Education

Four Reid students honored with S.A.Y. It Proud Awards |Mar 29, 2016

PITTSFIELD - Continuing to highlight the unsung achievements of young people in the city, the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership of Berkshire United Way traveled to Reid Middle School last week, where the partnership's Chris Broast co-presented with school staff four S.

Four Reid students honored with S.A.Y. It Proud Awards |Mar 29, 2016

PITTSFIELD >> Continuing to highlight the unsung achievements of young people in the city, the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership of Berkshire United Way traveled to Reid Middle School last week, where the partnership's Chris Broast co-presented with school staff four S.

Recess: What to do the week of March 29 |Mar 29, 2016

Lawrence Carroll, a teen life coach and educator, will lead a four-week "Yoga for Teens" series from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays, starting this week, at Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness, 55 North St.

The Forum: Grumbling Gryphons, Sprout Film Festival on tap this weekend |Mar 29, 2016

Grumbling Gryphons Traveling Children's Theater will perform "Two Trickster Tales: Native American Animal Stories" at 11 a.m. on Saturday at The Spectrum Playhouse, 20 Franklin St., in Lee, as part of the free, public Families First Series sponsored by NBT Bank, Allegrone and Scarafoni Associates.

The Forum: Grumbling Gryphons, Sprout Film Festival on tap this weekend |Mar 29, 2016

Grumbling Gryphons Traveling Children's Theater will perform "Two Trickster Tales: Native American Animal Stories" at 11 a.m. on Saturday at The Spectrum Playhouse, 20 Franklin St., in Lee, as part of the free, public Families First Series sponsored by NBT Bank, Allegrone and Scarafoni Associates.

The Forum: Grumbling Gryphons, Sprout Film Festival on tap this weekend |Mar 29, 2016

Editor's note: This article has been amended from its original version to reflect a change in venue for the Sprout Film Festival.

New principal named for Lucile Erwin Middle School |Mar 28, 2016

LOVELAND - Starting July 1 the community of Lucile Erwin Middle School will have Tim Ridder, the current assistant principal and the athletics and activities director at Loveland High School, as their new principal.

Shepherd Valley Waldorf to slash tuition, hold steady for three years |Mar 28, 2016

Shepherd Valley Waldorf, a small private school in Niwot, is lowering its tuition by about 40 percent next school year and promises not to raise it for the next three years.

Niwot's Shepherd Valley Waldorf to slash tuition, hold steady for 3 years |Mar 28, 2016

Shepherd Valley Waldorf, a small private school in Niwot, is lowering its tuition by about 40 percent next school year and promises not to raise it for the next three years.

Niwot's Shepherd Valley Waldorf to slash tuition, hold steady for 3 years |Mar 28, 2016

Shepherd Valley Waldorf, a small private school in Niwot, is lowering its tuition by about 40 percent next school year and promises not to raise it for the next three years.

Fort Morgan resident receives scholarship from Western Governors University |Mar 28, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY - Stacey Knox of Fort Morgan has received the Alumni Master's Scholarship from Western Governors University, according to a news release.

Niwot's Shepherd Valley Waldorf to slash tuition, hold steady for 3 years |Mar 28, 2016

Shepherd Valley Waldorf, a small private school in Niwot, is lowering its tuition by about 40 percent next school year and promises not to raise it for the next three years.

St. Vrain Valley hosts geography bee, college and career fair |Mar 28, 2016

The St. Vrain Valley School District is hosting a middle school geography bee at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Trail Ridge Middle School, 1000 Button Rock Drive, Longmont.

Temple Grandin School celebrating five years in Boulder |Mar 26, 2016

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No snow day in St. Vrain Valley, few buses late navigating neighborhoods |Mar 24, 2016

St. Vrain Valley students returned to school Thursday, the day after a storm that slammed the Front Range prompted the district to call its third snow day of the school year.

BVSD superintendent recommends moving forward with new Erie K-8 school |Mar 24, 2016

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Donor gives $25K to revamp Fort Morgan High School recognition center |Mar 24, 2016

Thanks to someone's generosity, Fort Morgan High School's trophy case and recognition center will receive a considerable update in coming months.

BVSD superintendent recommends moving forward with new Erie K-8 school |Mar 24, 2016

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BVSD superintendent recommends moving forward with new Erie K-8 school |Mar 24, 2016

If you go

Piedmont: Art takes on all shapes, sizes at fest |Mar 24, 2016

BVSD superintendent recommends moving forward with new Erie K-8 school |Mar 24, 2016

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Piedmont: Art takes on all shapes, sizes at fest |Mar 24, 2016

15 Morgan Community College students make HOSA Nationals |Mar 24, 2016

Morgan Community College is educating and training the next generation of health-care workers, with programs for careers as diverse as practical nursing, phlebotomy, radiological technology, medical office administrative assistants, emergency medical technicians and many more.

Piedmont: PUSD holding first STEAM expo on April 6 |Mar 23, 2016

PIEDMONT -- The Piedmont Unified School District will be holding its first Tri-School Elementary STEAM expo from 6 to 8 p.m. April 6.

Piedmont: New York Times columnist Frank Bruni argues for saner approach to college admissions |Mar 23, 2016

PIEDMONT -- New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, author of "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania," drew by far the largest crowd for the Piedmont Education Speaker Series this season as he talked about college admissions and the experience of college.

Piedmont: Bruni argues for saner approach to college admissions |Mar 23, 2016

PIEDMONT -- New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, author of "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania," drew by far the largest crowd for the Piedmont Education Speaker Series this season as he talked about college admissions and the experience of college.

Piedmont: Bruni argues for saner approach to college admissions |Mar 23, 2016

PIEDMONT -- New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, author of "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania," drew by far the largest crowd for the Piedmont Education Speaker Series this season as he talked about college admissions and the experience of college.

Winkler appears at book talk in Montclair |Mar 23, 2016

OAKLAND -- Long before he won widespread acclaim for playing Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli in the 1970s sitcom "Happy Days," Henry Winkler admits that the odds were against him as a child growing up with dyslexia.

Winkler appears at book talk in Montclair |Mar 23, 2016

OAKLAND -- Long before he won widespread acclaim for playing Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli in the 1970s sitcom "Happy Days," Henry Winkler admits that the odds were against him as a child growing up with dyslexia.

Piedmont: New York Times columnist Frank Bruni argues for saner approach to college admissions |Mar 23, 2016

PIEDMONT -- New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, author of "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania," drew by far the largest crowd for the Piedmont Education Speaker Series this season as he talked about college admissions and the experience of college.

Joaquin Miller walkathon draws nearly 300 student walkers |Mar 23, 2016

COURTESY OF ROBERT THOMPSON

Winkler appears at book talk in Montclair |Mar 23, 2016

OAKLAND -- Long before he won widespread acclaim for playing Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli in the 1970s sitcom "Happy Days," Henry Winkler admits that the odds were against him as a child growing up with dyslexia.

Redistricting on for 2016-17 in Re-3 School District |Mar 23, 2016

It's now settled: The start of the next school year will mean four elementary school districts in Fort Morgan, and the new Fort Morgan Middle School is expected to be ready by Aug. 29 for holding classes.

Joaquin Miller walkathon draws nearly 300 student walkers |Mar 23, 2016

COURTESY OF ROBERT THOMPSON

Morgan Community College student honored at state-wide reception |Mar 22, 2016

Morgan Community College student Karissa Lechman was among those honored March 9 at the 18th annual All-Colorado Academic Team Induction Ceremony and Awards Luncheon. The event, held at the Denver Athletic Club's Grand Ballroom, honors the top high-performing community service-oriented students from 14 Colorado community colleges.

Fremont Elementary parents voice concerns about four-day school week |Mar 22, 2016

Florence-Penrose School Board meeting

Fremont Elementary parents voice concerns about four-day school week |Mar 22, 2016

Florence-Penrose School Board meeting

School Bell: Orchard teaches Pittsburg students basics of growing sustainable food |Mar 22, 2016

Willow Cove Elementary students really dig their school -- figuratively and literally.

Lauren Keller, Marisol Lopez named junior, senior Fort Morgan Rotary Wheel |Mar 22, 2016

Lauren Keller was the Rotary Junior Wheel of the month in January. Parents, Dave and Michele should be proud of the eighth-grader's accomplishments so far! Lauren has a 4.0 average this year and is a member of National Junior Honor Society.

Leland & Gray snowboarders shine on the stage and on the slopes |Mar 22, 2016

TOWNSHEND >> When Owen McDonald competed in the state snowboard individual slopestyle event March 3, he had a couple other things on his mind. First, he had to be back to Leland & Gray Union High School by 5 p.

School Bell: Orchard teaches Pittsburg students basics of growing sustainable food |Mar 22, 2016

Willow Cove Elementary students really dig their school -- figuratively and literally.

Hinsdale High School honor roll |Mar 22, 2016

12th Grade, Highest Honors: Florin Handelman.

Valley Stars: WateReuse California names staffer of year |Mar 22, 2016

Accomplishments

Florence-Penrose School District seeks input on proposed 4-day school week |Mar 21, 2016

FLORENCE - To move forward with the proposed four-day school week in the Fremont-Penrose School District, a public meeting will be conducted to help answer questions about the change.

'Best of the Best' on display in Fort Morgan |Mar 21, 2016

The CACE Gallery of Fine Art's latest exhibit showcases work by some of Morgan County's youngest local artists.

TEC Connections Academy student takes action on Pittsfield water pollution |Mar 21, 2016

PITTSFIELD - Lena DuPont may be somewhat new to the Berkshires, and only in the seventh grade, but she's not afraid to tackle the tough environmental issues of the Berkshires.

Recess: What to do the week of March 22 |Mar 21, 2016

Berkshire Community College will host a free open house program from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, at its Main Campus, 1350 West St., Pittsfield. Prospective students and guests are invited to meet one-on-one with BCC representatives from various offices, hear from current students and take a campus tour.

Aims to hold forums with VP finalists |Mar 21, 2016

GREELEY - Aims Community College will hold open forums at 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday with three finalists for the vice president of academic affairs position.

Florence-Penrose School District seeks input on proposed 4-day school week |Mar 21, 2016

FLORENCE - To move forward with the proposed four-day school week in the Fremont-Penrose School District, a public meeting will be conducted to help answer questions about the change.

Florence-Penrose School District seeks input on proposed 4-day school week |Mar 21, 2016

FLORENCE - To move forward with the proposed four-day school week in the Fremont-Penrose School District, a public meeting will be conducted to help answer questions about the change.