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Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey

Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey competition

The Turner Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team missed the Long's Peak Turnament at Berthoud High School, but managed to qualify for the state level by attending another district's competition. The team of Nicole Silvers, Charles Walkes, Olivia Conde and Olivia Eppler is coached by Barry Eppler. They chose to do he Nature Trail'r long term problem. This NASA sponsored problem requires a human powered vehicle and a camper along with a trail to traverse. The problem has several characters and ... Full Story

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Saturday, April 10 All proceeds will go to the annual After Prom Event An event to keep our students safe!!! After Prom Event Tickets: $30 single $55 couple The Casino Bus package includes: · Complimentary Transportation · $5 in Coin (minimum of 40 points) · $5 food credit (minimum of 40 points) · Black Jack Match Play Coupon Schedule of the Day: 12:45 p. m. – meet in the Berthoud High School parking lot 1:00 p. m. – Casino Bus leaves 2 ... Full Story

Thompson School District’s Mary Jablonski receives

Thompson School District’s Mary Jablonski receives award

The Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association annually recognizes a Buyer of the Year for their contributions to the procurement profession, to the entity they serve, to professional development, to RMGPA and to the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. The RMGPA serves Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern Utah and Wyoming. The 2009 RMGPA Buyer of the Year is Thompson School District buyer Mary Jablonski, CPPB. Jablonski was recognized for her ... Full Story

Thompson School District names Rastatter to Special

Thompson School District names Rastatter to Special Education

Dennis Rastatter, Thompson School District director of Student Support Services, has been selected to become the new director of Special Education for the District. He will replace Karen Pielin, who is retiring at the end of the 2009-2010 school year. Rastatter has served as the director of Student Support Services for the district since 2005 and was the assistant director of Special Education from 2003 to 2005. He began his career as a special education teacher in Pennsylvania and ... Full Story

Berthoud Schools Fund – the next step

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 ... Full Story

Hoppin’, Shakin;, and Wigglin’ into Spring

Hoppin’, Shakin;, and Wigglin’ into Spring

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 ... Full Story

Berthoud Division III Odyssey of the Mind teams place

Berthoud Division III Odyssey of the Mind teams place first.

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 ... 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

Odyssey of the Mind for Second Grade

Odyssey of the Mind for Second Grade

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 ... Full Story

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