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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘Thompson School District’

Support for mill levy override

Support for mill levy override

  To the editor:   The purpose of this letter is two-fold -- to clear up some misconceptions about funding for the proposed charter school and to urge your support of the school district's request for a mill levy override. I spoke with Steve Towne, the school district's director of business services, and discovered that even if the charter school is ultimately approved, (1) no additional revenue generated by the override is earmarked for the charter school and (2) no district money ... Full Story

Looking for a few good readers

Looking for a few good readers

  To highlight the importance of reading aloud to children, Thompson School District will celebrate Read Aloud Day on Tuesday, November 8. Community members are being invited to read to classes in elementary schools. The time commitment is approximately 30 minutes. Various schools and time slots are available. Contact Chris Ingold, 613-5072 or chris.ingold@thompsonschools.org, by Oct. 14 to sign up.  

Red Rock Academy Forum

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 ... Full Story

Supports Kerrigan for Board of Education

Supports Kerrigan for Board of Education

        To the Editor: Bob Kerrigan, a native Coloradoan, and Berthoud resident for the past 20 years has decided to run for School Board. Bob realizes the importance of education in achieving success. In fact, while his children were in High School and College, Bob wisely took himself back to school to earn a B.S. in Business Management. That degree has given him the best opportunity for growth in building his career and a viable business. He knows that along with the ... Full Story

School District Information Night

School District Information Night

    The Thompson School District will host a board of education candidate forum, information booths and breakout sessions providing information about the Thompson School District. The event, labeled “Thompson 101,” will be presented by the Board of Education and staff on October 3 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Bill Reed Middle School, 370 W. 4th Street in Loveland The event will start in the Bill Reed cafeteria with information tables about the workings of Thompson School District Topics ... Full Story

Senior Citizen Tax Work-Off

  The Thompson School District is accepting applications for the 2011-2012 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

Help Kids Succeed with school supplies!

Help Kids Succeed with school supplies!

  The annual community Help Kids Succeed school supply drive is under way for students in need. This year, the drive will provide 1,300 backpacks filled with supplies to students in the Thompson School District. This is an all-out community effort that involves donations from individuals, organizations, churches and businesses. A $15 donation can supply one backpack filled with about $40 of supplies for one ... Full Story

Ferguson High School Graduation Change

Due to the the possibility of inclement weather, the May 20 Ferguson High School graduation has been moved from the Foote Lagoon to the Rialto Theater at 228 East 4th Street. The starting time remains the same: 1:00 p.m.  

Teacher Appreciation night at BOE meeting

Teacher Appreciation night at BOE meeting

It is teacher appreciation week in the Thompson School District and it was Teacher Appreciation night at the Thompson Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night. This recognition for teachers comes from students and plays to a packed house at the district headquarters. Each student had a rose to give to their teacher as Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Judy Skupa read quotes from the student's letters.         School: Berthoud High School Student’s Name: Lauren ... Full Story

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

  Following the suicide of a Turner Middle School eighth-grader in March there has been a great deal of talk about bullying in the Berthoud Schools. Tuesday saw two separate events about bullying. Many definitions of bullying were expressed at these meetings, but the basic tenets were the same. Bullying is repetitive, persistent abusive behavior with the purpose of causing physical or mental harm. It revolves around an imbalance of power and may involve verbal harassment or physical ... Full Story

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