Due to weather -related closings, North Branch Area Public Schools has scheduled make-up days for Monday, March 3 and Monday, March 17.
UPDATE: Monday, May 5 has been chosen as the make-up day for the most recent weather cancellation.Please mark your calendars with this important information.
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.
Viking wrestlers headed to state!
The Vikings will be sending four wrestlers to this weekend's state wrestling tournament at the Xcel Energy Center. Seamus Hunter, Tristan Labelle, Aaron Senne and Reid Johnson will be representing North Branch Area High School. The individual portion of the wrestling state tournament begins at 11:00am at the Excel Enegry Center. Congratulations guys!
Supt. Henton wins Kay Jocobs, 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!
North Branch Gymnasts are Section 4A Champions!
The team is competing for the State Title this Friday at the U of M Sports Pavilion at 11 am. Advanced Tickets Sales: Tickets for Friday’s Team Competition will be on sale Tuesday - Friday morning (7:45 am) in the Activities Office at the high school. Students $8.00. Adults $12.00.
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!
NB gymnastics are M8 champs!
For the first time in school history, the Viking Gymnastics team has won the conference title. The Vikings made it through the very difficult Mississippi 8 regular season undefeated. The Vikings will compete in the Section meet on Saturday, Feb. 15 at White Bear Lake High School - South Campus at 6:00 pm. Congratulations and good luck Gymnasts!!
Charley Klopp to receive distinguished service award
Charley Klopp has been selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Athletic Administrators Association! Charley is a Reading Corps volunteer for Early Childhood, but he is also deeply involved with activities. he announces games, site manages, operates clocks, works the chain gang at football games, and so much more. Congratulations Charley!
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.
NBAMS all girls robotics team qualifies for state!
The NBAMS all girls robotics team(Team 7290)qualified for the State FTC Championships by finishing 2nd on January 25 at Columbia Heights. The State Championship Tournament is February 22 in Prior Lake. The team consists of Aliah Williams, Peighton Koeppen, Grace Lundgren, Samantha McPhereson, Kaitlyn Wright, Emerson Peaslee. Mentors for the team are Rich Peaslee, Joel McPherson, and Tony Williams.
Notebaart wins NBAMS spelling bee
Hannah Notebaart (right), seventh grade student at North Branch Area Middle School, was crowned school champion at the NBAMS spelling bee on Thursday, January 30. The competition lasted 16 rounds, with eighth grader Roger Wyman (left) and Notebaart going the last 11 rounds against each other. Notebaart correctly spelled her word in round 15 after Wyman misspelled, and she then successfully spelled vernacular to become school champion. Notebaart will go on to represent NBAMS at the regional spelling bee put on by Resource Training & Solutions on Thursday, February 13.
On Wednesday, Dec. 11, seventh grade student Kayla Lenzmeier won the NBAMS geo bee by correctly identifying the Chesapeake Bay. The winning question was: The Potomac River rises in the Allegheny Plateau and empties into what large bay? Lenzmeier will be tested for a chance to compete against 99 other Minnesota students in St Cloud this April.