Philo Donates $1,800 in King Soopers Gift Cards to Assist Homeless Families

On March 9, the Philomatheon Club (Philo) presented Thompson School District with $1,800 of King Soopers gift cards, which will be used by the district to assist homeless families in need within our district.  The money to purchase the gift cards was raised through Philo’s “Dine Out with Heart” program, which partners with area restaurants…

Thompson Valley HS Earns 2016-2017 “No Place for Hate” School Designation

Congratulations to Thompson Valley High School for being officially designated as a 2016-2017 “No Place for Hate” school!  The “No Place for Hate” program is an initiative of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) that provides schools and communities with an organizing framework for combating bias, bullying and hatred, which leads to long-term solutions for creating and maintaining…

Thompson Students Attend Agriculture Hall of Fame Banquet

Five members of the Thompson FFA Chapter attended the Farm Credit Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame banquet in Denver last week. Hosted by the Colorado FFA Foundation, the banquet is held yearly to induct members into the Agriculture Hall of Fame who have significantly contributed to Colorado’s second largest industry. The banquet is held in…

Peter and the Starcatcher Prepare for the Berthoud High School Stage

“Peter and the Starcatcher”, the schools spring play, highlights young Peter Pan and his arch enemy, Captain Hook.  In this visionary production, we meet a poor orphaned child at sea who they called Boy. His sad lonely world is turned around when he meets Molly, the daughter of famous Starcatcher Lord Astor. According to an…

TVHS Competes in Culinary Competition & “Future Teacher Conference”

Thompson Valley High School’s Family and Consumer Sciences department has been very active!  Students recently competed in the Auguste Escoffier Culinary Competition at Boulder High School, where each student competing received a $500 scholarship to the August Escoffier Culinary School.  Also, five students from the department attended the “Future Teacher Conference” at the University of…

Berthoud Club: Knowledge Bowl

BHS offers many different clubs to suit students and their hobbies.  However one club in particular appeals to students who have trivial knowledge and a keen mind. Knowledge Bowl usually involves teams of four to six students. “Why does Knowledge Bowl appeal to me? It’s fun to answer little trivia questions and show off what…

TSD Is Your School District – Help Us Prepare for the Future!

During the next several months, the Thompson School District Board of Education will be having some of our most-challenging discussions in several years. We are renegotiating the Memorandum of Understanding with the Thompson Education Association concurrently with developing the district’s budget for 2017-18 and working with the Master Plan Committee to determine possible school boundary…

BHS State Qualifiers for FBLA

Congratulations to BHS State Qualifiers for Future Business Leaders of America Banking & Financial Systems 3rd Place: Team of Hannah Langer and Breanne Stearns Hospitality Managment 3rd Place: Team of Alex Hepp and Ridge Overholt Sports & Entertainment Management 1st Place: Team of G Archer, Brogan Sontag, and Nick Yuska 3D Animation 1st Place: Connor…

Northern Colorado FCCLA President – Evyn Batie

  Congratulations to Evyn Batie, a junior at Mountain View High School! She was elected to the position President of the Northern Colorado District of Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). The Northern Colorado District is one of ten districts in the state of Colorado. FCCLA is a national student organization whose mission…

Thompson Agriculture Program Receives $3,500 Grant

The Thompson Agriculture Education program was recently awarded a Colorado FFA Foundation Grant in the amount of $3,500, which will provide funding for a greenhouse and chicken coop on the Thompson Valley High School campus. Following the greenhouse and coop construction this spring, Thompson students enrolled in agriscience classes will have the opportunity to learn…

Coyote Ridge Students Attend Designathon

Four Coyote Ridge Elementary School 5th graders – Tambryn, Sophie, Kohka and Emma –  spent Friday night and all day Saturday at the Northern Colorado Designathon. The Designathon was part of the Super Connected Conference, held February 4-5 at Fossil Ridge High School.  The students’ challenge was to develop a solution to a global environmental…

Ivy Stockwell Stitch Together Sewing Club

Stitch Together has been a huge success and a highlight of these past few months.  I’m so excited and looking forward to starting the second round of Stitch Together.  I have enjoyed teaching the students a lifelong skill, but I couldn’t have done without the help of my parent volunteers. To hear and see how…