The Viking Volleyball team has earned the overall #2 seed in the Section 7AAA tournament. The Vikings will have a bye in the opening round and will play the winner of Elk River and Princeton on Friday, October 24th at home at 7:00 pm. Full bracket information can be found at www.mshsl.org. SKOL Vikings!
Mole Day events are this Friday!
If you hear any loud booms early this Friday morning, do not be alarmed, it's in honor of Mole Day! The science department will be running some experiments before school to recognize the day.
Winter sports meeting is Oct. 30
The 2014-15 Winter Sport Sign Up meeting will be held on Thursday, October 30 at 6 pm in the high school auditorium. In person registration at 5:30 pm. This meeting is intended for players and families in the following sports and grades: Boys and Girls Basketball grades 9-12, Girls Gymnastics grades 7-12, Boys Wrestling grades 9-12, Boys Hockey grades 7-12. The meeting will include information on eligibility, participation as well as individual sport meetings. Online registration is also available. All forms and payments required for students to participate can be completed through your FeePay account. Registration information and links to FeePay are on the Activities web page. Forms and registration materials for all sports can be found on the Activities web page. Please direct any questions to the Activities Office by calling (651) 674-1514.
2014 Homecoming Court
Your 2014 Homecoming Court. Congratulations to all! Pictured (l to r): Princes Maxwell Southbloom, Matthew Blomquist, Arik Steele, and Michael Hensch, King Kyle Ketchmark, Queen Grace Olund, Princesses Taylor Johnstone, Gabrielle Schoeder, Hanna Osland, and Stephanie Noyes.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
The school board has designated Wednesday, Nov. 26 a non-student contact day. Staff will receive a full day of staff development related to new statutory requirements, school board policy, and health and wellness. Please mark Wednesday, Nov. 26 as a non-school day on your calendar.
NBAPS outstanding support staff honored
An event honoring Central Minnesota’s educational support staff was held Sept. 24 at the River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud. In its fourth year, 105 people were honored from 28 school districts. The event honors those who work as bus drivers, custodians, cooks, paraprofessionals and other staff who help keep schools running smoothly. North Branch honorees included Sandy Husnik, Carol Baumann, Deb Charley, Doug Lewis, and Cindy Paulson. Pictured are (l to r): Sunrise Principal Lori Zimmerman, Sandy Husnik, Director of Bldgs and Grounds Mike Johnson, Carol Baumann, Resources President Robert Cavanna, Director of Transportation Jason Schoolmeesters, Deb Charley, Activities and Community Ed Director Brett Carlson, Doug Lewis, High School Principal Coleman McDonough, Superintendent Deb Henton. Cindy Paulson is not pictured.
LAC to host candidate 'meet n' greet'
The NBAPS Legislative Action Committee is hosting a free "meet n' greet" with candidates for political office. The event is Oct. 2, from 6-7 p.m., in the cafeteria at the Sunrise River School. The event will include candidates for both school board and the House of Representatives. Refreshments will be provided.
Parent Academy is back!
Parent Academy will host two ‘Lunch and Learn’ workshops in 2014-15. The first workshop is in October and the second in March. The workshops give families an opportunity to learn and hear in detail about district initiatives. Lunch and childcare provided. Register for this free event by calling Community Education at (651) 674-1025. Lunch and Learn Schedule:
October 2014 - Meetings will be held from 11:30am-12:30pm (with the exception of ECFE)
10/13 - High School - Career Center
10/14 - Middle School - Room 701
10/20 - Sunrise River - Conference Room 1
0/22 - ECFE - Parent Ed Room 10-11am and 1:15-2:15
Bridging D3 homepage now available
The homepage for Bridging D3 (1:1 technology initiative) is now available. Click this link to view the page, which contains resources for parents and students who are preparing for Bridging D3 this fall. A link to the Bridging D3 homepage can always be found under "quick links."
JROTC coming to NBAHS!
Today, Friday June 6, North Branch Area Public Schools was informed that it has been selected to host an Air Force JROTC program at the high school, starting January 1, 2015. For more information about this exciting news, click this link.
NBAPS unveils new brand
North Branch Area Public Schools (NBAPS), after an exhaustive process, has chosen a new logo to represent the school district to the public. Updates to the school district logo became necessary after the closing of the Main Street School, which was visually represented in the existing school district logo. To read more about the logo and what it represents, click here.
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.