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.
Homecoming week is upon us!
Homecoming week is Oct. 6-10 and there are many events planned, culminating in the parade, tailgating, and friday night football! For a complete list of events, click this link.
NBAPS outstanding support staff honoroed
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.
Homecoming football tickets on sale soon!
Tickets for the October 10 Homecoming football game against Princeton go on pre-sale starting October 6. They can be purchased at the high school activities office. These aren't just any tickets either!
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
County and state candidate forum is Oct. 14
North Branch Area Community Education and the Chisago County League of Women Voters are hosting two candidates's forums in October. A county and state candidates' forum will take place on Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. A North Branch mayoral candidates' forum will be Oct. 21, at Ecumen North Branch - meet and greet at 6:30 p.m., forum at 7 p.m.
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."
School lane banners dedicated
The North Branch Beautification Association dedicated the "school lane" banners yesterday (June 10) at the Ed Center. The student artists were in attendance and there was unanimous agreement they look FABULOUS! NBAPS is very appreciative of the Association's willingness to work with the schools, and this wonderful effort to connect the schools with the downtown. Driving down Grand Ave. now is an exercise in school spirit! Go Vikings!
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.