‘Area News’ Archives
BOARD OF TRUSTEES STUDY SESSION MAY 18, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1. Historical Society update Mark French 10 minutes 2. Volunteer Boards & Commissions Administrator Hart 90 ... Full Story
The Turner Middle School show choir, the Fire Choir, joined the local chapter of the AARP for a pot luck supper on Wednesday evening and then put on a wonderful show for the gathered senior citizens. No story, just a great bunch of kids.
Berthoud High School Speech Team Competing at National Tournament Donations needed to help pay expenses Berthoud High School Seniors Nicolas Alexander and Ann Smith have qualified to compete at the National Forensics League Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri in June. Each student is one of only two qualifiers from all of the high school speech and debate teams in northern Colorado. “This is an tremendous opportunity for two incredibly talented students, ” said Berthoud ... Full Story
The BHS Evening with the Arts The annual Evening with the arts was an exciting event with much to do. The Gymnasium was the center for the displayed visual arts while the other entertainment took place in he commons and the auditorium. Many of he displays are just that, displays of work done in class by sixth though twelfth graders. It makes an interesting display to see how students vary their ideas starting with direction and material provided by the teacher. The more serious high ... Full Story
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes Friday May 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the BHS auditorium
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Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org One of my favorite constellations, little squarish Corvus the Crow, can be found in the south after sunset at this time of year. It is not far from the bright star Spica. You will recognize Corvus for being near this star and for its boxy shape. Corvus is small and compact, and so it is an easy constellation to pick out in the sky. In Greek mythology, Corvus was seen as the cupbearer to Apollo, god of the sun. In ancient ... Full Story
Charles L. "Chuck" Pennell (February 15, 1945 - May 4, 2010) Charles “Chuck” L. Pennell of Loveland died peacefully at his home on May 4, 2010 surrounded by his family. Chuck was born on February 15, 1945 in Durango, Colorado as the youngest child of Lee and Bessie Pennell. Chuck grew up on the family farm in Ignacio, Colorado. He attended Ignacio High School where he played on Colorado state finalist basketball and football teams and was active in various clubs and ... Full Story
May 3 to May 7 is Teacher Appreciation Week. The Thompson School District has several events that show teacher appreciation. Last week, the Thompson Education Association’s Crystal Apple Awards recognized some of the district’s outstanding teachers as nominated by their colleagues in the profession. This week, at the Board of Education meeting, students had the opportunity to name teachers they appreciated. Students were encouraged to write about a teacher and on Wednesday evening they ... Full Story