Education

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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At 6 p.m. Aug. 13, Fairview Lakes Medical Center and the North Branch Area High School Activities Department will be hosting a concussion seminar in the high school auditorium. Dr. Ahrenholz will discuss the most current information on concussion symptoms and treatments, and Ryan Henry will discuss protocol specific to NBAHS and participation. This hour-long [...]

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The Rush City Education Foundation, along with the classes of 1957 and 1958, is holding a silent auction to benefit the Foundation Grant and Scholarship Program. Held in conjunction with the Rush City Music and Art Festival on Aug. 16, the auction includes many gift certificates from local businesses and a variety of items, such [...]

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A honor roll 6th grade Anderson, Garrett; Anderson, Katie; Armistead, Joshua; Blackwell, Georg; Bollman, Olivia; Bovitz, Kaleb; Bunes, Megan; Coen, Aeson; Doohen, Noah; Dronen, Emerson; Dufeck, Isabelle; Eastman, Clint; Fairbanks, Grace; Frich, David; Goranson, Jacob; Greene, Olivia; Guerin, Casey; Hadrava, Haley; Harrington, Kailee; Heimer, Grace; Holmberg, Ellie; Horsfall, Jules; Hosch, Nicholas; Houle, Ethan; Hoveland, Daniel; [...]

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