‘Area News’ Archives
Now that the Berthoud Bash is over, here are the next steps as described by Scott Cavey "After we get all the bills paid we will determine the net amount of money available to purchase technology items with. In the meantime we asked the principals last fall to tell us their key needs in the education arena for their school. The feedback we received was heavy on technology items therefore the push for this year’s BASH was to earn more money to purchase more technology for the schools. The key ... Full Story
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the waxing gibbous moon shines in front of the constellation Gemini, and is flanked by two beautiful stars. To the north of the moon is Capella, the beacon star in the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. To the moon’s south you will find Procyon, the brightest light in the constellation Canis Minor the Little Dog. When you look at the moon at the same time each day, the moon appears to be farther east of where it ... Full Story
Contract set with an early completion incentive designed to expedite work GLENWOOD CANYON – The Colorado Department of Transportation begins repairs today on damage caused by the rockfall incident on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon on March 8. Flatiron Construction Corporation of Longmont will be making the repairs. The cost of the repair project is approximately $860,000. However, the total cost of the rockfall event—including CDOT maintenance and design work—is expected to be much higher (that ... Full Story
That was the theme for the Ivy Stockwell First Grade Showcase on Thursday night. For the parents the program started of with the musical performance of numbers like Shakey Shakey Egg, Puddle Hoppin’ and Worms. Music and Movement Director Mark Johnson had the kids hopping and jumping with these songs and it looked like they loved it. The 42 voices of the first grade harmonized well and the parents and grandparents were delighted with the performance. Following the musical numbers the children ... Full Story
Special to the Recorder Online It was a good day for the Division III Odyssey of the Mind teams as the weekend Long’s Peak Tournament. Competing on the home court at Berthoud High School, both teams took first place in their combined long term and spontaneous problem and earned a berth at the state level competition. Discovered Treasure The team coached by Scott and Jennifer Stewart took the Discovered Treasure problem as their performance. The team included three Turner Middle School ... Full Story
Main Street Station, formerly doing business as J. B. Clymer’s will open at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 18 for breakfast. They have refurbished the former Abeyta’s restaurant and will be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner without a liquor license until their license is approved at the Town Board meeting on Tuesday, March 23.
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
Berthoud Elementary School fielded two teams in Saturdays Odyssey of the Mind Long’s Peak Tournament at Berthoud High School. Odyssey is an international educational program that provides creative problem solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. The kindergarten through second grade students participates in the non-competitive Primary category. All primary teams use the same problem to create their skits and all students receive a medal for participation. ... Full Story
Broomfield and Longmont both won their brackets on Wednesday evening. Broomfield had an easy time with Conifer, winning 59-32. Meanwhile, in a low scoring game, the Longmont girls defeated Cheyenne Mountain by 9 points, 49-40. They will play the finals on Friday. With Longmont still in the final four for tonight's boys semifinals, Longmont could have two champion basketball teams.