• Brighton High School yearbook staff gets national recognition

     Two Brighton students whose work usually goes towards honoring their peers got some recognition of their own over the weekend. 

    Brighton High School senior Samantha DeMers and Will Satler, a 2018 graduate of BHS, earned second place in the nation for their work in social media at the National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago Nov. 3. 

  • Board of education opening; deadline Oct. 15

     The Weld Re-8 Board of Education has a vacancy it wants to fill.

    The unexpired term is for one year and covers District D, which starts near U.S. Highway 85 and Weld County Road 16, comes north to WCR 18, then west to the South Platte River and along the northern boundary of the district.

    File a written notice of intent with the board by Monday, Oct. 15, at 200 S. Fulton Ave. The interviews are set for Monday, Oct. 22, during a public meeting.

    Call 303-857-3200.

  • Homecoming weeks are on their way

    Homecoming observances at Frederick and Fort Lupton high schools are just about here.

    Fort Lupton’s is the week of Monday, Sept. 10, with the theme of “The Holywood Red Carpet.” Frederick’s is the week of Monday, Sept. 24, with the theme “California Dreamin’.”

    Here’s Fort Lupton’s schedule of events:


    Monday Sept. 10

  • FLHS homecoming week of Sept. 10

    Fort Lupton’s homecoming celebration is coming up fast. Alums want to build a float for the Sept. 14 homecoming parade. They also want to participate in a spirit showdown with high-school students at the peach fuzz volleyball game Sept. 11. The group also wants to play volleyball against the teachers.

  • New elementary school opens in Lochbuie
  • A 'diamond in the rough': Biner talks move to Fort Lupton High School

     “Other than the construction,” Fort Lupton High School principal John Biner cracks, “So far it's been an amazing place.”

    Biner is the new principal at Fort Lupton High School after serving 11 years at Brighton High School. He was the longest-tenured principal in the school's history. Biner replaced Marcia Hester, who stepped down to become director of instruction and learning for the Weld Re-8 district. So why did he leave?

  • FLHS registration Aug. 6-7

    Registration for Fort Lupton High School is from 8 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, and from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. 

    Call 303-857-7100 with questions.

  • Remembering Ken Homyak, a Fort Lupton educator

    Ken Homyak, who worked for the Weld Re-8 School District for 41 years, died July 15. 

    “Ken was a great guy,” said Fort Lupton resident Mary Ellen LeBlanc. “ I traveled with him and Elsie to Branson for a bank trip. Boy could those two dance.”

  • Honors for FLHS students

    Jessie Crowe and Kazin Hoff walked away from the Future Business Leaders of America national conference with awards.

    Crowe, a freshman, qualified for the nationals. Hoff, a sophomore, earned more community service hours than most do in four years, according to FLHS club chapter sponsor JoLynn Baral.

  • New FLHS principal wanted

    School officials are looking for a new principal for Fort Lupton High School, and they want your help.