Posts Tagged ‘School’

TSD Teachers’ behavior criticized by State Senator

by Craig Masters At the March 19, meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education a notable observer, State Senator Kevin Lundberg, was in the audience. After witnessing first hand the disgraceful behavior of too many district teachers, Senator Lundberg was moved to post his comments online and send them out in emails. Below [...]

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Courts rules school can ban American flag to avoid Hispanics becoming violent

By Jack Minor –   A California court issued a ruling that has infuriated those who love American and are patriotic when they said a Northern California High School had the right to force students wearing American flag T-shirts inside out because it might spark a violent reaction by Hispanic students celebrating Cinco de Mayo. [...]

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Buck plays Santa for Migrant children

The Migrant Christmas Fiesta, now in its 16th year, was held at Northridge High School on Sunday, November 15. At the event, hundreds of migrant children received gifts from Santa, one of whom was played by Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck. The committee that puts on the event also raises money for college scholarships [...]

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Shooter at Arapahoe High School dead on scene

Police have reportedly responded to an “active shooter situation” at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado that has left two injured and one dead.   Colorado’s 9 News is reporting that one of the victims is a 15 or 16 year old who was admitted to a local hospital with gunshot wounds.   The sheriff’s [...]

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Rodarte Commmunity Center partners with Colorado Rapids, Noble Energy

The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department, is partnering with Noble Energy and the Colorado Rapids to provide some community outreach events. Players will be hosting a clinic for the Rodarte Community Center’s After-School Program attendees in October; and students from Northridge High School’s soccer program will [...]

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Thompson Schools proudly promote Communism

by Craig Masters The new home page of the Thompson Valley School District boasts of initiating the COMMON CORE CURRICULUM. A video on the home page covers all sorts of ‘advantages’ and makes all sorts of claims about how the students will benefit. The only problem is that this video leaves out the real story [...]

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ACLU attacks student-led prayer at football games

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Alliance Defending Freedom sent a Michigan School District a legal letter Friday after the ACLU formally complained about prayers at the conclusion of football games that school officials found to be voluntary and student-led. “There’s no legitimate basis for public school officials to shut down students’ private religious speech,” said Litigation Counsel Rory Gray. [...]

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District 6 students to get new principals

Four schools in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will have new leaders for the 2013-14 school year.   Insoon Olson will take the reins of Northridge High School. Olson comes to District 6 from Silver Creek High School in Longmont, where she worked as the assistant principal for seven years. Olson is a long-time northern Colorado [...]

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Do as I say and Not as I do, 7 year old Suspended for imaginary grenade

LOVELAND — A second grade student at Mary Blair Elementary here in Thompson School District, has been suspended for using his imagination and playing a game where he will “rescue the world” the with an imaginary grenade which is prohibited per their list of “absolutes.”   While the school has a zero tolerance for violations [...]

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Should hammer control be next?

  by Peter Grady –       While many liberals and media outlets are calling for restrictions on gun owners including national registration and a ban on assault weapons and handguns saying these weapons are used excessively in murders, information from the FBI shows these groups are going after the wrong weapon of choice [...]

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Obama uses Newtown tragedy to raise campaign funds

by Peter Grady –   An email by the Obama campaign about the Newtown school shooting directs people to a page featuring a button asking for donations.   On Dec. 14, Adam Lanza, 20, breaking multiple gun laws, murdered 20 children and six adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Following the [...]

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Voter fraud canard, really! Never in Minnesota.

By Craig Masters Did you hear about that democrat candidate who was ask to resign after it was learned she had repeatedly voted in two states? How about that congressman’s campaign manager who gives voter fraud instructions – on video! That story was reported on CBS by Brian Montopoli October 24, 2012. The report said the [...]

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High School students reveal wonders of Jewish Tabernacle

by Jack Minor –   Students of biblical history have a unique opportunity this week where they can see and learn from a group of high school students about one of the most important items in the Old Testament.   The book of Exodus devotes 16 chapters to the Tabernacle, a portable temple which the [...]

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District “number ban” based on experience

by Jack Minor –   While the Greeley/Evans School District’s policy on banning certain numbers being displayed, including 18, which is the number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, officials said the reasoning is actually based on experience.   The dress code for district schools prohibits team jerseys or belt buckles with the numbers 13, [...]

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Greeley to hold 10th Street enhancements open house

GREELEY- All stakeholders interested in the 10th Street Enhancements are invited to attend a public open house to discuss the concept and share their ideas. The open house will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Franklin Middle School located at 818 35th Avenue in Greeley.   The [...]

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District 6 to receive booklet on religious liberty

by Jack Minor –       School districts in America, including District 6 will be receiving a booklet advising them of the religious rights of students.       Liberty Counsel, a group that defends the religious rights of individuals announced last Friday that they were sending 99,750 copies of the Patriot’s handbook of [...]

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Education System Has Failed, Drastic Change Needed

by Mike McCune –   School Time is Near! I can tell because of the “Back-to-School” ads everywhere. All it means is another nine-month sentence to boredom for our kids because they crtainly don’t have any need to learn in the current system.   America bemoans the lack of educational progress. Every state teaches kids [...]

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Local entities to offer concussion symposium

by Matt Lacy –   As more and more attention is being given to NFL players and the long-term effects of concussions suffered from playing the game, local entities have teamed up to provide concussion training for local coaches.   The City of Greeley, Weld County School District 6, the University of Northern Colorado and [...]

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Planned Parenthood moves in to high school campus

by Matt Lacy –   An organization founded by a eugenicist has now opened a clinic on a high school campus to provide teens access to pregnancy tests and birth control without notifying parents.   Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider is teaming up with the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide an [...]

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School Board member tells public – it’s none of their business

a commentary by Craig Masters Nancy Rumfelt stepped to the podium at the Wednesday meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education and the standing room crowd of teachers was dead quiet. The main item on the agenda was the approval of the new contract with the Thompson Education Association and Rumfelt was there [...]

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Thompson School Board needs to hear from Taxpayers Tonight!

By Craig Masters The following e-mail was distributed by the Loveland 9-12. It was titled, “Letter from Nancy Rumfelt regarding tonight’s meeting.” It is reprinted here to illustrate two very important points: 1) there are still people willing to step up and speak out against “closed door” meetings where taxpayers are forced to pay the [...]

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Massachusetts school learns, “don’t mess with God”

by Jack Minor –   A Massachusetts elementary school that believed it would prevent people from being offended by removing the word, “God” from a well-known patriotic anthem written by Lee Greenwood achieved just the opposite result. The Stall Brook school in Bellingham, Massachusetts wanted to replace the phrase “God bless the USA,” which is [...]

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School board declined on policy preventing pro-Sharia groups speaking to students

by Jack Minor – The head of a Florida-based pro-family organization said a school board in Tampa has officially declined to adapt a policy that would prohibit officials with a Pro-Sharia group from addressing students in the public schools. Members of the Hillsborough County School Board were bombarded with e-mails from parents concerned that representatives [...]

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Firefighters perform high angle rescue at Scott Elementary

Staff Reports – GREELEY – At 10:42 am, today (04/06/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 3000 13th St (Scott Elementary School) in Greeley on a report of someone who had fallen from a roof. Upon arrival, the fire crew (GFD Engine #3) found that the victim had fallen from a higher [...]

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Students targeted for leftist activism

by Craig Masters Two days after activist Sandra Fluke testified to congress that she needed taxpayers to buy her birth control in order to be able to afford to keep up with the amount of sex she was having at Georgetown University, an organization named “eyesoncongress” scheduled a program its web site describes as “Teaching [...]

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Brentwood to host musical “Into the Woods, Jr.”

Staff Reports –   Brentwood Middle School presents a spring musical, Into the Woods, Jr., April 4—6.   The fractured fairy tale follows the story of a baker and his wife, who have been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door. The pair set off on a quest in search of four special objects [...]

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D6 students have chance to “jump ahead” during summer classes

by Jack Minor – Students in Greeley/Evans schools will have an opportunity to advance one full year in a subject area this summer as part of a new program provided by the district this year. The program offers opportunities for High School students in three areas, accelerated learning, skill development and credit recovery. Students taking [...]

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Chappelow presents Pirates of Penzance

Staff Reports – Students and staff at Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet School proudly present The Pirates of Penzance, playing this Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m.   Tickets are $2, and are available at the door.   About 50 middle school students are involved with the production, under the direction of teachers Will Pharis, Andrea [...]

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School rejected faith-based student’s community service

by Peter Grady – The Alliance Defense Fund is helping an honor student in Alexandria, Virginia after she was denied community service credit because her volunteering was faith-based rather than secular in nature. Matt Sharp, litigation counsel with the ADF, says his client, 17-year-old Sarah Stites, is claiming discrimination because she was denied any credit [...]

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Custodians earn trust in schools

By Craig Masters An open letter To all Thompson School District custodial staff, families and friends: In response to dozens of requests since January, two articles have been published to bring attention to the failures of school districts across the country to successfully allow custodial services within public schools to be adequately managed by private [...]

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Being proud to be American now considered racism

by Matt Lacy – In a shocking display of political correctness run amok, students at an American school have been accused of racism for shouting “USA, USA” during a high school basketball game. The incident occurred following a game between two American schools, Alamo Heights and Edison High School in San Antonio, Texas. Students from [...]

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Schoolhouse doors revolved for accused pedophile?

  Schools need better “doors” than this. by Craig Masters Vicente Vitela made an all-to-familiar appearance in a courtroom March 2. He was once again accused of child molestation. But Vitela is not some shadowy figure along the street hunting for innocent children. He is – or at least was until his arrest – a [...]

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District 6 “bans” sodas from school lunchrooms

by Jack Minor – Parents have expressed concerns over a recent notice advising them not to allow their children to bring sodas to school. In a recent newsletter, parents were told that as, per a policy passed by the school board last October, “soda is no longer allowed in the cafeterias at the elementary and [...]

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Pedophiles in our schools!

Where is the line for saving money? Who will be inside your child’s school?  by Craig Masters Thompson School District is looking to make a major change in the way the students are protected from everything ranging from their everyday health through cleanliness to exposure to persons whose criminal backgrounds will go unchecked by the [...]

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Courts says schools within rights to prohibit Christian displays, allow other religions

by Peter Grady – In a blatant admission that the “establishment clause” only applies to Christian beliefs, a California court has ruled that a school district was within its rights to order classroom banners proclaiming God in quotes by American’s founding documents, while allowing references to Eastern religions to remain in other classrooms. The Ninth [...]

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