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Yeagles Make Cornell College Dean's List

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa – Alexander and Anna Yeagle, from Berthoud, have been named to the 2008 Fall Dean’s List. Alexander Yeagle, a sophomore, was recognized with “honors,” and Anna Yeagle, a junior, with “high honors.” A grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale is required for the dean’s list. “High honors” are awarded to students with 3.8 to 3.99 averages; and “honors” include grade point averages of 3.6 to 3.79. Alexander Yeagle is a 2007 graduate, and Anna ... Full Story

Buckley Earns Boettcher Scholorship

Buckley Earns Boettcher Scholorship Berthoud High School senior Gabriel Buckley, son of William and Charlie Buckley of Loveland, has been offered the prestigious Boettcher Scholarship, which is provided to 40 high school seniors in the state. The scholarship provides full tuition, fees, a book allowance and annual living expense to any Colorado public or private college. Category:  News - School Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured Story Home Lead:  None

PLC to Monitor High School Learning Process

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder At the February 11 SIT meeting, team members volunteered to be a part of Professional Learning Community (PLC). The PLC is a group of teachers who review the district’s annual effectiveness planning to ensure BHS is meeting learning goals. The SIT representatives who volunteered to help with this effort are Lore Ruebesam for literature, Sue Radway for math/science and Beth Conrey for critical thinking. PLC meetings will be held on Feb. 25, March 25, April ... Full Story

Political Cartoons a Lesson in History

By Jason Hooker The Berthoud Recorder      “Children are our past, present, and future; we need to educate them as such,” comments Mr. J, fifth-grade social studies teacher at Ivy Stockwell Elementary School. “As teachers, we need to ensure that students understand major historical events of the past so that they can make better choices in their lives now and so they can have a positive impact in the future.” Mr. J feels his students are well on their way to ... Full Story

'Coraline' an Eccentric and Enchanting Film

By Megan Reece Berthoud Recorder Director: Henry Selick Screenplay: Henry Selick, Neil Gaiman Starring: Voices of Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Ian McShane, Robert Bailey Jr. and Keith David MPAA Rating: PG Reviewer Rating: 4 out of 5 stars As a warning, this movie has some very creepy parts. Children in the theater were screaming, crying and even pulling their feet up onto their seats. The fright of “Coraline” was in good fun of course, but it is still amazing to see what ... Full Story

'Third' Time's a Charm

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Feminist English professor Laurie Jameson (Judith Allen) is very sure of herself, with 40 years of Ivy League education, a brilliant husband, two talented daughters in college and complete command of the literature courses she teaches. But Wendy Wasserstein’s stories are never about having it all, but instead reveal the seamy underside of all that glory as it unravels in the face of best efforts to hold it in place. (more…)

Weather Essay Contest for Students

Sponsored by the Berthoud Recorder Prize: Channel 7 Weather Station tour with meteorologist Mike Nelson, and a visit to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, including the new exhibit “Nature Unleashed.” What: Essay contest for Berthoud middle and high school students on the theme, “How does weather affect my life?”  Essays must be 300-500 words and be submitted electronically to Editor@BerthoudRecorder.com, with “Weather Essay Contest” in the subject line. Submissions ... Full Story

Doing Business as a Couple: Teresa and Paul Mueller

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Business: Mueller & Associates, CPA, LLC Services: Tax, accounting and business advisory services to closely-held businesses, their owners and families Family: Married 31 years; two adult children The Muellers moved to northern Colorado from Houston in late 2008 after buying an existing tax firm from Del Benkendorf, who continues to add his expertise by serving as director of client and community relations. It has long been the Muellers’ dream to come ... Full Story

CSU Veterinarians to Host Free Horse Seminar

FORT COLLINS - Dr. Patrick McCue, director of the Colorado State University Equine Reproduction Laboratory, will host "Saving Foals: A Horse Owner's Guide to Foaling and Foal Care" from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Room 118/120 of the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State's James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, 300 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins. Parking is free. Ideal for all horse owners and breeding managers, this free, interactive seminar will provide up-to-date information on ... Full Story

Our Natural World: Happy Birthday, Mr. Darwin

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder Feb. 12, 2009, was the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, the English naturalist whose most famous publication, “On the Origin of Species,” revolutionized the sciences of biology and paleontology. It was first published in 1859, so this year is the 150th anniversary of that landmark book. Its full title is “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.” In it, ... Full Story

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