Deb Henton
Last Thursday we hosted the first-ever patron tour specifically designed for the North Branch Area Education Foundation. It was rewarding for school staff and, I think, foundation members as well. The school district’s goal for this tour was to give members of the foundation board some idea of the...Read More
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The work of our Facilities Study Group continued last week with a highly productive meeting designed to start the process of prioritizing the school district’s needs. For those unaware of the FSG, it is comprised of a wide range of interests, including a variety of community members, parents, scho...Read More
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Last Wednesday we had a wonderful day of staff development here at North Branch Area Public Schools. The day focused on two important themes: mental health and anti-bullying measures. The day started with a keynote speech from Kathy Flaminio, founder of 1000 Petals, a total wellness company. Kathy s...Read More
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You may recall that I used this space recently to provide an update of the Facilities Study Group and its Oct. 25 tour of school district facilities. With that tour completed and existing facilities issues highlighted for all, FSG members met again on Monday, Nov. 17, to learn about available fundin...Read More
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This week is American Education Week (EAW), with each day of the week dedicated to specific groups involved in the education of a child, including parents (Nov. 18), education support professionals (Nov. 19), educators (Nov. 20), and substitute educators (Nov. 21). The best part of American Educatio...Read More
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Each fall I use this space to point readers to weather cancellation/delay information, and each year I hope we never have to utilize that option. Until last winter, with its myriad cancellations and delays for dangerously cold temperatures, things had been relatively quiet on the weather front. Howe...Read More
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