Optional outdoor activities began this week as a supplement to online learning. The goal is to have some fun, physically distant, social time for children. It’s been so great to hear the sound of children’s laughter echoing all over campus as they played on the playground, explored the gardens, observed insects under the microscope, and […]
Happy First Day of School! As classes begin today, some of our teachers are greeting students from the classroom and some from their homes, but all are ready to provide engaging, meaningful experiences whether we are virtual or in person. Here are a few photos from this morning’s start and Tuesday’s Drive-Thru Meet & Greet.
Once we made the difficult but necessary decision to start the school year with virtual learning, our teachers took all they learned from last spring, all of their research from the summer, and the passion and knowledge from years of experience in the classroom to create engaging and meaningful online experiences for students. You’ll […]
August 18, 2020 Dear NBS Families, I have disappointing news. Staff, teachers, and the Board at NBS have been in long and difficult discussions for the past two weeks about how to proceed this school year. We are acutely aware that our decisions affect our families, and we have struggled with certainty about what to […]
We love the outdoors at North Branch School. Throughout the years, many of our classes met outside, and during the 2020-2021 school year, this will happen more than ever. We have lots of space to spread out, and we are creating more special spots to go along with our outdoor stage, outdoor class space at […]
Ever wonder what North Branch faculty and staff looked like as children? Here’s your chance to find out. Most of the photos teachers shared picture them at the same age as the group they teach. It’s easy to imagine them fitting right in with their classes! Enjoy!
North Branch School will be using Force of Nature, a nontoxic disinfectant with no added fragrances, dyes, preservatives or surfactants. It kills up to 99.9% of germs and viruses, is kid and pet friendly, does not require gloves to be worn or additional ventilation, and is EPA registered for disinfectants to be used in hospitals, […]
Dear NBS Community – We have received guidance from the state and want to share an outline of our working plan for opening school this fall with you. We are excited to tell you we will begin the 2020-2021 school year for students on August 31st as originally planned, and we look forward to having […]