Education

You have read about just a few of the great things happening at North Branch Area Public Schools this year. What you may not know is some of the lesser-known impact of our new funding — improved class size. I have seen numerous emails from teaching staff with messages like “It’s hard to put into [...]

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Applications are now available for music education grants for K-12 students in St. Croix Valley schools. The Music Education Fund of the St. Croix Valley Foundation was established by Nyda Swanson in 2002.  The widow of Earl Swanson, former CEO of Andersen Corporation, saw the St. Croix Valley Foundation as a way to enhance the [...]

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This spring, Governor Mark Dayton signed into law new legislation to address bullying in public schools. Our school board passed a new policy in August, and copies of the policy (514) have been sent to all families and all staff members. Here are some things to know about the new anti-bullying law, from the Minnesota [...]

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