Braham School Board

Braham Area High School Principal Justin Sawyer will end his almost three-year stint at the high school June 30. His resignation was officially accepted at a school board meeting Monday evening. Sawyer has been with the district since July 2011, and he will be the assistant principal at Forest Lake Area High School. “It’s been [...]

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Braham Area High School students received second place for one of their cars that competed in a supermileage competition last week. High school students Brian Nelson, Tyler Sitz, Josh Grauel, Matthew Roepke, Kenny Mitchell, Kyle Pieper, Justin Ellis and Kole Grumman brought two cars to the Minnesota Technology and Engineering Educators Association Supermileage Challenge at [...]

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Braham Area High School plans to replace its scoreboards in the varsity gyms by fall. Activities director Tim Malone said the new boards will cost at least $16,000, and he’s hoping to raise funds from alumni. The boards are more than 20 years old, said Malone in a Braham School Board meeting Monday. They are [...]

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The Braham School Board approved a $10,000 donation from East Central Energy to implement Rachel’s Challenge in the schools. Rachel’s Challenge is an anti-bullying organization named after Rachel Joy Scott, one of first victims in the Columbine High School shooting incident in 1999. The board has started organizational meetings, and plans to start with an [...]

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Staff at Braham Area High School will soon have the option of choosing a custom-made smoothie for a snack. The special education transition skills class is opening a smoothie shop for teachers during lunch on Wednesdays, High School Principal Justin Sawyer said during the School Board meeting Feb. 25. The purpose is to develop job [...]

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Steve Eklund was re-elected as chair of the Braham School Board during the organizational meeting held Jan. 7. All of the officers remained the same, with Max Eng re-elected as vice chair, Zane Braund as clerk and Anthony Cuda as treasurer. Angie Flowers, Robert Hughes and Dan Klemz are the other members of the board. [...]

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The Braham Area School Board approved a 3.9 percent increase in the 2013 District 314 property tax levy. The total levied amount is about $1.7 million, with the increase mainly due to health and safety. “A large chunk of that was through our food service,” said Superintendent Greg Winter. “We had a lot of maintenance [...]

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