‘School News’ Archives
Local Softball Star to Play at Colorado State By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Berthoud High softball standout Danielle Wikre will be taking her talents north to Fort Collins next fall. On Tuesday night Wikre, a three-time All-Conference and 2010 All-State selection for softball, signed her letter of intent to play softball at Colorado State University. Wikre was also courted by Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Northern Colorado and Florida State, but she opted for ... Full Story
The Berthoud High School singers and actors are in the final stages of dress rehearsal for the production of Cinderella. This particular version is the Rogers and Hammerstein play which was written for television and first appeared in 1957 featuring Julie Andrews as Cinderella. Two more television productions were done, the first in 1965 with Leslie Ann Warren as Cinderella and Ginger Rogers as the king. The 1997 production featured Brandy as Cinderella and had Whitney Houston and Whoopi ... Full Story
The BHS Robotics club has, for the second year in a row, qualified for the World Championships. Sixty teams from the Thompson School District and around the state attended this year’s Thompson School District’s Robotics EXPO at Loveland High School on November 7. Twenty two teams competed for a chance to go to Orlando, Florida to the VEX World Championship event and thirty eight teams competed in a FIRST® LEGO League scrimmage. Sponsors are Rob Sommerfeld ... Full Story
Thompson School District Superintendent Ron Cabrera will be available to meet with members of the community during an informal session Thursday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at Schmidt’s Bakery and Delicatessen, 808 14th Street SW. Dr. Cabrera will answer questions from staff, parents and other members of the community during the first of several informal gatherings scheduled in the weeks to come at various locations within the district. The next one is Dec. 15 at the Loveland Coffee ... 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 9th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.
RICHMOND, Ind. Berthoud High School 2010 graduate Abigail Yeagle, an Earlham College first-year and student and daughter of Theresa and Mark Yeagle of Berthoud, has been selected as a Bonner Scholar this semester at the college. The Bonner Scholars Program is a four-year developmental leadership program that is rooted in community service. Supported by the Bonner Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey, the Bonner Scholarship provides tuition and summer support for 15 Earlham students per class ... Full Story
sponsored by American Family Insurance High schools throughout the country compete for cash prizes by encouraging parents and teen drivers to pledge their commitment to safe driving Berthoud High School is one of more than 375 schools throughout American Family’s 19-state operating territory participating in the Teen Safe Driver Pledge, an online pledge by teen drivers, parents or other community members that establishes safe driving expectations. By participating in the program, ... Full Story
Jack comes to class ready to learn. He takes responsibility for his learning by being a good listener and participating. Jack asks great questions that reflect his high level of thinking. Shawn is a very consistently strong student in science. He is dependable and reliable. Shawn is a great contributor to the class and is always ... Full Story
Thompson School District is holding informational nights for students and parents interested in the special programs offered at district middle schools. Check the information below for information on when and where the meetings are being held.
It came as a complete surprise for Berthoud resident Denise Schump when she was called to the stage at Lucile Erwin Middle School at a special assembly on Tuesday. She had been nominated for special recognition by Blake Martin, a student in her eighth grade class. Blake had written a letter to the TRI 102.5 radio station, which, in partnership with K99 radio in Windsor, honors a teacher each Tuesday of the school year. Shump was chosen as this Tuesday’s (October 26) teacher of ... Full Story