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North Branch Area Public Schools welcomes new staff
Published September 4, 2016 at 8:00 am
Rush City Schools welcomes new staff
Published September 3, 2016 at 8:00 am
Nothing quite like that ‘All School’ sound
Published August 24, 2016 at 8:26 am
One of the highlights of the Rush City All School Reunion Saturday was a performance by the All School Choir, composed of members of various graduating classes.
Carlie Mell attends Girls State
Published August 22, 2016 at 8:00 am
Each year, the American Legion Auxiliary and Rush City Post 93 chooses a junior girl from Rush City High School to attend American Legion Girls State. This year, they chose Carlie Mell, daughter of Ann and Branden Mell, for Girls State. The Girls State Legion Auxiliary program is a practical...
SCRA receives education grant from Xcel Energy
Published August 20, 2016 at 8:02 am
The St. Croix River Association has been awarded a $3,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation to support the River Connections program. This funding supports St. Croix River Association education and outreach programs that help students foster positive relationships to their National Park, the...
All School Reunion in 2016
Published August 18, 2016 at 8:03 am
Aug. 19 at 8:30 a.m. – Aug. 20 at 11 p.m. Did you know the Rush City Education Foundation has given $26,607 to support education in the Rush City School District over the past four years? $12,000 was used for scholarships to 16 students. $14,607 was used to fund 14 grants that impacted 1,077...
Rebecca Johnson joins the Sunrise River School team
Published August 14, 2016 at 8:00 am
North Branch Area Public Schools and the Sunrise River School are proud to welcome Rebecca Johnson to the position of assistant principal. Johnson, 33, comes to NBAPS from Mankato Area Public Schools, where she served as an instructional coach. Prior to that she taught second grade in Mankato,...
Working to increase opportunities for students
Published July 29, 2016 at 8:00 am
We hope this summer edition of Community Connections finds you enjoying the beautiful summer weather and hopefully a few trips to our amazing pool/aquatic center! Perhaps one of the most important updates I would like to share is that our School Board voted unanimously July 21 in support of a...
Exploring a 2017 bond effort
Published July 28, 2016 at 8:02 am
It’s been about two months now since the school district’s “Innovate, Renovate, Collaborate” bond referendum was narrowly defeated at the polls. As has been reported in the local media, North Branch Area Public Schools is considering trying again in 2017. The reason why the school district...
What goes on at the schools over the summer?
Published July 22, 2016 at 8:00 am
It is quite common for year-round district staff to hear this question when school is not in session: Do things slow down over the summer? Summer is actually a very busy time at North Branch Area Public Schools. Right now, our incredible custodial staff is in the process of thoroughly cleaning...