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Brainerd School District
June 23, 2017
Brainerd school board to meet Monday
The Brainerd Board of Education will host a special meeting 4-6 p.m. Monday at the Washington Educational Services Building, 804 Oak St., Brainerd.
June 23, 2017 - 2:30pm
June 7, 2017
New home for New Pathways
A nonprofit organization serving homeless families is no longer in danger of becoming homeless itself. New Pathways moved into a space within...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00am
May 30, 2017
Reader Opinion: Who looks ahead?
Do we need all these school buildings 20 years from now? You can get a college degree online, home school diplomas and who knows in 10, 20 or 30 years. I'm disappointed at the lack of creative thinking by the school board and school staff. All they know is more and bigger buildings....
May 30, 2017 - 6:30am
May 27, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Listening to the voices of our community
Listening to our community is one of my favorite parts of being your superintendent. Your voice is important as we move forward with the task...
May 27, 2017 - 8:30am
May 14, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: 'Oh, the Places You Will Go'
It's that time of year again, "Graduation!" From preschool, through our elementary schools, to Forestview Middle School, Brainerd High School...
May 14, 2017 - 2:24pm
May 10, 2017
Reader Opinion: Snow job
District 181 has spent almost $300,000 on consultants to come up with the "grand plan" which will mean the largest bond referendum in school history! The dog and pony show they do is not to inform (they say they don't have a plan) but a snow job. We are still paying on the last two...
May 10, 2017 - 6:45am
May 6, 2017
Reader Opinion: Take it slow
As a former resident and graduate within District 181, I applaud the school board on their recent decision not to be rushed to approve the real estate consultant's contract. Being a resident in the Twin Cities there are too many recent examples of questionable contracts paid to outside...
May 6, 2017 - 5:30am
April 30, 2017
First listening session on ISD181 school plan is Monday
The first listening session to give members of the public an opportunity for input into proposed changes for Brainerd School District buildings is Monday. The comprehensive long-range facilities plan includes recommended changes for all 12 buildings in the district. Now, the district...
April 30, 2017 - 3:50am
April 22, 2017
ISD 181: BHS to present 'Hello Dolly!'
As our education system increasingly puts an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math, we cannot forget the importance of art....
April 22, 2017 - 9:20am
April 8, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: District technology and innovation update
Brainerd Public Schools is proud of the investment it has made in partnership with CTC on our wireless infrastructure over the past several years....
April 8, 2017 - 9:55am
March 11, 2017
Viewpoint ISD 181: Kindergarten Round Up - Welcoming the Class of 2030
On behalf of the teachers and staff in each of our elementary schools who are already thinking about and planning for next fall, we invite members...
March 11, 2017 - 9:00am
February 25, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Native American education
With over 180 Native American students currently enrolled in our district, it is no question that we need to continue the conversation about...
February 25, 2017 - 1:01am
February 18, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Celebrate School Board Recognition Week with us
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 20-24, 2017, as School Board Recognition Week! This important week gives us an opportunity...
February 18, 2017 - 8:05pm
February 15, 2017
Brainerd 'future problem solvers' advance to state competition
Four Future Problem Solving Program teams representing Forestview Middle School and Nisswa Elementary competed at the regional competition with...
February 15, 2017 - 10:52pm
January 30, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: A Roundup of Winter Fun
Well, if the frigid temperatures last week were not enough to convince you that it is in fact winter, the new Community Education Guide to Activities...
January 30, 2017 - 11:17am