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District 181 Viewpoint: Celebrating excellence in the 4 A's
05/12/2018
The countdown to graduation has begun, which means we are now deep into banquet season.
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Brainerd Dispatch: Fine arts banquet honors students and their art
05/08/2018
Brainerd High School seniors had their moment in the spotlight Monday, May 7, recognized for their fine arts achievements.
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Brainerd Dispatch: Forestview after-school STEM clubs highlight need, booming popularity
05/07/2018
At 3:15 p.m., right on the dot, about 30 students file into a series of rooms and labs on Forestview Middle School's second floor.
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Brainerd Dispatch: Evans, McElfresh Warriors' Athletes of Year
05/01/2018
Jack Evans was in a conundrum. Should he play in a Central Lakes Conference golf meet that teed off at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Willmar or, as a senior, attend what would be his final Brainerd Warriors All-Sports Banquet?
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Brainerd Dispatch: District approves 1st steps post-vote
05/01/2018
The Brainerd School Board is taking the first steps to make the 2018 bonding referendum a reality.
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Brainerd Public Schools Archives Seeks Faculty Art Submissions
04/30/2018
Brainerd Public Schools Archives is seeking submissions from former and current faculty for an exhibition of two and three dimensional art executed by faculty and suitable for public display at Brainerd High School.
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Brainerd Dispatch: Nordic Skiing: Warriors' Ryan named state head coach of year
04/24/2018
Brainerd Warriors co-head coach Mary Claire Ryan was named head coach of the year by the Minnesota State High School Nordic Ski Coaches Association Saturday, April 21.
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Thank you from Brainerd Public Schools
04/22/2018
On behalf of the Board of Education, I sincerely thank the Brainerd community for voting "Yes, Yes, Yes," on all three ballot questions at the special election regarding the comprehensive facilities plan to improve our schools. This is great news for our community!
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Brainerd Dispatch: What's next now that bond referendum passed?
04/19/2018
What's next for the Brainerd School District, after voters approved all three referendum questions in last week's special election?
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ISD181 Referendum: Voters give go-ahead to proposed school improvements - Nisswa School near front of the line
04/18/2018
Brainerd School District voters approved all three bond referendum ballot questions for $145.71 million to improve school facilities, and school district leaders got right to work planning the next steps for the facilities improvement project, which totals $205 million.
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Seeking nominations for Above & Beyond Award
04/17/2018
The Brainerd Public Schools Above and Beyond Award is intended to annually recognize employees who demonstrate a positive attitude that inspires others and consistently go above and beyond what is expected so students can be successful.
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Blueprint 181 referendum results are in
04/10/2018
The election results are in - voters have approved the Blueprint 181 plan to develop facilities that promote opportunity, innovation and success for all learners!
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Brainerd Dispatch: Surprise! Dahlgren honored as Brainerd's teacher of the year
04/09/2018
Early Friday morning family and fellow educators gathered at the lobby of the Washington Education Building in Brainerd to honor the 2018 Teacher of the Year—June Dahlgren.
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Make your voice heard on April 10
04/08/2018
Election Day is just a few days away. On Tuesday, April 10, our community will decide whether we make investments in schools throughout the Brainerd Public Schools district. The plan residents are voting on is a thoughtful and cost-effective one.
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Attention voters - Bond referendum vote is Tuesday
04/06/2018
Voters will head to the polls to cast ballots as part of the Brainerd School District bond referendum from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10.
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Brainerd Dispatch: District finalizes site for proposed Baxter elementary school
03/29/2018
Brainerd Public Schools announced it has identified a site for the proposed elementary school to be constructed in Baxter.
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Future Problem Solvers Advance to International Competition
03/26/2018
Four Future Problem Solving Program teams representing Forestview Middle School and Nisswa Elementary competed at the state competition with success.
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Reflections on Lincoln
03/24/2018
As we move closer to the April 10 referendum election on our long-term investments in education, a question we are beginning to hear more often is whether we really need to close and deconstruct Lincoln. As a point of fact, the now 80 year-old Lincoln school was constructed in 1938 to replace the former Lincoln school after just 46 years of use.
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Brainerd Dispatch: BHS traffic study reaches conclusion
03/14/2018
The 2018 referendum looks to reshape more than Brainerd High School, as the interconnected roadways of downtown Brainerd are also likely to get a facelift should the district vote "Yes."
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Supporting our students
03/11/2018
In the wake of recent national and local events, we at Brainerd Public Schools have been taking a look at how we support students' mental health and physical safety. I want to share what I learned about what we currently do districtwide to ensure the well-being and safety of our students and what we are planning for the future.
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Brainerd Dispatch: Baxter Elementary takes focus in public forum
03/11/2018
Plans for a new Baxter Elementary School are in the works, a focal point of a presentation officials of the Brainerd School District hosted Thursday evening in the current Baxter Elementary School.
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Brainerd Dispatch: Forestview students raise funds, awareness of water crisis
03/11/2018
Students carried 2 gallons of water 3 miles around an indoor track Thursday to raise money for H2O for Life at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Funding the Future of our Schools
02/25/2018
In October 2014, the Board of Education directed administration to develop a comprehensive facilities plan. The final plan known as Blueprint 181, which was completed using an extensive, three-year, collaborative process, is the direct result of what the school district heard from our community about what they value about our schools.
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Brainerd School Board Working for Students
02/19/2018
Brainerd School Board members devote an immeasurable amount of time and energy to improving the learning environment for our children and ensuring our schools are helping every child achieve at his or her best. This week, Brainerd Public Schools District is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Week, February 19-23, to honor local board members for their commitment to Brainerd and its children.
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2018 Teacher of the Year Nominations Being Accepted
02/12/2018
2018 Teacher of the Year nominations are being accepted February 12 thru February 23, 2018.
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Safety and security in our schools
02/11/2018
In a few weeks, the polls will open and voters in our district can begin deciding how Brainerd Public Schools will address the challenges our 12 aging school buildings pose as we strive to fulfill our mission to educate all learners in our community.
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LPTV News: Brainerd High School Students Learn About Local Trade Careers
02/01/2018
The tech shop at Brainerd High School was transformed into a speed dating setup with a focus on trade careers.
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LPTV News: Brainerd Schools Hosting Information Sessions For Referendum
01/29/2018
After years of compiling data, over one hundred listening sessions to see what the district’s priorities were, and several trips to the school board, the district is ready to take the next step toward the referendum.
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PineandLakes Echo: Officials outline referendum plans in public meetings
01/29/2018
During a three-year planning phase, the Brainerd School District hosted 150 community hearings to get input on the referendum. Now they're taking the results of this process and presenting them back to the public.
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Brainerd DIspatch: Negotiations spark marked changes to district employment
01/28/2018
Negotiations between the Brainerd School District and Education Minnesota Brainerd have yielded significant changes for employees in the district moving forward.
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Blueprint 181 Public Information Sessions Planned Throughout Community
01/24/2018
Blueprint 181, the comprehensive long-range proposal to address the facility needs of Brainerd Public Schools, will be presented to voters as three ballot questions on a special election scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2018, with early voting beginning on February 23.
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Board approves referendum ballot questions, plan includes $12 million in improvements to Nisswa School
01/24/2018
The Brainerd School Board finalized the bond referendum language voters will see on ballots this spring and the cost to taxpayers if each question is approved. Nisswa Elementary School is part of the Brainerd district. The facilities plan includes $12 million in improvements to Nisswa School.
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: April 10 Special Election Information
01/21/2018
This spring, voters will have an opportunity to decide whether to move forward with the Brainerd Public Schools Board of Education Blueprint 181 plan to address health, safety and educational adequacy needs in all our school buildings.
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Brainerd School Board: Referendum gets green light
01/09/2018
The Brainerd School District referendum is getting the official green light.
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Brainerd Schools Referendum Questions Finalized
01/09/2018
The Brainerd Public Schools Board of Education has finalized the language that will be used on the referendum ballot in April.
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2018 Winter/Spring Community Education guide arrives January 5
01/02/2018
In the mood to make New Year's Resolutions? Check out these opportunities in the Community Education 2018 Winter/Spring Guide
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: A proposal for new buildings in the new year
12/23/2017
As the familiar Christmas saying suggests, "Presence is more important than presents." Having our community participate in the Blueprint 181 comprehensive facilities planning process these past few years has been a gift that I truly cherish.
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Brainerd School Board: School officials crunch data to select referendum polling places
11/28/2017
As December shapes up to be a hive of activity for school officials, members of the Brainerd School Board are hunkering down to fine-tune the election process for the referendum on April 10, 2018.
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Brainerd schools may see new Baxter elementary, but not Harrison
11/13/2017
There may be a new Baxter Elementary School in the near future in the Brainerd School District—but there most likely won't be a new Harrison Elementary School.
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2 sites chosen for proposed Baxter Elementary School
11/13/2017
The Brainerd School Board Monday narrowed the list that started out with nine possible sites for a proposed elementary school. The school board proposed one primary site for the school to be built on property owned by the city of Baxter, east of Forestview Middle School.
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Continuing to listen to the voices of our community
11/12/2017
Public input is a critical step to developing the best plan to meet student, teacher, and community needs while providing high value to local taxpayers.
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MSHSL: League to recognize Brainerd's Campbell
11/10/2017
Brainerd High School activities director Charlie Campbell will be receive a Minnesota State High School League "Why We Play" Leadership Citation Award Nov. 25 during the Prep Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
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Brainerd Schools Release Survey Results
11/06/2017
The long-term facilities plan is taking a look at space, health, safety and security issues within Brainerd schools.
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School Board encouraged by survey results
10/31/2017
Brainerd School District leadership received some encouraging news Monday on their expansion plans.
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Nicole Harmer Named Outstanding Educator of the Year
10/27/2017
Nicole Harmer Named Outstanding Educator of the Year at the 19th annual Distinguished Service Awards Banquet
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Brainerd School District’s Long Range Facilities Plan featured on Lakeland Currents
10/23/2017
On this new episode of Lakeland Currents, host Ray Gildow welcomes Laine Larson, Superintendent of Schools, and Steve Lund, Director of Business Services for the Brainerd School District.
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Andrea Rusk
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Helping prepare students for the world and workforce of tomorrow
10/22/2017
Career and technical education is an important part of what we do at Brainerd High School because we are preparing kids for real world jobs and helping them learn the skills that are needed right here in our community.
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