NBAPS School Board

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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The NBAPS School Board recognized the record-breaking high school girls gymnastics team at its meeting March 13. Activities and Community Education Director Brett Carlson said area residents would have to have been “just getting back from the moon” if they didn’t know that the team made state this year. “This was an amazing accomplishment by [...]

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