NBAPS

The NBAPS School Board’s proposed property tax levy, approved Thursday, is 13 percent higher than last year’s final levy, but Director of Finance and Personnel Randi Johnson said the preliminary amount, compared to other past years, isn’t a substantial increase. The board approved the preliminary levy 4-1 with Board Member Randy Westby voting no. Johnson [...]

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 It’s that time of year again — back to school. In North Branch, the elementary, middle and high school all welcomed new teachers last week.   

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To the editor I’m writing to say thank you to the Legislature and Governor Dayton for their commitment and good work for schools like North Branch and other area schools. North Branch Schools Finance Director Randi Johnson said this is the best economic news she’s seen in her 30-year career! And I must agree. There [...]

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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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