Braham School Board

Braham Area High School Principal Justin Sawyer discussed parent-teacher conference attendance during the Nov. 19 school board meeting, and some board members had concerns. In 10th grade, 69 percent of parents attended conferences, while 50 percent of parents attended conferences for eighth graders. Sawyer said eighth graders are the group of students who struggle the [...]

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A Braham Area Elementary School second grade teacher recently had a surprise visit. Representatives from OfficeMax earlier this month stopped by Lori Auers’s classroom to surprise her with $1,000 worth of school supplies as part of their program called A Day Made Better. Braham School Board members congratulated Auers during the board meeting Oct. 15. [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released the new school rankings for 2012. Braham Area Secondary School received 60.1 percent for its Multiple Measurement Rating (MMR), up from 35.02 percent in 2011. “We did very well,” High School Principal Justin Sawyer said during the School Board meeting Sept. 17. “If you take every school in [...]

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Braham students in third through sixth grade were significantly above the state average for proficiency in math, reading and science, according to 2012 MCA test results released by the Minnesota Department of Education. Elementary School Principal Jeff Eklund presented the results to School Board members during the meeting Monday, Aug. 20. “Our elementary scores for [...]

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At the special meeting Monday, July 30, the Braham Area School Board approved hiring Jeffrey Eklund as the new elementary school principal. “It’s very exciting. It’s a great community with great people. It’s a great school district to be in,” Eklund said. “There’s a lot of exciting things happening in the Braham school district.” The [...]

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Roofing, air conditioning, gym flooring, WiFi among projects School may be out, but there’s still a lot happening at the schools in Braham. Superintendent Greg Winter updated the School Board on summer construction and improvement projects during the meeting Monday, July 16. “Public school buildings are like any other building or private home. If you [...]

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Randy Pauly accepts position as Isanti Middle School principal  The Braham School Board accepted the resignation of Braham Elementary School Principal Randy Pauly at its meeting June 18. Pauly accepted a position as principal of Isanti Middle School and Minnesota Center, where he begins July 1 with a salary of $102,000. The Cambridge-Isanti School Board will [...]

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