Education
If a visitor walked inside of the Sunrise River Elementary School cafeteria in North Branch Friday, he or she might have thought it was mid-July, not the third week of February. Students had on their beach gear, which included sunglasses, leis and short-sleeved shirts. They spread their beach towels...Read More
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They come in all different shapes and sizes. They can do practical jobs or be a source of entertainment in battle or perhaps a game of tug-of-war. They are Lego robotics, and they have invaded Rush City. Fifteen students, mostly sixth-graders, have been staying after school to participate in a new 1...Read More
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The Minnesota Association of School Administrators has named Deb Henton, superintendent for North Branch Area Public Schools, an Administrator of Excellence. Henton will be honored for her leadership, concern for students, and active involvement in professional and community affairs at a statewide r...Read More
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North Branch Area Public Schools Superintendent Deb Henton said at the Feb. 12 School Board meeting that the immunization debate has been in the national news recently, especially because of recent outbreaks of measles, so NBAPS decided to weigh in on vaccinating students via its own policy on the m...Read More
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NBAHS Assistant Principal Glen Stevens helps build school in the Dominican Republic A photo that was taken of North Branch Area High School Assistant Principal Glen Stevens when he went to the Dominican Republic Jan. 26 to Feb. 3 shows two young children climbing on his shoulders and one sitting on ...Read More
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Three students from the area will participate in the Regional Spelling Bees for Central Minnesota on Thursday, Feb. 12 at Resource Training & Solutions in Sartell. They include Noah Doohen of North Branch, Sarah Dargiewicz of Rush City and Garrett Engberg of Braham. The top two spellers from the...Read More
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Rush City’s Jacobson Elementary School held a kick-off event for I Love to Read Month (February) with a fun ceremony Friday, Jan. 30. Under this year’s theme, Fetch a Good Book, students participated in a barking contest and trivia questions at the event. Also, the Berg family of Rush City broug...Read More
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