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Countdown to Berthoud High School Prom 2009

Here is a listing of activities leading up to the 2009 Berthoud High School Prom for the high school students of our community.    Shred-A-Thon Saturday, April 4 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 3rd Street Parking Lot (across from Berthoud Post Office) (more…)

Resident Questions Safety of Discolored Water at Board

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Resident Jay Klug brought a concern about pink-colored water coming out of his faucets to the Board of Trustees at the Tuesday, March 31 meeting. While holding a plastic bottle of the discolored water, Klug said that the March 21 incident was the second time he had seen pink water at his home on Cedar Drive. (more…)

BHS Principal Finalists Attend Q&A at Berthoud

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder The three finalists for Berthoud High School principal position put in a long day on Monday. After interviewing most of the day with the hiring team, consisting of members of human resources, Berthoud High faculty and staff, parents, a BHS student and other representatives (more…)

Maes to Run for Governor

Evergreen businessman Dan Maes registered his intent to run as a Republican candidate for Colorado governor March 13. In his press release, Maes said he sees a void in the potential candidate field of Republicans, and felt the need to step up and fill that void with someone who will represent working families and small business. “I have the unique combination of being able to usher in a new generation of republicans while also having the practical, executive experience. I see the ... Full Story

Beetle Bumped Off the Road

Area resident Wanda Smith, who is also an EMT, is prepared for transfer to a back board by Berthoud Fire Department firefighters and paramedics, following a car accident on Wednesday, March 24. Smith, who was driving the classic 1960s Volkswagen Beetle she’s owned since she was 16, was struck from behind by a full-sized SUV while waiting to turn left from west Highway 56 onto N. County Road 19.   Berthonomics Beleaguers Town Board By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder With a citizen ... Full Story

Commissioner's Visit Focuses on Budget, Jobs

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Following through on his previous commitment to regularly meet with his constituents, Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly held the first of what will be regular monthly meetings on Monday, March 25 at Grandpa’s Café. Joining Donnelly was Deni La Rue, Larimer County community information manager and Joni Friedman with the Larimer County Workforce Center. Although the turnout was fairly small, Donnelly was happy to have Berthoud Mayor Tom Patterson and ... Full Story

GEMS Seminar Inspires Girls Interests in Math/Science

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder In 1992, when toy maker Mattel released a Barbie doll that uttered the phrase, “Math class is tough,” it unleashed a furious backlash and heated up the debate about girls and science and math. Research shows that enthusiasm among girls for math and science classes tends to wane in middle school; hoping to make local inroads in this national trend, a Berthoud-Loveland based organization called “GEMS” (Gender Equity in Math and Science) hosted its ... Full Story

Engineering Berthoud's Future Leaders

School Project Seeks Expansion Donations By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a cutting edge, national non-profit and project-based engineering program offered at Berthoud and Mountain View High Schools, needs donations from the community in order to sustain and expand the curriculum. The Thompson School District is one of 3,000 schools nationwide offering PLTW and the only Colorado district currently offering the program. Berthoud High teaches two of the five ... Full Story

Science Programs on the Move with Help from BASH

The March 31 technology open house at Ivy Stockwell Elementary School drew parents and students from several schools to see what technology could do. Ivy Stockwell, with its Promethean Activeboards might be considered Berthoud’s technology leader, but there were other tools on display as well. (more…)

Improving Special Education

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The Thompson School District special education program is in the process of reorganization, with the goal of improving the quality of services it provides to students. During her presentation to the school board at the March 25 meeting, Special Education Director Karen Pielin said a learning center concept would be incorporated in the revised plan. “We fall short in our elementary schools,” said Pielen, while discussing the need for revamping the present ... Full Story

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