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Friday, October 24, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

Berthoud and Loveland Teams Compete at VEX World

Berthoud and Loveland Teams Compete at VEX World Championship in Dallas

Dallas, Texas (Action Works) April 25, 2010 – Colorado was well represented and had its best ever results at the 2010 VEX World Championships held in Dallas, Texas April 22 - 24. Three of the four teams were Berthoud and Loveland area teams, representing Berthoud High School (2 teams) and Bill Reed Middle School. The fourth team was representing Faith Christian Academy (the FUSE) from Arvada. All teams performed better than prior years and impressively all the teams placed in ... Full Story

Yak, Yak at the Berthoud Library

Yak, Yak at the Berthoud Library

The Berthoud By the Book Planning Committee put together an entertaining finale for this year’s book selection. The setting for Three Cups of Tea is Pakistan and Afghanistan and the committee brought together many elements to highlight the culture of the region. Visitors to Friday’s Persian New Year's party were greeted by two yaks. These are local yaks, born at Gillette Farms of Berthoud. Mindy and Maggie are yearlings now, but when they grow up, they will weigh about 800 pounds. ... Full Story

Berthoud and Loveland Teams Complete Preparations for

Berthoud and Loveland Teams Complete Preparations for VEX World Championship in Dallas, TX

Berthoud, CO (Action Works) The two Berthoud High School teams and the Bill Reed Middle School team completed preparations for the VEX World Championship being held this week in Dallas, TX.  This highly anticipated event brings over 400 teams from all over the globe for competition.  Teams come from as far away as New Zealand, Australia, China and Europe. “We are very well prepared this year,” said Brad Von Seggern, coach of the Berthoud High Robotics teams.  “Usually ... Full Story

BHS senior Elizabeth Revera receives Daniels Fund

BHS senior Elizabeth Revera receives Daniels Fund Scholarship

The Daniels Fund announced its scholarship recipients this week. Three seniors in the Thompson School District were awarded the scholarship. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Rivera of Berthoud High School was joined by Rebecca Mendoza and Sara Watkins of Thomson Valley High School. The press release accompanying the announcement follows: Daniels Fund Announces 2010 Daniels Scholars 261 Deserving Students Receive Scholarships April 16, 2010 –261 high school seniors who have ... Full Story

Justin Bauer Memorial Highway

State Senator Kevin Lundberg introduced the bill and the state lawmakers approved designating highway leading from Interstate 25 to Berthoud as the Justin Bauer memorial highway. The Loveland Reporter-Herald covered the event at the state capital and you read it by selecting this link, www.reporterherald.com.

Go Shopping at Berthoud High

Go Shopping at Berthoud High

Berthoud High School student leadership spent their Friday afternoon getting ready for the Saturday Garage Sale. By 5 p.m. the auxiliary gym already had a good supply and variety of merchandise and cars and trucks kept arriving with more. The council members were busy carrying in merchandise, sorting and stacking for display. The response has been good and there is a great selection of items. From a bread making machine to stuffed animals and furniture, you should be able to ... Full Story

9Health Fair a hit

9Health Fair a hit

By Claudia Todd-Young Approximately 400 people received free and low-cost health screenings this past Saturday at the 9Health Fair at Berthoud High School. While it doesn’t take a village to provide these services, it does take volunteers from throughout northern Colorado. Over 75 volunteers made this year’s 9Health Fair a reality for those 400 people. This year was the first time the Berthoud 9Health Fair site was able to offer a chauffeured golf-cart ride to the ... Full Story

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

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, 16 April from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website www.starkids.org) Our guest speaker for Friday April 16, 2010 will be former astronaut Joseph “Joe” Tanner. The title of his talk will be “Exploration.” Joe Tanner grew up in Danville, Illinois, and studied at the University of Illinois where he graduated in 1973 with ... Full Story

“Journey to Pakistan,” a Berthoud by the Book

“Journey to Pakistan,” a Berthoud by the Book program

By Sharlynn Wamsley Berthoud by the Book, sponsored by the Berthoud Community Library District, has scheduled a series of events that will give a greater depth of understanding for this year’s book choice, “Three Cups of Tea,” the story of Greg Mortenson and his efforts to build schools in Pakistan. Ali Kemal, doctoral student at CSU and native of Islamabad gave the presentation “Journey to Pakistan,” an insightful program about the physical attributes of the land and ... Full Story

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