School board to discuss November election



July 16, 2014


School Board Meeting Room Work Session @ 3:00 p.m.

Regular Meeting @ 6:00 p.m.


Work Session

Discussions with CASB Representative

Regular Meeting

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Approval of Bills
  • Requests to Address the Board
  • Teacher Input
  • Public Input

Board Requested Reports

  • BOCES Board Report
  • Principals’ Report
  • Superintendents Report
  • Discussion

Grant with the Town of Hayden for Highway Crossing

Mill Levy Override/Bond Issue

Open House


  • Approve Item(s) to be Included on the November Ballot
  • Executive Session
  • Student
  • Personnel
  • Personnel
  • Hire IT Technician
  • Board Debriefing


Engines roar at Speedway

There are seven races planned this summer for the Hayden Speedway. They are scheduled for June 28, July 12 and 26, Aug. 9 and 23, and a grand finale on Sept. 13.

Located just south of town, gates open at 4 p.m. for spectators. Heat races begin at 6 and finals begin at 7. Children under five are admitted free, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, and $10 ages 13 and older. Concession service will be provided by the American Legion and the Hayden High School booster club.



After a four-year absence, engines roar again at the Hayden Speedsway. (Photo by Festus Hagins)

After a four-year absence, engines roar again at the Hayden Speedsway. (Photo by Festus Hagins)

Redneck Magic!

Wendy Lind to Deanna Mathey:


1.      How do you define a redneck?  

To me, a redneck is a hard worker who isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty and have fun doing it. [Read more...]

New hires at Hayden School District

Hayden School District

2014-2015 New Employees

Trudy Vader Superintendent

Jody Harvey Secondary Math

Colleen Quinn Secondary Counselor

Sara Boyle Title I Teacher

Anna Blakeslee Third Grade Teacher

Elizabeth Conley H.S. Business Teacher


July edition of Hayden Surveyor/Valley Voice is here!

Here ’tis!


A look back at the past year for Hayden Surveyor

By Brodie Farquhar

BrodieI and wife Sharon moved to Hayden in late May 2013, so Sharon could take on the executive directorship of the Craig domestic and sexual violence program, called Advocates. In search of some morning coffee, I met Tammie Delaney, the Revitalization Project Director, discussed my background in small town newspapers and the fact that I was currently unemployed.

Ideas and possibilities started popping around the room. [Read more...]

An interview with “Nothing Daunted” author

By Brodie Farquhar

Editor’s note: Dorothy Wickenden is executive editor of “The New Yorker” and author of “Nothing Daunted,” a New York Times best-seller about two New York society girls who taught at the Elkhead Schoolhouse, north of Hayden, in 1916. The two were Wickenden’s grandmother, Dorothy Woodruff and lifelong friend Rosamnd Underwood. Wickenden, in cooperation with the Hayden Heritage Center, led tours of the schoolhouse in June. She graciously agreed to an interview by e-mail.nothingdaunged

Q: When did you first see the schoolhouse and what emotions did that visit prompt? [Read more...]

Sign violations raised as issue

By Brodie Farquhar

Hayden Police Chief Greg Tuliszewski asked the Hayden Town Council to think about a difficult issue — the fact that six Hayden businesses are in violation of the town’s sign code. [Read more...]

Get ready for the RedneX Games!

Y’all come to the Routt County RedneX Games in Hayden, Saturday, July 12.  There’ll be more fun, thrills and laughter than you can imagine! Save for the end-of-day country concerts, it is all FREE! [Read more...]

Hayden Town Council hires two firms

By Brodie Farquhar

The Town of Hayden has hired two companies for professional services — one to provide accounting and financial services, and the other to provide planning services. [Read more...]