card on the four-day school week would give the district a passing grade.

Four-day week aids professional development

RANGELY I The four-day school week will provide teachers with plenty of professional development focused on helping teachers become better at their craft. Twelve weeks of school, 12 weeks of instruction, 12 weeks of walk throughs and evaluations on the four-day school week reveal the following key observations, findings and data.

Rangely homecoming activities all week long

RANGELY I This is homecoming week at Rangely Senior High. Students are encouraged to dress in black to show their Panther pride and the community is invited to attend the homecoming events.

Seniors dominate Rangely volleyball roster

Senior members of Rangely’s volleyball team, back from left: Dakota Kenney, Mikayla Schoenfeld, Rozilynn Thacker, Kelsey Harvey, Marie Morton, Victoria Phelan and Kendall Wilson. Front from left: PJ Hernandez, Rose Peterson, Torie Slagle and Tessa Briggs. The Lady Panthers will open the season at a Glenwood Springs tournament this weekend.

If experience is a luxury, then the Lady Panthers’ volleyball team is really sitting pretty. Out of the 30 girls on the Rangely Senior High volleyball team, which includes the junior varsity and C team, almost half of them are seniors.

Fresh start!

Berry Swenson is the new principal of Rangely Junior/Senior High. Classes start Aug. 16; Aug. 18 at Parkview Elementary.

After time away from education, new Rangely Junior/Senior High principal Berry Swenson is excited to be back in the field he loves RANGELY I Berry Swenson had never been to Rangely before. But, upon visiting for the first time, he could tell right away it seemed a good fit, for a number of reasons.

2010 RANGELY HIGH GRADUATES

RANGELY I Following is a list of the 2010 graduates of Rangely High School: Juan Alonso Chumacero III Jovanna Beatriz Contreras Kindal Scott Cushman Adam Michael Dahl Michael Jennings Dillon

Williams: Listen to your heart

Rangely Superintendent Barry Williams received a helping hand before Sunday’s graduation. He congratulated the seniors on their “great success.”

I want to start by congratulating the class of 2010 on your great success.
It’s an honor for me to be here. I know that many of you, both graduates and parents, have been waiting for this day for many years.

Rangely business classes travel to Grand Junction

RANGELY I The business classes of Rangely High School took a trip to Grand Junction

Four-day school week gets preliminary nod

RANGELY I A four-day school week has moved closer to becoming a reality. School board members voted Monday night to approve the switch to a four-day school week, contingent upon approval of an implementation plan to be presented at the board’s April 20 meeting.

Honor Society toy drive

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RANGELY | Rangely High School’s National Honor Society had a toy drive to benefit the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Collection bins were placed at local businesses in Rangely.

Former Craig official inducted into hall

Burkie Wynkoop, former Craig resident now residing in Battlement Mesa, was recently inducted in to the Colorado Football Officials Association Hall of Fame, class of 2009.

Rangely wrestlers nip Grand Valley

Rangely’s wrestlers won the team title at last weekend’s Paonia tournament. The Panthers then beat their county rivals, Meeker, 66-9 in a dual Tuesday night. Meeker wrestles at home Friday, and Rangely is at home next Tuesday.

RANGELY I Jeff LeBleu likes where his team is at. “We are peaking at the right time, I think,” said the Rangely wrestling coach. On the heels of winning its own tournament two weeks ago, the Panthers beat Grand Valley in a dual 39-37, though, “They were open in some weights.