Last year, North Branch earned $264 in box tops. We hope to earn more this year. There’s a contest going on until October 31st with a grand prize of 500,000 box tops. This would mean $50,000 for the school! You can enter every day – it’s free, but you do need to register at the […]
The floors are sanded and polished, the new building is almost complete, Cleo has moved back into her office and the field is mowed and ready for action. Many people have been working overtime getting things ready for the 2009-2010 school year. There’s a spiffy new stone path that leads from the new building to […]
NBS alum, Ruby Ross ’00, is producing the musical that she wrote “Ashpet: An Appalachian Cinderella Story” on August 7 & 8 … at Live Arts in the Upstage Space (black box theater upstairs)! If you’re free on Friday, August 7 (7 p.m.) or Saturday, August 8 (2 p.m. & 7 p.m.), this is a […]
NBS alumni, Nicole Shumate and Katherine James, were selected for and have chosen to attend this summer’s residential Governor’s School at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA. Each summer, 400 students in Virginia who have exhibited exceptional ability in their particular discipline are invited to participate in the Governor’s School for Humanities and Visual […]
An original painting of a former pet horse, by NBS graduate Erica Stowe, was chosen to hang at the United States Capitol. It was selected out of many other entries in the Congressional Art Contest. See the link here for another article.
This year’s class was fairly large by North Branch standards – nine students gave speeches and thanks to their families, teachers and friends. Students also presented various creative gifts to the school. The ceremony opened with several musical and choral pieces and the traditional march to Pomp and Circumstance. A unique feature of this year’s […]
Band Fair, North Branch’s largest fundraiser of the year, was on Saturday, May 16th, at Cardinal Point Winery. We lucked out and got beautiful weather this year! The event, which featured live music, wine tastings, a silent auction, children’s activities, refreshments, a truck raffle, a cake walk and an art show, brought in over $5,000 […]
On this particular morning, shortly after the bell rang, students were involved in a variety of projects. They ranged from glue and construction paper to creating electrical charges to discussion of Greek literature. Seniors in Maggie’s science class spent the morning learning about and then experimenting with electrical charges. Head teacher Charlotte Zinsser Booth and […]