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BHS junior nabs perfect PSAT score


Trang Truong is happy to remind anyone asking that a test score is just a snapshot, a single moment in time, and not representative of him as a person or a student. Still, when the Burnsville High...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Students’ app earns top spot in 2nd U.S. Congressional District contest


Two students, who developed a mobile app for a class at Burnsville High School, have won first place in the 2nd Congressional District as part of the national Congressional App Challenge (CAC...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Two seniors selected as Triple ‘A’ Award recipients at BHS


There are students who excel in academics, or arts, or athletics.   Then there are students like Emily Carlson and Jared Lozano who excel in all three areas.   That’s why...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

State commissioner tours Gideon Pond in recognition of Reward School status


Strong instructional strategies and a schoolwide focus on student success are evident at Gideon Pond Elementary School in Burnsville, according to Commissioner Brenda Cassellius of the Minnesota...

School/District: Gideon Pond Elementary, isd191

Peer tutoring available at BHS Writing Center


Peer coaches will be available January 5, 7 and 12 at 2:15 p.m. in room C272. The coaches will be able to meet with students about missing essays and discuss any step of the writing process (...

School/District: Burnsville High School

Experienced spelling bee participant earns district title


In his fourth consecutive year qualifying for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Spelling Bee, Chance Persons won the championship on Dec. 14 after 21 rounds that included more than...

School/District: Eagle Ridge Middle School, isd191, Metcalf Middle School, Nicollet Middle School

Pre-engineering students turn simple machines into complex contraptions


Students in a pre-engineering class at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville faced a challenge: create a complicated contraption that runs for at least one minute and includes six simple machines...

School/District: isd191, Metcalf Middle School

Kindergarten information nights slated in District 191


The 10 elementary schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have scheduled kindergarten information nights for parents/guardians whose children will be starting kindergarten in the...

School/District: Edward D. Neill Elementary, Gideon Pond Elementary, Harriet Bishop Elementary, Hidden Valley Elementary, isd191, Marion W. Savage Elementary, Rahn Elementary, Sioux Trail Elementary, Sky Oaks Elementary, Vista View Elementary, William Byrne Elementary

Top Nicollet spellers move on to District Bee


On Oct. 29, the 2015-2016 Nicollet Spelling Bee was held, featuring eighteen seventh and eighth grade students that qualified for the competition. Their performance on a written spelling test...

School/District: Nicollet Middle School