Braham Area High School

By Elizabeth Sias After months of revision, the Minnesota Department of Education last week approved Braham Area School District’s School Improvement Plan grant for its second year. The School Improvement Plan (SIP) is part of Braham’s school turnaround program that requires money for additional teachers, counselors, programs and software in order to improve quality of [...]

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By Elizabeth Sias Seventh through 12th graders at Braham High School will start seeing a new face in the hallways this school year. Justin Sawyer joined Braham Area Schools this summer as the new high school principal. He grew up in Mora, Minn., where he played football, basketball and track throughout high school. “Growing up [...]

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By Elizabeth Sias Justin C. Sawyer will be the new secondary principal for Braham Area Schools starting July 1. The school board approved the recommendation of the principal search committee at their meeting June 20 that Sawyer be hired to fill the position of Secondary Principal for the 2011-12 school year. Sawyer lives in North [...]

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By Elizabeth Sias “Our glory consists not in never failing, but in rising each time we fall.” This quote by Oliver Goldsmith is the Braham Area High School class of 2011 motto, and the sentiment was echoed Friday night during the graduation ceremony. Class speaker Ryan Fitzsimmons began by sharing memories of meeting his closest [...]

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A flag is never said to be burned — it is retired. That means it is not a Flag Burning Ceremony. Disposing a flag that is worn, faded, or tattered by retiring (burning it) is the only method approved by Congress. The burning should take place at a ceremony which shows respect and honor to [...]

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