For the first time in her career, Randi Johnson, NBAPS director of personnel and finance, projected the enrollment at the district exactly. Before the start of the school year, her projection was at 2,974, and, as of Oct. 1, that’s how many students were in the district. When personnel and finance staff in any district [...]
Sunrise River Elementary School in North Branch hosted area firefighters, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Smokey Bear Oct. 22 so students could learn about the importance of fire safety.
Educational support staff from Rush City and North Branch schools were honored at a recognition dinner Sept. 24 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. The dinner, put on by Resource Training & Solutions, recognized 105 people from 28 school districts throughout Central Minnesota. The event, in its fourth year, honors those who [...]
The Chisago Soil & Water Conservation District is proud to announce Eric Telander, of Rush City High School, as Chisago County’s winner of the Minnesota Association of Soil & Water Conservation District’s Teacher Award. This award is given to a K-12 educator who has created innovative conservation education activities for reaching students. While Rush City [...]
North Branch Area Public Schools takes the safety and security of its staff and students very seriously. Last week was Safe Schools Week, and our schools took advantage of that to stress the importance of safety in our buildings and on our grounds. Our Early Childhood staff conducted multiple fire drills and stressed orderly evacuation [...]
The Rush City Education Foundation allowed students an education beyond the classroom, thanks in part to awarding $2,537 in grants and more than $3,000 in scholarships over the past school year. Matt Meissner, president of the Education Foundation, summarized the group’s grant and scholarship awards through 2013-14 during the Oct. 16 Rush City School Board [...]