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Archive for March 16, 2010

Earthsky Tonight — Young crescent moon above Venus

Earthsky Tonight — Young crescent moon above Venus

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the waxing crescent moon and the blazing planet Venus for about 45 minutes after sunset (at mid-northern latitudes in North America). Venus sets a bit more than one hour after the sun, and tonight’s moon sets over two hours after sunset. Yesterday, at this time, the young moon was much closer to the western horizon, shining pretty much side by side with Venus. Tonight, the moon appears ... Full Story

Odyssey of the Mind, it’s Elementary

Odyssey of the Mind, it’s Elementary

Both elementary schools in Berthoud had teams performing in the Division I category in the Odyssey of the Mind Long’s Peak Tournament this weekend. Berthoud Elementary School The team from Berthoud Elementary, chose the Nature Trail’R, a NASA sponsored problem. The “Trail”R” refers to a trail and a trailer that are included in the problem. The team had to design, build and drive a human-powered vehicle and camper that would go on a camping trip. When the vehicle arrived at the ... Full Story

Three Cups of Tea — Berthoud by the Book Selection

Three Cups of Tea — Berthoud by the Book Selection for 2010

A community reading event and more for all ages There are the versions of Three Cups of Tea to checkout, read and discuss: Adult version:  Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Young Adult Version: Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Journey to Change the World, One Child at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Children’s Version:  Listen ... Full Story

Second annual Berthoud Bash, March 20

Second annual Berthoud Bash, March 20

It’s not too late to make your reservation, but don’t wait too long. The Berthoud Bash is the creation of the Berthoud Schools Fund, which operates under the umbrella of theThompson Education Foundation. The Berthoud Bash was instituted last year to raise money to purchase technology for Berthoud Schools. The founders wanted to allow schools to purchase equipment that would enhance our students learning, equipment that is not in the school district budget. The wish list from the ... Full Story

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