Deb Henton
We are proud as a school district to announce yet another partnership between the school district and the community. Activities/Community Education Director Brett Carlson has been working very closely with community member Barb Hensch, of the North Branch Area Athletic Association, toward providing ...Read More
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I have been asked recently to explain the thought process we use when deciding whether or not to release students early. There are a variety of reasons to be very cautious when calling school early. And, in fact, we believe calling school early creates a potentially dangerous situation in and of its...Read More
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It is common knowledge that Taher, the school district’s food service provider, has an excellent menu full of great tasting and healthy options for our students. Patron Tour attendees get the privilege of eating “Viking pasta” and in two years I have yet to hear a complaint! Now, North Branch ...Read More
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Spring break is upon us and with it comes the knowledge that the school year is starting to wind down. One sure sign of spring is the Sunrise River School carnival. This year’s carnival is 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 4. As in previous years, we will run shuttle service from both the high school and ...Read More
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To the editor Last Thursday, the NBAPS school board voted to approve the 2014-15 budget, which included a recommendation for a return to a five-day week. Many have asked why not stay with a four-day week since it is working so well and saved money. Four years ago, when the school district moved to a...Read More
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North Branch Area Public Schools has been hosting reading events over the last couple of weeks. Our older students read to elementary students as part of “I Love to Read” and Education Minnesota President Denise Specht read to Sunrise students last Monday as part of “Read Across America.” We...Read More
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Last Thursday, school district administration presented the 2014-15 budget recommendation to the school board. It was a historic evening on many levels. The simple fact that the school district is not recommending reductions for the first time in a decade is a significant moment for our schools and ...Read More
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