Brainerd Public Schools

IMPACT | The ICS Newsletter | Summer 2021
What you Need to Know About Using ESSER III Funding for Construction Projects ICS recently hosted the second installment of our “Ready, Set, Relief” webinar series where we broke down the process of applying for the ESSER funding, outlined exactly...
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Building Brainerd Schools: Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts
Incredible: it's the only word to describe what it's been like to bear witness to the Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts project coming to fruition in Brainerd. From the outpouring of community support for the school district to the persistence...
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Gichi-ziibi now open: New arts center represents community partnerships, celebrates Native history
This article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch.   The Brainerd lakes community celebrated the opening of the school district's Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts Wednesday, May 26. Exciting, grand, euphoric. A cornerstone of cultural arts. A beacon. A statement....
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IMPACT | The ICS Newsletter | 2021 Q1
The ICS team would like to share the latest edition of our newsletter, IMPACT! In this edition, we've highlighted the new Mora Public Schools high school, the Clearbrook-Gonvick Schools Elementary Addition, and the latest updates from Brainerd Public Schools. These...
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Brainerd Public Schools: Ready for Spring Construction
The ICS team is thrilled for Brainerd Public Schools and all the positive change they've seen as a part of their construction projects over the winter! Congratulations to the administration, teachers, staff at BPS for their flexibility, determination, and commitment...
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Community Partnerships
How do you reach your communities and engage people in a long-term vision? When a school district steps forward to partner with their cities, counties, hospitals, and other community leaders, they're committing to the next 50 years. Pursuing a community...
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Brainerd School Board Heaps Praise on Districtwide Construction Crews
The article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. While the Brainerd School District prepares for an unusual and challenging 2020-21 school year, construction crews have been rushing to install $39.5 million in new construction on facilities across the district. The...
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Community Impact at Brainerd Public Schools
Brainerd Public Schools continues its journey to implement $205 million of extensive facility and educational infrastructure improvements spread across 12 buildings. Developing a plan of this size required extensive strategy and community outreach, including over 25 District listening sessions, 100...
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ISD 181 gives bus tour of Nisswa, Baxter and Harrison sites under construction
This article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. Three schools are three of the largest — and most expensive — projects in a district-wide revamp that includes 12 separate facilities and $205 million bond referendum funding. Having acquired the funding...
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Brainerd Public Schools Board Awards Bids for BHS Project
Brainerd Public Schools: Board Awards Bids for BHS project
This article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. Construction bids for renovations to Brainerd High School came in under budget, meaning the district will be able to incorporate several add-ons into the project. A total of 44 companies bid on...
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