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Student Success

District 191 students accomplish amazing things on a daily basis. Whether it's being chosen to present at an international science fair, winning state chess titles or producing amazing videos to promote energy conservation, our students' work is worth celebrating. Check out some of the most recent student success stories below. 

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Recent Student Success News

Internships will launch BHS students into corporate workplace

Dec14th Genesis interns Vanessa Kiriago and Steven Chua are gaining an insider view of the workplace and acquiring real-world skills through internship program.

Seven students attend school each morning at Burnsville High School and then head out to work in the corporate world.   They were selected to participate in an internship program of...

BHS students put engineering skills to practice developing new Chromebook case

Dec13th

A group of design engineering students at Burnsville High School are working to design a new protective case for the Chromebooks that are issued to all students and staff in District...

BHS senior receives full-ride to Ivy League university

Dec6th Victor Sanchez receives full-ride to Columbia University

Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The...

Student-run credit union at BHS earns national, state and local recognition

Nov30th Student employees beginning their shift at Firefly Credit Union

It’s not even one year old, yet the student-run credit union at Burnsville High School has already earned recognition locally, statewide and nationally. From day one, students collaborated...

BHS senior receives STEM award from Target group

Nov28th

Burnsville High School senior Fiona Chow is a recipient of the TWIST EPIC Award from Target Corporation's Women in Science & Technology this fall. The award honored 25 young women in...