five-day week

By a unanimous decision at its March 13 regular meeting, the NBAPS School Board decided to go back to a five-day school week. The decision was just one of the many assumptions that were approved when the board finalized its 2014-2015 budget at the meeting. Prior to the regular meeting, the board held a meeting [...]

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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 [...]

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As a result of the State Legislature’s recent decision to give school boards more authority to levy money from taxpayers, North Branch Area Public Schools Superintendent Deb Henton is recommending the district go back to a five-day school week. The district has already been approved for another four-day school week for next year, so the [...]

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