Deb Henton

Happy new year to all! I hope your 2014 is starting out well for you and your family. It is certainly starting out well for your school district; we have much to look forward to this year. In fact, we are already looking forward to celebrating the Sunrise River School staff, students, and families. As [...]

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It’s the time of year when we reflect on things we are grateful for, and as I contemplate that question, its hard to know where to begin. Of course, I am so grateful for my family, my husband, children, and grandkids. They are my greatest support system and never fail to remind me what life [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools (NBAPS) is losing a very important member of its family in Kim Salo. Words can hardly do justice to this loss. Kim’s service to the school board began in 1998, but her service to the community began as a levy supporter even before that. Her experience in working on a [...]

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Recently, we received a phone call from a parent concerned about the disregard people have for parking regulations at our sites. This individual noted that people are parking in handicapped parking spaces, leaving cars in no parking zones, and committing other parking violations as well. This is a problem and we share this individual’s frustration. [...]

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This week is American Education Week, with each day of the week dedicated to specific groups involved in the education of a child, including parents (Nov. 19), education support professionals (Nov. 20), educators (Nov. 21), and substitute educators (Nov. 22). The best part of American Education Week is it recognizes that many people play a [...]

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It’s coming up on winter in Minnesota and school closings and delays, though something we try to avoid, can be a fact of life. On those occasions, our transportation department is watching and testing conditions closely overnight so any necessary announcements can be made well in advance of the school day, when possible. In the [...]

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