Local schools raise questions about standardized testing

RANGELY I Lately it’s become increasingly difficult to turn on the news or log onto the Internet without encountering an opinion about public school standardized testing.

RSD inks fund request

RANGELY I The Rangely School Board adopted a new resolution Jan. 20 that urges the Colorado State Legislature to reduce the negative factor, effectively increasing school funding.

Rangely School District to start new breakfast program

RANGELY I The Rangely School District started 2015 with several program additions and changes, including the addition of a breakfast program, a behavioral support system and an online curriculum housing system.

Home schooling on the rise in Rangely, matches national trend

RANGELY I During the last decade, the number of home-schooled students has been steadily increasing nationally and in Rangely.

Rangely schools accept $25,000 Chevron grant

Matt Scoggins, superintendent of the Rangely School District, and Rangely Junior/Senior High School science teacher Kyle Boydstun show off a $25,000 grant from Chevron for STEM resources.

RANGELY I On Oct. 21, Rangely school board members accepted grant money from Chevron, discussed the level of student assessments used within the district, approved a new district vision statement and began discussion on a possible shift to a full-day kindergarten program.

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 Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Both school districts in RBC forced to cut staff, programs

RBC I When the economy fell into recession in mid to late 2008, a majority of industries and individuals felt the pain. While the recession was officially declared over before 2010, many school districts are still struggling to cope with the loss of funding. Both the Rangely and Meeker schools have had to get creative […]

Rangely School Board discusses TCAP scores

RANGELYI The Rangely School Board addressed several topics at its meeting on Sept. 9, however, the main topic was discussing district performance on TCAP (the yearly state-mandated test), how the district should respond to the scores and how the scoring will impact the district’s accreditation.

Rangely TCAP scores show mixed results

RANGELY I The Rangely School District results are in, and there are some highs and lows in comparing the students’ scores from last year to the previous year.

New faces, old concerns for RSD board

RANGELY I The Rangely School Board met Aug. 19 as the district begins the 2014/2015 school year with new faces and old concerns.

Much-needed scooter …

Duane Moeller of Rangely was presented with a new Hover-Round scooter at the Rangely volleyball games on Friday.

Rangely’s summer challenge course offers writing, science and confidence classes

Seventh-grader Paityn Myers takes a leap of faith on CNCC’s challenge course. Twenty-one Rangely middle and high school students participated in the Rangely School District’s first summer challenge program, a summer school component geared toward high-achieving students. Students who completed the three-week writing- and science-based courses negotiated CNCC’s Challenge Course on the program’s final day.

RANGELY I Twenty-one students participated in the RE-4 Rangely School District’s first summer challenge program, which offered advanced coursework and field study in writing, physics, chemistry, anthropology and geology.