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Welcome to Ruth Fox Elementary!

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Our school hours are 7:25am -2:35pm.

If you need to reach us for information or to access the teachers' voicemail, please call (810)688-3284.

Our new fax number is 810-688-2930.


As a result of a generous donation from the Brown/Sutter family, Ruth Fox Elementary was able to purchase several new books for the library in honor of Patti Brown.  Patti was a parapro in the District for many years and spent some of that time at Ruth Fox Elementary.  Patti - we miss you! 



Shade Out Cancer Walk

Thank you to everyone who supported this event. Ruth Fox students raised over $700.00 to donate to the American Cancer Society! Way to go!

MI Department of Education Summer Food Service Program

Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and under or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a State or local public eduational agency. Meals will be provided at

Ruth Fox Middle School Cafeteria, 6570 Brush St. North Branch, MI 48461

July 7, 2014 to August 7, 2014 - Monday through Thursday

Breakfast: 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Lunch: 10:30 AM to Noon

Please contact the North Branch Area Schools Food Service @ 810.688.2226 for more information


Hartley Outdoor Education Center

Overnight Summer Camps

June 22-24 Mindcraft Mania

June 27-28 Hartley Nature Spies - CSI

August 5-7 Survival Camp: Zombie Apocalypse

August 15-17 Rocket/Astronomy Camp

Hartley Outdoor Education Center is owned and operated by the Saginaw Intermediate School District. For more detailed camp and registration information please visit their web site at You can also contact them at 989-865-6295 ro by email


Learn How to Play the Guitar

Small group lessons will be given by Mr. T after school.

Call: (810) 922-9374 for more information

*NOTE:  The school may not hand out waivers for parents.  Waivers must be obtained directly from the health department. (667-0448)

Immunization requirements for enrolling 5th and 6th graders! 

Your child must be up-to-date on vaccinations before beginning.

Immunization Clinic Hours are listed below!!!

***Beginning January, 2014, schools in Michigan will be required to assess and report the immunization status of all 7th graders (instead of 6th graders), in addition to the new school entrants, including kindergartners.  These students will first be reported out in November 2014.  

LCHD Imm. Clinic times:  Mondays 1-3:30 Walk-ins Wed. and Thurs appt times = Parents should call 810-667-0448 for available appt times.

NOTE: Seventh graders will be required to have these vaccinations before they will be allowed to attend sixth grade so you may want to be talking about this with your healthcare provider!!!!


Be Part of the Fun & Adventure...Join Cub Scout Pack 135

The Cub Scouting Program is a year round program that boys can join at anytime.  It's flexible enough to work with other programs that boys may also be involved in.

For more information contact Jennifer Dahn @ 810-688-4972



Discover, Connect and Take Action with Girl Scouts!

Learn how to start a business. Paint a mural in a local park. If you can think it, you can do it! We are looking for interested girls to join a girl scout troop!

For more information contact Megen @ 810.441.4668

FREE (and low-cost) Activities for Families!!!  Check out this link.

Family Activities!!!!

Free Eye Care for Any North Branch Student


Any child in need of eye glasses, repairs on glasses, and/or eye examinations, please call Love INC at 810-245-2414, Monday – Friday, and ask about our program. 



Blockbuster's Good Grades, Free Rental

Any student grades K-12 with a B average or better can bring their original report card signed by a parent or legal guardian to a participating BLOCKBUSTER store and receive one free BLOCKBUSTER Favorites movie rental.

  • The report card must be presented within 30 days of issuance. 
  • Students are eligible to participate each new grading period.
  • Your local store can provide more details. Contact Blockbuster at 810.245.3801 and they will be happy to talk to you about the program.

Check out the "What's New" page for updates!  

Check out the Sports Zone for updates!

You can now access the Ruth Fox list of Accelerated Reader books online.  Go to the district home page and click on Links for Students!!!!!

Save the Date for Summer STEM Camp

5th through 8th Grade Students

When: June 23-26, 2014  8:30AM to 3:30PM

Where: Education and Technology Center (690 N. Lake Pleasant Road, Attica)

More Information to Follow

Free Meals for Families

No age limit. No questions asked.

Every Monday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 PM @ the North Branch Senior Center (3960 Banker Street - former Elementary School)

If you have questions please call (810)793-7417



FABS registration packets are available. 

For more information please contact Leeann Gwinn, FABS Child Care Coordinator North Branch Area Schools 810.688.4634 ext. 2881

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