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It’s because of her, MaryHelen Swanson, that the Post Review has been delivered to your mailboxes every week for the past 13 years. There have been other reporters and photographers who have added their own unique works to the Post Review, but MaryHelen was the driving factor behind getting this p...Read More
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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent For the first time ever, the North Branch Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an event for staff, and it touches all of us here at North Branch Area Public Schools. The event is a staff appreciation open house on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 4-6 p.m. in the high ...Read More
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Maybe there are no reasons why, maybe “just because” is all there is. Yesterday we observed the 11th anniversary of what is possibly the most dreadful attack on our nation in history. And still, no one seems to have a legitimate answer for why it happened. As we take time to remember this week, ...Read More
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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor To say the least, getting around in Rush City and North Branch this summer has been a pain. I might compare it to childbirth, because some people have been greatly inconvenienced, some stores have lost business, and some people’s cars have taken a beating on the unfini...Read More
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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent As you may or not know yet, school board elections are this fall and six exceptional candidates have filed for three open seats on the school board. Whether you are a parent/guardian, school district taxpayer, staff member, or a student with voting rights, the upc...Read More
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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor Last Tuesday, the first Tuesday in August, should have been the night to bring neighbors together. Known some years ago as National Night Out, it involved block parties where neighbors held picnics, many right in the street in front of their houses, and got to know each ...Read More
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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent If you haven’t heard, our test results for 2011-12 have been released to the public and we are largely pleased with the progress we have made in the last year. Our reading and writing results were expected; we continue to outpace state averages in both categorie...Read More
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