Archive for September 26, 2011
Thomson School District is holding a community forum regarding the charter school application for Red Rock Academy in Berthoud. The meeting is scheduled for Oct. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Berthoud High School. The public will have an opportunity to provide input regarding the application. One group has already voiced an opinon. The organizers of a new website, Support Berthoud Schools, is asking community members to sign the petition on the website to ask the Board of Education to reject the ... Full Story
Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies in Loveland competed in the 2011 Fall Festival at Gymnastics Unlimited in Northglenn on September 24and 25. The Level 4 team placed first, the Level 5 and Level 6 teams placed second. In the All-Around Competition: Level 4: In the Child Division Mackenzie Nedom placed fourth. In the Junior Division Madison Blair placed first with a 37.6. In the Senior Division Taylor Dower placed first with a 36.275 and Madeline Madere placed fourth. Level 5: In the Child ... Full Story
Last week President Obama signed an executive order allowing states to "opt out" of the reading and math requirements of No Child Left Behind. After all, who needs to know math when everyone has their own calculator. And kids don't need to read when they've got video games. Oh, and the last "R", writing, was already dead - everyone "texts" these days. That's why so many entering college freshmen need to take a remedial writing course. With the 3-R's dead, the ... Full Story
Lyons took the early lead with 2 runs in the first inning. The Spartans came back to tie the score in the second and held the Lions scorless as the Berthoud 9 add 5 more runs.