Six-year-old special education student was the alleged victim North Branch Area Public Schools is facing a $500,000 lawsuit lodged by the lawyers of a woman who says her then-6-year-old son was sexually assaulted by a middle school student on a district school bus in April of last year. According to the lawsuit: On April 10, [...]
Spring break is upon us and with it comes the knowledge that the school year is starting to wind down. One sure sign of spring is the Sunrise River School carnival. This year’s carnival is 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 4. As in previous years, we will run shuttle service from both the high school and [...]
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 [...]
It gives me great pleasure to call out two staff members who have recently been rewarded for their efforts! Sharon Thompson and Charley Klopp both received special recognition last week. Sharon, the school district’s chef and a Taher employee, was informed last week she has been selected to accompany Taher executive chefs to Italy and [...]
I am sure I speak for the Sunrise River School staff when I say how touched we were at the turnout for the “Reward School” celebration breakfast last Friday at Sunrise. There were well over 100 people in attendance, including staff, students, families, and school board members. There were so many people, in fact, that [...]
Due to the weather-related closings Jan. 23 and 28, North Branch Area Public Schools has scheduled make-up days for Monday, March 3 and Monday, March 17. The school district also reminds families that Monday, Feb. 24 already has been scheduled as a make-up day for a previous weather-related cancellation.