School News

By Deb Henton, Ed.D., superintendent Last week I was informed that MaryHelen Swanson will no longer be your editor at the Post Review. I’ve known MaryHelen for just a few short years but more than long enough to have an idea who she is and what a loss her departure will be for this community. [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent For the first time ever, the North Branch Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an event for staff, and it touches all of us here at North Branch Area Public Schools. The event is a staff appreciation open house on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 4-6 p.m. in the high school commons. [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent Another school year is upon us and, judging by open houses, we are more than ready. Staff were brimming with enthusiasm, buildings were gleaming, and students were excited about the future. You may be wondering what there is to be so excited about. Well, why not come and find out? [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent As you may or not know yet, school board elections are this fall and six exceptional candidates have filed for three open seats on the school board. Whether you are a parent/guardian, school district taxpayer, staff member, or a student with voting rights, the upcoming election and the impact the [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times: How do we let people know what a wonderful school district we have? The fact is we are doing great things here at North Branch Area Public Schools NBAPS). We are no longer going to qualify that statement with [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent If you haven’t heard, our test results for 2011-12 have been released to the public and we are largely pleased with the progress we have made in the last year. Our reading and writing results were expected; we continue to outpace state averages in both categories. Writing proficiency is over [...]

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