BPS (Brainerd Public Schools) Magazine
Fall 2019 Issue!
In This Issue:
• KinderClub Pre-K Plus: New program meets the needs of working parents by providing a wraparound child care opportunity.
• Score!: Jack Freeman, BHS alum and Baxter second-grade teacher, is the new girls’ hockey head coach.
• Supermileage Challenge: Last May, 18 BHS students competed in the 31st annual Supermileage Challenge at Brainerd International Raceway.
• Humans of Brainerd Public Schools: We asked several people at the BHS North Campus groundbreaking ceremony how these changes impact their lives.
• Alumni Spotlight: Jason Gruhl, Class of 1988, is an author, counselor, nonprofit leader and educator.
• Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre: Touring theater production comes to the lakes area, providing on-stage experiences for students.
• Reality Check: Virtual and augmented reality in the classrooms creates unique field trip opportunities.
• Plugged Into Education: All BHS students received new Google Chromebooks this year to be used for assignments and homework in and outside of class.