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Odyssey of the Mind

Eight-two Teams get Creative at Problem Solving By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder Berthoud schools fielded five of the 82 teams at the Northern Regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament held on Saturday, March 14 at Berthoud High School. The school was packed with 500 team members, at least one coach per team, over 80 volunteers to help with tournament activities and an untold number of parents and grandparents. (more…)

Trustee Questions Town's Water Leases

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder “The Town does have one of the most reliable water portfolios on the Front Range,” attorney Paul Zilas told the Town Board at the Tuesday, March 17 meeting when trustees reviewed Berthoud’s water supply and usage. According to Zilas, who serves as water attorney for the Town, last year Berthoud had a net of 2,443 acre feet of water available for delivery, an amount that includes 1,664 acre feet of river water and 586 acre feet of Colorado Big Thompson ... Full Story

Hiring Replacement for BHS Principal a

School District Assembles Diverse Team to Interview Candidates By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder When Berthoud High School Principal Leonard Sherman officially submitted his resignation in January, the hunt for a replacement began immediately afterwards. Sherman has been the principal at BHS for 30 years. (more…)

Gifted Youth Learn Photography Skills

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder      Seven “Talented and Gifted” (TAG) students from Turner Middle School participated in the Thompson School District’s 6th annual photography workshop. The students worked with renowned photographer, Bob Campagna, to create an exhibit entitled “New Perspectives on Colorado.” Campagna has worked with the school district for the last eight years, teaching children to compose and develop meaningful photographs. The students ... Full Story

BHS Improvement Team Meets

Berthoud Recorder Staff The Berthoud High School Improvement Team (SIT) met on March 11; BHS social studies teacher Carin Barrett presented a report on the Critical Thinking Professional Learning Community (PLC). (more…)

Ivy Stockwell First-Grade Showcase

First-graders at Ivy Stockwell Elementary school perform animal songs for a delighted audience at their showcase last week. Photo by Gary Wamsley Category:  News - School News Image:  Category Lead:  Category Primary Featured Story Home Lead:  None Sidebar Block:  0

Honegger Awarded UNC Scholarship

Karl Honegger, a homeschooled senior from Berthoud, has been awarded the University of Northern Colorado Presidential scholarship for incoming freshmen. (more…)

CollegeInvest Helps Families with Matching Grant Funds

CollegeInvest, a division of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, announces its Matching Grant program. The program matches contributions to CollegeInvest’s college savings plans dollar for dollar, up to $500 annually, for qualifying middle- and lower-income Colorado families, subject to the availability of funds. Families may qualify for up to five years — meaning the program can help a family increase their higher education savings by as much as $2,500.   Families must apply ... Full Story

Thompson School District Offers Online Forum for

The Thompson School District has initiated community Internet forums to enable community members to post thoughts and questions about state education issues, the district, or school-related topics ranging from concerns to celebrations in a non-judgmental atmosphere. The forums also include a photo gallery where district or school-related images can be posted for other forum members to view. A forum is an Internet message board where individuals may post and exchange information online. There ... Full Story

Economic Development Team Goes 15 Rounds

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Following the Berthoud Economic Resource Team’s regular monthly meeting on March 9, a sub-committee, formed by volunteers from the larger group met on Monday, March 11 to discuss the job description requirements for an economic development consultant. (more…)

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