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Posts Tagged ‘Berthoud Elementary School’

Obituary: Dorothy Jean Sterkel

Obituary: Dorothy Jean Sterkel

  Dorothy Jean Sterkel, 81, of Loveland died on May 20, 2012 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland. She was born on November 11, 1930 in Berthoud to John and Alice (Schriner) Schleuger. She married Samuel Edward Sterkel on September 5, 1948 in Loveland. Dorothy worked as a homemaker and  for many years as the Head Cook at Berthoud Elementary School.  She also helped her husband Sam, work the family farm. She has lived in Loveland since 1999, moving here from ... Full Story

McCollum and Blanchard retiring at Berthoud El

McCollum and Blanchard retiring at Berthoud El

The Retirement Party will be on Tuesday May 3,  4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Berthoud Elementary cafeteria. Present and former students and parents are invited to attend. Dortha McCollum After 33 years as Librarian at Berthoud Elementary School, Dortha McCollum is retiring. McCollum has touched many children in the Berthoud area during those years, and they are invited to her retirement party at the school to share memories. McCollum came to the profession of librarian from very unlikely ... Full Story

Berthoud El Kindergarten teacher receives award

Berthoud El Kindergarten teacher receives award

Kindergarten teacher Millie McCloy was taken by surprise Thursday morning when she was recognized with the Champions Excellence In Education Award. Champions’ area manager, Stephanie Roberts, used the occasion of the Berthoud Elementary teachers’ breakfast to make the presentation. McCloy teaches kindergarten classes at the school, but is employed by Champions®, an organization that provides extended learning experiences. McCloy provides the extra half-day of ... Full Story

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

That is what 9-year-old Carly Rafferty had to say about getting a ride to school in a Berthoud fire truck. Carly’s father and mother treated their three children to a dream adventure. Wayne and Tiffany Rafferty purchased this gift for their children at the Berthoud Habitat for Humanity Hoedown. The ride in the fire engine was one of many exciting silent auctions items at the gala and Rafferty had to make several bids to secure this prize. Friday morning ... Full Story

Odyssey of the Mind, it’s Elementary

Odyssey of the Mind, it’s Elementary

Both elementary schools in Berthoud had teams performing in the Division I category in the Odyssey of the Mind Long’s Peak Tournament this weekend. Berthoud Elementary School The team from Berthoud Elementary, chose the Nature Trail’R, a NASA sponsored problem. The “Trail”R” refers to a trail and a trailer that are included in the problem. The team had to design, build and drive a human-powered vehicle and camper that would go on a camping trip. When the vehicle arrived at the ... Full Story

Odyssey of the Mind for Second Grade

Odyssey of the Mind for Second Grade

Berthoud Elementary School fielded two teams in Saturdays Odyssey of the Mind Long’s Peak Tournament at Berthoud High School. Odyssey is an international educational program that provides creative problem solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. The kindergarten through second grade students participates in the non-competitive Primary category. All primary teams use the same problem to create their skits and all students receive a ... Full Story

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