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.