Education

Here’s a suggestion for the summer. If you care about learning, teaching, schools or parenting, get a copy of “Teaching with Heart,” edited by educator Sam M. Intrator and writer Megan Scribner. The book has 90 brief, one-page essays by educators, explaining and describing a poem that has inspired them. The book contains some of [...]

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Sunrise River School fourth graders had  pristine weather for track activities Thursday at North Branch Area High School. The students participated in an array of events, which included hurdles and sprinting.  Photos by Derrick Knutson    

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There was a tiny graduation at Leap of Faith Preschool May 22. Well, the turnout wasn’t tiny, but the people graduating were. The preschool’s graduation at Trinity Lutheran Church in North Branch included the young grads wearing caps, smiling and waving at parents and singing songs taught to them by the school’s staff. Now they’re [...]

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“Trees …Rooted in our Future” was the theme for this year’s Poster contest. The Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District annual poster contest was another success this year with the sixth grade students from North Branch Area Middle School participating. Each year a theme is chosen and presented to area schools. This year the theme [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools recently completed a comprehensive study of its facilities. Now, a group is being put together to analyze that study and go through the process of planning for the future. If you would like to be considered for the Facilities Study Group, please fill out the online application at: http://www.northbranch.k12.mn.us/page/5137. If [...]

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If they can raise the money, Rush City students will have the opportunity to view firsthand some of the world’s most celebrated works of art during a trip to France. The Rush City School Board unanimously gave the green light for the 10-day art trip, planned in June 2016, after a presentation by high school [...]

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