April 16 activities and Community Ed classes cancelled
DDue to weather conditions, North Branch Area Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, April 17. This includes early childhood programs, school age care, Community Education programs, and all activities. Staff should not report, all buildings will be closed.
Last chance for Parent Academy this year
The final Parent Academy session of the 2013-14 is Saturday, April 26, from 8 - 11 a.m., at North Branch Area High School. This session will focus on the state of the district; participants will gain an understanding of the district's future goals and have an opportunity for dialogue with site principals. Please call (651) 674-1025 to register. Free child care is available.
NBAHS football players take third in weight-lifting event
On Monday, April 7th, North Branch Area football players participated in a weight lifting meet at Spring Lake Park High School. Overall, the North Branch Area team took third place. Individual highlights include Kodie Koolmo taking 4th place in the 165 lb class and Michael Hensch placing 3rd for the 215 lb class. Congratulations all!
Highlights of the show: salute to veterans, salute to Minnesota and the Iron Range. There will be many sing-a-longs and a trip down memory lane. A chance to take a senior on a date they won't soon forget.
Mustache Day at NBAMS
The North Branch Area Middle School student council sponsored a spirit week just before students left for spring break the final week of March. Themes included Pajama Day, Twins Day, Character Day and Mustache Day.
Detention Debut is back!
Detention Debut will be Friday, May 2, in the Edelstein Auditorium at NBAHS. Don't miss the hit show full of music and comedy, put on by your very own NBAPS staff. Tickets are $8 or two for $15 and can be purchased at any school office or County Market. All proceeds benefit NBEA student scholarships. Click here to see the flier.
Lattimore is section speech coach of the year
High school teacher and speech team coach Mindy Lattimore has been named the Section 7AA Speech Coach of the Year. Congratulations Mindy!
Two cats, two hats, and the joy of reading
Ellie and Desiree - both fourth grade students - spent Monday, March 3 reading to a number of kindergarten and second grade classrooms as a part of "Read Across America" Day.
SRS Carnival wants you...to help!
The Sunrise River School carnival is coming Friday, April 4, and the school is in need of volunteers to staff many booths. If you are interested in volunteering for this fun event, click this link.
Supt. Henton wins Kay Jacobs, is appointed to Board of School Administrators
Supt. Deb Henton has been recognized not once but twice in recent weeks for her dedication and passion for education. The Minnesota Association of School Administrators named her the Kay Jacobs Award recipient, and Governor Dayton appointed her to the Board of School Administrators for a four-year term. Congratulations Dr. Henton!
BUS DRIVERS NEEDED AT NBAPS!
NBAPS is looking for route drivers, both morning & evening routes(Example of duty time: 6:30 - 8:00am & 3:15 - 4:45pm). Become part of the North Branch Area Public Schools Transportation Team. Training provided for qualified candidates. Good driving record & drug testing required. Great job to earn extra money! Click here to apply online.
The NBAPS Snow King and Queen
Your 2014 NBAHS Snow King and Queen are Pedro Lisboa and Ashley Novak. Padro, from Brazil, gave a speech in Portuguese as a thanks. Ashley Novak gave an amazing speech, speaking through tears of joy. Congratulations Pedro and Ashley!
It was a "rewarding" morning at Sunrise
What a turnout NBAPS enjoyed for the Sunrise River School Reward breakfast! There was well over a hundred people, including staff, students, and families. It was so well attended that additional food was required! Congratulations to Sunrise staff past and present, and families, on this wonderful achievement.