Education

When Sunrise River Elementary School Principal Lori Zimmerman approached the NBAPS School Board to introduce one of the school’s newest staff members Aug. 14, she said she was “so excited” to have her on board. The new staff member is Amy Worden, and she’s the school’s new assistant principal. Zimmerman told the board of Worden’s [...]

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The North Branch-Chisago Lakes FIRST Robotics Team 3038 will be demonstrating/competing with their robot at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29. The robot is on display in the Education Building, along with robots from other schools. Entered in the electrical division, the team hopes to capture another blue ribbon, as they have the past two [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools is excited to start the 2014-15 school year, which will include phase one of a “1:1” device initiative. “Bridging D3” (BD3) is the evolution of D3 (Discovering Digital Devices), a “bring your own device” plan by the school district to introduce technology to the classroom instituted two years ago. This [...]

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Kindergarten Roundup at C. E. Jacobson Elementary in Rush City is set from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28. Parents are asked to bring their children and return to pick them up at the conclusion, using the front entrance facing the high school. The school also is hosting an open house — where people can visit [...]

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Last Thursday evening brought beautiful weather for the North Branch Quarterback Club’s fourth annual “Football, Floats and Fun.” This is a wonderful event that has come to serve as a milestone on the way to the next school year. I know, it’s still summer for a few more weeks, but it’s hard not to start [...]

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