NBAPS School Board

The NBAPS School Board set its preliminary property tax levy at 12 percent higher than last year’s final levy at the board’s Sept. 25 meeting. School Board Member Randy Westby was the lone member to vote against the measure, stating that he thought 12 percent was too much of an increase. Randi Johnson, the director [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools Superintendent Deb Henton gave her last report on the four-day school week at Thursday’s School Board meeting. The district will be going back to the five-day week next year due to changes in the state school funding formula that gives more authority to school boards use non-voter-approved levies. North Branch [...]

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Fixes, upgrades needed to school infrastructure North Branch Area Public Schools has aging infrastructure, and as time passes, the need for repairs and upgrades to district buildings, vehicles and property arises. At its workshop meeting Thursday, the board addressed those needs and proposed the organization of a workgroup to study the capital needs of the [...]

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When Randi Jonson, North Branch Area Public Schools director of personnel and finance, addressed the School Board at its April 10 meeting, she said, “It’s very unusual to be able to come to you this early in a legislative session and talk to you about new statutory good news.” That “good news,” in Johnson’s estimation, [...]

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Winter sports at the high school level involves players who slice across the ice, sprint up and down the hardwood, perform flips and other nimble maneuvers on the mats and those who deftly dance. But there’s more to sports than just the acts that are performed on the athletes’ respective courts and in their gyms. [...]

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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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