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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

‘School News’ Archives

Robotics Expo revving up

The 2009 Thompson Robotics Expo will be held at Berthoud High on Saturday Nov. 7, along with one of five Colorado FIRST LEGO League qualifying tournaments. (more…)

Berthoud High grad Yannutz wills way to Ironman finish

View from the SidelinesBy Michael HicksBerthoud RecorderThe last time Dave Yannutz visited his son, Brian, then a sophomore at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, they were working out in the weight room. On the wall was a poster for the Ford Ironman World Championship. “I told him that I’m going to do that some day,” said the 2006 Berthoud High graduate and 21-year-old senior majoring in marine science.Dave Yannutz thought his son was crazy.“He’s never been very ... Full Story

Third-graders dive into indigenous Plains cultures

By Laurie HindmanBerthoud RecorderWhen the tipis rise on Berthoud Elementary front lawn, the community is put on notice that students are studying the Plains Indians cultures. For them, “Tipi Week” is the culmination of a district-wide social studies unit that begins in August for all third grade classes. (more…)

Spring 2009 AP Scholars named

More than 120 Thompson School District students, including 14 from Berthoud High, earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level AP Exams. (more…)

Homeschoolers Don’t Need to “Go it

Homeschoolers Don’t Need to “Go it Alone;” Many Resources Available to Christian and Secular Home Schools By Laurie Hindman Most home schooling families fall into either one of two categories: decidedly Christian or secular — a program which may or may not have religion as a component, but is not faith based. Regardless of what camp a home school parent may fall in, when they first decide to walk down the path of home education, those first few steps can be scary. Fortunately, there ... Full Story

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