District 32B State Rep. Bob Barrett, who represents much of Chisago County, including North Branch, stopped by the NBAPS School Board meeting Thursday to recap the legislative session and field questions from the board. He said the economy has been growing, which means expanding revenue sources for K-12 education. Even though there might be more [...]
At the Aug. 8 North Branch Area Public Schools School Board meeting, the School Board approved a resolution authorizing a new board-approved levy authority. The board voted 3-2 with School Board Member Linda Heidelberger absent. The vote was needed to inform the Minnesota Department of Education that the board intends to collect an extra $300 [...]
North Branch Area Public Schools School Board members, school district officials and more than two dozen members of the North Branch Area Athletic Association and other residents met Aug. 22 to discuss concerns the NBAAA has about sports activities in the district. Dennis and Barb Hensch, president and vice president of the NBAAA, said throughout [...]
North Branch Area Public Schools is going to see a boon as the result of the $15.7 billion education bill Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law last month. Up to $3 million in additional funding could be a possibility during the next biennium, NBAPS Finance Director Randi Johnson said at the Thursday school board [...]
Due to the threat of inclement weather April 11, the North Branch Area Public Schools School Board meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. was cancelled. The board met at noon that day to act on consent agenda items. The regular agenda items the board had planned to address have been moved to the May 9 meeting.
Many property owners in North Branch will see a slight reduction in the school district portion of their property-tax statements this year, except for properties that have seen an increase in assessed value over the past year. At the North Branch Area Public Schools School Board meeting Thursday, Director of Finance and Human Resources [...]