North Branch Area Public Schools

Lorraine Alice (Peterson) Olson, 95, of North Branch, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at Ecumen North Branch. Lorraine was born April 30, 1918, in Kost, Minn. to Arthur and Alice (Johnson) Peterson. She attended North Branch High School, graduating in 1935, and went on to Cables Secretarial College in St. Paul, graduating in 1936. On […]

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Here at North Branch Area Public Schools we are always looking for new ways to engage students and keep them interested in furthering their education beyond high school. With that in mind, we are proud to announce the addition of a high school college fair this September. As it stands right now, we will have […]

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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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