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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘Thompson School District’

Thompson schools don’t need “Reformers”

Thompson schools don’t need “Reformers”

Has the Thompson School District "Reformers" flier, which states it is "Paid for by Americans for Prosperity," appeared on your doorstep ?We should be concerned about how "Reformers" in Thompson are continuing to put "politics first" in our school district. Their flier contains a lot of misinformation.Before the "Reformers" were elected to the board, we already had many choices that met the needs of a diverse student population. They include K-12 programs LISA, IB, STEM and GT, and AP in 10-12. ... Full Story

Partisan politics in our schools

Partisan politics in our schools

  School boards become next front in partisan battle Education policy draws higher interest as political parties put more resources into races By Alex Burness Reporter-Herald Staff Writer In a public comment at Wednesday night's Thompson School District Board of Education meeting, Windsor's Amie Toerge lit into Bryce Carlson, the board's vice president, accusing him of helping usher partisan politics into the district. "I was appalled to learn that (Carlson) is currently serving as a ... Full Story

Problem solving the TSD way

Problem solving the TSD way

  To the Editor, I have a list of steps for solving problems. Here is how the TSD (Loveland) school board measured up on Wednesday night: Identify the problem.                           Student achievement is too low. What does that mean?                        Not discussed. How serious it is?                                Not discussed. How did the problem originate?         Not discussed. What do the ... Full Story

Marchman for Board of Education

Marchman for Board of Education

Dear Editor:  Elections for the Thompson School District Board of Education are fast approaching.  Janice Marchman is a current Board of Education member who is running for re-election.  I am a teacher in Thompson School District and I have had many volunteers in my classroom over the years but never a school board member.  Janice has volunteered her time at our school for the past few years.  She mentored one of my students so I had the pleasure of witnessing first hand, on a regular ... Full Story

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program, Larimer

  The Thompson School District is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program. Eligibility requirements for the program are: Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. Applicants must own and live in the home for which they are applying. Applicants must live within the Thompson School District’s boundary area. Only one person from each household may apply. Forty participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis by calling ... Full Story

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program

  The Thompson School District is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program. Eligibility requirements for the program are: Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. Applicants must own and live in the home for which they are applying. Applicants must live within the Thompson School District’s boundary area. Only one person from each household may apply. Forty participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis by calling ... Full Story

School Board ousts Superintendent

School Board ousts Superintendent

Press Release June 20, 2012 In a move to take the Thompson School District in a different direction, the Board of Education voted Wednesday night to terminate the remaining year’s contract of Superintendent Ron Cabrera, who will leave his position on June 30. The board voted during a regular Board of Education meeting after making the decision during an executive session on Monday, June 11. Cabrera was notified on Wednesday, June 13. The board will select an interim superintendent no later ... Full Story

Thompson Education Foundation names new executive

Thompson Education Foundation names new executive director

Kim Akeley-Charron has been named executive director of the Thompson Education Foundation beginning July 1. She is currently the marketing coordinator for the City of Loveland’s Cultural Services Department, where she has worked since 2003 in various capacities. Prior to that, she worked at the University of Denver Women’s College as the student services and special events coordinator, the Greenway Foundation and the Museum of Nature and Science, all in Denver. Akeley-Charron’s selection ... Full Story

Thank You for helping kids with special needs

Thank You for helping kids with special needs

        Students and youth with special needs from Loveland, Berthoud and Fort Collins would like to say a huge, "Thank you" to all of the individuals and businesses who donated to this years Adapted Recreation Activities program. A portion of the money was used to give thirty-seven kids full scholarships to ski at the National sports Center for the Disabled in Winter Park. Providing opportunities for youth to do healthy, life-long recreational activities improves their ... Full Story

Berthoud student attacked

Berthoud student attacked

    Berthoud police investigate possible hate crime against exchange student BERTHOUD, Colo. (CBS4) – A black foreign exchange student from Germany says she was viciously attacked in a park in Berthoud. Now police are calling it a hate crime. Police say a group of white men accosted the 15-year-old student in Bein Park, which is right next to Berthoud High School. The girl is a junior at Berthoud High School. Last Thursday she was walking home through the park when she said she was ... Full Story

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