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Education

  • Fort Lupton High students protest nonrenewal of assistant principal contract

     As the bell dismissing sixth period rings at Fort Lupton High School, the first group of students walks out the door. Then another, and another and more until over 100 students have gathered in front of the flagpole that marks the center island of the bus circle in front of Fort Lupton High. To unaware passerby, one might think there is a fire drill going on. But these students are organized for a different reason.

    “Bring back Hoff! Bring back Hoff,” the crowd of students chants.

  • Seiler lands on honor roll

     Fort Lupton High School graduate Leia Seiler earned an honorable-mention spot on the McPherson College honor roll for fall semester.

    She earned a grade-point average between 3.25 and 3.54 during the semester. The college offers more than 20 bachelors and preprofessional programs that emphasize entrepreneurship and career-focused education, according to a statement.

  • Keeping in touch with veterans
  • College 101 Jan. 15

     Prospective students, parents, families are invited to attend Aims Community College’s College 101 presentation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Fort Lupton Public & School Library, 425 S. Denver Ave.

    Dinner will be provided and registration is required. Register here: http://bit.ly/2AkzckZ

  • Singing in time for the holidays

     

     

    Students from Butler Elementary School stopped by Ashley Manor in Fort Lupton Dec. 6 with a batch of Christmas carols to sing for the residents. Music teacher Ed Blasewitz lined up the young singers on different sides of the room for the performance.

     

  • 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