School News

By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent We here at North Branch Area Public Schools (NBAPS) are very aware that we live in an age of choice when it comes to educating your child. Regardless of where you live now, you are able to choose a school district that works best for your student. I would like [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D., superintendent, North Branch Area School Dist. 138 Never let them tell you that summer is “down time” in a school district. We have just a few short months to take care of a mountain of last year’s business and another year for which to prepare. All of us are working hard [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D., superintendent It’s been awhile, so I thought it would be a good idea to provide an update on the school district’s energy savings program, now at the end of its third year. The program started through a partnership with Schools for Energy Efficiency (SEE) and has been incredibly successful in North [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D., superintendent of NB schools The school year is now over and we had a wonderful staff appreciation breakfast last Thursday, full of laughter and even a few tears as we said goodbye to retirees. Each one of them was a blessing to the school district. Most will put school business aside [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent As we send another group of students into the world this week, I turn my thoughts to what these young adults can expect, and perhaps even what they need to know, to enjoy a successful life. Here are some things that came to mind: Be honest! It seems like an [...]

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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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