North Branch Area Public Schools is saddened by the loss of long-time French teacher, Andrea Grote. Madame Grote was a beloved member of the NBAPS family and will be dearly missed.
Services for Andrea are as follows:
Visitation/Wake - 4-8pm, Friday, May 24, High School Auditorium (7pm Prayer Service)
Funeral Mass - 10:30am, Saturday, May 25, St. Gregory's Church, North Branch
Reception - Noon, Saturday, May 25, High School Cafeteria
Many recognitions at school board meeting
The NBAPS school board conducted its regular meeting on May 9, at 7 p.m. in room 126 of the North Branch Area Education Center. There were many recognitions to start the meeting, all of which can be heard on the podcast of the meeting:
Superintendent's report: Supt. Deb Henton recognized middle school principal Todd Tetzlaff for being selected the Capitol Division Middle School Principal of the Year, and updated the school board on strategic planning. Also, Community Education Director Brett Carlson updated the school board on school security and emergency response issues.
Policy: Policies 607, 613, 616, and 620 were approved. First readings were conducted for policies 901, and 907.
In other news: Contracts were approved for non-union employees, the school board approved the capital recommendation, and June 13 was chosen for a public hearing on student fees. That hearing will begin at 6:45 p.m.
Dates to remember:
May 21 - Strategic Plan Community Meeting, 5:30 pm, Sunrise River Elementary School Cafeteria
May 23 - Strategic Plan Community Meeting, 11:30 am, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 126
May 23 - Meet and Confer, 6 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 126
May 23 - School Board Work Session, 7 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 126
May 28 - Senior Awards Night, 7 pm, North Branch High School Commons
May 30 - STEP graduation and recognition banquet 5:30 - 8 p.m. NBAMS east cafeteria
June 5 - Graduation of the Class of 2013, 7 p.m. at the West Gymnasium. Board members should be there at 6:30 p.m.
June 7 - End of Year Staff Breakfast, North Branch High School Cafeteria, Coffee at 7:15 am; Recognition Program at 7:30 am
June 13 - Policy Committee Meeting, 4 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 118 June 13 - Regular School Board Meeting, 7 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 126
The NBAPS Girls True Team were champions at yesterday's meet at Chisago Lakes High School. They will compete on May 18th at Stillwater High School in the True Team State Meet run by the MN Track Coaches Association. Congrats!
It's the May logowear sale!
SPECIAL NOTICE!! The BIA class is conducting the annual MAY SALE for all staff and students on Thursday, May 23, during lunches, before school and after school. Special prices on most apparel items, exceptional value tables with items of $5.00 to $15.00, and “sweet” prices on limited and discontinued items. We are open to parents and general public on the “OPEN ALL DAY” sale on Friday, May 24 from 7:10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the North Branch Area High School. Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity.
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Leuer selected to MSHSL Hall of Fame
Former Activities Director, coach, and teacher Becky Leuer has been selected to the Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame! Congratulations Becky! Click here to read the full article!
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