Thomson School District is holding a community forum regarding the charter school application for Red Rock Academy in Berthoud. The meeting is scheduled for Oct. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Berthoud High School.
The public will have an opportunity to provide input regarding the application.
One group has already voiced an opinon. The organizers of a new website, Support Berthoud Schools, is asking community members to sign the petition on the website to ask the Board of Education to reject the proposal.
The message from the group says, “This petition requests that the Thompson School District reject the proposal for the new Red Rocks Academy Charter School in Berthoud. I, and many others, feel that this school would drain funds from our existing Berthoud Schools, in a time when the school budgets are already stretched too thin. I urge you to sign the petition and let the Thompson School District know that this is not the right time to build a new Charter School in Berthoud. You do not need to have a child in the schools to sign, only live within the school district area.”