‘School News’ Archives
Larimer County Youth First to Participate in Contest about Why Voting Matters In celebration of February Youth Voter Month, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County hosted a contest for high school students high school students in Poudre and Thompson Valley School Districts to offer thoughts about why they look forward to voting. Many students received Perkins cherry pies for their entries. Larimer County was the first place in the nation where LWV offered this contest for youth. Nancy ... Full Story
Berthoud High School First Semester 2011-12 Honor Roll 4.0 And Above Grade 09 Hannah Atkinson, Heidi Budd, Olivia Conde, Adrianna Croft, Macy Funk, Katja Godebu, Sydney Levy, Forrest Middleton, Veronica Mizer, Joanna Pyles, Chase Rayment, Jonathan Schlagel, Madison White, Scott Zigray Grade 10 Kendall Baker, Josephine Baskall, Daniel Beltran Ayala, Daniel Beltran Ayala, Melody Blackis, Katherine Bosnich, Josephine Buckley, Austin Butala, Gabriel Conde, Analyse DeSousa, ... Full Story
It is time for the fall musical on the Berthoud High School Stage. This year’s extravaganza is the 1950’s Tony Award winning musical “Guys and Dolls.” Set in lower Manhattan, the story centers on the passions of hard-core gamblers willing to wager on any variety of chance or situations. They are countered by Sergeant Sarah Brown (Maggie Stamets) who heads a local Salvation Army-like organization and her missionaries. Nathan Detroit (Sam Kleber) is the organizer of the local ... Full Story
Thompson one of five award recipients Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence announces five 2011 award winners Thompson School District is one of five organizations in a three-state region to receive an award from Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx), formerly Colorado Performance Excellence. RMPEx is the Baldrige program in Colorado, Montana and Wyoming. For 10 years, they have been helping organizations on the journey to performance excellence. The ... Full Story
Press Release The Thompson School District Board of Education unanimously denied a charter school application from Red Rock Academy during a special meeting today. A resolution for denial listed nine key reasons for the action (resolution attached). The vote by the board follows weeks of discussion, several open meetings, a community forum and reviews by the community, staff and the District Accountability Committee. The next step for the founders of Red Rock Academy in ... Full Story
The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 8 at the Thompson School District Administration Building, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.
Residents, district staffers, school board members speak out at meeting By Shelley Widhalm Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Posted: 10/19/2011 11:26:00 PM MDT BERTHOUD -- Red Rock Academy got a resounding "no" during public comment Wednesday at the Thompson Board of Education meeting. Not one of the 26 speakers who addressed the school board on the charter school application showed his or her support. District staffers gave that lack of community support as one of the ... Full Story
Each Thompson School District high school offers one or more specialized programs designed to enrich the educational experience for students. If you would like to learn more about these educational programs, please attend any of the following evening opportunities. You will see informational presentations and have an opportunity to ask questions about each program. Berthoud High School, November 1, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Pre-Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement, Project Lead the Way ... Full Story
There has been much attention lavished on the subject of charter schools recently. The proposal of the Red Rock Academy in Berthoud has brought out a lot of emotion and rhetoric by those for and those against the charter school Much has been written about charter schools in the United States and those articles may help shed some light on charter schools in general. One of the most important questions is whether charter schools are superior to public schools. The answer seems to be “It ... Full Story
A 30++ year old class ring has been found at Berthoud High School. Call 970-613-7701 to identify and claim it.