Education

I may have mentioned it before but it bears repeating: This year’s budget process is going to look significantly different than previous years. The primary reason for this is the school board’s decision to accept the full funding authority provided by the state in the recent omnibus bill. What do those funds mean for us? [...]

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A HONOR ROLL Grade 7 Belau, Logan A; Biermaier, Maggie A; Bowen, Kaylyn M; Chinn, Ian M; Forcier, Kylie J; Grace-Cicero, Jillian B; Groh, Katie  L; Guptill, Jamie L; Hahn, Zane D; Herberg, Elena E; Hilton, Madelynn M; Hora, Seth O; Lamont, Brystin R; McDonald, Katelyn M; Mell, Hudsen J; Mell, Shawna M; Murphy, Derek [...]

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Toward the end of her presentation Feb. 13 on the proposed budget for next school year, Randi Johnson, North Branch Area Public Schools director of personnel and finance, said about the outlook: “We’re in better shape than I can ever remember being in.” She noted the district is in much better financial shape than it [...]

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    Tim Gabrielson, a magician with more than 20 years of experience in the sleight-of-hand field, entertained students at Sunrise River Elementary School Thursday. He made a bowling ball appear seemingly out of nowhere, coaxed a stuffed animal to shake like it was real and he tore a newspaper to shreds then restored it [...]

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The Rush City School Board has agreed, at this point, to not make up any of the missed school days caused by severe winter weather. Rather, teachers are expected to map courses using the Eclipse Curriculum Mapping System and document related work with a plan approved by the principal. And if any more instructional days [...]

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To help build a more respectful school culture, Youth Frontiers, the leading character education organization in the Upper Midwest, will partner with in North Branch Area High School Feb. 14, to host a comprehensive Respect Retreat for the 10th grade class to help reduce bullying. Through initiatives that focus on the importance of being respected [...]

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