February 19, 20, & 21 - no school for students

North Branch in the News

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BandFair XIII in the news!

http://www.cbs19news.com/home/headlines/Independent-School-in-Afton-Hosts-Band-Fair-Fundraiser-303232021.html

CBS19 attended our celebration of the life and works of Martin Luther King, Jr:

http://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/North-Branch-students-help-the-homeless-on-MLK-Day-410861005.html

Blue Ridge Life got some photos of BandFair XV!

https://www.blueridgelife.com/2017/05/24/band-fair-2017-held-this-past-weekend-at-cardinal-point-to-benefit-north-branch-school/

North Branch featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow’s “Meet Your Nonprofit” Section:

http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/27507-north-branch-school-/

Read the Blue Ridge Life interview on pages 16 & 18 with folk legend Bill Staines during his February 2018 concert at NBS:

https://issuu.com/blueridgelife/docs/03_01_2018_blueridgelife_issuu

NBC 29 did a great feature about the new playground structure and our partnership on it with Building Goodness:

http://www.nbc29.com/story/38915725/building-goodness-foundation-helps-north-branch-school-build-playground

NBS Middle School teacher, Katrien Vance, is quoted on the article that begins on page 41 entitled “Developing Sharp Minds: Local Teachers Share How They Foster Critical Thinking”

https://issuu.com/ivypublications/docs/charlottesvillefamily_s_bloom_octob_502f913f99fde0

Katrien is featured in this PBS video of a gathering of teachers at the Museum of the American Indian

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-teachers-are-debunking-some-of-the-myths-of-thanksgiving

Episode 8 of this podcast about making math moments that matter is an interview with Katrien:

http://makemathmoments.com/podcast/

Katrien is making news again!  This time she is featured in an American Shakespeare Center video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gal50e27gvw&fbclid=IwAR3dkEr1Hhc0UxgbIAEpwEAn2Qo3n8J0eLV0cafwrYPm8EWmBNcbRq1JX58

North Branch’s leadership transition is in the news:

https://www.newsadvance.com/nelson_county_times/news/longtime-head-of-north-branch-school-to-retire-after-years/article_4e00c043-7d5e-5730-856f-ddcf681d3c6d.html

NBS alum, Sage, is featured in the article, “Sage Steps Up,” on page 28. Charlotte was interviewed about Sage’s time at North Branch School.

https://issuu.com/blueridgelife/docs/brl_32pg_march2019_021819_issuu/2

The Daily Progress featured photos of the NBS Olympics:

http://bit.ly/NorthBranchOlympics

Here’s a wonderful article about Founder, Charlotte Zinsser Booth’s 36 years of dedication to NBS!

http://bit.ly/NorthBranchFounderRetires

Coverage of the Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary visit on November 14, 2019:

https://www.nbc29.com/clip/14950486/rockfish-wildlife-sanctuary-visits-afton-school

http://bit.ly/NorthBranchWelcomesWildlife

Great interview with Head of School, Smith Coleman, in the Crozet Gazette:

https://www.crozetgazette.com/2020/03/05/meet-smith-coleman-head-of-school-at-north-branch/

Remote learning at NBS, March 2020:

https://www.cbs19news.com/story/41910101/north-branch-school-using-remote-learning-and-blogs-to-keep-students-engaged

NBS students participate in Joyful Art project:

https://www.nbc29.com/2020/05/22/joyful-art-project-delivers-student-artwork-nursing-homes-long-term-care-facilities-across-central-virginia/

NBS Middle School students top KidWind Challenge (March 2022):

https://www.cbs19news.com/category/339237/feel-good-friday