School News

You may recall that I used this space recently to provide an update of the Facilities Study Group and its Oct. 25 tour of school district facilities. With that tour completed and existing facilities issues highlighted for all, FSG members met again on Monday, Nov. 17, to learn about available funding options for a variety […]

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This week is American Education Week (EAW), with each day of the week dedicated to specific groups involved in the education of a child, including parents (Nov. 18), education support professionals (Nov. 19), educators (Nov. 20), and substitute educators (Nov. 21). The best part of American Education Week is it recognizes that many play a […]

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Each fall I use this space to point readers to weather cancellation/delay information, and each year I hope we never have to utilize that option. Until last winter, with its myriad cancellations and delays for dangerously cold temperatures, things had been relatively quiet on the weather front. However, forecasters suggest that this winter may be […]

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We had a wonderful turnout for the first meeting of the Facilities Study Group on Saturday, Oct. 25. A broad range of individuals, including community members, school board members, and staff, took a four-hour tour of the school district facilities in order to better understand the facilities and issues. The tour, given by school district […]

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North Branch Area Public Schools takes the safety and security of its staff and students very seriously. Last week was Safe Schools Week, and our schools took advantage of that to stress the importance of safety in our buildings and on our grounds. Our Early Childhood staff conducted multiple fire drills and stressed orderly evacuation […]

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Over the years I have written often about wonderful partnerships between the school district and the community that create untold opportunities for our students. It is my distinct pleasure to write about that topic once again. As some of you may already know, the Air Force will begin offering a Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps […]

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