May 19, 2024


Elegant home interior

Board approves schematic models for Brainerd Discovering Middle remodel

As component of the districtwide making remodel venture soon after the 2018 referendum, the Brainerd Understanding Center will see renovations to the western 50 percent of the developing.

The east entrance will serve as the main secure entrance, though the west entrance will primarily be applied as an exit.

Mike Angland of Widseth, who presented the designs to the school board June 28, reported consultants are energized about the new commons location, which will also double as cafeteria area and has an adjacent workplace suite with a direct link to the commons, creating supervision effortless.

The kitchen will have a more substantial serving place and improved implies of circulation for learners. Two new spouse and children and customer sciences labs in the southwest corner of the constructing will provide as in-home options to train students primary skills for house lifestyle, complete with stoves, sinks, dishwashers, refrigerators, microwaves, and washers and dryers.

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In the restrooms, kid-peak Us citizens with Disabilities Act-compliant fixtures will be upgraded to grownup height and will continue to be ADA-compliant.

The undertaking is prepared to be completed for the duration of the summertime of 2022.

Schematic designs, courtesy of Widseth, ICS and Brainerd Public Schools, show remodel plans for the Brainerd Learning Center.

Schematic models, courtesy of Widseth, ICS and Brainerd Public Universities, display remodel designs for the Brainerd Studying Center.

In other enterprise June 28, the board:

Accredited new hires: Lynn Hanske, specific education teacher at Baxter Elementary Shana Lee, early childhood particular training coordinator at Paul Bunyan Schooling Cooperative Joseph Muehlbauer, special education and learning trainer at Forestview Center College Natalie Smieja, special instruction teacher at Forestview Michael Sommerness, band/tunes trainer at Brainerd Significant College Michelle Vanderflute, special instruction teacher at Lowell Elementary Hannah Wiedewitsch, exclusive training teacher at BHS Howie Borden, head boys hockey coach at BHS Timothy Catlett, Gichi-ziibi Middle for the Arts amenities supervisor Jeremy Crouse, child treatment assistant web page supervisor at Baxter Elementary Jaxson DeRosier, athletic official at Forestview Leah Garry, enrichment coordinator at Forestview Logan Goltz, athletic official at Forestview Sawyer Hennessy, districtwide enrichment instructor/coach Elijah Hoelz, athletic formal at Forestview Theo Lund, athletic official at Forestview Dean Makey, athletic official at Forestview Shaun Mattsen, districtwide custodian Kayley Miles, districtwide enrichment teacher/mentor Justin Neptune, ninth grade assistant football coach at BHS Eric Pohlkamp, districtwide enrichment mentor/teacher Joe Pohlkamp, districtwide enrichment mentor/instructor Molly Pohlkamp, districtwide enrichment coach/instructor Allison Rice, districtwide baby care method assistant Dave Rozinka, athletic formal at Forestview Lor Reuer, event employee at BHS Bennett Scheinost, athletic formal at FMS Kaden Shefflo, assistant boys lacrosse mentor at BHS Andrew Slagle, athletic official at Forestview Gabriel Smith, assistant boys lacrosse coach at BHS Gabrielle Speliopoulos, districtwide baby care program assistant Hannah Tatge, districtwide enrichment coach/instructor Olivia Tautges, athletic official at Forestview Lisa Winterowd, districtwide Association of Private Staff Learn Deal and Meghan Writz, districtwide enrichment mentor/instructor.

Approved donations to the district: $250 from Brainerd Eagles Club for the neighborhood instruction Wonder League adaptive baseball method and $200 from Costco Warehouse for the district’s foods services angel fund.

Permitted a deal with Sourcewell for gymnasium flooring and equipment at the Brainerd Large College South Campus at a value not to exceed $135,150.

Permitted a deal with CliftonLarsonAllen for fiscal 12 months 2021 audit solutions at an approximate price of $33,500.

Authorised a pupil transportation products and services settlement with Reichert Bus Solutions for July 1, 2021-June 30, 2023.

Renewed the district’s membership with the Minnesota Rural Education and learning Affiliation for 2021-22 at a cost of $2,500.

Rescheduled the July 12 faculty board conference to 6 p.m. July 19.

THERESA BOURKE may perhaps be reached at [email protected] or 218-855-5860. Follow her on Twitter at