Deb Henton

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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North Branch Area Public Schools (NBAPS) benefits from the partnerships it enjoys with community members and business. One of the latest of those partnerships to result in success is that between the school district and our community coaches. Mike Selbitschka just completed his first year as head coach of the varsity volleyball coach. Mike came [...]

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As part of our new strategic plan, “Building on Success,” we are looking at new ways to prepare our learners and engage the community. One of the initiatives that has resulted is “Parent Academy.” The second session of Parent Academy this school year is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16, 8-11 a.m., at North Branch Area [...]

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