Education

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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B honor roll 6th grade Abler, Theresa;  Apel, Sage;  Beck, Glenn;  Benedict, Emily; Bodsberg, Kayla;  Chaklos, Mitchell;  Cheever, Camryn; Croal, Mykaila;  Crowell, Reese;  DeMars, Melina; Fabini, Luke;  Fanth, Kendra;  Frahs, Abigail;  Gibbons, Zachary;  Glaser, Lilliann;  Hall, Jamie;  Hartfiel, Hunter;  Hatch, Caleb;  Heavey, Nia; Hesch, Grace;  Hink, Laura;  House, Lane;  Inman, Jonathan;  Iverson, Jeremy;  Jaques, Emily;  [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools Superintendent Deb Henton gave her last report on the four-day school week at Thursday’s School Board meeting. The district will be going back to the five-day week next year due to changes in the state school funding formula that gives more authority to school boards use non-voter-approved levies. North Branch [...]

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District 32B State Rep. Bob Barrett, who represents much of Chisago County, including North Branch, stopped by the NBAPS School Board meeting Thursday to recap the legislative session and field questions from the board. He said the economy has been growing, which means expanding revenue sources for K-12 education. Even though there might be more [...]

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Sean McComb, recently named 2014 National Teacher of the Year, has given one of the best speeches I’ve ever read about what teachers can and often do accomplish. As he told thousands of other educators gathered at the National Education Association conference: “When those children come through the school doors, teachers are the decisive element. [...]

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