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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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By Deb Henton, Ed.D., Superintendent Spring is generally a time of renewal for families and for our area; trees are in bloom, plants are emerging from the ground, and families are throwing open the windows, eager to renew a relationship with the great outdoors. For North Branch Area Public Schools, spring can also be a time [...]

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To the Editor: An article in last week’s edition [online only] titled “Gov. Dayton calls on majority to put kids over corporate interests” purported to interview a “North Branch mother of two school-aged kids,” and may have left readers with the impression that North Branch Area Public Schools is cutting music for students. Far from [...]

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