Weather Forecast


ISD 181

May 14, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools (BPS) Magazine
May 14, 2019 - 10:31am
February 24, 2019
Our Opinion: Stepped up school security is a good thing
February 24, 2019 - 7:30am
January 16, 2019
Brainerd High School is among several buildings in the Brainerd School District to undergo construction after last April's successful bonding referendum. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Building projects moving along steadily
January 16, 2019 - 10:00am
January 15, 2019
Brainerd School Board members elected Sue Kern as the new board chair Monday, Jan. 14. Kern takes over from previous chair Ruth Nelson, who is still on the board. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Brainerd Public Schools: Black Lance joins board, Kern elected chair
January 15, 2019 - 10:00am
December 13, 2018
A rendering shows the proposed front view of the new elementary school in Baxter, located off Jasperwood Drive. Photo courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting and ICS Consulting
Brainerd Public Schools: Board reviews designs for high school, new elementary school
December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 12, 2018
Brainerd School Board members discuss matters during their meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at the Washington Educational Services building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am
December 11, 2018
Marci Lord, Brainerd Public Schools director of business services, presents details of the school district's 2019 final tax levy, which the board approved during its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at the Washington Educational Services Building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Board approves nearly 20 percent levy increase
December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 5, 2018
Brainerd School Board members Reed Campbell (left), Ruth Nelson and Tom Haglin look over documents during the board's joint session with the Brainerd City Council Tuesday, Dec. 4, at city hall. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: School district scales down proposed parking lots
December 5, 2018 - 7:00am
November 25, 2018
Our students are experiencing learning in a whole new way through virtual reality. We are able to travel the world, dive into the ocean, fly into the clouds, and so much more without leaving the classroom. These goggles and devices were purchased with funds raised by Brainerd Public Schools Foundation along with a Smart Rural Grant supported by CTC.
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Virtual reality comes to Brainerd Public Schools
November 25, 2018 - 7:30am
November 7, 2018
play button
Election 2018 in the Brainerd Lakes Area
November 7, 2018 - 1:35am
October 27, 2018
Superintendent of Brainerd Public Schools Laine Larson with Brainerd students. Submitted photo
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Listening to our students is vital to success
October 27, 2018 - 7:30am
September 24, 2018
Charlie Campbell
ISD 181 Viewpoint - Homecoming 2018 - A Community Celebration for All
September 24, 2018 - 8:30am
August 28, 2018
Looking to meet the technological needs of a tech-driven 21st century, the Brainerd School Board approved the preliminary steps of the 1/1 technology plan. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Members OK 1-to-1 technology plan
August 28, 2018 - 9:00am
August 14, 2018
Tim Houle, a vice president at Widseth Smith Nolting, said the Brainerd School District has a bevy of options to consider if they're going to mitigate heavy traffic around Forestview Middle School and the neighboring new Baxter Elementary School site. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Study addresses anticipated school traffic congestion
August 14, 2018 - 7:00am
May 31, 2018
Business Services Director Marci Lord reported to the board Wednesday the Brainerd School District was looking at a roughly $622,000 deficit in the 2018-19 school year -- though, if prior budgets are any indication, this deficit will be addressed in coming months. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd School Board: Budget deficit likely temporary, officials say
May 31, 2018 - 11:00am