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BHS students raise over $6K for youth homelessness

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Thursday, May 5, at Berthoud High School a group of 20-plus students were treated to the Give Next awards brunch celebrating a year-long volunteer assignment… Read more »

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Attend Berthoud’s Historic Preservation Day May 21

The Town of Berthoud’s Historic Preservation Committee is pleased to invite the community to its Historic Preservation Information event on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at the Berthoud Community Center, 248… Read more »

1069H Mainframe Meltdown team members in photo: Cody Gustafson (left), Gabe Graves (middle), and team coach, Aaron Gustafson (right).

Berthoud Robotics Team competes at World Competition

Local robotics team 1069H Mainframe Meltdown, a middle-school division team from Berthoud Robotics Club, recently had the experience of a lifetime as they participated in the annual VEX Worlds Robotics… Read more »

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Berthoud resident and research scientist and engineer at University of Colorado - Boulder Terry Bullet traveled to Antarctica in 2014 and 2015 to
install radio towers that help with research of Earth’s ionosphere.
Photo courtesy of Terry Bullett

An office with a view

Berthoud’s Terry Bullett traveled to the Earth’s edge for some really cool work By May Soricelli The Surveyor A state-of-the-art scientific facility on the frozen coastline of Antarctica, amidst a… Read more »

Berthoud United Methodist Church and Stu Boyd honor longtime community volunteer Sam Waldo pictured at the church's annual St. Patrick's Day dinner where Waldo was recognized for her many years of service in the Berthoud community. 
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The generosity of Sam Waldo

The only thing greater than Sam Waldo’s heart is her generosity By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor It would be easier to list the Berthoud organizations and people who have not… Read more »

A basketball family tradition, started by John Beck (center) in the 1950s, continues today at Berthoud High
School. John’s daughters, Kellie Diffendaffer (left) and Teresa Rimsky (upper right) both played basketball at
BHS along with Teresa’s husband, Paul (top left). His granddaughter, Tara Olivas, was a player and is now an
assistant coach at BHS.
Photo by Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

All in the Spartans’ basketball family

Three generations played basketball for Berthoud By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Berthoud resident John Beck, a 1955 graduate of Berthoud High School (BHS), remembers his days as a young athlete,… Read more »

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Photos: BHS Veterans Day Ceremony

Images from the Veterans Day ceremony at Berthoud High School on Nov. 11. All photos © John Gardner / The Surveyor

Brett Hoth, of Longmont, was the adult Lederhosen winner at the Berthoud Oktoberfest on Oct. 3.

Photos: Berthoud Oktoberfest contest winners

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Berthoud Softball vs. Holy Family Oct. 8

The Berthoud High School softball team won its last regular season game versus Holy Family 3-0 on Oct. 8 at Bein Field in Berthoud. The team begins Regional action on… Read more »

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Max Bump throws the shot at the 4A State Track and Field championships at the
Jeffco Stadium on May 19-21. Bump finished in fifth place in the event with a throw of 49 feet 10.25 inches.
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Berthoud brings home six medals from state track

By Kristi Leonard The Surveyor Max Bump was the first Spartan to medal at the state track meet this week, but he was certainly not the last. The senior brings… Read more »

2015-2016 was a good year for Berthoud High School athletics

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor By any measure, the 2015-16 school year was a highly successful one for Berthoud High School (BHS) athletics. Several teams and multiple individuals represent BHS… Read more »

TPC Colorado at Heron Lakes will be a big draw for Berthoud

By Surveyor Staff When the golf course at Heron Lakes is completed, there’s little doubt that it will be one of the premier golfing destinations in northern Colorado, with the… Read more »

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The Berthoud High School Class of 1907 was comprised to eight students. The male graduates, Fred Hartford (left) and Clifton McGlothlan
(right) flanked their female counterparts when they posed for a photo on the steps of the United Brethren church. Emma Bennett (center) was the only young woman who faced the camera.
Professor Van Hoose stood in the shadows between Bennett and McGlothlan.
Photo courtesy of Ludlow Collection/ Berthoud Historical Society

BHS graduation was held at UB Church in 1907

Mark French Tales of the Little Thompson Surveyor Columnist Eight students graduated from Berthoud High School (BHS) in 1907. That year the “Berthoud School” was located in the city block… Read more »

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Scarlet fever spoiled 1915 Halloween

By Mark French Tales of the Little Thompson The Surveyor A century ago, in 1915, Berthoud closed its school for the week following Halloween. That year Berthoud had one school… Read more »

Pauli Driver-Smith, a Highlandlake historian and volunteer for the historic committee, welcomes
visitors of the Berthoud Historical Society’s Berthoud Backroads field trip on July 11.
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The history surrounding us

Discovering the history that lives on Berthoud’s back roads By May Soricelli The Surveyor “The people of this part of Colorado know all about Highlandlake, but for others, elsewhere, we… Read more »