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Fostering an interest in robotics
Published August 29, 2015 at 8:00 am
PSEO information lacking on many district, charter school websites
Published August 24, 2015 at 8:01 am
A new statewide study of 87 Minnesota district and charter school websites finds most don’t follow the state law requiring them to post “up-to-date” information about the Postsecondary Enrollment Options law. PSEO allows Minnesota students in grades 10-12 who meet certain standards to earn...
Rebuilding the website
Published August 23, 2015 at 8:05 am
I have alluded in the past that it is a busy summer at North Branch Area Public Schools. There are many initiatives and projects underway for the upcoming school year. One of those projects is a rebuilding of the school district’s web site. A website is like the “junk” drawer in your kitchen....
Robotics teams back in action
Published August 23, 2015 at 8:00 am
The area robotics teams will be back in action this weekend. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the robotics teams will be working the brat stand 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at County Market. North Branch has five FIRST Tech Challenge teams for students in grades 7-9 and one high school team for students...
NBAPS approves long-term facilities maintenance plan
Published August 20, 2015 at 8:01 am
School Board takes advantage of state funds During the Legislature’s special session, the state made more money available to school districts to address maintenance needs, North Branch Area Public Schools Director of Personnel and Finance Randi Johnson explained to the School Board at its Aug. 13...
MCA results for Rush City Schools support achievement goals
Published August 18, 2015 at 8:05 am
By Teresa Dupre Superintendent, Rush City Schools The Minnesota World’s Best Workforce plan set forth a framework for school districts in Minnesota to follow in order to ensure achievement gains for all students. There are five goal areas that we as a school need to address on an annual basis:...
Change in immunization practice
Published August 16, 2015 at 8:04 am
Preparations for the 2015-16 school year continue at North Branch Area Public Schools, and they include some changes in practice that parents and guardians should be aware of. Most notably, the school district has changed its practice as it pertains to immunizations. In the past, the school...