Independent School District 181

  • Education
  • Downtown Brainerd
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6900
(218) 454-6901 (fax)
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • About

    Grades PK - 12 public education provider.
    Here are some important things to know for March 18-27:
    -MEALS: Free breakfast and lunch pick-up will be available from 11am-12:30 pm, March 18-27, 2020 to all children 18 years and under. See additional details including locations here:
    -CHILD CARE: KinderClub, Fun ‘N’ Friend and Senior Leaders is not available during this closure. Child care is being offered to the children of parents working in critical professions (healthcare, emergency response, Brainerd Public Schools). If you qualify and indicated you need child care on the Community Needs Assessment survey, you should have received an enrollment form. Once we receive that, we will send you information about drop-off and pick-up. If you qualify and have this need but did not fill out the Community Needs Assessment or did not receive the enrollment form, please click the following link so we can get your child enrolled as soon as possible:
    -BUILDING ACCESS: District facilities will be open on Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, from 8am-3:30pm, for families to pick up items from their children’s school. Only a limited number of people will be allowed in the building at a time.
    -DEVICE PICK-UP: Families of middle school students will soon be getting information about how to pick up their devices from Principal Jon Anderson. Pick up will be Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 8am-8pm.
    -DISTANCE LEARNING: Families will be notified regarding how to access distance learning materials for March 30.

  • Whom to Contact

    • Jonathan Anderson
      Phone: (218) 454-6687
    • Angie Bennett
      Human Resources
      Phone: (218) 454-6900
    • Charlie Campbell
      Dir of Activities
      Phone: (218) 454-6301
    • Jeff Flaten
      Buildings and Grounds Assistant
      Phone: (218) 454-6975
    • Heidi Hahn
      Assistant Superintendent
      Phone: (218) 454-6916
    • Alison Hiltner
      Volunteer Coordinator
      Phone: (218) 454-6900
    • Angie Hins
      Accounts Payable
      Phone: (218) 454-6900
    • Janet Horn
      Assistant to the Superintendent
      Phone: (218) 454-6912
    • Chris Kelly
      Media Specialist
      Phone: (218) 454-6103
    • Norbert Klimek
      Director of Transportation
      Phone: (218) 454-6935
    • Laine Larson
      Phone: (218) 454-6900
    • Marci Lord
      Business/Director of Business Services
      Phone: (218) 454-6914
    • Timothy Murtha
      Dir of Teaching & Learning
      Phone: (218) 454-6935
    • Sarah Porisch
      Director of Technology
      Phone: (218) 454-6990
    • Cori Reynolds
      Director of Community Education
      Phone: (218) 454-6904
    • Andrea Rusk
      High School Principal
      Phone: (218) 454-6290
    • Karla Sand
      Communications Manager
      Phone: (218) 454-6942
    • Reid Thiesse
      Director of Buildings and Grounds
      Phone: (218) 454-6900
  • Directions

    South on south 6th street to YMCA. Left on Oak Street two blocks.