NBAPS

Every year we worry about the weather for community service day, and every year the rain seems to hold off just long enough for our students and staff to complete their service projects. Last Friday was Community Service Day, another very successful day for our school district and its residents. Whether you are from Harris, [...]

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To the editor It was a sad day in North Branch March 7, 2013 when the school board met and the decision was made to move forward with the four-day school week for another long three- year term. The two newly seated board members were the first to speak and took their first gulp of [...]

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The North Branch Area Public Schools District 138 School Board recently avoided some staff reductions and cuts by approving the four-day school week, but budget cuts still have to be made to offset next year’s $1.6 million deficit. NBAPS Director of Finance Randi Johnson gave a presentation to the board at its March 14 meeting [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools recently announced free all-day everyday kindergarten is coming in 2013-14. At the Jan. 24 work session, school board members provided consensus to move to the all-day model, and is expected to make that decision official at its Feb. 14 meeting. All-day kindergarten would be free for all students, and would [...]

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Brett Carlson, former Activities Coordinator for North Branch Area High School, will be working as half-time Activities Director and half-time Community Education Director for North Branch Area Public Schools this year. “Brett is a wonderful addition to our team,” said Supterintendent Deb Henton. “We are fortunate to have his leadership and abilities impacting not one, [...]

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The annual Community Service Day held in the North Branch Area Public Schools was another success Friday, May 18. Students washed windows at City Hall, the fire hall and the NB Library. Middle school students cleaned up Schoolhouse Park in Harris, Gateway students clean up the Sunrise Park and cleaned candle holders, the Middle School [...]

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