How do you welcome Spring? With spring chickens, of course! We are full of #GratiTUdESDAY happiness when visiting the neighborhood chickens. Thanks, Jennifer, for sharing our flock with us, and, Krista, for capturing these wonderful moments.
Don’t worry! The number pi is alive and well at North Branch, thanks to Middle School students, Kieran and Nhandi, who recalled several digits of the famous number for their classmates. Nhandi was even able to recite 360 digits! So take a seat and listen to the very end when Nhandi explains a neat trick […]
Today we want to say a BIG thank you to our friends at Blue Ridge Life Magazine. They keep us up-to-date on weather and road conditions, share our closing & delay posts, sponsor our events, and the March 2018 issue features NBS friend and folk legend, Bill Staines. You can find a paper copy in […]
While Middle School students’ final day to prep for KidWind Challenge 2018 was canceled, ironically due to high winds and widespread power outages, they will not be deterred. After a Saturday practice and prep day, the teams will head to Roanoke’s Science Museum of Western Virginia with science teacher, Maggie, and parent volunteers. The competition […]
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This year we kick off the North Branch series that takes a look at student interests outside of school with Middle Schooler, Victor. In his first year with Wintergreen Adaptive Sports, Victor volunteers to provide adaptive winter sports instruction to people with disabilites. On the day we caught up with him, he was assisting participants […]
This GratiTUdESDAY is all about creativity and friendship. Our students create amazing Valentine’s containers and then the real fun begins, as the make Valentine’s cards for their friends and teachers. During Friday assembly, the Big Room will resound with “a friend on your left and a friend on your right, Vive La Compagnie!”
The Middle Schoolers enjoyed a celebration to mark the end of their Renaissance studies in Humanities. The Elizabethan banquet allowed them to use all the senses, as they experienced life as it would have been during the era. As Katrien said, they were “steeped in the ideas, flavors, sounds and textures of the time.” Each […]