• The Spirit of Giving: Salvation Army Toys for Tots program

    The Spirit of Giving

    The New Branches school community has a genuine spirit of giving this year and the staff has been instrumental in teaching students what this truly means. It is truly remarkable to see the outpouring of compassion from the entire school community. For this holiday season, students at New Branches helped to make the holidays brighter […]

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  • Kate Hasenback, Terry Larkin and student

    Ms. Hasenbank’s leadership, helping New Branches reach new heights as an environmentally focused school

    At New Branches Charter Academy students are passionate about taking care of their environment and helping their community, all while learning about some of the most significant environmental issues currently facing our planet. Leading the way to build an engaging and hands-on environmental science curriculum is Kate Hasenbank. Mrs. Hasenbank is New Branches’ Environmental Science […]

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    Fun Rivalry for a Great Cause

    At New Branches, the competition between the University of Michigan and Michigan State fans is serious! Many students have a deep passion and commitment to either Blue or Green. With this in mind, the staff decided to create a competition between the teams through a non-perishable food drive which will then be donated to the […]

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  • Kyrstin Russau with Juliet Dragos

    New Branches Parent Overcomes Adversity and Shares Her Story of Inspiration and Hope With Others

    New Branches parent overcomes adversity and shares her story of inspiration and hope with others Kyrstin Russau was a charter school graduate and wanted something similar for her own family. After researching and exploring many different schools, New Branches became the best fit for her son. She loves that the school feels like a family […]

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  • Tarika Macias welcome

    Welcome Wishes to Our New Student Advocate

    We warmly welcome our new Student Advocate (yes, we now have two), Tarika Macias!  We are so happy she is at NBCA.  With her background in developmental psychology, ABA certification, and equity and inclusion, she will be a big asset to our school. Here is a little about Tari: “I have recently moved back to […]

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  • kayleigh graves welcome

    Welcome wishes for Our New Eco-Art Teacher

    Help us welcome Mrs. Kayleigh Graves, our new Eco-Art teacher. She is excited to be part of the New Branches team and brings a wealth of experience to our community and school! She is most looking forward to sharing the joy of art and cherishing the journey that will be experienced by her students. Mrs. […]

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  • Terry Larkin principal appreciation

    Happy Principal Appreciation Month

    Mrs. Terry Larkin is our amazing principal at New Branches Charter Academy. She is a phenomenal leader who has brought passion and dedication to New Branches. She is in her fifth year as principal and has been in education for eighteen years. She has a wealth of experience and has always put kids first. At […]

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  • We Were Recognized for Our MSTEP Scores

    New Branches Charter School Academy was recently recognized by the Office of Education Assessment and Accountability (OEAA) for having displayed professional and ethical test administration practices for the M-STEP, while being observed during the Spring 2019 assessment administration.    At New Branches, we pride ourselves in making sure that all of our students succeed. One […]

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  • Maranda at NBCA

    Maranda Visits NBCA – Environmental Focus Spotlight

    This week we had the privilege of having Maranda from WoodTV8 visit us to discuss the importance of outdoor learning. She helped us share how we take a different approach to education by teaching our students outside and having them engaged in their environment and in their learning.  Pine Rest also weighed-in on the piece […]

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    Welcome to the 2019/2020 School Year!

    Welcome!  We hope that you are relaxed, recharged and ready to start a new school year. We are anxiously awaiting your kids’ arrival! This year marks our 25th year of education at New Branches Charter Academy and our promise to you is that it will be a year filled with engaging opportunities for all of […]

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