Posts Tagged ‘Thompson School District’
By Thomas N. Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland was the grounds of an epic battle of words known as: The Thompson School District Elementary Spelling Bee. The bee was separated into two sections; a written exam of 50 words and an oral round. Almost 200 students from 19 schools qualified for the written portion yet only 22 spellers made it to the oral round. The phrase “nerve racking” was used several times to describe the written competition. When asked about the difficulty of ... Full Story
Thompson School District is celebrating its 50th year as a reorganized school district with a free celebration scheduled for Jan. 14 from 6-8 p.m. in Roberta Price Auditorium at Thompson Valley High School. In preparation for the event, the district is seeking some unusual/interesting stories from former students or teachers to share about life in the district 50 years ago. It could be about clubs and activities, culture, classes or other aspects about school that are different from ... Full Story
The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 14th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.
The Thompson School District calendar committee has completed work on three proposed calendars for the 2011-2012 school year. Each proposed calendar, and information about each calendar, is available in English and Spanish on the district website, www. thompsonschools.org. Access to the information is from the website bulletin board. From the calendar information page, the community can go to a short survey asking them to select their preference of the three proposed calendars. The calendar ... Full Story
The Loveland High School Wind Symphony just returned from their performance at the 32nd annual Western International Band Clinic in Seattle, Washington. The band clinic, which brings together top conductors and composers from around the world, invites one high school band each year to perform a 75-minute concert during the opening night of the conference, The Loveland wind symphony, one of three performing bands at the school, represents the first band in the state to receive the honor. The ... Full Story
Thompson School District Superintendent Ron Cabrera will be available to meet with members of the community during an informal session Thursday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at Schmidt’s Bakery and Delicatessen, 808 14th Street SW. Dr. Cabrera will answer questions from staff, parents and other members of the community during the first of several informal gatherings scheduled in the weeks to come at various locations within the district. The next one is Dec. 15 at the Loveland Coffee ... Full Story
The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 9th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.
Public Forum for Loveland Classical Academy BF Kitchen Elementary School Cafeteria Thursday, Oct. 7 6:00 - 7:30 pm The Thompson School District has received an application for a new charter school, Loveland Classical Academy, requesting to open in 2011-2012. The forum is the public’s opportunity to provide testimony to the Board of Education regarding comments or concerns about the proposed charter school. If community members are unable to attend this session, comments or concerns ... Full Story
Wednesday’s Thompson Board of Education meeting began on a very special note. Quite apparent was the empty chair where Dennis Brietbarth normally sat. Also noticeable was the single rose, placed there by members of the Thompson Education Association. Seeing the head of the teacher’s union with tears in her eyes over the loss of a school board member speaks volumes about the man and his relationship with the teachers of the Thompson School District. Board president Lucille Steiner was ... Full Story
I received the following press release from Thompson School District this morning. I am deeply saddened by the loss. Dennis and I served together on the McKee Foundation board and we always visited at the meetings and at the Board of Education meetings. He was dedicated to public service and his passing is a great loss to the community and to me personally. Gary Wamsley Update :Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3333 North Dunfield Ave., Loveland, Colorado on Tuesday, August 17 ... Full Story