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Posts Tagged ‘High School’

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

    League Honors Young Voter for February Youth Voter Month LARIMER COUNTY— February is Youth Voter Month and on Feb. 1, 2013, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County launches the annual ideas contest for high school students in Thompson and Poudre school districts. Any high school age student can enter by writing a simple thought or up to 300 words about "Why I Look Forward to Voting." Thoughts are not limited to either local, state or federal issues. For the ... Full Story

Berthoud High School Drama Presents

Once Upon a Fairytale BHS drama students will be presenting our spring play, Once Upon a Fairytale, April 18 -21. This play is a fun-filled parody of a fairy tale that involves a spoiled rotten princess, her wicked aunt, a clueless shepherd and a couple of trolls of questionable intelligence. There will be a special 4:00 p.m. performance on Wednesday, April 18 for children and families who might not be able to attend in the evening. The performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday are 7:00 ... Full Story

Choir Concert at Berthoud High School

Choir Concert at Berthoud High School

The combined Berthoud High School and Turner Middle School Choirs will perform on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Berthoud High School Auditorium

Obituary: Valerie Straight

Obituary: Valerie Straight

    Valerie Straight passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland Colorado. She was the eldest child of Jerry and Ellamae Straight, born August 13, 1947. She graduated from Berthoud Junior /Senior High School in 1965 and lived in the Loveland / Longmont, area for the last 20 years. Valerie is preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her daughter, Marjorie Dawn Dieffenbaugh of Longmont, her sister Beverly Berg of Thornton, her ... Full Story

Contest about Why Voting Matters

Contest about Why Voting Matters

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

Lady Spartans Silence Lions

Lady Spartans Silence Lions

Berthoud Girls Basketball Bests Lyons 43-15 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Thanks to a dominating performance on both sides of the floor, the Berthoud High girls basketball team reduced the roar of the Lyons Lions to a mere purr on Thursday night at the Berthoud High gym with a commanding 43-15 win. “We were just doing the right things, playing the way we’re supposed to play,” said Berthoud High Head Coach Randy Earl after his team’s 28-point victory. The Lady ... Full Story

Fast Start Propells Spartans Past Mavericks

Fast Start Propells Spartans Past Mavericks

Berthoud Boys Basketball Bests Mead 65-62 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Good starts often lead to good finishes. That was certainly the case for the Berthoud High Boys basketball team last night as they topped the Mead Mavericks 65-62 in the BHS Gym. The Spartans opened the game with a 12-2 scoring run, started the second period by besting Mead 8-2 in the first two minutes and began the fourth period with a 10-2 run that gave the home team an 11-point lead. “I was pretty ... Full Story

Obituary: Gary Ray Brack

Obituary: Gary Ray Brack

  Gary Ray Brack, 65, of Berthoud, passed away January 2, 2012 after a valiant eight-month battle with glioblastoma cancer. Gary was born to Ray and Betty Brack on October 26, 1946 in Great Bend, Kansas Gary grew up in Fort Morgan, Colorado and graduated from Fort Morgan High School in 1964. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1966, and served in Fort Lewis, Washington. He married Janet Isert, his first wife, in September of 1967. Gary had a 41-year career in the gas pipeline ... Full Story

Obituary: Jason James Olinger

Obituary: Jason James Olinger

Jason James Olinger of Timnath, Colorado passed away on December 17, 2011 at the age of 40. He was born in Bloomington, Illinois to Jack D. and M.J. Olinger. Jason grew up and was baptized in Dubuque, Iowa. Early life found him around family, friends and relatives, where his dad taught him to bowl. At age eight, Jason and his family moved to Westminster, Colorado, where Jason attended Mesa Elementary and Scott Carpenter Junior High. During this time, he became a Boy Scout and was active ... Full Story

Obituary: Kelsey Lee Falasco

Obituary: Kelsey Lee Falasco

  Kelsey Lee Falasco, of Berthoud, died on December 14, 2011. She was born on August 27, 1995 to Danny Falasco and Nikki Wells. Raised by her Father and her Grandparents Ron and Judy Falasco and for the last six years by Dwayne and Barbara Hummel. Sister of Jazmyn Lovenburg, Tommie Bartel, Forrest Hummel, Valley Hummel and Cliff Hummel. Sister-in law of Caitlin Hummel and Aunt to Aspen Hummel. Granddaughter of Ron and Judy Falasco, Joe Wells and Vicki Villanueva. Kelsey leaves ... Full Story

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