North Branch Area Public Schools

With Dr. Lori Zimmerman accepting the principal role at the Sunrise River School, North Branch Area Public Schools recently hired David Treichel as the director of curriculum, instruction, and alternative learning programs. Treichel, 41, hails from Hugo and has been in education for 16 years. Most recently, he was the Instructional Technology Facilitator for the [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Education has released 2012-13 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment results and there is much to be proud of at North Branch Area Public Schools. Grade 11 MCA-II math scores at North Branch Area High School rose 20 points, with 63 percent of students showing passing scores. Last year, 43 percent of students showed [...]

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As a result of the State Legislature’s recent decision to give school boards more authority to levy money from taxpayers, North Branch Area Public Schools Superintendent Deb Henton is recommending the district go back to a five-day school week. The district has already been approved for another four-day school week for next year, so the [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools is beginning its fifth year of participation in the Schools for Energy Efficiency (SEE) program.  The theme for year five is “Envision” and encourages people to “Imagine a Better World.” NBAPS reports terrific results for the first quarter of year five — February, March and April 2013 — with a [...]

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The North Branch school district last week received notice from the state commissioner of education that its  application to continue with a four-day school week has been approved for the 2013-14 school year. The commissioner recommended that due to new funding that will be available to the school district in 2014-15, strong consideration be given to [...]

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May 7 is National Teacher Day, a day in which we celebrate the astounding contribution teachers make to our society. Along with family and friends, teachers have a significant impact on shaping young minds, teaching kids how to think for themselves and giving them the tools for a successful life. Can there be a nobler [...]

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