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Brainerd School District
August 15, 2018
Czeczok files for school board; candidate total is 7
Seven candidates are now in the running for the Brainerd School Board, which will have three open spots on the ballot Nov. 6. Jeff Czeczok threw...
August 15, 2018 - 11:00am
Kinship Partners to expand its Lunch Buddies program
Kinship Partners plans to expand its Lunch Buddies, a school-based mentoring program, to more schools in the Brainerd area. Lunch Buddies has been set up in schools in Staples, Motley, Pequot Lakes and Crosby since 2015 and made its debut in Brainerd at Harrison and Riverside Elementary...
August 15, 2018 - 4:30am
August 14, 2018
Brainerd School Board: Study addresses anticipated school traffic congestion
With plans underway to build the new Baxter Elementary in spitting distance of Forestview Middle School—neighbors across Knollwood Drive—traffic...
August 14, 2018 - 7:00am
6 candidates up for Brainerd School Board
Two more names bring the total to six candidates running for the three open spots on the Brainerd School Board. Filing closes Tuesday, Aug. 14,...
August 14, 2018 - 5:00am
August 6, 2018
4 candidates up for Brainerd School Board
Two more candidates are on the ballot for the Brainerd School Board, bringing the grand total up to four, as of Friday, Aug. 3. Three spots are...
August 6, 2018 - 4:00am
August 2, 2018
2 file for Brainerd School Board
Two candidates filed for the three seats available on the Brainerd School Board, as of Thursday, Aug. 2. Candidates can file until Aug. 14, with the general election set Nov. 6. Matthew Avery Newcomer Matthew Avery, who has five students at three schools in the Brainerd School District,...
August 2, 2018 - 8:11pm
July 20, 2018
Baxter City Council: School resource officer for Forestview approved
BAXTER—Forestview Middle School will have a school resource officer shortly after the Christmas break. Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted told...
July 20, 2018 - 10:00am
July 17, 2018
Cost of Brainerd school lunch increases by a nickel per meal
It will cost Brainerd School District parents another nickel per child per school lunch for this coming school year. The Brainerd School Board...
July 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Brainerd School Board: Replacing roofs top priority in 10-year plan
Replacing the roofs on all buildings in the Brainerd School District is one of the top priorities the district has in the next 10 years.
July 17, 2018 - 9:00am
June 25, 2018
Viewpoint 181: What happens in schools during the summer
I am frequently asked if I get a long summer vacation like students. People are always a little shocked and maybe even a bit sad for me when...
June 25, 2018 - 9:25am
June 8, 2018
High-fives for Nisswa kindergartners
Excitement was in the air Thursday, May 31, as students at Nisswa Elementary School lined the school's sidewalk and held out their hands to high-five...
June 8, 2018 - 3:00am
June 7, 2018
Brainerd Public School libraries open to public for summer
Six school libraries of the Brainerd School District will be open during the summer thanks to grants from National Joint Powers Alliance and Crow Wing Power, as well as donations from BlackRidge Bank and Deerwood Bank. The library will be open during limited hours at the following...
June 7, 2018 - 9:30am
Baxter City Council considers adding school resource officer
BAXTER—After receiving a request for a school resource officer for Forestview Middle School, Baxter City Council members weighed wanting...
June 7, 2018 - 6:00am
June 2, 2018
BHS class of 2018 graduates: Good times, hard lessons and a spirit of resilience
This is it. The end of the road—garlanded with school colors, billowing robes and shimmering tassels, diplomas in hand and futures on their...
June 2, 2018 - 8:00am
May 31, 2018
Brainerd School Board: Budget deficit likely temporary, officials say
A look ahead to the 2018-19 school year budget includes a roughly $622,000 deficit—though, district officials noted, it's unlikely to remain...
May 31, 2018 - 11:00am