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The Chisago Lakes-North Branch FIRST Robotics team will be competing in the 10,000 Lakes Regional at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota April 2-4. The team will pass inspection and participate in practice rounds 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Competition begins on Friday with Opening Ce...Read More
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This May 29, North Branch Area Public Schools will host its sixth Community Service Day. Over those years the initiative has provided many great opportunities for students to learn the values of working as a team, self-sacrifice, and of course, community service. Let me state right up front that we ...Read More
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A good turnout of Rush City elementary students created some fine inventions for the Jacobson Elementary Inventors Fair, which was presented to teachers and students the morning of March 20. The judges awarded first place to fifth-graders Remi Elbert and Natalie Dziuban for their innovation, the Tou...Read More
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We have started a new practice at school board meetings this school year that I am very proud of — one that reminds us all of our primary purpose at North Branch Area Public Schools. Starting in January with the Sunrise River School, principals and directors are coming before the board to highligh...Read More
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Many kids, both big and small, had the opportunity to drive the FIRST Tech Challenge robots at the North Branch Community Connections Expo on Saturday. North Branch has five FTC teams for students in grade 7-9, and team members enjoy showing off their robots and giving future team members an opportu...Read More
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Team Olweus, from North Branch Area Middle School, held assemblies March 9 and 10 to launch the Olweus anti-bullying initiative. Students were treated to a positive video highlighting staff and students with messages and data from the student survey they took in December from the Olweus program. The...Read More
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About two years ago, North Branch Area Public Schools district leaders started discussing the possibility of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps opening a branch at North Branch Area High School. High School Principal Coleman McDonough told the School Board March 12 that the scho...Read More
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