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March 2, 2017
According to the Minnesota Department of Education, 54,024 students graduated in 2016, down from 54,255 students graduating last year. Graduation rate data also show gap closure in graduation rates for students of color. Since 2011, graduation rates for non-white students have increased by 13.1 percentage points. Rates for white students have increased by 3.2 points during the same period. Illustration
State graduation rates on the rise
March 2, 2017 - 10:49am
February 26, 2017
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February 26, 2017 - 11:26pm
June 10, 2016
Brainerd students walk to their seats in the high school gym during this year’s Brainerd High School graduation processional. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Commentary: Celebrating graduation at Brainerd Public Schools
June 10, 2016 - 11:12pm
June 3, 2016
Brandi Burbach wears a decorated cap sporting an optimistic message for Brainerd High School graduation Friday at the high school gym. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
BHS Class of 2016: Closing a chapter, starting another
June 3, 2016 - 11:09pm
April 26, 2016
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Minnesota high school holds early graduation (complete with Batman) for senior battling cancer
April 26, 2016 - 9:06pm
February 25, 2016
Graduation rates for Minnesota students over the past five years have risen 6.4 percentage points, up from 75.5 percent in 2010. Illustration
Graduation rates show state, local progress
February 25, 2016 - 10:16am
June 5, 2015
Brainerd graduates toss their caps in the air at the close of the ceremony Friday at Don Adamson Field. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
BHS Class of 2015: No hassles switching tassels
June 5, 2015 - 11:54pm
May 24, 2015
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May 24, 2015 - 9:42pm
May 20, 2015
Seniors Jenna Degen (left) Nikita Duscher, Maddie Waters, Gaby Haire, Sara Whiteman, Lydia Herath, Kaylin Cherne and Akuliina Autio, hanging out at Don Adamson Field before track practice, toss tiny artificial turf pellets into the air and discuss the success of the senior class’s campaign to raise money to buy tiles that would allow graduation to take place on the artificial turf.  (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)
Brainerd School Board: Seniors fund raising hard work pays off
May 20, 2015 - 9:36am
May 15, 2015
Earl Wolleat, the Brainerd School District director of buildings and grounds, with a sample of the flooring product, lying on the table next to him, of what can be used on Don Adamson Field for the Brainerd High School graduation ceremony. The Brainerd School Board Monday learned if chairs on placed on the new artificial turf it would damage it. (Jennifer Stockinger/BrainerdDispatch)
BHS Seniors look to save outdoor graduation
May 15, 2015 - 11:10am
July 21, 2014
Graduation Open House for 
Briana Innes, Saturday, July 26, from 3pm-6pm at 6796 Ojibwa Road, Brainerd.
Graduation Open House
July 21, 2014 - 4:06pm
July 11, 2014
Congratulations Austin Doucette for being a graduate of Brainerd High School Class of 2014. Love from family
Congratulations Graduate
July 11, 2014 - 5:25pm
June 8, 2014
Brainerd graduates toss their hats in the air as balloons rain down at the end of the graduation ceremony Friday in the high school gymnasium.
View a humongous photo gallery of 628 photos on Brainerd Klick™! Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Hats off: BHS Class of 2014
June 8, 2014 - 9:32am