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To the editor Recently I had parent-teacher conferences for my children at Sunrise and North Branch Middle School. As I sat listening and engaging with the educators across from me, I was once again blown away by the caliber of teachers we have here in North Branch. So often, educators hear the negative. There are [...]

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Educational support staff from Rush City and North Branch schools were honored at a recognition dinner Sept. 24 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. The dinner, put on by Resource Training & Solutions, recognized 105 people from 28 school districts throughout Central Minnesota. The event, in its fourth year, honors those who [...]

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Rush City, North Branch teachers share how they bring students closer to Martin Luther King Jr. and his message It’s a federal holiday that celebrates the life and achievements of one of the most influential American civil rights leaders in history. And while students had the day off in observance of this annual holiday, Martin Luther King [...]

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Rush City and North Branch schools initiated a “modified lockdown” Monday as a precautionary response to an individual of concern who may have been in the Rush City area. Neither the school districts nor authorities are releasing any specifics at this time about the individual at issue, other than “it was a person who was [...]

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To the editor Dear Mr. Nathan, My name is David. I am a home-educated seventh grader in the North Branch School District. I was reading your article on “What advice do you have for caring educators?” and thought I would write a few suggestions from my perspective as a student. First, this young teacher might [...]

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There was some bright fire, but nobody was blinded by science Friday night during “Detention Debut,” a variety show North Branch Area Schools staff performed for students and others who packed Edelstein Auditorium. The show was a mix of comedy, music, dancing, juggling and even some pies in the faces of high school Principal Coleman [...]

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