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RC class celebrates 60-year reunion
Published September 4, 2017 at 8:02 am
Help us say goodbye to Randi Johnson
Published August 29, 2017 at 8:02 am
After 36 years of faithful, dedicated, and passionate service to North Branch Area Public Schools, Director of Finance and Human Resources Randi Johnson will retire on Sept. 29. NBAPS is hosting a reception to honor her service on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 4:45 p.m. in room 126 of the North Branch...
Free, fantastic publication for families, youngsters and educators
Published August 26, 2017 at 8:00 am
Minnesota families looking for something creative, challenging and fun for their youngster(s) have a free, terrific resource: this year’s edition of “Reach for the Stars.” This is a catalogue of, as the publishers put it, “More than 100 academic programs, challenges, competitions, events...
Referendum focus of RC School Board meeting
Published August 24, 2017 at 8:02 am
By Amy Doeun Rush City Schools Superintendent Teresa Dupre spoke about the upcoming vote for an operating referendum at the Aug. 17 School Board meeting. “I was invited to attend the Rush City Youth Sports Club meeting as kind of a grass roots effort within the community to support the...
Needed building and technology updates are coming to NBAPS
Published August 16, 2017 at 9:53 am
North Branch residents passed a referendum regarding three specific questions for the North Branch Area Public School District on May 23 that will benefit students, staff and the entire district. The first question dealt with maintaining the school buildings. Funds from the bond will go to safety...
Viking Hall of Fame preserves our rich history
Published August 11, 2017 at 8:01 am
President Harry S. Truman once said, “There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.” Here at North Branch Area Public Schools we try to highlight some of our history each year through the Viking Hall of Fame, so it can be enjoyed by those who may not be aware...
MDE releases NBAPS test scores
Published August 11, 2017 at 8:00 am
The Minnesota Department of Education has released districtwide MCA III results for the 2016-2017 school year. North Branch Area Public Schools continues to perform better than the state average in reading, math and science. Scores on the MCA III reading test are measured in grades three through...
Published August 8, 2017 at 8:00 am
The following students from the area were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Northwestern: North Branch KELSI NAGGATZ, with high honors Rush City AMARIAH OLSON, with honors The following students from North Branch were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the...
Busing may look a little different this year
Published August 4, 2017 at 8:00 am
It has long been said that an improving economy makes it difficult to find bus drivers. Sure enough, as you drive around the state and see the banners and signs placed prominently by school districts looking for drivers, it becomes clear the problem of finding bus drivers is widespread. School Bus...
Women in Welding coming this fall
Published August 1, 2017 at 8:01 am
I’ve written often about the many wonderful partnerships North Branch Area Public Schools enjoys and that result in opportunities for students, families, and community members. Today I am pleased to make you aware of another such partnership; one that will benefit women exploring a possible...