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A group of new teachers and other recently hired District 138 employees will be starting at North Branch Area High School and Sunrise Elementary School this fall. Photos by Derrick Knutson

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To the Editor: When the North Branch Schools levy didn’t pass, the school board had to think of another way to get the $400,000-plus the levy would have brought in. State Representative Bob Barrett and State Senator Sean Nienow gave the school district the flexibility to use approximately $500,000 (actual amount is a percentage of […]

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5th grade Colored pencils 2 erasers Wooden ruler (with inches & centimeters) Black Sharpie marker (fine tip) 3 glue sticks 2 pens—red, medium point Highlighter (any color) Scissors 1 large box facial tissue (Advisory) 3×5 lined index cards 6 spiral notebooks markers MANY sharpened #2 pencils Pencil pouch/bag—sealable student planner (required – purchase at open […]

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What a great idea! Activities coordinator Brett Carlson is now soliciting nominations for Hall of Fame induction in 2012. Did I mention that I am rather fond of the idea? Our students go on to do great things, it is what we prepare them for and what we hope for. School, after all, is a […]

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To the Editor: I want to extend my sincere congratulations to the teachers, administration, faculty, and students at North Branch High School. It was quite a thrill to read the article in the U.S. News and World Report designating North Branch as one of the nation’s best high schools. Our school district has learned how […]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. The end of another school year is upon us, and as we prepare to turn out the lights on 2011-12, there is much to look back on with pride; certainly too much to include in this space. The year started with a high point for me, the birth of Patron Tours. […]

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