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 […]
On March 18th, Senior & Middle School science teachers Maggie and Smith released 133 native brook trout they and their science students raised as part of the Trout in the Classroom program. The first photo shows students testing the aquarium water earlier in the year. This project gave students the chance to observe, measure, and […]
As part of their unit on energy, North Branch Middle School students created posters illustrating and explaining various types of energy. Enjoy their renderings!
North Branch parents are a great classroom resource. Their willingness to share their knowledge and experiences of music, cultures, science, art, history, the natural world, and more are the focus of this #GratiTUdESDAY. Pictured is NBS parent and board member, Reid Harris, Professor of Biology at Blue Ridge Community College, demonstrating the respiratory, circulatory, nervous, […]
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 […]