The challenge course at Triple C Camp that is! On the second day of school, these students who will explore, discover, and learn as a class throughout the year came together to take on challenges as a group and to support each other as individuals. Whether crossing a chocolate river on floating marshmallows, climbing a […]
Workdays at NBS are a long-standing tradition. Several times a year North Branch parents gather to tackle a list of projects in the buildings and on the grounds. It saves the school, and ultimately the parents, money, and it is a powerful way for children to know that their school is important to their parents. […]
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!