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Robotics exhibits at the State Fair
Published September 25, 2017 at 8:02 am
Published September 20, 2017 at 1:41 pm
This week is homecoming at North Branch Area Public Schools, and there are many excitement events happening at the high school. On Monday, homecoming royalty was crowned and congratulations to those students for being chosen to represent the school, the student body, and the community! On...
Thanking the community for the opportunity to serve them
Published September 20, 2017 at 10:46 am
NBAPS director of finance and human resources Randi Johnson has retirement reception Randi Johnson has been working at North Branch Area Public Schools for 36 years. She will officially retire Sept. 28. She is ready for her next venture in life but will miss her time as the director of finance and...
Exciting events coming up
Published September 15, 2017 at 8:04 am
The 2017-18 school year is well underway and district staff and students are looking forward to a number of upcoming events! Here’s some information on upcoming events, many of which are fun for the entire family. Homecoming week is Sept. 18 to 22. A tradition started a number of years ago will...
Chisago County 4-H shows well at State Fair
Published September 14, 2017 at 8:02 am
4-H’ers from Chisago County joined their peers from 86 other counties in Minnesota at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair. The youth select projects throughout the year that represent their personal interests and are guided by adult mentors and volunteers. Chisago County had 48 participants at the...
NBAPS Welcomes New Teachers
Published September 12, 2017 at 8:01 am
Jacobson students start first day of classes
Published September 11, 2017 at 8:02 am
A look back as we start 2017-18
Published September 11, 2017 at 8:00 am
Like Princeton superintendent Julia Espe said in a recent column, let’s open the 2017-18 school year with a look back at 2016-17 accomplishments. Last year was a great year at North Branch Area Public Schools. With the addition of Project Lead the Way’s “capstone” course at the high school,...
Rush City class of 1957 recalls days gone by
Published September 6, 2017 at 11:05 am
by Amy Doeun contributing writer Since 2007, the Rush City Class of 1957 has been meeting every year during the city’s Music and Art Festival, held the third week in August. “We had 45 graduate in our class, 12 of these have passed away,” Helen (Grote) Anderson said. Anderson works to keep...
Easing the transition to high school
Published September 5, 2017 at 8:01 am
With the help of the Andersen and Hazelden Corporate Foundations, North Branch Area High School is implementing a new program this year to create more successful transitions into high school. The BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) program is a strength-based model developed to help students...