Tag: Brainerd Public Schools

Brainerd School Board Approves Washington Education Services Building Project for $13.5M

The Washington Education Services building, at 91 years old, houses the district’s administrative offices, as well as some facilities for specialized education and is need of $28 million to address all the lingering issues at this time. The building is primarily an administrative facility and therefore hasn’t received the same attention as other facilities across…
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July 25, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools Prepare for the In-Person Return of Middle and High School Students

On Feb. 4, Superintendent Laine Larson announced the change in learning model via a letter to families. Middle and high school students at Brainerd Public Schools are set to come back to the classroom four days a week. Fifth through 12th grade students at Brainerd Public Schools will move to a modified in-person learning model…
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February 6, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools looking for name of Performing Arts Center

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/28/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Brainerd Public Schools is turning their attention to the community for help with coming up with a name for the soon-to-be finished Performing Arts Center. The Brainerd Board of Education is requesting input from the community and submissions can be sent, via a short survey, to www.blueprint181.org. …
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January 27, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools update on in-person learning

Superintendent of Brainerd Public Schools, Laine Larson issued a letter Friday to update the district’s families on the plan to return to in-person learning. The letter contains the most current COVID-19 information in Crow Wing County, and mentions that the district continues to follow the guidance in the state’s safe learning plan. The letter states…
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January 10, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools – Elementary Learning Models Change and Secondary Updates

In an email sent out by Brainerd Public Schools: As a school district, we feel fortunate that we were able to begin the 2020-21 school year in the hybrid learning model for all students and staff. Although the school district has put forth our best effort to keep our COVID-19 positive case numbers low, they…
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November 11, 2020 0

Superintendent Laine Larson Discusses Change in Brainerd High School and Middle School Learning Model

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (10/30/20) Following Thursday’s announcement of the switch to distance learning for grades 5-12 in Brainerd Public Schools, we reached out to Superintendent Laine Larson. Superintendent Larson first discussed the work done to prepare for all three types of learning models. Larson dove into what went into making decisions as we’ve gone…
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October 30, 2020 0