The 5th and 6th graders put their engineering, construction, and problem-solving skills to work building bridges. First, they chose a type of bridge – truss, suspension, beam, cantilever, arch, cable-stayed – and researched the pros and cons of the design and actual bridges constructed in that style. Then, with simple materials the students built their […]
For almost 20 years, Middle School teacher Katrien Vance has shared an experience with students that takes them out of the classroom and into the community. Twice each month, students, teachers, and family members help out at the Nelson County Food Pantry, either stocking shelves or bagging groceries for distribution. Many of the other volunteers […]
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!
A Statement from the North Branch School Board of Trustees Denouncing Racism We at North Branch School have watched in grief and dismay the most recent in our country’s ongoing series of deaths of African Americans at the hands of law enforcement officials, as well as the eruptions of frustration that the same thing we […]
Talking about race, voices not heard in history, and kindness & empathy are all frequent topics for our teachers. We know we can always do more. There are many resources out there, so please look for help if you are struggling with what to say to your child. Here are two places to get started: […]